Job Description

Pine Valley United Methodist Church is a growing and dynamic revival and evangelistic-minded church seeking to hire a Children’s Ministry Director to join our team and oversee all ministry and programming for children ages nursery – 5th grades, including but not limited to: Sunday Mornings (nursery Care, Sunday School and Children’s Church; Wednesday Suppers and Small Group studies, VBS Programming (Typically in July) Summer Camp (Traditionally held in June) Special events (Family Fun Nights, Easter, Christmas, etc.).


· Provide a Biblically sound program that is attractive to both children and parents.

· Create a fun, warm, welcoming, and safe environment where children can learn about Jesus.

· Serve as a resource for parents, equipping them to become the primary spiritual influence in their homes.

· Intentionally seek to offer a program that is relevant to current needs of families and children at PVUMC.

· In conjunction with the Associate Pastor of Discipleship, choose the best curriculum for each program and each age level.

· Demonstrate the ability to communicate Christian faith clearly, as to establish a firm foundation of Faith in Jesus Christ.

· Recruit, equip, and shepherd volunteers effectively.

· Adhere to safety and security policies as related to children as established by the church guidelines.

· Meets regularly with the Associate Pastor of Discipleship to discuss ministry strategy and effectiveness.

· Communicate with other ministry staff regarding programs, needs, support, and calendar coordination.

· Understand, abide and support the Mission, Vision and Values of PVUMC.

· Pray for the children and children’s ministry workers.


· Meet and work effectively with your children’s ministry volunteers.

· Contribute to monthly newsletter.

· Prepare and monitor children’s budget.

· Be available to counsel and pray with children and with their parents.

· Assist in Sunday morning worship service, including prayer, sharing ministry highlights and special announcements, such that do not conflict with Sunday morning responsibilities.

· Attend weekly staff meetings.

· Secure the Donkey for Palm Sunday.

· Other Duties and assigned by the Lead Pastor and/or Associate Pastor of Discipleship.

For more information and where to apply visit our Employment page on the PVUMC Website at:

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type

Wilmington, North Carolina
United Methodist
Church Size