Director of Children’s and Family Ministries

May 27, 2020

First United Methodist Church in Melrose is seeking a Director of Children’s and Family Ministries. This half-time position (20 hours/week) offers an abundant range of congregational experience and is ideal for anyone in the process of discerning the call to ministry. In consultation with our pastor and leadership team, the DCFM will oversee the Sunday school program, develop outreach initiatives to children and families in the church community and beyond, and ensure that children and families are integrated into the total life of the congregation. The DCFM will also have occasional opportunities to preach and lead adult education programs, and will always be encouraged to contribute their unique talents to the life of the church. Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent life experience, must care deeply about the spiritual formation of children and youth, and have some experience with them in a congregational or educational setting. Knowledge of Methodism is helpful but not necessary. First United Methodist Church is a reconciling congregation committed to full inclusion of LGBTQI+ people in the life of the church, and has a deep commitment to fostering social and racial justice. To learn more about us, please visit our website. Applicants will apply to: First United Methodist Church Melrose, MA 02176 781-662-7060

Contact: Rev. Travis Bonnette-Kim

Address: 645 Main Street Melrose 02176

Phone: 978-604-6042