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Main Street United Methodist Church

Director of Children's Ministry

Main Street United Methodist Church
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States

Date Posted: 12/03/2010
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Director of Children’s Ministry

Main Street United Methodist Church
712 Main Street
P.O. Box 1009
Hattiesburg, MS 39201

A vibrant 1200-member congregation is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry to serve with us as we continue to grow spiritually, numerically, and missionally in downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

We are looking for a person with the passion and creativity to oversee a dynamic ministry with children from birth through sixth grade so that each child will know they are beloved of God in Jesus Christ. Our vision for ministry with children and their families flows from our church’s core values of loving God, growing relationships in Christian community, and serving our world as the hands and feet of Christ. Our Director will have a vital personal commitment to Jesus Christ and to the core values and mission of Main Street United Methodist Church.

We seek a Director of Children’s Ministry who possesses strong leadership, organizational and communication skills (comfortable with public speaking and writing) and who has the ability to motivate and lead a team. Experience should include: teaching skills, recruiting and training volunteers, work with children in a mid-size to large church (either paid or volunteer), and working in a team environment. A Bachelors degree (preferably in early childhood education or children’s ministry) and computer skills are required.

The competitive compensation package for this position is commensurate with experience and training. Interested persons should submit a resume and personal statement (Microsoft word or pdf format required) via e-mail to The personal statement should be no more than 300 words and should address the question: How would you lead the Children’s Ministry at Main Street UMC to support and strengthen our core values of loving God, connecting with one another in Christian community, and serving as the hands and feet of Christ in our world?

Main Street United Methodist Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For further information you may visit our website: www.mstreetumc-org –church web site