Director of Children’s Ministries
Dearborn Hills United Methodist Church
Bright, IN

Denomination: United Methodist
Job Type:  Part time – 24 hours per week

Dearborn Hills is a Christ centered church whose purpose is to help people Accept Jesus, Follow Jesus, and Share Jesus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the spiritual leader for the children of our congregation, preschool age through 5th grade.  Walk with and guide them on their journey to know Christ by creating a warm, welcoming environment in which children experience Christian communion, hear the gospel, experience God’s love, and respond in faith.
  • Plan for, promote and publicize Children’s Ministries/Activities.
  • Select and develop a curriculum that aligns with the goals of overall programming of the Children’s Ministry while continuously evaluating effectiveness.
  • Maintain a budget within the annual guidelines provided by the Finance Committee.
  • Recruit and develop adult leaders and provide the tools needed for spiritual leadership for the children’s program in accordance with the Child Safety Guidelines.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee ministry programs that reach out to young families in our community and promote service.
  • Develop positive relationships with other church staff and ministry team leaders ensuring ongoing open communication and alignment of ministry and church mission and goals.
  • Maintain a healthy and growing personal spiritual life to effectively lead others to do the same.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience leading/teaching
  • Ability to lead and mentor volunteer team(s) that will be proficient in spiritual development of children and programs
  • Strong organizational and people skills
  • Possess positive attitude and ability to motivate and praise others
  • Strong Christian commitment to serving as a disciple of Christ

Interested candidates send application and resume to the below addresses.

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Dearborn Hills UMC
25365 State Line Rd
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
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