Start: Fall 2018
Grace UMC in Burnsville is seeking a part-time director of children and youth faith formation.
Facilitate the development of an existing children/youth program with a strong emphasis on faith development, service, education, and fellowship that is in keeping with the vision and mission statements of Grace United Methodist Church. The director of children and youth faith formation will work with the pastor and the existing parish committees in developing gcals, education and mission programs, and activities that help foster the transitions from childhood, to youth, to young adulthood in the areas of faith development, leadership, and community.
The director of children and youth faith formation will be a leader, resource, supporter, and innovator of new ways to develop discipleship so that our children and youth will be life-long Christians. This position requires working with volunteers and working a non-traditional work schedule that includes Sundays, evenings, and occasional overnights.
This position reports to the pastor. The Staff-Parish Relations Subcommittee of the Board provides general oversight of this position. This position is part-time.
Children, Youth, and Family Programs
The director of children and youth faith formation must have a strong Christian faith with a United Methodist understanding or willingness to learn. Completed bachelor’s degree or bachelor's degree in progress is required with preferred emphasis in theology or education. Must have demonstrated experience working with children, youth, and families. Prefer United Methodist background but will consider other denominations.
To apply, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, or Grace United Methodist Church, 15309 Maple Island Road, Burnsville, MN 55306.
Contact: Pastor Jen
Address: Grace UMC, 15309 Maple Island Road, Burnsville, MN 55306.
Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church