Director of Children, Youth and Families
Jefferson United Methodist Church

Position is 30 hours per week.  Jefferson United Methodist Church is located in a small town in the beautiful High Country mountains of Western North Carolina. The church currently has an average attendance of 160 and is growing. The pastor is Rev. Karen F. Miller.
Tasks include:
Develop and implement Christian education programs for children, youth and families.  Select curriculum, direct plays or pageants, plan youth retreats, coordinate Vacation Bible School, and direct other activities for children and youth. Recruit leaders for teaching, leading, and delivering the children's message during worship. Train leaders.  Evaluate resources and determine approaches for ministry.  Set goals for youth, challenging them to follow Christ and strengthen their faith.  Expand ministries.  
Be familiar with Safe Sanctuaries policies and implement them.  
Coach the congregation in ways to target, attract and minister to young families.  Attract and serve people outside the church, and teach others to do so.  Communicate events, be conversant in all kinds of social media.

The church is located 170 miles from Durham.  Salary is dependent on training and experience.  To apply, send a resume to Wade Sanders at 525 John Miller Road, Fleetwood, NC 28626. 

Posting Dates: 
12/12/2013 to 02/15/2014
Job Type: 
Part time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Contact Name: 
Wade Sanders
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(336) 977-7877