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First UMC of Gilbert

Director Children & Youth Ministry

First UMC of Gilbert
Gilbert, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 06/27/2013
Categories: Christian Education - Combo Positions - Programming Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

First United Methodist Church of Gilbert, AZ seeks a dynamic, Christ-centered Director of Children and Youth Ministries who has a sense of call and a passion for working with children and youth.  Responsibilities include oversight of all discipleship, outreach, and recreational activities for children and youth Pre-School age through Grade 12.  (A detailed job description is posted on the church website.)  We are a 950 member church with great potential and a growing number of young families. 

Qualifications:  Five years’ experience in a similar position is preferred.  Bachelor’s degree in education, religion or a related field is preferred.  Experience in Christian education in a United Methodist Church is desirable.

Application process:  Please submit a resume, a letter of interest outlining pertinent experience and qualifications for this position, and a list of three references with full contact information to or mail your application materials to Ms. Dina Reid, Church Secretary, First United Methodist Church of Gilbert, 331 S. Cooper Road, Gilbert, AZ 85233. Applications will be accepted through July 12, 2013or until the position is filled.   Interviews will be scheduled in August 2013 with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2013. Candidates selected for interview will be asked to complete an applicant waiver and consent form.  That form authorizes the church to conduct a background check.