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Family Life Pastor

Westwood United Methodist Church

Los Angeles, CA

Category: Combined Positions

Posted on: January 03, 2011

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Family Life Pastor at Westwood United Methodist Church is a member of a dynamic ministerial team that works together to offer innovative spiritual growth opportunities to the_noemailmunity of Westwood Village.

The Family Life Pastor oversees the ministries for children, youth and their families and also participates in all aspect of ministry in the Church. Specific responsibilities include:

Casting and implementing a Christ-based vision for both the children and youth programs.
Develop educational curriculum, innovative youth activities and family programs that offer an opportunity for Christian_noemailmunity, spiritual growth and a lot of wonderful fun in an urban church setting.
Recruit, train and lead volunteer staffs that work with both children and youth.
Budget development and management for children and youth programs.
Participate in worship planning and leadership as well as all aspects of ministry within the church.
Manage daily activities which include Sunday school, weekly youth meetings, interface with the music department and the Pre-school, consistent_noemailmunication with families and laity, managing and training for "safe sanctuary" policies and care and maintenance of facilities that support these programs.


The candidate must demonstrate an authentic love for Christ and the Church, with the ability to translate this to children, youth and their families in meaningful ways. The candidate must be knowledgeable in Wesleyan theology. The position requires a MDiv or MAT (or graduation in Spring, 2011) with experience in religious education, youth ministry and/or children's ministry. The candidate must be able to multi-task and demonstrate excellent_noemailmunication skills both written and verbal.


Position Information:

Job Title:
Family Life Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Combined Positions
Organization Type:
United Methodist
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Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Westwood United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
John Woodall
10497 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles
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