Lexington UMC in Lexington, SC is hiring a full-time, salaried (exempt), Children’s Minister. The Children’s Minister will be responsible for providing visionary leadership for children’s ministry and promoting and communicating the program to the congregation. The Children’s Minister is expected to work alongside clergy, staff and church leadership in order to generate program growth by bringing new families into the church and increasing the number of children and families involved in children’s ministry. Recruiting, training, ministering, and counseling volunteers will be required.
The Children’s Minister will be tasked with developing effective and exciting program opportunities and activities for children and families that foster relationships and allow children to grow as disciples. This person will identify, nurture, and encourage congregational members who are gifted in children’s ministry and ensure that the Safe Sanctuary Policies are followed with children.
The Children’s Minister will direct a Sunday morning Sunday School ministry, nursery ministry, Children’s Church and provide Wednesday evening opportunities for all-aged children. Duties will also include managing a budget; working with the Church Council; attending various meetings; planning, coordinating, and directing Vacation Bible School; and integrating the children through participation in worship services and church activities.
To apply, email a cover letter and resume to the attention of Diane Crosby at firstname.lastname@example.org. Both the cover letter and resume are necessary for an application to be reviewed.
Full job description may be requested.