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Part-Time Coordinator of Children’s Ministries – Midland FUMC

Midland First UMC is seeking a part-time (~20 hrs/week) candidate to join our ministry team as the Coordinator of Children’s Ministries. We are prayerfully searching for a dynamic Christian who is eager to share the love of Jesus Christ with the children of FUMC and our surrounding neighborhoods.

The outcomes of this position are to:

● nurture our children, from birth to 5th grade, to grow in their Faith;
● plan and facilitate Christian education opportunities, including but not limited to Sunday
School, Kids Zone (Children’s Church,) and mid-week worship;
● build genuine relationships with children and their families, both within our church and
the Midland community;
● recruit, train, support, and supervise the Children’s Ministry Volunteer Team to make
children’s ministries come alive;
● plan and implement special children’s events in the life of the church, including the
Christmas children’s event, Fall Kick-Off, VBS, 3rd grade Bible Blast, and more;
● create and maintain dynamic physical spaces for children’s worship, recreation,
education, and childcare;
● create effective two-way communication mechanisms;
● maintain and coordinate outreach and support for Central Park Elementary School, by
working closely with designated school staff.
Ideal Candidate An ideal candidate will be passionate about sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ in age
appropriate, meaningful, and diverse ways.
Qualifications/ skills A successful candidate will:
● be a person of integrity and have a personal faith in Jesus Christ;
● have a passion for the spiritual development of children and their families;
● have a working knowledge of the Bible;
● have proven success with volunteer recruitment and training;
● demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively on a team;
● have 5 years of experience leading an effective children’s ministry or related field;
● be an active participant in the church life of FUMC.

To Apply:  Contact Rev. Ruth VanSande via Email at: FirstUMCMidland@gmail.com

MIDLAND FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
315 W Larkin St, Midland, MI 48640 * (989) 835-6797
Position Title Coordinator of Children’s Ministries

Helping people to know, love, and share Jesus Christ. We’re a congregation that places a high priority on following Jesus’ command to “love your neighbor.” We believe God has called us to show His love in each of our lives- every day. Our core values are to be Invitational, Biblical, Worshipful, Missional, Transformational, and Relational.

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