Graduate Resident College/Youth Minister (Memphis, TN)

If you are bilingual (Spanish/English) and would like to work in a split role as a college Wesley Center Minister and a Youth Director at a church-while earning a full scholarship Master's of Arts, this role may be for you. The youth speak English but their parents speak Spanish. Email tiffany@cymt.org to learn more.

Fulfill your call to ministry through the Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry at the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT). The Graduate Resident College/Youth Minister is a unique professional ministry opportunity that provides you with a job at a local ministry setting while both training and coaching you as you earn your Masters of Arts in Youth Ministry through a CYMT partner seminary. CYMT offers regional campuses in Tennessee and Texas through a partnership with Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and our new Nashville Extension Campus of APTS. Partner churches are from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Nashville, TN and Austin, TX though we have recently expanded to VA, LA, FL, PA, and NC. Acceptance to the program is competitive, as the cohort spots are limited in each region. The cost to the resident is only $2,000 for the 3-year program.

Graduate Residents will receive:

  • Full scholarship for tuition, books, and housing
  • Masters degree from accredited seminary
  • A job as a youth minister in a local church/camping ministry
  • $1,000 per month stipend
  • Veteran ministry coach


Core Components:
  • Cohort: Residents are part of a dynamic, group-learning community that provides encouragement and support as they walk through ministry together.
  • Coaching: Residents receive one-on-one coaching from a youth ministry veteran to help master and apply critical skills.
  • Classroom: In retreat-style, four times per semester, residents will be challenged to think theologically about ministry and empowered to create ministry programs that evoke deep, life-changing Christian faith.
  • Church: Residents get hands-on experience in a local church where they serve 25 hours weekly as youth minister.
  • Care: Residents receive pastoral care and encouragement, empowering them to seek wholeness in their life.


Qualifications:
  • Distinct call to youth or children’s ministry
  • Ministry experience working with children or youth
  • Undergraduate degree


Theological Beliefs
CYMT partners with congregations and individuals representing the theological views and diversity of mainline Protestant Christianity. We partner with mainline Protestant denominations including the United Methodist Church, Presbyterian (PCUSA), Cumberland Presbyterian, Lutheran (ECLA), Episcopal, Disciples of Christ, American Baptist, and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Our partner seminary is Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Application Process:
Apply online at www.cymt.org
  • Complete online application
  • Pay $50 application fee
  • Provide:
  • 3 references (professor, ministry, personal), transcripts, photo, proof of insurance, complete background check


Application deadlines:
Looking to fill immediately.

Contact –
Center for Youth Ministry Training Office: 615.823.7595
Tiffany Malone, Residency Support Coordinator: tiffany@cymt.org

The Center for Youth Ministry Training is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to equip youth ministers and churches to develop theologically informed and practically effective youth ministries. Learn more at cymt.org.

Job Type: Full-time
 

Contact: Tiffany Malone / Residency Support Coordinator

Phone: 615.823.7595

Email:

Website: cymt.org

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