Children and Family Ministries Coordinator - Canby UMC

Children and Family Ministries Coordinator - Canby UMC


Purpose: To provide leadership for the Bible teaching, Christian discipleship, and age graded ministries of the church, with a particular focus on children, youth and their families.

Salary Range: ¼ time position – 10 hours/wk; $650/month Description of Work

  1. Plan, develop, coordinate and implement an effective ministry to children of all ages. Provide Bible teaching to children and youth, as well as regular and special events designed to facilitate spiritual growth, discovery of personal faith in Jesus Christ, and application of that faith.
  2. Plan, develop, coordinate and implement an effective ministry to families of all configurations and ages.
  3. Plan, conduct, and promote the Sunday Morning Children’s Church Ministry including coordinating appropriate volunteer leadership.
  4. Spend time in the Canby area getting to know the town and people. Connect with churched and non-churched children and their families while seeking to understand the mission of Canby UMC here.
  5. Live an exemplary Christian life and engage in conduct that would bring honor to Christ and the church.
  6. Meet regularly with the pastor and/or staff to coordinate spiritual formation and family ministry with the total ministry of the church.
  7. Successful candidate will have the opportunity to grow and develop this ministry.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to work closely with Pastor and Staff in cooperative spirit.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to implement age appropriate expectations of spiritual, intellectual, physical and emotional growth.
Understanding of Wesleyan theology.
Training and Experience
College background with appropriate degree.
Seminary training preferred but not required.
Experience working within a ministry setting desired.
Must consent to Criminal History and Background Check. Abuse Prevention training will be provided and required.

Contact: Janet Burdick

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