Director of Children's & Youth Ministries

St Thomas United Methodist Church

Manassas, VA 20110

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: January 08, 2015

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

St Thomas United Methodist Church
Position Title: Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Reports to: Senior Pastor
Position: 40 hours a week with mandatory Sunday mornings
Salary: $50,000 annually
Education/Training: Bachelor or Master's Degree in Christian Education, Theology or related fields with significant experience in working with children and youth. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills along with a strong Christian faith and dedication to living a life worthy of Christ.
Background: The goal of the Children and Youth Ministry of St. Thomas UMC is to develop committed disciples of Jesus Christ. Besides a commitment to Christ, an appreciation of the Biblical faith as expressed through the United Methodist Church, and a love for children and youth--enthusiasm, good time management skills, and leadership are essential in this position.
Expected Results:
1. Create vibrant, energetic Children and Youth programs that attract new children and youth and retain existing children, youth, and families.
2. Teach Biblical and Doctrinal principles to STUMC children, youth, and families.
3. Establish a robust set of qualified volunteers to assist with program implementation and growth.
General Job Description/Responsibilities:
1. Select Curriculum for children and youth for Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Youth Group, Youth Bible Studies, and other programs.
2. Oversee and help plan all children and youth programs throughout the year.
3. Work with parents to meet the spiritual needs and growth of their children and youth.
4. Supervise, recruit, train, and coordinate Children and Youth Ministry staff—both paid and volunteer.
5. Communicate with families and the church as a whole the ongoing Children's and Youth Ministries taking place through STUMC.
6. Plan and oversee the annual budget of Children's and Youth Ministries.
7. Attend weekly staff meetings and work with other staff members as appropriate.
8. Attend appropriate committee, planning, and Church Council meetings.
9. Attend Continuing Education Events.
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Children's & Youth Ministries
Time Type:
Full Time
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Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
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Worship Style:
Other
Church Size:
2000 - 5000

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Samantha Jones
Address1:
8899 Sudley Rd
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City:
Manassas
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ZIP Code:
20110
Country:
USA
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