Director(s) of Children and Youth Ministries

Director(s) of Children and Youth Ministries


First UMC, a downtown church in Newton, NC just east of Hickory is seeking an energetic and committed Director(s) of Children and Youth.  First Church’s mission is to love all people into a relationship with Christ.  If you’re passionate about Jesus and are called to lead children and youth into a relationship with Him – then this is the position for you! 

This is an incredible opportunity for a leader(s) who loves children & youth and wants to see them develop into life-long disciples that participate in the life of the church. The Director(s) would organize and attend children and youth events, retreats, and mission trips, in addition to weekly Sunday and Wednesday programs. The purpose of the Director(s) is to create relationships and enthusiasm so that discipleship growth and ministry engagement can happen for children and youth.  The Director(s) would also equip and empower laity and delegate responsibilities as a shared effort for leading the programs.  

This is a part time position(s), a great opportunity for someone who  needs part-time flexibility but has a deep desire to engage in life-changing ministry and be part of a solid congregation. We are open to alternative options for staffing should the right persons present themselves.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply for this position, send a cover letter and resume to:

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