Director of Children's Ministry

Director of Children's Ministry

United Methodist Church of the Dunes, Grand Haven, Michigan

The Director of Children's Ministry oversees the nursery and children ministries that seek to grow all children (infant through 5th grade) in the knowledge and grace of Jesus Christ. Primarily involves coordinating and organizing age-appropriate programs and events, and recruiting, training, and equipping lay leaders to lead the programs and events. This is a part-time position; approximately 25 hours per week.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a ministry-related field preferred 
  • Leadership experience in Christian Education preferred 
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, United Methodist theology and practice

Core Competencies:

  • Planning and organizational skills 
  • Leadership and management skills 
  • Integrity and value theological inquiry 
  • Computer, writing, and communications skills 
  • Develop and manage budgets as required  



Congregation Size: 
500 - 1,000

Employment Type:

Job Type:

Contact Name: 
Rev. Lou Grettenberger, Senior Pastor and Neal Miller, Chairperson, SPRC
717 Sheldon Road
Grand Haven


Email Address: 
How to Apply: 
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