Children's Ministry Director - Christ UMC, Warner Robins


Christ United Methodist Church is a casual, traditional church with a diverse, growing, loving congregation who believe that a healthy and vibrant Children’s Ministry is essential to our continuing to make disciples. We are excited for the future and eager to support the Director of Children’s Ministry and our Children’s Ministry. Purpose of the Director of Children’s Ministry: To invest in families connected to Christ United Methodist through partnering with parents and influencing children to grow in love with God. We envision this position focusing their energy in encouraging families to help them lead their children in their homes and equipping leaders to serve children. This primarily occurs through directing our Children’s ministry and leading our weekly programs for children (birth through 5th grade). Essential Responsibilities and Tasks: • Oversee all programming and ministry for children • Create environments, activities, and programming for age groups that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth • Recruit, train, schedule, and prepare resources for Children’s Ministry volunteer leaders • Maintain budget pertaining to Children’s Ministry programming • Plan and oversee special events for families with children • Meet regularly with Children’s Ministry Volunteer Leadership and Pastor to discuss and implement the ministry strategy and effectiveness • Other duties as assigned Expectations and Requirements: • Be a disciple of Jesus • Support the church’s mission and the ministries of our church • Have cooperative and healthy relationship with staff and congregation • Use appropriate judgment in the areas of discretion, sensitivity and confidentiality • Complete assigned tasks on deadline and within budget • Strong computer skills and technology to utilize MS Word, Excel, and multimedia resources and the ability to learn and utilize other programs that are essential to completing ministry task • Continue to grow and develop ministry calling and skills Compensation and Benefits: • Salaried Position: Pay based on experience • Each Calendar Year: two Sundays off for personal time Hours (Expected Weekly Hours: 14-18 Hours a week): Sunday Morning Program: 3 Hours on Campus Sunday Evening Program: 3 Hours on Campus Weekly Programming Preparation: 4 Hours Making Contacts and Connections with Families (Students & Parents): 1 Hour Regularly Scheduled Office Hours (to meet with Staff, families, etc): 2 Hours Leadership Development (with Volunteers): 1 Hour Send resumes to