Director of Children’s ministries, Wesley Church (Bethlehem)

The Director of Children’s Ministries is directly responsible for the oversight and management of all children’s programming and education (Preschool through 12th grade; excludes youth group ministry). To achieve this the Director of Children Ministries needs to demonstrate the following:

  1. Recruit, retain, and train all types of volunteers to organize, plan, lead, and implement the ministry
  2. Create and implement all types of marketing plans to reach a variety of local and non-local audiences of both adults and children
  3. Create and deliver enticing presentations for children that motivate and effectively use adult leaders
  4. Create and deliver leadership and children’s ministry training to leaders, adults, and staff
  5. Clearly communicate your faith journey
  6. Provide life coaching to children as needed
  7. Provide encouragement and support to volunteers as needed
  8. Provide emergency support for children in crisis as needed engaging the appropriate trained individuals and organizations
  9. Create engaging group meetings, bible studies, mission trips, and fun children’s activities that allow for children, leaders, and volunteers to grow in their faith
  10. Continually educate yourself in children’s ministry, the Bible, faith, worship, UMC philosophy, leadership, and theology in general

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