Children's Ministry Associate


Weddington United Methodist Church is searching for an individual to fill a part-time (20 hours) position to collaborate with and support the Children's Pastor to share Christ's love to children from birth - 5th grade and their families.  Our children's program, The Ark, desires to "Lead kids to KNOW God's Word, GROW in faith, and SHOW God's love." The right individual is someone who has a heart and passion to lead and develop a growing children's ministry.  The individual will assist and lead in all aspects of children's ministry that includes Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights, and other days, as well as assist in planning and/or leading VBC, special programming, and other events.  A team player is ideal as we have a strong children's ministry team who enjoys serving together.  The ideal candidate will have experience serving in a large church, leading children's Sunday morning classes, caring for and recruiting volunteers, leading special programs like Easter celebrations, back to school, Christmas, etc.  

Other compentencies and expectations of the position include:

*Passion for ministry to children and their spiritual development

*Reliable, trustworthy, self-starter, and excellent following through on details

*Possess the ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality.

*Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style.

Bachelor's degree preferred as well as experience working in ministry and/or church environment.  Experience working with preschool and elementary age children a plus as well as leading large and small groups, overseeing volunteers, and working as a team to develop, implement, and maintain an awesome program.

If you feel God is calling you to serve with your whole heart at Weddington, we would love for you to apply.


Contact: Carolyn Nelson

Church/Org/Business Name: Weddington United Methodist Church

Address: 13901 Providence Rd. Weddington NC 28104

Phone: 704-846-1032

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