Director of Christian Education

First Presbyterian Church of Moultrie

Job Description

Qualifications and Aptitudes
- Possess a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Christian Education
- Embrace Reformed theology and the Presbyterian Church (USA)
- Have a vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage, and implement children's, youth and adult ministries
- Possess an ability to work effectively with children, youth and their parents, as well as senior adults
- Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and proficient use of technology, specifically Word, PowerPoint, email, text messaging apps, Facebook, and Instagram
- Possess a proven ability to recruit, coordinate, and train volunteers, and delegate responsibilities when necessary
- Expected to maintain a safe driving record to operate all church vehicles

Specific Responsibilities
- Moderate Christian Education committee and attend all staff meetings, Children's Ministry Team (CMT), and Youth Ministry Team (YMT)
- Attend other meetings as necessary in fulfilling job responsibilities
- Assist the Christian Education committee in the following ways: Prepare the committee's budget with help from the YMT, CMT and Cornerstones; Plan and order curriculum for all Sunday School classes, and Wednesday night programs for children and youth; and, Maintain educational supplies and rolls
- Publicize, plan, and recruit volunteers for special Christian Education events. These currently include: Advent Festival, Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic, Community Fall Festival, and Vacation Bible School
- Submit announcements for the weekly newsletter, website, and social media accounts
- Support our connection with Flint River Presbytery and other PCUSA organizations

Responsibilities for Children and Families
- Plan and schedule lessons for Children's Church
- Maintain Children's Worship packets
- Discover ways to engage children throughout the year including summer camp opportunities
- Train and assist leaders for children's Sunday School and Wednesday night children's programming
- Maintain files as well as train and ensure the Child and Youth Protection Policy is observed in all ministries that involve children and youth

Responsibilities for Youth
- Plan and schedule annual youth schedule providing opportunities for fellowship, outreach, worship, and discipleship (education)
- Select curriculum, and develop lessons and programming for Sunday and Wednesday evenings
- Coordinate youth trips including, but not limited to, Fall Youth Overnight (FYO), Spring Youth Overnight (SYO), Celebration of Faith (COF), Montreat, mission trips, summer camp opportunities, etc.
- Teach Wednesday evening youth programming
- Lead and prepare Sunday evening youth programming
- Coordinate annual Youth Sunday Service
- Coordinate annual Senior Recognition/Baccalaureate service
- Maintain communication with youth and parents in a variety of ways: email, Facebook, Instagram, text, bulletins and newsletter
- Plan fundraising opportunities to support youth programming
- Be available to the youth in a variety of ways (i.e. lunch at school, attendance at extracurricular activities, visitation, times of crisis, etc.)

Those interested in applying should send their resume and a cover letter addressed to the Personnel Committee at: [email protected]

About First Presbyterian Church of Moultrie

Welcome to First Presbyterian Church of Moultrie

We are a congregation of Christians of all ages actively engaged in our faith through worship, service, discipleship and study.

Come join us as we seek to share the love of God throughout Colquitt County and the world.
Position Filled
Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
2 years ago
Moultrie, Georgia

Presbyterian: PCUSA

Church Size
250-350 people