Director of Children's Ministry - Wesley UMC (Springfield)


Wesley United Methodist Church in Springfield, Missouri (with an average weekly attendance of 1,000 in worship) is searching for the most qualified candidate to fill a full-time ministry staff position as Director of Children’s Ministry.

Candidates should:

  • be at least 21 years of age
  • be able to pass a criminal background check
  • have a degree in childhood development or education (preferred)
  • feel called to serve and be passionate about serving families with children and a desire to connect children to the love of Jesus in a creative and relevant way
  • embrace Wesley UMC’s mission and vision.
The Director of Children’s Ministry at Wesley Church will oversee the entire ministry of children (newborn through sixth grade) to ensure a growing, safe, and effective United Methodist Christian ministry of faith development. The Children’s Director will recruit, train, and support leaders who will reach out to children, build transformative relationships with children, and connect them with the love of Jesus Christ.

Salary range for this position (35,000-40,000) annually.

Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to Office Administrator Shanica Crews, at, or 922 W. Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65810. For a complete job description or more information, call 417-883-1021.

Contact: Shanica Crews

Address: 922 W. Republic Road Springfield MO 65807

Phone: 417-883-1021