Kessler Park UMC: Youth Minister

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

Kessler Park UMC, Dallas, TX

Job Description

Reports to:  Minister of Christian Education, Senior Pastor, Staff Parish Relations Committee.


  • Promote spiritual growth among the KPUMC youth and families.  
  • Promote healthy relationships among KPUMC congregation, staff, youth and families
  • Serve with and assist the Senior Pastor in all areas needed.
  • Provide vision for new and existing youth ministries towards growth and development. 



  • Assist the Senior Pastor where needed.  
  • Attend to hospital visits and other needs of the youth and their families as directed by the Senior Pastor.  

Youth Ministries

  • Develop and implement age appropriate spiritual formation and educational programming for youth and their families including Sunday School, evening youth activities, retreats, mission trips, fundraisers and special events.
  • Staff liaison to Youth Council.
  • Staff liaison to Youth Parent Council.
  • Participate in Confirmation Program with Minister of Christian Education.
  • Participate in weekly worship as needed
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Connect with Scouting Programs.
  • Maintain Ministry Safe standards for Youth programming.  
  • In collaboration with the Minister of Christian Education and Finance Committee, co-develop and maintain an annual budget for Youth Ministries.  
  • Promote youth ministries throughout all available KPUMC communication channels.
  • Provide visioning for growth and development of Children’s Ministries and programming. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working with youth and their families
  • Experience with budgeting and finances
  • Strong interpersonal, teaching, organizational, leadership and communication skills.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Rev. Eric Folkerth at
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 214-207-5662


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