Director of Youth Ministry 

Position Summary: The Director of Youth Ministry will be responsible for overseeing the development, growth, and direction of the Middle and Senior High School programs at New Philadelphia Moravian Church. New Philadelphia is one of the largest Moravian churches in North America, and this is a new position that will be the next critical piece of our dynamic and talented staff.

The Motto of the Moravian Church is: In Essentials Unity, in Non-essentials Liberty, and in all things Love.

The Director of Youth Ministry will provide the content, guidance, and counsel to help our current Middle and Senior High members continue to develop their relationship in Christ. The Director of Youth Ministry will have the unique opportunity to design and implement a strategy to establish New Philadelphia Moravian as one of the premier churches in the area for Youth to reach their full potential in faith, grow our Middle and Senior High programs, and introduce worship opportunities for Youth and their families at New Philadelphia.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Build and implement a system of recruitment for our youth programs, and guide and mentor our current Middle and Senior High youth members in their faith development journey.

-Understand the dynamics involved in retaining our youth and building opportunities for involvement in a variety of church activities.

-Working with the Director of Christian Education, the Christian Education Committee, and the Youth Committee, evaluate our Sunday morning worship offerings for Middle and Senior High Youth. If necessary, create alternative worship opportunities for families and youth that choose to worship and develop their faith in ways other than traditional Sunday School and Worship Services.

Desired Qualifications:

-At least two years of experience leading a youth program in a faith-based organization, with demonstrated success building the program in numbers and effectiveness.

-Experience developing and/or delivering faith based curriculum for middle and senior high youth. This could include weekly bible study lessons, oversight of a growing and meaningful Youth Sunday School program or programming during the week, and group and/or one on one counseling with youth for the purpose of helping them understand and develop their faith.

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Contact: Rev. Joe Moore


Mrs. Rachel Moody Weavil is the Administrative Assistant at New Philadelphia Moravian Church

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