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Church of the Shepherd

Family Ministry Leader

Church of the Shepherd
St. Charles, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 08/19/2009
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Family Ministry Leader

We are currently looking for a positive, energetic person to lead their Family Ministries area. Family Ministries consists of ministries for our kids ranging from nursery age to 5th grade.

This leader will have overall responsibility for giving the children of our church a worshipful experience and helping them to grow in Christ. This leader will also have direct responsibility of Family Ministries (nursery through 5th grade) and all children's activities at the church. Will be responsible for planning and holding regular Family Ministries team meetings with the volunteer leaders. Will prepare and manage the ministry's budget. Must be able to recruit, coach, develop and mentor volunteers for the ministry area.

Ideally, the leader will have experience growing a children's and family ministry in a large church environment, and will have proven ways to help incorporate the entire family in the ministry through worship, teaching and service.

This candidate will work closely with the leader of our youth area to coordinate church-wide programs. Also, this candidate will work closely with other ministry leaders in the church to provide a comprehensive and integrated ministry for the children of our church.

Skills: Leadership experience in the areas of children's ministry required. Must have a proven ability to recruit, retain and develop people for volunteer service opportunities within the Family Ministries area. Excellent team-based leadership abilities and exceptional communication and organizational skills are needed. Great relational skills with people of all ages and situations, and the ability to work in and contribute to an overall staff team environment will be key.

Education and experience: Bachelors degree in related field and paid staff experience in large church setting. Proven track record of successful recruitment/equipping/training of unpaid servants (volunteers).

This is a part time position with hours to be negotiated.