Director of Family Ministry

Monument Presbyterian Church

Grand Junction, CO 81507

Denomination: Presbyterian - PCUSA

Category: Family Pastor

Church Size: 100 - 250

Salary: $30,000 - 40,000

Posted on: February 21, 2024

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

 Monument Presbyterian Church (MPC) seeks a Director of Family Ministry (DFM) to build a vibrant and energetic family ministry as a central element of the life of the congregation. The DFM will create, direct, and support ministries that nurture current children, youth and families as well reach out and attract new families and youth. As a key member of the church's staff, the DFM will have a deep Christian faith and a passion for sharing the good news of the gospel with children, youth, and families.


The DFM will have four primary areas of ministry: children, youth, families, and family outreach.
Children's Ministry
· Oversee and lead the children's Sunday School ministry
· Develop (and/or select) and implement children's curriculum for Sunday School
· Recruit and train adult volunteers to help teach and oversee children's ministry program
· Deliver a weekly children's sermon during the Sunday worship service
· Plan and execute a yearly Vacation Bible School
· Provide opportunities outside of Sunday School for children to engage in the life of the church
Youth Ministry
· Develop a regular youth ministry program for junior and senior high students that engages students in faith, community, and outreach
· Connect with students outside of church and develop relationships
· Recruit volunteers as needed
· Plan and execute a yearly camp or mission trip for students
· Help integrate students into the larger body of the church through opportunities such as (but not limited to) worship leadership, volunteer opportunities, mentorships, etc.
· As the need arises, lead a confirmation class for students to become members of MPC
Family Ministry
· In collaboration with head pastors and other staff, create opportunities for parents of the church to fellowship with one another and grow in faith
· Through multiple channels (email, text, phone, social media), regularly communicate with parents about opportunities for their children
· Support parents as they raise their children in faith
Family Outreach
· Proactively develop opportunities/ events to interface with and invite families outside of the existing church body'
· Engage regularly with Joyful Journey Preschool – MPC's on-campus preschool – and develop relationships with parents and children
· Participate in Good News Club – an afterschool program at Wingate Elementary – with the intention of engaging non-church going families and students
Essential Attributes

MPC's Director of Family Ministry will:
· Have a deep and ever-developing faith in Jesus Christ
· Relate well to and love children and youth
· Want to see children and youth come to know Jesus as Lord and Savior
· Have a passion to build a children's and youth ministry – almost from the ground up! This is a big task but allows the individual to create something unique
· Be a self-starter and entrepreneurial. While we are a growing church, there is a lot of work to be done and this position will require trying new ideas to see what works and what doesn't. It will require a sense of drive to try new things
· Have a passion to see the church grow – both spiritually and numerically
· Collaborate and work well with the church staff and volunteers
· Be an active participant in the larger body of the church
Desired Attributes

The following attributes are a benefit but not required for employment:

· A Bachelor's degree – especially in Family Ministry, Youth Ministry, Child Development, or a related field
· Ideally possesses training and/ or working experience in Children's and Family Ministry or Youth Ministry

Benefits & Support

MPC has a high value for its staff and those who do ministry. As such, on our part we will:

· Encourage, support, and pray for you as a leader of this congregation
· Support you with a living salary and benefit package (including basic medical insurance) competitive with similar positions in the area, the details of which will be negotiated commensurate with qualifications and experience
· Provide you with paid-time off, 10 national holidays, and a flexible schedule


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Director of Family Ministry
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Full Time
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$30,000 - 40,000
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100 - 250

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Tyson Babayco
2020 South Broadway
Grand Junction
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