The mission for this position:

The Minister to Children will oversee our current discipleship and faith formation ministry to children and their families through leading, directing, and administrating our current children’s ministry programs (Sunday School, Children’s Church, Sunday night, and Vacation Bible School).


The Minister to Children will work with clergy and staff, current families, and the congregation to help children become disciples of Jesus Christ while bringing stability and unity to our Children’s Ministry.  Using their gifts and graces for leadership and ministry, the Minister to Children will increase the number of children, families, and adult volunteer ministry servants who are active participants in the ministry programs.  The Minister to Children will offer timely and appropriate communication about the ministry program to participants, staff, church leadership, congregation, and community.

The right candidate will be creative, Spirit-led, and hold a broad knowledge of learning styles. The candidate will be able to communicate the Gospel to children while raising up an adult leadership team.  The right candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills, knowledge and experience with budget planning and management, and an ability to raise up and lead new team members for children’s ministries.


The Staff-Parish Relations Committee (the human resource/ employment committee) will work with potential hire to determine the compensation package. The position is currently full-time (32 hours per week) with a competitive salary.


Salary (Estimate):
United Methodist
Church size:
501 - 750

About Greensboro First United Methodist Church

About Greensboro First United Methodist Church

Greensboro First United Methodist Church is a vibrant and growing congregation desiring to expand our ministry to children, youth, and families with two new part-time staff members. Our two campuses allow for creative opportunities for building relationships, ministry partnerships and helping people become disciples of Jesus Christ.  Our Minister to Children and Minister to Youth will become vital parts of our Spiritual Formation and Ministry Team.   Our Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, and administrative support team will offer support and encouragement.