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Director of Children, Youth, & Families – Bellefontaine, OH


Position Description:

At 1st United Presbyterian Church, our mission is, “Reaching Out to Nurture God’s People with the Good News of Christ’s Love!” We are an open and affirming PC(USA) church located in Bellefontaine, OH. We are seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic, and faith-driven individual to help us shepherd the children and youth of our church. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. The Director of Children, Youth & Families (DCYFM) will provide vision and direction for 1st UPC faith formation and programing for children, youth, and their families. They will also develop and oversee new programing for children (possibly a midweek program). The DMCYF will work with pastoral and lay staff to foster an atmosphere in which spiritual growth from the nursery through high school is the highest goal. The DMCYF will provide education, direction, nurture and support to volunteer teaching staff and other volunteers.

Position Qualifications:

Prior experience working with children and youth (minimum of 2 years preferred) such as camp counseling, teaching or past youth or children’s ministry experience. Bachelor’s degree required. Able to pass a background check and must participate in the required Boundary Training program of the Presbytery. Must be able to work on Sundays. Must be knowledgeable in biblical interpretation, Reformed theology, Presbyterian polity, and Worship and Sacraments, consistent with Presbyterian polity…. or openness to learn.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter & resume to: