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First United Methodist Church

Minister to Children and Families

First United Methodist Church
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 05/23/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Vibrant and historic downtown congregation in Jackson, Tennessee seeks a highly qualified and motivated Minister to Children and Families. Successful candidate should be focused on effective teaching/learning methods, possess a desire to impart the great stories of the orthodox Christian faith in a manner that is fresh, lively and engaging. Candidate should possess a minimum of a four-year degree in Christian Education with five years’ practical experience in a parish setting or have attained a Master of Arts in Religion with lesser experience. This is a “hands-on” position which requires discipline, patience and a true passion for the spiritual development of children. Candidate will be highly visible in the life of the congregation and imbued with a high degree of trust.

Salary package is dependent on combination of experience and education. Relocation assistance negotiable.

In order to apply, please forward the following no later than July 1: Brief resume, a list of at least five personal/professional references, a brief statement regarding your philosophy of effective ministry and general salary requirements. Forward said materials to:

Mrs. Kitty Allen
Chair; Search Committee
Jackson First United Methodist Church
200 S. Church Street
Jackson, TN 38301