Directory of Youth and Children's Ministries

Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church

New Hope, PA 18938

Denomination: Presbyterian - PCUSA

Category: Youth Ministry

Church Size: 250 - 500

Salary: $20,000 - 30,000

Posted on: January 17, 2024

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Children & Youth Ministry Director is a part-time ministry position responsible for leading, developing and reaching out, to children and youth ages birth through twelfth grade.

Working with the Associate Pastor, paid staff and volunteers, this person will work toward the spiritual formation of children and youth. This position will seek creative, innovative and dynamic means of spiritual discipleship and growth of the ministry through ministries and regular outreach events.

Approximately 20 hours per week with the distribution of those hours, between children and youth responsibilities, determined by the current needs.

Qualifications:
Commitment of faith to Jesus Christ.
Deep, genuine love for children and youth and a passion to impact their spiritual growth.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience working with children and youth in a church context.
Outgoing personality and enthusiasm for youth ministry.
Creativity in programming, outreach and approach to ministry.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
Skilled in digital communication and social media, including Canva
Must have or obtain: a clean return of PA State Criminal and Child Abuse
clearances and FBI Fingerprint clearances

Responsibilities:

Develop, run and oversee a comprehensive ministry for children and youth including:

For children -
Teach Sunday morning Sunday School
Recruit, train and organize volunteers
Co-lead Vacation Bible School and other seasonal programs and events (e.g. Trunk or Treat, Easter Egg Hunt)
Co-lead monthly Kid's Club and 567 Program (two Friday evenings per month)
Occasional special events

For youth
Lead Weekly fellowship program. Regular attendance at youth functions (sports events, musical events, etc.)
Youth weekend retreats one to two annually.
Youth service and mission projects.

Annual youth mission trip.
Regular in-person contact with children, youth and parents.
Regular communication with children and youth.

For ministry area -
Maintain records of volunteer involvement in children and youth programs.
Provide regular communication with parents and church congregation in-person, electronically and on social media
 

About Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church:

Thompson Memorial Presbyterian Church is a fun and vibrant congregation full of all ages and all stages. Our staff team is cohesive and collaborative. Our programs and congregation are growing and this position will help us serve those new families. We are inclusive and biblical, Spirit filled and intellectual, spontaneous and full of depth. It's the best!  

Job Qualifications:

Experience working with children and youth in a church setting
Biblical knowledge
Faith in Jesus
Bachelor's Degree, preferred 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Directory of Youth and Children's Ministries
Time Type:
Part Time
Salary:
$20,000 - 30,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Stephanie Templin Ashford
Address1:
1680 Aquetong
Address2:
City:
New Hope
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
18938
Country:
United States
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