Mulberry Street UMC, a vibrant and engaged downtown church in the heart of Macon, Georgia, announces a search for its next Director/Associate Pastor of Family Ministries. This position reports to the Senior Pastor, serving as a vital member of the ministry staff of the church.
The Director/Associate Pastor will value collaboration and innovation, bringing with her or him a willingness to try new ideas and learn from experience. This person should value working on a team, including seeking and receiving input from others. She or he should also bring new ideas and a passion for working with children, youth, and their families. The position offers the chance to be inventive as she/he works with the new Senior Pastor and other staff members to build up the ministry of the church.
Mulberry values its families as active participants in the life of the church, including worship. This position will lead existing programs, such as the acolyte program, weekly youth group meeting, and children’s church, while also developing new opportunities to nurture our youth and attract new families. New opportunities might include quarterly family programming, local and regional missions, teaching parents, selecting and implementing a common curriculum for children and youth, and small group development and engagement. Such opportunities will come from the passion and expertise of the incumbent, creating ministry that engages families as a unit, providing a nurturing and encouraging environment for children of all ages and their parents. This is an emerging and evolving position, valuing comfortability with ambiguity and initiative-taking.
This position is full-time, offering a salary of at least $50,000 (commensurate with experience), and the option to participate in benefits. Candidates eligible for or currently pursuing ordination in The United Methodist Church will be eligible for South Georgia Annual Conference benefits. In addition to salary, benefits include a healthcare plan paid in full by the church and participation in a pension plan; for clergy CRSP and UMPIP
Previous experience working with children, youth, and/or in a ministry setting are required, as is understanding and background in The United Methodist Church. Seminary students approaching graduation are encouraged to apply.
To express interest, please send your resume and cover letter to Dr. Ted Goshorn: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Ted Goshorn
Address: 719 Mulberry St. Macon GA 31201
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