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Congregational Church of Topsfield

Director of Children and Youth Ministries

Congregational Church of Topsfield
Topsfield, Massachusetts, United States

Date Posted: 04/01/2008
Categories: Other
Denominations: Congregational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
The Congregational Church of Topsfield, United Church of Christ, is seeking a person of mature commitment to the Christian faith, fueled by a passion for inspiring faith in children and youth to serve as Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Qualified applicants should possess strong leadership, teaching and organization skills. This person will oversee the Sunday morning discipleship activities for children and youth ages 0 (nursery) to 18 years of age as well as KidsInC (4th-6th Grade) and Middle School Youth Groups.Responsibilities include recruiting and training teachers as well as planning and implementing special seasonal events like the children's Christmas play. This is a vibrant church with a new Senior Pastor and active lay leadership with a dynamic Children and Youth Ministry helping children learn about God's love and sharing it with others. The church leadership is seeking a spiritually devoted and passionate individual whose rapport with children and youth will inspire them. In addition, the church desires a person who partners with parents in developing the spiritual growth of their children. This is an interim position (lasting approximately 18 months) but the individual will be able to apply for the settled position once the congregation finalizes its staffing approach through a congregation wide planning process. Salary will be commensurate with experience. This is a part-time position at 20 hours per week for 10 months of the year: mid-August to mid-June. E-mail your resume and cover letter to For more information, please e-mail Sandra Theodoridis at