Director of Family Ministries

Director of Family Ministries


Director of Family Ministries for Soapstone United Methodist Church

Full-time position, 40 hours per week. Will develop and lead a ministry for all types of families, striving to guide, nurture and support our children and youth as they grow in Christian discipleship into young adults. Will provide general direction, guidance and vision for Christian education, such as Sunday School, youth fellowship, children programs, Bible studies, prayer groups and special programs, coordinating with other committees and volunteers as needed. Will oversee planning, coordination, volunteer recruitment and training for activities including seasonal activities (e.g., Lent/Easter, VBS, Advent/Christmas). Will maintain a healthy and growing spiritual life and will lead teachers and program volunteers to the same. Will be attentive to the hopes, concerns, and needs of families of all configurations in the community to determine how the congregation might serve them and how they might serve one another as Christian disciples and good neighbors. Will demonstrate evidence of passion for family ministry, effective ministry leadership, and knowledge and respect for The United Methodist Church and its history, doctrine, and theology.

Skills required:  strong communication, administrative, coordination, collaboration, delegation, planning, listening. 

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