Director of Children's Ministry

May 18, 2022

This is a part-time position for a person with a passion for Christ, a call to serve the church, an ability to be a team player, and a priority of equipping others for ministry with a positive attitude. The focus of all responsibilities is the ongoing spiritual formation of all children from birth through the time that they become part of the Youth Group (6th Grade).

Job Description

  • Leading the ministries and volunteers of the Children’s program. This includes Sunday School, Children’s Church, Bible Study, VBS, and other programs supported by the Children’s Team.
  • Collaborating with the Children’s Team to schedule, plan, fund, and execute the Children’s ministry programs.
  • Selecting program material and/or curriculum for Children’s ministry programs.
  • Recruiting and training volunteers. Scheduling volunteers for each of these programs. Identifying and scheduling substitute volunteers, as needed.
  • Regularly evaluating current programs, to determine the success and value of current programs and potential need for new programs.
  • Hands-on leadership on Sunday mornings at Grace UMC ensuring smooth operation of Sunday School, Children’s Church, and Nursery programs.
  • Scheduling and supervising the nursery workers as they provide childcare throughout the week for Grace’s congregation. Recruiting new nursery workers, as needed.
  • Regularly attending staff meetings with the Senior Pastor and the rest of Grace’s staff. Attending other Grace team meetings as necessary.
This position comes with two weeks’ paid vacation plus four Sundays off each year. All positions at Grace United Methodist Church require adherence to all local church policies, including Youth and Child Protection, compliance with the United Methodist Book of Discipline, the current-year North Alabama Conference Journal, and any instructions from the Northeastern District of the North Alabama Conference.

Organization: Grace UMC

Contact: Justin Willhite

Address: 2113 Old Monrovia Road NW Huntsville AL 35806

Phone: 256-430-0003

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