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Coordinator of Children’s Education star

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First United Methodist Church

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Christian Education
Not Applicable
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
First United Methodist Church
Job Description:

The primary responsibility for the Coordinator of Children’s Education is to plan, develop and lead the church’s ministries for children from birth through fifth grade.  This part-time staff position oversees Sunday morning educational opportunities for children in Preschool  thru 5th grade, Church Nursery for infant and toddlers and a structured play time related to sacred stories of the Bible for young children during worship.   The Coordinator is also responsible for an annual Vacation Bible School, a Family Christmas Eve worship service, and other special children’s ministry events as needed.  The coordinator must demonstrate effectiveness in leading Christian Education classes for children, develop positive relationships with children as well as parents and other church members, and recruit and support adult volunteers for this program. 


A 10 month position, with responsibilities from mid-August thru mid-June, 20 hours/week, beginning salary $15,000.

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First United Methodist Church

Our congregation is made up of people from all backgrounds and all ages who share a common interest in living and growing in faith. We are not perfect and we do not have all the answers; yet we are journeying together. Knowing this, we do our best to keep our faith and our eyes on God as we look for ways to help and support each other. Even in our differences, we believe that when we are open with our hearts and minds to God and to one another, our answers will be found. Our hope is that you will find our church to be warm, welcoming, and full More...