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Family of Christ Lutheran Church

Children's Education/Ministry Director

Family of Christ Lutheran Church
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 01/13/2010
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Do you love children? Would you like to apply your educational training and bring children to Christ? Would a part-time opportunity suit your lifestyle? If so, Family of Christ has an exciting new opportunity for a Children's Education/Ministry Director.
We offer an environment that values teamwork, integrity and Christian love. An individual who thrives on multiple responsibilities, keeping things organized and timely, and working effectively with others will find this opportunity very satisfying.

Position Summary:
Develops, coordinates, and leads all Children’s Ministries (Pre-K 3 through 5th Grade), partnering with parents and volunteers to lead children to Christ and to build the faith of Christian children. This is a part-time position - approximately 20 hours per week.

Major Responsibilities:
Developing and delivering Children’s messages during worship, reviewing curricula for all Children’s programs, providing leadership for weekly Sunday School, mid-week class/activities, and Vacation Bible School, and providing supervision and training for volunteers. Other duties as assigned.

•Lead a life reflective of God's will and solidly supportive of Lutheran beliefs, and faithfully uphold Family of Christ’s ministry in prayer.
•Committed to Family of Christ's Mission Statement: Reaching those who don’t yet know Jesus Christ by Strengthening and Equipping those who do.
•Regularly and faithfully attend worship services and Holy Communion at Family of Christ.
•Bachelor’s degree in education, or related field and/or equivalent Christian teaching experience is preferred.
•Demonstrated leadership skills.
•Ability to relate Bible and theology at appropriate learning levels.
•Ability to recruit, train and motivate volunteers.
•Strong team player who enjoys being a part of high performance teams, excellent interpersonal and communication skills with children as well as adults, long-range planning skills, ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.

Posting closes January 31st. A full job description and application form can be obtained online at