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First Lutheran Church

Children's & Family Ministry Director

First Lutheran Church
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 07/22/2009
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
First Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is seeking a full-time Director of Children's and Family Ministry. We are a 2500-member spiritually alive, family-focused, service-oriented congregation in the heart of the city, drawing worshippers from a 25-mile wide radius.

Applicants should be energetic, self-starting, creative, and organized, with excellent people skills, and great at developing a supportive team of volunteers. A minimum B.A. degree is required and previous experience in children's ministry is desirable.

Responsibilities include casting an exciting vision for, organizing, and overseeing Sunday and midweek ministries for children, 3-years old through grade 5, that have the potential of over 250 participants, as well as planning other events that include entire families. Volunteer recruitment, training, and coaching are skills vital to the success of this position.

A full-time salary with generous benefits is offered.

Please send a complete resume to Senior Pastor, Dan Kolander, First Lutheran Church, 1000 Third Ave. S.E., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, or online at