Director of Sunday School Ministries

Purpose: The Director of Sunday School Ministries provides leadership and vision to whole-family programs, education, and connections.  The outcomes of this position:
  • Build a sustainable ministry for Sunday School and fellowship.
  • Develop programs that will offer direction and support for Sunday School.
Major Duties &
Responsibilities:               Coordinate and equip the necessary leadership teams of
     adults to mentor and lead Christian Education to create a cohesive
     discipleship plan from Nursery through 12th grade.
Sunday School
  • Curriculum
  • Work with the Lead Pastor to develop a consistent, well-aligned curriculum for programs of Nursery thru 12th Grade Sunday School.
  • Rosters/Data Base
  • Coordinate volunteers to maintain an up-to- date roster/data base of the following:
  • Nursery (up to 3 years old)
  • Jesus’ Place (3-4 years old)
  • K-5th Grade Sunday School
  • 6-12th Grade Sunday School
  • Volunteers
  • Coordinate with the Sunday School Ministry Team to ensure volunteers are available to teach Sunday School each week.
  • Provide teacher training
Special Program Oversight
  • Lead the planning and coordination of special events such as: monthly Intergenerational Sunday School, Bible Presentation Sunday, Fall Kick-Off with other ministry teams, Teacher Training, Children’s Mission projects (e.g. ,Children’s Market Place)
Meeting Attendance:
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly staff meetings, monthly Church Council meetings, and monthly Ministry Team meetings.
  • Manage annual budget set forth by the Finance Committee for all programs pertaining to Sunday School Ministries.
  • Effectively communicate with the congregation about Sunday School Ministries:
  • Manage Children & Family Ministries Facebook Group
  • Provide information to Marketing Team for ECUMC Facebook Page, website, and scrolling sign
  • Submit weekly items for Community News (bulletin insert)
  • Submit monthly articles, schedules, and reports to Pathways newsletter
Supervision Requirements &
Discretion Allowed:
  • Address, through problem solving and decision making, all minor issues that arise through the Sunday School Ministries Program.  Bring high impact issues to the attention of the Lead Pastor in a timely manner.
Training/Experience Required
  • Knowledgeable with stages of child/youth development and the ability to write curriculum appropriate to each age group which follows the teachings of the United Methodist Church.
  • Organized and able to work on several programs at one time
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with multiple ministry teams and volunteers
  • Comfortable leading both adults and children and able to delegate responsibilities
  • Proficient with office equipment (e.g., copier, computer, telephone) and software programs (e.g., Microsoft Word, Publisher, and PowerPoint, online meeting platforms such as ZOOM).
  • Communication and engagement skills on multiple social media platforms.
  • Active involvement with professional development (e.g., education training, current events)
Note:  The ideal candidate will be passionate about sharing the gospel in a way that young people can hear, understand and engage in their own faith journeys.

Contact: Norine Janzen

Address: N84 W16707 Menomonee Ave Menomonee Falls WI 53051

Phone: 2622513830

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