The Middle Years Ministry

Formerly "The JH Uth Guy", THE MIDDLE YEARS MINISTRY is a Site Dedicated to Providing Resources, Ideas, and Help to Pastors, Leader, Directors, Teachers, Mentors and Anyone Else Working in
Pivotal and Important 5th-9th Grade Years. The “Middle Years” are not children’s ministry, not high school ministry, and are more than just Middle School/Jr. High. It is a unique and specialized ministry, where the final lifelong faith decision are made.

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! 


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