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St Thomas United Methodist Church

Children's Ministry Coordinator

St Thomas United Methodist Church
Haymarket, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 03/27/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Christian Teacher
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


St. Thomas United Methodist Church

Children’s Ministry Staff Position (Haymarket)


Position:                              Children’s Ministry Coordinator, Haymarket Campus

Hours:                                   Quarter Time (10 hours per week)

Requirements:                   A Love of Christ, A Love for Children, and A Love for the Church

Demonstrable Abilities:  (a) Ability to Recruit, Motivate, and Train Volunteers,

(b) Organizational Skills,

(c) Previous work with children

Benefits:                              1 week of leave which increases after the 1st year to 2 weeks

Reports To:                         Pastor – St. Thomas UMC -- Haymarket Campus

Coordinates With:             Director of Children’s Ministries – St. Thomas UMC – Manassas Campus



·        Oversee and plan the ongoing ministries for the children

·        Implement the weekly children’s ministry including setup and teardown (currently 8:30am to  late 12:30pm on Sunday)

·        Implement the Child Protection and Safety Policy and be familiar with all church policies pertaining to children’s safety

·        Recruit, train, motivate, and coordinate the volunteers

·        Plan and lead special events:  Christmas Programs, Quarterly participation by the Children in the Worship service, Vacation Bible School

·        Work with the Children’s Ministry Director to choose curriculums for Sunday School and VBS

·        Attend staff meetings, training and committee meetings as appropriate

·        Maintain attendance records

·        Submit relevant information to the communications team (website, bulletin, newsletters)

·        Establish relationships with families of children by:

o   Calling all first-time visitors with children to answer questions

o   Calling families with children that have been absent

o   Offer other support to children and families as needed

·        Find time to worship, pray, and study the Word to be faithful on their personal faith journey.