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Ridge United Methodist Church

Children and Family Pastor

Ridge United Methodist Church
Munster, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 01/14/2016
Categories: Associate Pastor - Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Church Staff - Family Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Ridge UMC is a regional congregation, serving Indiana based Chicago suburbs, with an excellent reputation for mission, outreach, and hospitality.  Because our congregation was formed 60 years ago by thirteen families; children and families remain our passion for the church today as well as tomorrow. 

Ridge seeks a passionate, hard working, and dedicated full time pastoral leader who is eager to deepen and develop the spiritual lives of children, youth, and families.  This pastoral leader will provide dynamic leadership, direction, and supervision for the outreach, fellowship, faith formation, mission and worship of children and their families to fulfill Ridge’s mission and vision.   

Excellent compensation.

Preference will be given to candidates who are ordained as Deacons in the UMC with a call to teach and equip disciples.  Candidates can apply who are commissioned in anticipation of ordination.  Experience with lay volunteers, children and /or youth ministry, and leadership within a congregation are a plus.  

Inquiry letter and resume sent to Reverend Michelle L. Knight, senior pastor, at  For more information please visit