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Children's Ministry Director

First United Methodist Church Winter Park

DeLand, FL

Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Job Description:

First United Methodist Church Winter Park, FL has a job opening for a Director of Children's Ministry
The Children's Ministry of First United Methodist Church Winter Park (FUMCWP) provides education and spiritual guidance in the Methodist tradition for children ages birth - 5th grade. FUMCWP is a large, vibrant church with 800 weekly worship attendance and 200+ children involved in Sunday morning programing. We are an intergenerational church that celebrates and supports the children and youth of our congregation. Our efforts are focused on helping families launch their children into a lifetime of Christian discipleship.
o Oversight, planning and coordination of Children's Ministry programming on Sunday morning and throughout the week including summer camp, Vacation Bible School and special events.
o Partner with ministerial and laity leaders in developing a_noemailprehensive vision over the Children's Ministry. This includes the spiritual, educational, physical, and emotional growth and engagement of children and their parents.
o Recruit, train and inspire both paid and volunteer staff in the planning and implementation of curriculum and programming.
o Connect children to the greater church body through intergenerational, youth and young adult ministries, and in worship.
o We_noemaile and support new families to the Children's Ministry by partnering with our weekday preschool, new membership and new parents through activities and_noemailmunication.
o Provide support to children and their families as they transition to our Student Ministry in the 6th grade.
o Active personal relationship with Jesus Christ with a shepherd's heart to lead.
o A passion for the church's role in helping children and their families grow together in faith.
o Effective_noemailmunication, interpersonal and administration skills.
o Four-year degree, preferably in childhood development, and a minimum of 5 years' experience as a leader within children's ministry. An understanding of Methodist theology is preferred.


Company Description
First United Methodist Church Winter Park is large church with about 200 kids involved in programing on a Sunday morning.

Benefits Summary
Full time position with benefits

Job Title
Director of Children's Ministry

Please no phone calls or walk-ins, cover letter and resume' should be sent to ellenl@fumcwp_noemail.


Position Information:

Job Title:
Children's Ministry Director
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
Organization Type:
United Methodist
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Church Size:
2000 - 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
First United Methodist Church Winter Park
Contact Name:
Ellen Ludewig
125 N. Interlachen Ave.
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