Lakewood UMC: Children's and Family Ministries Director

Date Posted: 3/9/2022

Lakewood UMC, Dallas, TX

Job Description

Plan and implement a program of Faith and Spiritual Development for Children of all ages

Supervisor: The Pastor

Requirements: Must be good working with children and families; familiar with the beliefs and practices of The United Methodist Church; open to the social progressive stance of Lakewood UMC; have a background in childhood education and/or experience in working with children and families; a knowledge of, and experience in, Christian spiritual formation is preferred.

Hours per week: 20


  • Plan and conduct weekly "Messy Church," establishing weekly and monthly themes

  • Plan and conduct other weekly, special and seasonal programs and activities for children: Christmas, Lent, Easter, Summer, Music, Special Outings, etc.

  • Interact and grow relationships with existing children and their families

  • Grow the Children’s Ministry through contacts with friends and families of participants and area schools

  • Coordinate with the Pastor regarding those children who are ready for Confirmation, serve as a resource for and assist the Pastor in conducting confirmation classes

  • Recruit and train leaders and activity participants for all Children’s ministry programs

  • Oversee the purchase, acquisition, distribution, and use of all equipment and supplies (curriculum, snacks, art supplies, etc.)

  • Coordinate with Church Secretary for MinistrySafe Certification for all those working with children

  • Other duties as directed by the Pastor

How to Apply

Send an email and cover letter to Rev. Dr. Greg Neal at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 214-823-9623


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