Director of Children’s Ministries (First UMC, San Diego)

Full-Time (Exempt)

The First United Methodist Church of San Diego is seeking qualified applications for the Director of Children’s Ministries. This position is responsible for all ministries related to the discipleship and development of children from cradle to 5th grade. The successful applicant will, at a minimum, possess a Bachelor’s Degree in child development, Christian Education or related major from a fully accredited college or university. Applicants with a Master of Arts in Theology or related field will be exceptionally qualified for this position. Previous effective and proven experience in local church children’s ministry is considered essential to achieve initial ministry outcomes. A vital personal faith and practice that provides clear, dynamic and energetic leadership will prove to be key characteristics of any successful applicant. This full-time position will function as a key factor in the vision and strategy for the entire congregation.

The First United Methodist Church is a 2,800 member congregation in the heart of San Diego’s Mission Valley. Its ministry, since 1869, reaches people of all backgrounds throughout the San Diego region.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé and a list of appropriate references to the search committee at Application deadline is Friday, December 6, 2013.

First United Methodist Church of San Diego
2111 Camino del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 297-4366

Posted: November 22, 2013