The Middle Years Ministry

THE MIDDLE YEARS MINISTRY is a Site Dedicated to Providing Resources, Ideas, and Help to Next Generation Pastors, Leader, Directors, Teachers, Mentors. Our goal is to MEET YOU in the MIDDLE in the Middle Years
, the Pivotal 5th-9th Grade Years. The middle ground between children’s ministry and high school ministry. The age where 85% of people make their final life-long faith decisions.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Top 10: Simple REAL Hints & Helps for Youth Ministry Interviews

10.  If they take you out to eat, don't order anything you have to eat with your hands (and/or something messy)

9.  If they take you out to eat someplace "nice", don't order the most expensive thing on the menu. 

8.  Dress business casual.  Don't overdress but also don't underdress, even if they say it is not a big deal. 

7.  Bring extra paper copies of your resume. 

6.  When answering questions, look the person asking the question in the eye. 

5.  Wear deodorant-antipersperant....seriously! (*Axe does not count, even if you are interview of a Jr. High/Middle school job) 

4. Brush/Comb your hair.  Don't wear a hat. (or bandana)

3. Have a 1 page statement of your "philosophy of ministry" and a 1 page "brief statement of belief" 

2.  Show up at least 5-10 minutes early, don't show up late! 

1.  INTERVIEW THE CHURCH BACK! MAKE SURE TO ASK QUESTIONS TOO! 

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