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  • Children's Ministry
  • Christian Education

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  • is United Methodist
  • has an average worship attendance of 800

Job at Hayes Barton UMC

Director of an active children's ministry from birth through 5th grade

Job Description

Hayes Barton United Methodist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks a full-time Director of Children and Family Ministries. Our ideal candidate will be a creative and collaborative leader who has a passion for discipleship among children (birth through 5th grade). HBUMC has an established Children’s Ministry program in a large and growing downtown Raleigh congregation. This position will build on that existing program and will expand the program to encompass holistic spiritual care of our families within the church and in the community. As our Director of Children and Family Ministries, you will be part of a team with support personnel and volunteers from our community. Your schedule will be a flexible 40 hours per week, and you will be required to work on Sundays and Christian holy days. At HBUMC, you will be valued as a beloved child of God, for your commitment to your own faith development, for your love and care of our children and families, and for your gift of outreach to our Raleigh neighborhood.

A successful candidate will possess a strong faith in Jesus Christ and a desire to share that faith with children. A college degree and paid experience working with elementary-aged children is required. A background in The United Methodist Church ( is strongly preferred. Technological savvy with social media and electronic communications and strong communications skills are required. For more detailed information, see our job description:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Ideally the position will begin in early August 2021. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and education. Please apply by emailing your resume and a cover letter demonstrating your qualifications for this position and your passion for ministry with children and families. Please include three references with their current contact information. Email these items to Tim Price, Executive Director, Hayes Barton UMC – [email protected]

Hayes Barton UMC

Multi-generational church in the heart of a thriving, growing community. Active children's ministry growing every day. Liturgically-based worship in both a traditional, Sanctuary setting and in a contemporary, relaxed format. Sunday School for all ages. Active UMW, UMM, youth ministry, and Stephen Ministry. Large campus with a gym that will be utilized more and more as we reopen.