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The Woodlands United Methodist Church

Director of Children’s Ministry

The Woodlands United Methodist Church
The Woodlands, Texas, United States


Date Posted: 09/19/2012
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Woodlands United Methodist Church is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministry or Children’s Minister to administer and develop programming for children ages three through 6th grade.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have at least a B.S. or B.A. degree in a related field and experience with the age group; theological training preferred. Strong Christian faith and excellent public speaking and communications skills are required.

Responsibilities:
• Build, grow, motivate and maintain an effective Children’s Ministry team; oversee staff of 14 full time and part time employees
• Recruit, train and develop an effective team of volunteers
• Provide vision for discipling children in the faith
• Oversee and develop age-appropriate curriculum
• Teach occasional classes such as Bible Study, Confirmation or Parent Events
• Create and maintain the children's calendar and events
• Oversee Sunday School, Confirmation, Vacation Bible School, Bible Studies and Special Events
• Oversee ministry for children and young adults with special needs
• Oversee 5th and 6th grade day camp and summer camps
• Oversee family mission opportunities
• Create and update yearly budget for Children's Ministry, including supplies and payroll
• Work collaboratively with other church program leaders for integrated ministry.

Reports to: Linda Wilmoth, Executive Director of Child Development

Church Description: The Woodlands United Methodist Church (TWUMC), located in The Woodlands, Texas (north of Houston), is one of the largest congregations of the United Methodist Church with almost 10,000 members and regular attendance of 4,700. Children’s Sunday School approaches 2,000 and 6th Grade Confirmation is over 200. TWUMC is an evangelical Methodist church and provides a broad spectrum of worship and service opportunities including seven weekend services, an accredited preschool, an elementary school, a marriage and family counseling center, youth, adult and senior programs and comprehensive Christian education. The Mission of the church is to “win people to Jesus Christ, disciple them in faith and help those in need”.

Applicants should reply to the lwilmoth@twumc.org