East Lake United Methodist Church (www.eastlakeumc.org/), a Christ-centered congregation, worshipping 350 weekly in Palm Harbor, Florida, is looking for an energetic and creative full-time Director of Children’s Ministries. Building on a current core group of about 40 active children, the position will be responsible for leading and expanding a program that inspires discipleship for children, commitment and trust with parents, and dedicated involvement for volunteers. The director will lead ELUMC’s efforts to create a nurturing and welcoming faith community where families can build relationships with other families; children may explore and develop a relationship with Christ, and participate fully in a Spirit-led, mission-oriented church. The children’s ministry program serves children from birth through fifth grade.
The successful candidate will have a college degree and 3 years experience, or significant experience in children’s ministry leadership, as well as a strong personal faith consistent with the United Methodist tradition. Resumes can be sent to TCharlto@aol.com. All inquiries can be directed to Missy Carfield of Ministry Architects (941) 544-7648.