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Director of Children and Family Ministries

Discovery United Methodist Church

Chanhassen, MN

Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Job Description:

Discovery United Methodist Church (UMC) is a vibrant, growing congregation in the SouthWest metro area. We want to ensure that every child in the Chanhassen area knows that in Discovery UMC they have a safe place to go, people who will care for them and a God who loves them.

The MISSION of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

As a result, Discovery UMC understands our PURPOSE to be living out our mission by enriching lives, serving others and loving all.

Centered in Christ, the VISION of Discovery UMC is to be_noemailmitted to:
- Experiencing authentic relationships
- Growing our faith
- Sharing our stories
- Serving to make a difference in the lives of the children and families of our_noemailmunity.


Hours Per Week: 20
Supervisor: Pastor

The Director of Children and Family Ministries needs to enjoy working with people of all ages and be a team player. This individual must be able to set priorities, take initiative and work within and meet deadlines. A friendly, approachable and creative self-starter who loves God and loves children will thrive in this position. He/She should have good writing skills and possess the ability to_noemailanize and coordinate volunteers. This individual must be able to maintain confidentiality and healthy boundaries, have good relational skills and_noemailmunicate well. He/She will need to be someone who thinks outside the box and is technologically proficient. Post-secondary degree required. Previous experience preferred.

Expectations Include, But are Not Limited to Providing Creative Leadership, Direction and Oversight for:
Sunday morning Children's Worship (approx. 5-15 children)
Regular Wednesday night children's programming during the academic year
Summer children's programming, including the annual Vacation Bible School (VBS) experience
Community outreach to children and families

The Director of Children and Family Ministry will serve as the Supervisor to the Nursery Care Provider.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Children and Family Ministries
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Discovery United Methodist Church
Contact Name:
Pastor Carrie Binnie
275 Lake Dr. E.
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