Children's Ministry Coordinator


Los Gatos UMC is a multi-generational, reconciling Christian community with a mission “to grow as followers of Jesus Christ who live God’s Love in the world.” We believe that following Christ is a life-long journey of discovery that invites us to belong through worship, grow in Christ, and serve with love. We host a traditional service at 9:15am and a contemporary service at 11am with children’s programs being offered during both services. In addition to our Sunday morning programs we are home to a strong preschool program during Mondays-Fridays. We are looking for a part-time Children's Ministry Coordinator who is passionate about sharing God's love with children and introducing them to Jesus Christ. Job profile includes the ability to: ? Envision, discern, and execute children’s program goals and programs that will best serve the congregation and the local community (Nursery care, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, etc.) ? Work with Safe Sanctuaries Coordinator to ensure LGUMC is a safe place for both our children and volunteers. ? Provide chapel experience for Grace Preschool in coordination with the Grace Preschool director. ? Represent the needs and concerns of children and families at church council meetings and bi-weekly staff meetings. ? Recruit, train, and retain a willing and enthusiastic staff of children’s workers. ? Prepare and administer the annual children’s ministry budget. ? Set up appropriate communication methods to stay connected with current children and families and to ensure that new children are welcomed into the life of the congregation. Time requirements and Compensation… This is a part-time paid position of 20 hours per week with one month of vacation in the summer. However, on-site hours and week-to-week schedule is flexible to accommodate Sunday mornings, staff meetings, and special events. The salary for this position is $20,000-$22,000 commensurate with experience. For a complete job description, please go to

Contact: Pastor Jennifer Murdock

Address: 111 Church Street Los Gatos CA 95030

Phone: 408-354-4730