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St Thomas United Methodist Church

Children & Student Ministries Intern

St Thomas United Methodist Church
Manassas, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 05/24/2016
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position: Part-time (10hrs/week in addition to mandatory Sunday mornings // 10 weeks or regularly part-time)


Reports to: Director of Children & Student Ministries // Senior Pastor


Pay: $12/hr


Background: St. Thomas UMC’s mission is to reach the communities of Manassas and the surrounding areas with the Gospel, the goal being to create, develop, & nurture committed disciples of Jesus Christ. Our vision is to create vibrant & relevant programs where children & students are welcomed, loved, & challenged to explore their faith in a safe place.


Education/Experience: Currently pursuing a degree in ministry (or related field) or has been active in ministry for at least one year. Experience in working with children & students. Must be committed to a biblical Christian faith and maintains a lifestyle that is worthy of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.



General Job Description/Responsibilities:

  1. Assist the Director of Children & Student Ministries in planning children & student events throughout the year.
  2. Participate & be involved in children & student events, including but not limited to: Easter Egg Hunt, Vacation Bible School, mission trips, End of School Summer Bash, Fall Kickoff, Trunk-or-Treat, Christmas Eve Services, etc.
  3. Work with the Director of Children & Student Ministries to plan creative outreach events for both children & students.
  4. Attend appropriate committee, planning, & preparation meetings.
  5. Build & maintain a strong rapport with students through edifying conversation & intentional “hang-outs.”
  6. Prepare necessary materials for Sunday school classes.
  7. Regularly teach a student ministry Sunday school class.
  8. Other duties as assigned.