Director of Children's Ministry - Saint Mark UMC (Vestavia Hills, AL)


Saint Mark United Methodist Church of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Director of Children's Ministry. We have a wonderful congregation and influences their community with the core values of worship, support of missions, and generosity.

The Director of Children's Ministry (DCM) would have the following main responsibilities:

  • provide leadership
  • equip children, families, and volunteers
  • develop relationships
Leadership will be given by overseeing all children's ministry programming, supervising children's ministry staff, nursery director and guiding the program in implementing a sustainable model of ministry. The DCM will be active in recruiting, equipping, and building teams of children's ministry leaders and volunteers on a regular basis. Developing relationships is a key component to children's ministry. As such, the DCM should be developing relationships with kids, families, volunteers and church staff.

The successful candidate will have Bachelor’s or an Associate’s degree and have four or more years of experience in children's ministry. The candidate will have strong communication, leadership and organizational skills. The church desires a candidate who is able to implement sustainable structures and vision for the children's program and who is aligned with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and their resume to Aeron Gault, Chair of Search Committee at or Ron Gonia, Senior Pastor at

Contact: Ron Gonia

Address: 2901 Columbiana Rd Vestavia Hills AL 35216

Phone: 205-822-5980