Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries, Wesley United Methodist Church, Worcester MA

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January 22nd, 2019

Description:  Wesley United Methodist Church, a multi-cultural congregation in Worcester, MA, is seeking a full time (30hours) Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries to lead in providing opportunities for children and youth to participate in the life of the congregation where they are informed, formed and transformed as disciples of Jesus Christ in light of its five areas of passion: Spiritual Growth, Welcome, Hospitality and Inclusion, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Mission and Outreach, and Lay Leadership Development and Empowerment.

Responsibilities for this position include providing leadership and oversight in spiritual formation across the ages, program development and implementation of our Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and other season activities, equipping lay leadership and administrative oversight.

The candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to the Christian faith, incorporating Christian practices in his or her life. The candidate must have experience with and demonstrated ability to work with children, youth and families, including having an understanding of the developmental and spiritual life-stages of growth. The candidate will have an understanding and appreciation of the United Methodist tradition; and must have experience working in a church setting. The candidate will be a creative problem solver, have skills in building community, be mission minded, and be a team player. The candidate will have a degree or certificate in Children’s Ministry, Youth Ministry, Christian Education, religious studies, or related field.

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Contact:  The position is available beginning March 1st. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a one page personal statement about your understanding of Christian formation across the ages to the address listed below by February 1st.

Wesley United Methodist Church
Attn:    Pastor Shandi Mawokomatanda
114 Main Street, Worcester, MA  01608