Minister to Children and Families

Mill Grove United Methodist Church (Indian Trail, NC) seeks a Minister to Children and Families

Mill Grove United Methodist Church is seeking a part time Minister to Children and Families. This is an excellent opportunity for a leader who desires to build a quality children’s ministry from the ground up.   As the ministry grows the position will grow with the expectation of becoming a full time position.

Reporting Line

The minister to Children and Families reports to the Lead Pastor

Position Description

The Minister to Children and Families is a full-time staff leadership position. Responsibilities for the position include providing vision, program coordination, and direction to staff and volunteers whose mission is to create and implement a strong Christian education program to develop fully committed followers of Jesus Christ. For additional information and specific responsibilities please refer to the attached position description.

Character Overview

The Minister to Children and Families at Mill Grove UMC shall be a person of genuine and deepening Christian character, willing to grow as a loyal participant of the ministry team, able to work well and communicate with others, act as a role model in and outside of the church, and to develop and nurture relationships and trust with children, families, and volunteers in a growing congregation.

About Mill Grove United Methodist Church

Mill Grove is a thriving church that has experienced substantial growth over the last 15 years. The church serves two campuses located in Indian Trail NC.  Indian Trail is a flourishing community with a well-balanced ratio of ages with many families with school age children.

The church has a recently renovated and modern Christian education wing that is shared with a weekday pre-school that serves students from ages 2-TK. The facility is up to code for all children’s safety requirements and safe sanctuary procedures are currently being implemented.

Position Requirements

  • A commitment to Jesus Christ
  • A passion for helping children and families embrace the Christian faith.
  • Ability and passion to plan, develop, and manage children and family ministry programs
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Experience with volunteer recruitment and training
  • Experience with Christian education curriculum


Negotiable based on experience and education

To Apply:

Email your cover letter, resume, and references to , including your children and family ministry philosophy and salary requirement.