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Coordinator of Children’s Ministry - Part Time

Date Posted 6/2/2024

 

Position Purpose:  To Plan, Coordinate, and Supervise the Sunday morning Children’s Ministry program of Freedom Plains United Presbyterian Church (FPUPC), as well as occasional special events.  This position is open to members of FPUPC as well as non-members. 

 

Position will report to: Pastoral Staff.   

Responsibilities:

  • Help facilitate age-appropriate curriculum for the Sunday School program with the Christian Education Committee.   Break down curriculum into semester size portions and divide by age group.   

  • Help recruit volunteers to teach weekly ensuring that appropriate adult coverage is maintained in accordance with the church’s policies.   

  • Distribute and then collect registration forms from families enrolling in Sunday School.  Supply copies to the church secretary.  Keep attendance records.  

  • Provide the necessary tools and supplies for volunteers each week. Prepare craft supplies for teachers to do crafts in their classes coordinated with the weekly lesson.  

  • Organize rotating teacher schedule for multiple Sunday school teachers.  

  • Organize occasional “fellowship hall” gatherings with an activity or craft in lieu of regular Sunday School.  

  • Collect the children’s Sunday offering and submit it.   

  • Phone or email parents in a timely manner if they have reached out with questions.  Assist in leading “new” children to appropriate classrooms and introduce to teachers.   

  • Occasionally jump in as a substitute teacher, as needed.  

  • Provide a small write up for the church secretary each month for the Church newsletter and attend Christian Ed. Committee meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month.  

  • Work with the staff and Christian Education committee to provide occasional special events for children.  Christmas Pageant, Easter Egg Hunt, Fall Family Picnic, and family movie nights.

All applicants must be able to fully support the FPUPC statement of inclusivity:

 

Convinced of God’s Grace, 

We affirm that there can be no exclusiveness in the body of Christ. 

We welcome all regardless of race, ethnic heritage, national origin, 

age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic standing; 

and we encourage the full participation of all in the life of our congregation. 

 

Working Conditions: 

The children’s ministry coordinator position provides great flexibility in hours for work with no requirement for set office hours. However, the expectation is for approximately 6 hours a week, 3 hours on Sunday mornings, and attendance at Christian Ed. Meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.   This would be a 10 month position (mid-August-mid-June) at approximately $8,000.   This position is a paid (negotiable salary based on experience) part-time position.  

Please send letters of inquiry and interest to: Rev Heather Finck Heather.Finck@fpupchurch.org and Rev. Shannon White Shannon.White@fpupchurch.org  

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