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First United Methodist Church

Director of Children's Ministry

First United Methodist Church
Ormond Beach, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 08/08/2013
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director Children Ministries

First United Methodist Church of Ormond Beach, FL is looking for a full time Director of Children Ministries to lead weekly year round programing with a focus on faith development, discipleship and service. 


Director Children Ministries Purpose

Reach and connect with children from birth through the fifth grade.  Develop an experience that will enable growth and development past elementary school and successfully transition into confirmation and into our youth and young adult programing.   In partnership with other ministry leaders at First United establish a comprehensive plan of faith development for children, youth and adults.  To work with other ministry leaders to develop family involvement within the church and find ways to get families more involved through family mission trips, family events, parenting classes, etc.



  • To be involved in the lives of the children inside and outside of church settings, which may include school events, athletic events, and other extra-curricular activities. 
  • To strive to work well with church staff, volunteers, and parents to help children grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. 
  • To build upon an already established children’s ministry that includes Biblical teaching, faith development, mission and outreach, worship and fellowship. 
  • To effectively communicate with the staff, leaders, parents, and congregation. 
  • To oversee ministry budget, and work with Senior Pastor in growing and casting vision for the future of Children’s Ministry.

Key Skills Sought:

  • Strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a calling into children’s ministries
  • Ability to recruit, develop and train a ministry team to implement the vision of the children’s ministry.
  • Strong Communicator (both written and verbal)
  • Creative Thinker
  • Ability to plan and execute events
  • An understanding of or willingness to embrace United Methodist Theology and practices



Qualification to apply:  Applicant will have an appropriate 4 year degree, or qualified experience. Preferably applicant will have both.