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Ingomar UMC

Children & Family Ministry Director

Ingomar UMC
Ingomar, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 11/13/2012
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Children and Family Ministry Director


Ingomar UMC has an immediate opening for a dynamic, fast-paced, full time salaried position, whose work schedule will include Sunday mornings during worship services. Benefits include paid vacation time, company contributions towards a Retirement Savings program, and paid health insurance for the employee.

The Children and Family Ministry Director will need to recognize that the best foundation for spiritual growth in children is created both at the church and in the home. The focus of this position will be specifically children birth through 5th grade and their families.  The intent of this position is to foster spiritual growth and development of children and families through teaching, programs, and take-home faith activities. It is our desire to support and equip families with resources that strengthen faith in Jesus Christ.

 The individual, in this position, will be required to:

  1. Provide leadership and coordination for education, spiritual formation and faith development of the children (birth through the 5th grade) and families.
  2. Recruit, train and equip volunteers to serve in areas where they are gifted thereby enabling others to do the work of ministry, and affirm and thank them for their faithfulness and support.
  3. Develop and manage all children’s programs.  These will include, but not be limited to:  Sunday School (including nursery and toddler services), Vacation Bible School, Children’s church (Faith Place 9:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m.; Kid’s Zone, 10:00 a.m.) and an elementary mid-week program.
  4. Promote a strategy that encourages families to worship God, learn God’s word, serve in the community and share God’s love with others
  5. Develop, monitor, and manage the budget for Family Ministry programs.
  6. Collaborate with other Ingomar Church staff members and volunteers to support the activities of the church and to embrace and promote the mission, vision, core values and scope of the ministry of Ingomar Church.

Qualifications for this position include prior experience developing, implementing and leading children’s educational ministry programs; skills and ability to recruit, train, organize, and motivate volunteers to participate in and execute children’s educational ministry programs; excellent communication and “people” skills; a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; and the ability to manage budgets. The individual must have or be able to pass Act 33/34 background checks.