Title: 
Director of Family Ministries
Organization: 
Foundry United Methodist Church
The Director of Family Ministries is a vital member of the staff of Foundry United Methodist Church, a large downtown Washington DC church whose diverse, ecumenical congregation and tradition of leadership in the community date to 1814. The Director of Family Ministries shares Foundry’s core values, among them a belief in Christ and His teachings, the commandment to serve others and to act and speak for the powerless, a compelling desire for diversity and full inclusion of all God’s children in the life of the church, and the critical nature of curiosity and intellectual honesty as we discern God’s path for us. The Director of Family Ministries is responsible for developing, energizing, and maintaining a vibrant system for supporting Foundry’s children, youth and families in their faith journeys from infancy through adulthood. The Director, utilizing a collaborative style, works with and relies on teams of volunteers to carry out a vision and program that provide a firm foundation for the growth of children and youth in Christian faith, engages them in learning the stories of the Bible, gives them practice in worship, mission, and service, and seeks to strengthen family relationships. Throughout these ministries, the Director and volunteer ministry teams will strive to create an atmosphere of enthusiasm and fun that attracts and retains children and youth as they encounter a wide variety of challenging learning experiences. Applicant resumes and cover letters should be sent to employment@foundryumc.org
Posting Dates: 
09/11/2019 to 10/31/2019
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC
Contact Name: 
Alice Arnold
Contact Email: 
employment@foundryumc.org
Contact Phone: 
202-332-4010