Children's Minister
St Paul United Methodist
St. Paul United Methodist, a large congregation located in the heart of the Highlands in Louisville, Kentucky, is hiring a full-time Director of Children’s Ministry. St. Paul is a vibrant, diverse, and active community of believers dedicated to being the hands and feet of Jesus in our community. The ideal candidate would love children and be energized by sharing God’s love with them. The candidate would be passionate about engaging families in ministry and finding ways to reach current and new families through our Children’s Ministry, in order to facilitate spiritual growth.   The Essential Functions of this Position Include: ·        Connect children and families with Jesus through hand-on educational and social activities ·        Exemplify Christian character through prayer, spiritual discipline, honesty and integrity ·        Teach United Methodist beliefs, doctrines, traditions, and social principles (candidates from other denominations are accepted as long as they are willing to learn) ·        Implement age-appropriate, safe, and fun activities focused on Christian education for children from nursery age through Sixth Grade ·        Lead Children’s Church on Sundays and organize children’s events on Wednesday nights ·        Organize Sunday School Classes and Sunday night small groups  ·        Host annual Vacation Bible School ·        Plan various holiday events for the Children’s Ministry, including Breakfast with Santa, Easter Egg Hunt, Fall Festival, and others ·        Recuit, interview, hire and oversee paid childcare workers and volunteers ·        Partner and work collaboratively with the Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, Youth Minister, Music Ministers, and other church staff ·        Able to handle confidential and sensitive information ·        Ensure safe, clean, orderly spaces and activities for children ·        Advise on and follow a budget Please contact St. Paul Methodist Church at janet@stpaulchurchky.org
Posting Dates: 
08/21/2020 to 10/31/2020
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Contact Name: 
Janet Fore
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(502) 459-1595