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Children & Families Ministry Leader – Fort Worth, TX


Position Description:

University Christian Church's (UCC) core values include Discipleship, Curiosity, Inclusivity, Vulnerability, Generosity and Compassion. They are seeking a Children and Families Ministry Leader to promote and build healthy relationships with UCC’s children and their families, the Children’s Ministry Team, volunteers and staff. In addition, the Children and Families Ministry Leader also coaches and mentors adults who are involved in the lives of children by providing opportunities for them to establish relationships with Christ, with one another and with people of all ages at UCC. The Children and Families Ministry Leader is a visionary planner, innovative disciple, and empowering team leader who has direct engagement with children and families. Specific areas of oversight and coordination include but are not limited to:
  • Recruiting, training and coordinating teams of volunteer leaders for all ministry programming for infants through 5th graders.
  • Developing and executing calendar of events and continual opportunities that fosters momentum and allows children to grow in faith and interpersonal relationships.
  • Partnering with Weekday School (WDS) to provide and promote opportunities for families to connect with UCC.
  • Actively inviting families in the community to participate in the life of the church.
  • Engaging questions and ideas of all shapes and sizes from children and families while offering direction and support that aligns with the theology of the Disciples of Christ and expressed beliefs of UCC.
  • Developing educational and faith-strengthening opportunities for parents.

Position Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; ordination not required but welcomed.
  • Experience with building, supporting, and growing programs for children and families, preferably in a faith-based setting.
  • Proficient understanding of early childhood and child development research.
Interested applicants should send a resume to