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Director of Youth and Community Ministry

Are you passionate about nurturing faith in children and youth? Do you thrive in building community connections?


Ashton UMC is seeking a Youth & Community Ministry Director. This position combines supporting the faith formation of young disciples in the congregation with missional outreach in the community. 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating Sunday school

  • Facilitating youth group and youth activities

  • Organizing community outreach events such as VBS, an Easter egg hunt, Trunk or Treat, and the Pumpkin Patch, recruiting volunteers to help with these events

  • Directing the church's food pantry

  • Building relationships in community contexts including local schools and the church preschool


This position will be a good fit if you are self directed, creative, organized, relational, and have strong communication skills. Candidates must be affirming of LGBTQIA+ students and use preferred pronouns and language. Candidates must be vaccinated. 


Ashton UMC is located in Montgomery County, MD, a suburban area outside of Washington DC. The expected range of compensation for this position is 37-40K annually, plus housing in a three bedroom home provided by the church.

To apply, please email resumes and cover letters to the church office.

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