Director of Children's Ministry


Job title: Director of Children’s Ministry
West Market Street United Methodist Church
Greensboro, North Carolina

Overall Responsibilities: The Director of Children’s Ministry will encourage, excite and equip all children in the congregation to be active servants of Christ. The director will work with the pastors and other ministry leaders in the church to address the discipleship path and needs of children so that all God’s children grow in their relationship with God. In addition the director will ensure that children are considered and included in the life of the congregation while planning, visioning and advocating for them. The director will work with the other ministry leaders in the church to create a cohesive plan of policies and procedures to keep children safe. 

Education and Work Experience: The ideal candidate will have at least a four-year (Bachelor’s) degree. He or she will be technologically proficient with experience in the effective and responsible use of social media. The candidate should show evidence of passion for ministry with children and deep commitment to faith formation of children. Prior effective ministry leadership and evidence of active and growing discipleship is a plus. This person should demonstrate at least a basic knowledge of child development and understand the importance of providing a safe and nurturing environment for children.

Useful skills for this position are the ability to listen to and communicate with people of all ages, the ability to work with other ministry leaders, the ability to delegate responsibility and to follow up to complete tasks. The candidate should show genuine interest in responding to the hopes, needs, and concerns of children in the community.

Contact and Questions: Erin Althaus, Director of Family Ministry (


Contact: Erin Althaus

Church/Org/Business Name: West Market Street United Methodist Church

Address: 302 West Market Street Greensboro 27401

Phone: 3362754587

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