Children and Families Ministry Director

Memphis, TN
Type: Clergy, Lay
Posted Feb 8, 2021
Job Title
Children and Families Ministry Director
Name of church or organization
Calvary Episcopal Church
Memphis, TN
Job Description


    • Full-time position (40 hours per week, including Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings), 4 weeks and 4 Sundays paid vacation, 2 weeks continuing education plus allowance
    • Responsible for formation programming for infants through fifth-grade children and their families
    • The Children and Family Ministries Director reports to the Associate Rector of Formation
Primary Responsibilities
    • Establish a faith community of and for children and their families
    • Plan and lead weekly children’s formation on Wednesday evenings, Sunday mornings, and other times
    • Facilitate children and family-centric events (including special events, camps, retreats, etc.)
    • Manage nursery and oversee nursery workers
    • Actively coordinate with the Director of Youth Ministries, Associate Rector of Formation, and Choirmaster/Organist to ensure continuity in faith formation
    • Work with Calvary staff to actively imagine opportunities to integrate children’s formation and participation with other Calvary ministries
    • Create meaningful milestones for children in faith formation
    • Recruit and manage a team of volunteers to assist in facilitating children’s and family programming
    • Project a warm and welcoming presence to newcomers to invite them into Children and Family ministries
    • Regularly communicate with the children’s and family ministry community via consistently scheduled emails, newsletters, social media engagement, etc.
    • Measure progress towards ministry goals through regular tracking and reporting
    • Baptized and confirmed Christian, actively engaged in a worshiping community, who is at home in the beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church
    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
    • Passion for educating and nurturing the children of the Church
    • Self-motivated, organized professional with excellent planning skills
    • Flexible and able to adapt quickly to changing conditions during Covid-tide and beyond
    • Positive, creative individual experienced in working with children
    • Commitment to continuing education in formation ministry
Submission Requirements

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Rev. Amber Carswell, Associate Rector of Formation at Calvary at Deadline: March 19, 2021

Type of Commitment
Full Time
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Application Process
Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Rev. Amber Carswell, Associate Rector of Formation at Calvary at Deadline: March 19, 2021
Application Deadline
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