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Cypress Trails United Methodist Church

Family Ministries Director

Cypress Trails United Methodist Church
Spring, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 03/04/2014
Categories: Combo Positions
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

                                Cypress Trails United Methodist Church

                                                      Spring, Texas


TITLE:  Director of Family Ministries



  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Children’s or Youth Ministry, or Christian Education)
  • Relates well with children, youth and parents
  • Well-organized  


TIME/HOURS:  Full-Time (40 hours per week)



  • $30,000 annual salary (exempt)
  • Vacation:  2 weeks per year





  • Nurture the spiritual growth of children and youth
  • Lead and Grow the ministries of Youth and Children



  • Plan, Execute and Coordinate programming/events (examples below)
  • Recruit, Train and Coordinate volunteers
  • Produce and Distribute departmental communications
  • ministry sub-pages on church website, Facebook, emails, texting, printed materials
  • Act as a resource to parents
  • Manage and Record data
  • Attendance
  • Finances
  • Event Registrations and Payments
  • Manage Youth and Children’s Budgets
  • Risk-Management for Volunteers
  • Safe Sanctuary Training (every other year)
  • Background Checks (annual)
  • Other duties as assigned by the pastor



  • Sunday School (prepare lessons, recruit teachers, coordinate teacher schedule)
  • Children’s Church (plan lessons and teach)
  • Seasonal/Special Events [i.e. Easter, Christmas, quarterly events]


YOUTH MINISTRY (Grades 6-12)

  • Sunday School (prepare and teach lessons)
  • UMYF (prepare and teach lessons)
  • Confirmation Classes (prepare and teach lessons)
  • Confirmation Sunday (plan and implement)
  • UM ARMY (Grades 9-12)
  • Big House (Grades 6-8)
  • Seasonal/Special Events


To inquire about this position, please contact Mary Nell Benson at