Director of Children and Family Ministries

November 15, 2019

The Ministry Director has the exciting job of leading the Children and Family Ministries Team to pursue the Munholland UMC mission of “making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world”. We do this by helping children and their parents CONNECT deeply with God and other Christians, GROW intentionally, SERVE joyfully, and LEAD courageously. The Ministry is presently touching 30 children per week, and offering a parent Sunday school class, a weekly young mom’s Bible Study, and a KDO Chapel program. These Ministries have great potential for growth in this vibrant, growing church of 300 attendance that has a regional draw. Emphasis is to be placed on continuing to develop and maintain cohesiveness of programs from nursery through fifth grade. Qualifications of Character and Commitment: • Deeply committed Christian resolved to live and model a godly lifestyle. • Evangelistic to draw children & their parents into relationship with Jesus and expand the ministry. • Passion to facilitate the spiritual growth of children and young families. • Able to lead and mentor parents to disciple their children at home. • Flexible, dedicated, dependable, energetic and personally motivated • Solid Biblical knowledge consistent with Wesleyan theology and practice Educational Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree • Degree or certification in Children’s Ministry preferred • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Children’s and Family Ministry Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Develop a full scope of educational development from nursery to fifth grade, including parents. • Oversee cohesiveness of ministries to provide seamless transitions throughout the programs. • Coordinate with the Children and Family Ministries Team and Program Staff to provide strategic planning and visioning: set goals & direction, evaluate existing ministries and create new ones. • Invite, encourage & equip volunteer teams to effectively minister to children and parents. • Oversee the planning of children’s curriculum, activities, Children’s Messages, Children’s Church, and worship experience for Sunday mornings. • Lead children’s assembly, Sunday school, 3rd grade Bible Boot Camp, retreats, missions, and Milestone programs. • Lead Easter church-wide event/outreach, VBS, and Drama Camp • Manage communication with parents, oversee parent meetings, and church council reporting. • Develop YoYo (tween ministry) events, mission activities, and retreats. • Lead KDO Chapel program and continue to engage KDO families. • Equip parents with resources such as studies, seminars, family events, and family retreats. • Attend Staff meetings to integrate Children and Family Ministries into the whole of MUMC’s ministry. • Other duties as assigned. Send your resume to Dr. Jonathan Beck at, or mail to Munholland UMC, 1201 Metairie Rd., Metairie, LA 70005. For more information call Dr. Beck at 318-219-6512. Position: Full time or Part-time, Salaried Reports to: Senior Pastor, Dr. Jonathan Beck

Contact: Dr. Jonathan Beck

Address: 1201 Metairie Road Metairie LA 70005

Phone: 5048349910