TCU Wesley Foundation: Ministry Assistant

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

TCU Wesley Foundation, Fort Worth, TX

Job Description

The TCU Wesley Foundation is the United Methodist campus ministry at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. TCU Wesley is an extension ministry of the Central Texas Conference of the UMC and has served the students of TCU for more than 70 years.

The mission of TCU Wesley is to make disciples of Jesus who think and live as servant leaders and faith-driven citizens in the Church and the world. The vision of TCU Wesley is to be a Christ-centered and welcoming community that inspires personal growth and develops student leaders who change the campus and the world.

The current Wesley community includes worship, small groups, Bible studies, an active student leadership team, regular outreach to campus, service and fellowship events, and multiple annual off-campus experiences (mission trips, retreats). TCU Wesley has an involved Board of Directors and financial support from the annual conference enjoys a good relationship with the TCU Office of Religious and Spiritual Life; and benefits from good relationships with local United Methodist churches.

The Wesley facility sits across the street from the TCU campus, one block from the main campus library.

Position Description: The Ministry Assistant is an assistant to the Pastor/Director and provides supplemental leadership in areas of pastoral care, mentoring and discipleship, preaching and teaching. Additionally, the Ministry Assistant assists with administrative areas such as communications, social media, web development, and records. The ideal candidate is one that is energized to equip young adults, develop relationships, and serve a robust and rich community.

Minimum Requirements: A servant leader who feels called to ministry with college students and who possess gifts for relationship-building, organizational leadership, pastoral care, and student discipleship. Bachelors degree and ministry experience with students and/or young adults.


  • Pursuing theological studies
  • Seeking ordination in their respective denomination
  • United Methodist certified candidates

Part Time: 20 hours a week

Salary & Benefits:

  • Compensation (up to $15,000 per year) depends on experience.
  • If in seminary, this position might have the opportunity to meet field education requirements.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Desired start date is January 12, 2021.

How to Apply

Please email a resume with including at least 3 references to Rev. Eddie Kahler at
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 806-282-0807


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