Director of Family Ministries - Part Time
This half-time position will faithfully oversee all aspects of ministry with children, youth and their families at White Rock United Methodist Church. The ideal candidate will work closely with the Senior Pastor to develop meaningful programming that embodies diverse expressions, vibrancy, and creativity in telling the Gospel story to children, youth, and their families. This position will also work closely with staff to oversee multiple program ministries at the church including but not limited to mission work, adult education, confirmation, and Sunday School.
White Rock UMC is a growing congregation located in one of the most unique and developing neighborhoods in Dallas with an average weekly worship attendance of 195. We are committed to revitalizing our congregation through creative community partnerships alongside a progressive theology and a deep understanding of the parish responsibility of churches. White Rock UMC is passionate about developing a vibrant ministry with children and youth to parallel our renewed dedication to serving those who live and work in East Dallas.
The ideal candidate will:
Have a high ability to build relationships across generations
Have experience working with children and youth
Display willingness to teach
Have a high ability to listen to and develop solutions to the needs of our families
Be willing to engage traditional program models and adapt them to our current context
Possess a strong desire to introduce new curriculum, new ideas and new ministries focused on our children, youth, and their families
Possess strong organizational skills and time management
Have an ability to integrate into a diverse, emerging community in East Dallas
Possess a collaborative spirit with other staff members and programs within the church
Current enrollment in seminary or a completed seminary degree is a plus