Wesley Memorial UMC: Director of Children's Ministries

Date Posted: 5/22/2020

Wesley Memorial UMC, High Point, NC

Job Description

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Wesley Memorial UMC of High Point, N.C., is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministries who will work cooperatively with clergy, program staff and appropriate lay leadership to ensure that children’s ministry opportunities support and strengthen the congregational mission, vision and goals, as well as the vision for the children’s ministry.

The director will work in partnership with the Children’s Ministry Team to design and implement ministries and programs for children’s ministry that include, but are not limited to: Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, special events (such as Trunk-Or-Treat, Hanging of the Greens, Children’s Nativity and Palm Sunday Easter Extravaganza), Bible Explorers (Sunday evening) and Wednesday evening program.

The church is also seeking someone who can lead the Children’s Ministry Team in imagining and implementing new initiatives to help children and their families grow spiritually and to grow the children’s ministry numerically.


  • BA or equivalent in Education/Christian Education/Child Development/Family Relations or related field. MA preferred.
  • Three years of previous significant, successful experience in developing children and family programs in a medium- or large-congregational setting.
  • Knowledge of theory and techniques required to manage and maintain a vital children’s ministry in a large congregation.
  • Experience in the recruitment, development and management of a significant number of volunteers.
  • Knowledge of planning, coordination and execution of basic business functions.

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 877-462-5718


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