Director of Children and Family Ministries Full Time

@ Northaven United Methodist Church
  • Dallas, Texas View on Map
  • Denomination: Methodist - UMC
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry, Family Ministry
  • Date Posted: 27 October 2021
  • Application closes: 21 December 2021
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    Job Description

    Northaven United Methodist Church (Dallas, Texas) is seeking a full-time Director of Children and Family Ministries to create and build a high-quality program of nurturing children and their families in a theologically-progressive and inclusive setting.

    We seek an experienced candidate who has the energy and expertise to take our ministry vision and build programming that promotes and sustains a vibrant ministry for children and their families. The successful candidate will bring new ideas, concepts, and approaches to Northaven, exuding an entrepreneurial spirit to take ideas into action and collaborating with our staff and membership to form this ministry.

    Responsibilities include developing creative educational and recreational programs to nurture children in the love of God and neighbor, equipping families to help their children grow in faith, and empowering children and families to witness to their faith in the community through service and advocacy.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required
    • Graduate coursework or Master’s Degree in education or theology preferred
    • LGBTQ+ affirming with an unwavering commitment to inclusion and diversity
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience on staff at a church or in a non-profit setting focused on children and families
    • Heart for nurturing the faith journey of children and their families
    • Ability to create and implement a vision for growing our children’s ministry in a theologically-progressive and inclusive environment
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills with church members of all ages
    • Experience with programs such as Godly Play and/or A Time for Children is a plus

    Schedule and compensation

    • Full-time position (40 hours), including Sunday morning programming and worship
    • Includes healthcare benefits and option to participating in matching retirement plan after one year
    • Salary commensurate with education and experience

    To apply, please email a resume.

    Phone: 214-684-2467

    Application closes: December 21, 2021

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