Director of Youth Ministry + Digital Media
First United Presbyterian Church
Belleville, Illinois

First United Presbyterian Church in Belleville, Illinois is seeking a full-time staff leader who can guide and develop the ministries that engage 6th-12th grade students in the life of the church. This individual will get to work with a staff team who is committed to caring for its community, placing heavy emphasis on nurturing fellowship, meaningful worship, active discipleship, and faithful service. The congregation of First United is looking for a relationship-building leader who can walk alongside youth as they experience what it means to live a life of faith following Jesus. The director must also be capable of supporting and equipping a team of volunteers who also have a heart for youth.

As a secondary piece of this position, the director will also be responsible for creating and developing digital content that helps the church reach, inform, and engage the community and congregation. This position reports to the senior pastor.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative problem solving
  • Bachelor’s level education completed in a related field of study
  • 3-5 years developing ministries with long-term planning
  • A theology that celebrates and values all people, aligned with the PCUSA denomination

Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to To learn more, visit

Salary range: 45,000
Benefits: yes

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