First United Methodist Church of Decatur, Alabama is seeking a part-time Director of Children’s Ministries (DCM). As part of our church’s ministry team the DCM will plan, manage, and execute the Children’s Ministry Program for children in the nursery through 5th grade. The DCM must have the ability to develop and lead programs that bring and assimilate new families with children into the church.
As the leader of children’s ministries, the DCM will provide spiritual guidance and care for the children who participate in our programs, for their parents, volunteer workers, and guests. The DCM will coordinate plans for children’s ministries that support the goals and objectives of the church and will work collaboratively with other staff members and ministry teams to accomplish these goals and objectives. The DCM must be able to work as part of a team, delegate, mentor, and grow church volunteers.
- Proven experience in building relationships grounded in Christ’s love.
- Experience leading children using creative ideas to strengthen their faith.
- Experience building and working with a team.
- Four-year college degree, graduate, or professional studies in Children’s Ministries.
- Experience in a variety of communication platforms including social media, print, and public speaking.
- Experience in a variety of computer applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Office Software, including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
In addition, applicants must be eligible to work in the United States, have a valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record. Before being hired applicants will be required to complete a drug screen, background, and credit check. Please include a cover letter with a resume and professional references when you apply. Application materials may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Current information about Children’s Ministries at Decatur First United Methodist Church.
Good News UMC is a fast growing United Methodist church located in Santa Rosa Beach, FL. According to a recent US Census Bureau report Walton County is the 6th fastest growing county in the nation. Our church is experiencing a great season of growth and we are looking forward to transitioning our youth ministry position from part time to full time. This position will oversee 5th-12th grade. Last year we launched a new 5th and 6th grade Ministry that is thriving. We are looking for someone who is ready to be a part of our community and help build this program to last long into the future. Interested applicants can apply by emailing email@example.com. If after receiving your application and we are interested in discussing further we will reach out to you to schedule an initial phone interview.
Missouri United Methodist Church, a growing and faithful congregation in downtown Columbia, MO is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry to lead and give direction for ministries to children from birth through 5th grade, as well as their families.
The Director is responsible for the leadership and direction of a well-rounded, relational program for children, birth through fifth grade, and their families. The goal of the ministry is to share with children in the church and community the gospel of Christ by teaching them they are loved by God, disciples of Christ, and called by God to have the heart and hands of a servant. The Director of Children’s Ministry position supports parents and guardians in their role as spiritual mentors in the home.
ABOUT MISSOURI UMC
With an average worship attendance of around 600 people, Missouri is a dynamic congregation located in Columbia’s District. This downtown church is across the street from the University of Missouri-Columbia and in walking distance to two other colleges. Our mission is to “connect all people to Jesus Christ.”
In addition to a continuing tradition of outstanding worship, Missouri has many other exciting ministries seeking to meet the needs of a diverse college town, young families, growing community of families with children who have exceptional needs, new modern worship, and an expanding ability to connect and communicate digitally and through social media.
The ideal candidate will:
Exemplify a contagious enthusiasm for Christ and children.
Be mission minded
Embrace a commitment for long-term planning and implementation of Missouri’s children’s ministry.
Function with creative problem solving and community building as part of a team in the wider circle of ministry (staff and servant leaders both paid and unpaid).
Coordinate and mentor volunteers to implement all aspects of the ministry.
Be dedicated to supporting families by providing high-quality care and safety for children.
Have a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in working with children.
Responsibilities and Duties
Provide leadership and oversight of the spiritual formation of children so that their faith is part of their daily lives.
Plan, implement and evaluate ministry areas including Sunday School, Children’s Worship, Vacation Bible School, Camp and other seasonal activities.
Use creativity to improve and/or create new ministry areas
Equip lay leadership, including parents and servant leaders.
The Children’s Director is part of the Discipleship Team, which also includes the Youth Director and College Age Director and is led by the Pastor of Discipleship. This is a non-clergy position with full benefits.
Mandarin United Methodist Church, with a great tradition of youth ministry, is looking for their next Director of Youth Ministry. This welcoming and loving church, focused on spiritual growth and development, embraces many of the communities south of Jacksonville, Florida, where there is amazing growth. In fact, a second campus is being planted in nearby St. John’s. The church has the largest pumpkin patch fundraiser in the southeast benefitting the youth ministry, along with lots of sports activities for all ages. Southwest Jacksonville has all the perks of big city life, suburban family-oriented communities and is close to the beach and rural country side. If you are interested in a great opportunity with supportive staff and facilities dedicated to youth, then send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full-Time Youth Director for a vibrant, growing church. There is opportunity to assist in worship and participate in or lead college ministry. Lots of opportunity for growth in ministry and as a minister.