Bee Creek UMC: Children’s Ministry Director

Date Posted: 10/28/2021


Bee Creek UMC, Spicewood, TX

Job Description

The Children’s Director (CD) will coordinate, facilitate and supervise the children’s  ministry at Bee Creek UMC. The CD will also serve in a supervisory role in the  nursery and the Bee Kids program. The candidate must be detail oriented and  possess strong administrative and relational skills.  

Reports to: Discipleship Pastor 

Status: Part time, 30 hours 

Duties  

  • Lead children’s ministry 
    • Recruit volunteers for Sunday School and Bee Kids (Wednesday after  school program) 
    • Be on-site to coordinate Sunday morning classes for 2 worship hours
    • Purchase, organize and prepare supplies for Sunday morning children  classes.     
    • In line with our belief that children matter, plan activities and worship  experiences that integrate children into the life of the church.   
    • Organize the scope, sequence and selection of curriculum for all  children’s programming. 
    • Provide care to children’s ministry students and families as needed.
    • Vision ways the gym can be a blessing to the children in the church  and the community.  
    • Help with special ministry events such as I Love My Church Sunday,  Fall Festival, Palm Sunday and youth/children events.  
    • Lead Bee Kids ministry during the school year on Wednesdays at 4-5:30 p.m. including curriculum, supplies and projects.   
  • Relationship building 
    • Be present at children ministry events with an intentional and  prayerful focus on developing relationships with the youth, children and their families.   
    • Cultivate relationships within the community in a missional way. 
  • Administration 
    • Oversee volunteer scheduling for all children’s events 
    • Equip and supervise Nursery Staff. 
    • Plan, submit and oversee an annual budget. 
  • Ensure administration of processes for new volunteers, such as  background checks, certifications and consent forms. 
  • Record children’s attendance at all events for church database
    •  Work with Youth Director and Preschool to maintain organization in  shared areas 

Other Qualifications 

  • Deep and vibrant faith and a lifestyle consistent with Christ’s teaching.  
  • Experience in Children ministries 
  • CPR Certification and First Aid are required to be kept current and paid for  by the church.   
  • Proficient in computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and social media skills.   

Core competencies 

  • Spiritual Maturity:  intentional about growing in faith with a thirst for a  deeper relationship with Christ and others.  Committed to being in prayer for  our church/pastors/staff/congregation and BCUMC families and parents.  
  • Teamwork and Team Building:  works well as part of a staff team, guides  volunteers in leading and inspires participation. Delegates, empowers and  holds individuals accountable.  
  • Relational:  a deep love for others, with a special heart for children.  Able to  develop relationships with children and parents.   
  • Organization:  excellent organizational skills, multi-tasking ability, schedules  and plans for the benefit of ministry.  

How to Apply

Email your resume to Elaine Pendergrass at
Contact Email: [email protected]
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