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Beach UMC

Children's Director/Minister

Beach UMC
Jackconville Beach, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 10/06/2013
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

BEACH Church, a growing and vibrant United Methodist church is seeking a full-time Director/Minister of its NextGen Children's Ministry -- known as BeachKids.  Located two blocks from the ocean in Jacksonville Beach, FL, we are beach casual but relentless and serious about our mission to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. While we honor the family as the chid's most influential teacher, we also believe that early childhood is a critical time for spiritual growth in a child and an important opportunity for understanding the love of God in their young lives.  We are committed to walking with families as their children grow in faith and are inspired by the secure love of Jesus.

  This Children's Minister is a servant leader that displays the clear ability to communicate vision and provide strong management and mentoring skills for developing and leading staff.  This leader is a teacher, mentor, a team builder and a compassionate colleague.

   As the Children's Minister, you must be an exceptional listener and communicator with strong verbal and written skills.  You will be the principle liaison between the church, the BeachKids staff and the children's families, and a visible presence on campus.

   Your responsibilities will include:  leading the BeachKids staff and volunteer teams, volunteeer recruitment and coaching, curriculum research and development, development of special children's events, budget preparation and oversight, facilities assessment and utilization, and compliance with all local and state laws and security mandates as they relate to children's facilities.

   Additionally, you will be a part of our greater BEACH Church staff where you will participate in an environment of honesty, passion for the Lord and the ministry to which you have been called, teamwork, and accountability.  You are expected to put your family first and maintain your heart for God's work in a fun-loving staff environment that is dedicated to team-based ministry.

   A Bachelors degree and practical child development/children's ministry experience is a must.  Submit introductory letter and resume' to