General Information

Job Title:

Children’s Ministry Director

Job Description:

  • Part-time (15-20 hours/week)
  • Lead the Children’s Ministry Committee to develop and implement the vision of the ministry; recruit, equip and pray for teachers; and plan and implement the children’s Sunday School curriculum and children’s outreach programs (ie – VBS).
  • Directly oversee the children’s ministry Sunday School program & Nursery Ministry on Sunday mornings.
  • Create a welcoming atmosphere for children and their parents, including room décor, furnishings, security procedures (check-in system, etc.).
  • Curriculum review and selection, design and evaluate programing for children ages Preschool – 5th Grade.
  • Implementing the Children’s Protection Policy & Training volunteers in the CPP
  • Helping Equip the parents of young children with excellent tools in educating their children (books, online resources, conferences, etc.)
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings (as available).
  • Direct Report to Ruling Elder and Youth Director Bruce Wiley; & monthly report provided to Session; attend Session Meetings as Children’s Ministry issues necessitate.

Position Qualifications:


  • A deep abiding commitment to Jesus Christ
  • A sense of call to labor in Children’s ministry in a local Church
  • A commitment to Reformed and Covenant Theology as expressed in the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms
  • A big heart for children and their parents
  • Strong team, people, and communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to Administrate and lead a team of volunteers committed to assisting parents in the teaching of God’s Word to the next generation of covenant children


  • Several years of experience of working directly with Children’s Christian education
  • Recruiting, organizing, leading, and discipling volunteer staff

Application Deadline


Job Type:

Part Time

Salary Range:


General Information

Church/Organization Name

Shady Grove Presbyterian Church in America

Contact Name & Contact Info

(301) 330-4326




Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)

City, State

Derwood, MD

Description of Organization

Shady Grove Presbyterian Church is a loving and warm church community of people of all ages who are committed to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We seek to serve the diverse community of Montgomery County, everyone from our elected leaders to newly-arrived non-English speaking neighbors.

Our goal is to be a church community where people seeking to serve Jesus Christ can grow in their personal walk with Him and in their ability to serve His Kingdom in our area and around the world. We have a blended worship service that mixes contemporary Scripture songs and praise choruses with the traditional hymns. Our doctrine emphasizes the sovereignty of God in all things, especially salvation. We subscribe to the Westminster Confession of Faith and we are a member of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).

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