Job Opportunities

Peer Minister: Youth and Family Ministries

As a large, dynamic congregation in a world-class university city, First Pres Ann Arbor, Michigan, seeks an energetic Peer Minister to build relationships with students, share the love of God in Jesus Christ with young disciples in innovative and meaningful ways and work with a ministry team in Youth and Family Ministries. The Peer Minister will work in partnership with the young people themselves, as well as with parents, church staff and adult volunteer leaders to ignite the light of God and a heart for service in each young disciple. The young people at First Pres are the church of today, as well as the church of tomorrow and beyond, and we seek a Peer Minister who embraces their contributions, talents and ideas.

The Peer Minister for Youth and Family Ministries will participate in all aspects of ministry with middle school and high school young people and their families. The emphasis at First Pres will be on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, establishing healthy relationships, offering opportunities for young people to grow in faith and forging connections between young people and the First Pres community.

This year-long position at First Pres will enable an individual to gain practical ministry experience, work in an atmosphere of personal and professional guidance and support, explore one’s gifts and call to vocational ministry, grow spiritually and theologically and work as a team member in relational ministry with middle and high school students.

Position Description

View a Position Description here (pdf).

For more information contact:
Essie Koenig-Reinke, Youth Ministries Coordinator
(913) 638-1708

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to

Rev. Jay Sanderford, Associate Pastor
(734) 662-4466