Description: Wesley United Methodist Church, a multi-cultural congregation in Worcester, MA, is seeking a part time Director of Children’s Christian Education who will work with the pastor, the Lay Leadership Team and other Program Staff in providing multiple opportunities and a safe environment for children and youth to participate in the life of the congregation where they are informed, formed and transformed as disciples of Jesus Christ.
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 must have an understanding and appreciation of the United Methodist tradition; and must have experience working in a church setting in Christian Education or children’s ministry. The candidate must 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 Christian Education, religious studies, or related field.
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Contact: To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the address listed below by August 1st. In addition, please include a one page personal statement about your understanding of Christian formation and discipleship.
Wesley United Methodist Church
Attn: Pastor Shandi Mawokomatanda
114 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608