Christian Education Director part-time in Oregon City

Christian Education Director part-time in Oregon City


Oregon City UMC is looking for a Christian Education Director for 10 hours per week.  This position is responsible for education opportunities for the church, with an emphasis on Children’s, Youth and Family programs and events.  The Director is supervised by the Pastor and accountable to the Staff Parish Relations Team.

If interested, please send resume and contact information to or Oregon City UMC, 18955 S. South End Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045.  Questions can go to that email or to (503) 656-3433.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Children’s Ministries

  1. Promote Sunday School Classes attendance and growth.
  2. Recruit teachers and volunteers, including training and evaluation.
  3. Choose and procure curriculum consistent with United Methodist Theology
  4. Prepare classrooms for instruction.
  5. Coordinate, recruit volunteers and oversee Vacation Bible School and other special events - such as Kid’s Night Out, Christmas Program, Easter Party, etc.
  6. Maintain contact with children, youth and their families.
  7. Work with the Worship Design Team to regularly schedule participation of youth and children during worship (song, readings, prayer, etc.)
  8. Coordinate with the nursery staff.
Youth Ministries
  1. Recruit volunteers to lead/assist at regular youth group meetings and gatherings.
  2. Organize and schedule youth events, outings and service projects.
Families and Congregation
  1. Assist when requested with special events – such as Block Party BBQ, Night in Bethlehem.
  1. Attend worship services regularly and participate in the life of the church.
  2. Explore new program and event ideas and reenergize established events.
  3. Handle written and verbal communication in a professional and respectful manner and always maintain a professional attitude.
  4. Submit articles and information for newsletter, bulletin and website in a timely manner.
  5. Be a team builder and cooperate with and assist volunteer workers.
  6. Maintain confidentiality of written and verbal communication.
  7. Respect the staff, leadership and church members of the Oregon City United Methodist Church.
  8. Maintain and model, by behavior and example, Christian lifestyle and values
  9. Oversee and stay within the Christian Education yearly budget.
  10. Manage weekly schedule to allow for meetings and extra time needed for special events.

Location: Oregon City UMC

Contact: Rev. Thomas Orquiza-Renardo

Address: 18955 S South End Rd Oregon City OR 97045

Phone: (503) 656-3433

Email: Click to email


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