Employment Opportunities

Role of Associate for Family Ministries


Shreve United Methodist Church
(hereafter referred to as SUMC)

PURPOSE: Love the Lord. Love One Another. Make Disciples.

VISION: Share. Support. Serve. Send.


Job Overview

The Associate for Family Ministries will support the God-given Purposes and Vision of SUMC by
providing oversight and leadership to family discipleship ministries with a particular emphasis upon children,
youth, and adults. Within our model of ministry, the pastors equip God’s people to do the work of the ministry
(see Ephesians 4:11-16).  We are seeking an energetic equipping individual who can recruit, empower, and
support ministry leaders and teams for all our multigenerational family ministries.


 Develop a strategic and tactical plan for multigenerational and family ministry in keeping with the
overall vision and mission of SUMC
 Recruit, train, encourage, and coordinate teams of volunteer leaders, empowering parents and
youth leaders to be key partners in the discipleship of children and youth
 Champion the use of technology / software in ministry
 Plan specific opportunities for targeted discipleship growth
 Participate in the Triway Christian Education program.
 Work with the Lead Pastor to ensure that there are opportunities for all generations to worship,
learn, and serve together



  • Must pass drug testing and background check.
  • Experience in church leadership including preaching, teaching, and equipping for ministry
  • Strong and growing in faith with theological depth and a passion for family discipleship ministry
  • Aligned with SUMC Statement of Faith, Vision, Mission and Values
  • Teachable, self-motivated, dependable, relational
  • Teamwork, collaboration, punctuality, confidentiality
  • Scheduling, organization, time management, verbal/written communication skills, problem solving
  • 5+ years of prior ministry experience is preferred
  • Occasional travel required
  • Ability to take an idea, then initiate, execute, and maintain the assignment
  • Must be willing to work evenings as needed


o Attend staff meetings
o Administrate SUMC Child Safety/Safe Sanctuary policy
o Stay abreast of and evaluate trends affecting youth in the church and community
o Communicate family issues and perspectives with confidentially to lead pastor
o Perform other duties as assigned

How to Apply

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Staff Parish Relations Committee Chairperson Scott
Boothby at s.boothby426@gmail.com