Director of Children and Family Ministries - Moody Memorial FUMC


Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church of Galveston, Texas seeks to hire a full-time Director of Children and Family Ministires who will create engaging experiences for kids and their families that build excitement and encourages spiritual growth for children ages 0 through 4th Grade.

Essential Functions: 

  • Maintain a safe, vibrant, engaging ministry program for young children.
  • Recruit, train, and support lay leadership for Children's Ministries' activities, worship services, and programs.
  • Organize special programs, events, and service opportunities.
  • Communicate Children's Ministries' programs to the church and public through print, email, website and social media.
  • Oversee Children's Ministries' budget.
  • Coordinate Vacation Bible School, Christmas, and Easter programming.
  • Provide training and maintain records for Safe Sanctuary.
  • Coordinate Baptisms and Baptism classes.
  • Seek and facilitate the integration of children into leadership roles in worship services and the life of the church.
  • Order and keep track of Children's Ministries' supplies, curricula and materials.
  • Offer support and resources to those wishing to raise children in the faith.
  • Supervise Nursery Coordinator and Children's Ministry Assistant.
  • Work with Directors of Day School and Student Ministries to implement joint programs.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings; monthly leadership meetings as well as  Sunday Morning Worship/Sunday School. 
  • Other duties as assigned by Sr. Pastor.
Qualities, Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • Deeply committed Christian with a passion for assisting children and families in developing lifelong relationships with Christ.
  • Education background either by degree or experience.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Excellent Communications skills with the children, their parents, and the greater life of the church.
  • Ability to empower and equip volunteers.
  • Volunteer or staff experience in a local church
Salary will be based on experience and qualifications
Submit resume’s to:                         Rev. Alicia Besser
                                                            2803 53rd Street
                                                            Galveston, Texas 77551