Director of Family Ministries - First UMC (Marshall)


Part Time Director of Family Ministries

First United Methodist Church is seeking to hire a self-motivated individual who is passionate about developing ministry with children, youth and families for the part time position of Director of Family Ministries.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Recruit develop and form relationships with families with children and youth to foster an atmosphere of faith.
  • Identify, create and develop activities, ideas and practices that will foster and promote children, youth and family’s relationships with and participation in worship.
  • Coordinate the Faithweavers Afterschool Program recruiting volunteers, implementing and evaluating the program in order to engage children and families in Christian education and fellowship.
  • Have skills in using media technology, social media and progressive communication tools including print media to support the program and foster growth.
  • Member of and coordinate with the Education and Outreach Committees for planning and implementing ministry.
  • Other duties as required by development of ministry.
OUTCOMES: An engaging and effective system for nurturing the spiritual development of children, youth and families. Adults will be empowered to mentor children in their faith journey and children will discover the resources of their faith and their gifts for service.

REQUIREMENTS: Certification through First United Methodist Church’s Safe Sanctuary Training Program which includes a background check. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. We are looking for a person with flexibility, an understanding of United Methodist theology and ability to maintain confidentiality. Persons with experience in Family and Children’s ministry will be given preference. Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain adequate vehicle insurance

To apply, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, in addition to any other pertinent information to First United Methodist Church, Attn: Karen Moss, PPRC Chair, 225 E. Arrow Street, Marshall, MO 65340 or by email to with family ministry in the subject line. Contact: Karen Moss, PPR Chair Address: 225 E. Arrow Street Marshall, MO 65340 Phone: 660-886-9697 Email:

Contact: Karen Moss, Pastor Parish Relations Chairperson

Address: 225 E. Arrow Street Marshall MO 65340

Phone: 660-886-9697