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Lebanon United Methodist Church

JOB DESCRIPTION:      Director of Children’s Ministries

 General Job Summary:  Lead the Life Works Ministry Team to support the vision, goals, and

commissions of the church.

Reports to:                          Senior Pastor (Direct) and SPR Chair (Indirect)

Classification:                   Full or Part Time:  Part-time                         Hourly or Salary:  Salary

 Qualifications:                  Experience working with children/youth

                                            Preferred- Major in Christian Ministry or related field

 General Expectations:   In addition to specific job duties, the position holder is expected:

  1. To conduct all functions in the ministry with a respectful, open, and Christian attitude.
  2. To realize as a representative of LUMC and God’s church that behavior outside as well as inside the Church Building reflects on the church, its purpose and reputation, so should be conducted as so.
  3. To interact and relate to persons inside the church and outside the church to strengthen and encourage all. Staff are strongly encouraged to participate in some other areas within the church (small groups/Sunday School, etc.)

Regular Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and implement an evangelism and discipleship strategy for children in cooperation with the Life Works Ministry Team.
  2. Recruit, train, and disciple adult leaders to carry out the mission of the ministry.
  3. Comply with the LUMC Safe Sanctuaries Policy at all times.
  4. Plan and direct weekly Children’s Worship, Bible Studies, and annual Vacation Bible School.
  5. Promote elementary children’s participation in Kentucky Conference Camp & Retreat Ministries.
  6. Maintain open communications with parents of children.
  7. Provide effective assistance to parents in empowering discipleship in the home.
  8. Coordinate Confirmation Classes with the Director of Student Ministries and Senior Pastor.
  9. Provide a budget estimate for the Life Works Ministry to the Finance Committee annually.
  10. Participate in weekly staff meetings and periodic staff gatherings.
  11. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Standard Work hours:         15-20 hours per week; Wednesday evening, Sunday AM & PM, Personal Prep, Staff,  Meetings

Non-Standard Work Hours:  Special projects such as seasonal or other that reflect general

Responsibilities for LUMC ministries.

Salary: Negotiable based on experience / training / etc.

Send resume to:

Bro. Troy Elmore                     or                                 Lebanon UMC                                                    Attn: Rev. Troy Elmore

236 N. Spalding Ave.

Lebanon, KY 40033

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