Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries


Contact: Rev. Andrew C. Kjorlaug

Organization: Marion United Methodist Church

Address 1: 81 Military Rd

City: Marion

State: AR 72364

Phone: 8707393434



The Marion United Methodist Church, located 10 minutes from downtown Memphis, Tennessee in Marion, Arkansas, is seeking a new Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries.  This is a full-time position to work with our youth, start new small groups for young adults, and better connect both areas with missional engagement of our community.  To apply for the position, please send resume, cover letter, and references to Rev. Andrew Kjorlaug at Marion United Methodist Church (  A complete job description is available upon request.  The position will remain open until filled and salary will be based upon qualifications and experience. 


Primary responsibilities include:

·         Planning weekly meetings and activities for youth

  • Coordinating Sunday school and bible studies for youth
  • Organizing new small groups for young adults (particularly persons under 30)
  • Connect with new young adults in our community and congregation 
  • Work towards missional engagement with our youth and young adults within our congregation and community 


A successful candidate will:

·         Be a team player, working towards a common vision

·         Be devoted to making disciples and spreading the gospel

·         Well organized and a long-term planner

·         Have a history of working with youth and/or young adults successfully

·         Be willing to take risks and start something new


Other requirements include:

·         College degree

·         At least 3 years of experience

·         Willing to relocate to the Marion-West Memphis area