PT - Children's Ministry Director

posted Mar 6, 2017, 8:31 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Mar 6, 2017, 10:23 AM ]

PT - Children's Ministry Director 

Purpose: This staff person will work in a twofold Children’s ministry of developing and uniting ministry to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

 Hours: 15 hours a week 

Setting:The Pleasureville United Methodist Church is a historic congregation, over 150 years. We have a worshipping attendance of 126. We are embarking on a renewed mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ, and are refocusing on the needs of the community around us and how we can help meet those needs. 


The Children's Ministry Director must ... 

           Possess a mature and growing Christian faith. 
           Demonstrate a desire to sensitively share the gospel and make disciples for Jesus Christ.          

           Express passion for ministry with children. 

           Exhibit effective planning and administrative skills and be self motivated. 

           Have effective communication in both public and in personal settings. 

           Value team development and working with a variety of people. 

           Evidence ability to teach children and adult leaders biblical truth for Christian living and ministry. 

           Have a willingness to make Pleasureville Church their spiritual home. 

           Have education and/or experience in Children's Ministry. (Preferred) 


The Children's Ministry Director will ... 
           Oversee and coordinate a unified Children's ministry focused on disciple-making. 

           Recruit, train and lead people in working with children (including parents of current attending children, 

            as well as  others with gifts and passions for Children's Ministry) 

           Keep current and maintain the Safe Sanctuaries clearances, policies, and training. 

           Develop a Children's Ministry team and lead regular meetings of this team. 

           Direct and coordinate children's Sunday School, Kingdom Kids, nursery, monthly children's events, 

             and Vacation Bible School. 

           Continuously create and implement new outreach and bridge events. 

           Encourage and help integrate children into all aspects of the church's ministries. 

           Attend staff meetings and meet with the Pastor on a monthly basis. 

           Stay up-to-date on relevant Children's Ministry research and training. 

*We are looking for the right person to help reshape and build a growing Children’s ministry and Sunday children program. They must be passionate  and have experience working with children. They must posses a mature and growing faith.  Team building will be a vital part of this process. Have education and/or experience in Children's Ministry. (Preferred) 

Contact Information:

Rev. Franklin Miller 

The Pleasureville United Methodist Church, 

2606 N Sherman St., York  PA 17402-2330

 Office: 717-7573216 /