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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineAugust 31, 2018
College Degree Required?Yes


Purpose: The Children’s Ministry Director teaches the faith and equips the saints for the work of ministry (Eph. 4:12) by providing a program of spiritual formation and education that draws, matures, and transforms spiritually children through fifth grade.


Accountability: Supervised by the Pastor and accountable to the Session’s Personnel Committee.


Particular Congregational, Community, and Staff Relationships: Families with children through the fifth grade, the Children’s Ministry Council, Preschool, volunteers supporting programs for children, and nursery staff.



  1. Envision, plan and implement education and spiritual formation programs for children from nursery age through fifth grade.
  2. Evaluate annually and modify as appropriate children’s ministry curricula, classes, and activities (e.g., Sunday classes, summer programs, special events for children and their families) to ensure their contribution toward established standards.
  3. Support the recruitment and development of volunteers for children’s ministry programs, equipping them to lead the programs.
  4. Provide organization and staff leadership to the
  5. Integrate children into the overall life of the church through developing programs for their families.
  6. Maintain active communication with families, promoting their inter-relationships.
  7. Perform additional duties as assigned by the supervising pastor.
  8. Comply with First Presbyterian Church’s Policy for the Protection of Children, Youth, Elderly, and Persons with Disabilities, as well as the Employee Responsibilities found in the Personnel Committee’s Policies and


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and experience with child development required; experience in children’s ministry or related field preferred; sound biblical knowledge, personal commitment to the Reformed theology of the PCUSA and Christian spirituality; demonstrated passion for working with children; strong organizational and relational skills and ability to work effectively on teams, show hospitality, and foster interpersonal relationships.


Hours: 32 hours per week, including Sunday mornings


Type: Exempt


Benefits: Health insurance and other benefits designated by Personnel Committee’s Policies and Procedures

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Rev. David Forney, Application deadline: August 31.