Trinity UMC of Alexandria

All are welcome to join us on Sunday mornings:
• 10:00 AM Sunday School for all ages
• 11:00 AM Worship in the Sanctuary
Childcare is provided on Sundays, as well as for ministry and special events

2911 Cameron Mills Road , Alexandria, VA 22302
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703.549.5500

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Program Director

Summary

The Program Director will coordinate the programming ministries at Trinity with an emphasis on fostering and growing Trinity’s programs including discipleship, neighborhood outreach, and mission related activities. The Program Director will work in conjunction with the Christian Formation Committee, Community Outreach Committee, and Missions Committee to help coordinate the programming ministries of the church.  The position will have a strong emphasis on communication and coordination between the ministry areas.  In addition, the position will directly oversee Christian education, including Sunday School and youth group.

This part-time position requires a commitment of 20 to 25 hours per week to include Sundays and attendance at committee meetings in the evenings with select weekend activities. 

Qualifications/Skills

Qualified applicants will have a strong personal relationship with Christ and a commitment to advancing the ministry of the Christian church. The position will serve as a hub of all the programming ministries and applicants will require strong communication skills. In addition, the applicant should have demonstrated experience, initiative, and vision to develop and implement programming for all ages. The successful candidate will have strong team leadership skills, the ability to work collaboratively with church staff and members, and to inspire church members and volunteers.  The position requires proficiency with common office computer tools, including experience with Microsoft Office products; email use, and skill with social networking mediums, etc.  The applicant shall be subject to a law enforcement background check, be required to complete the “Protecting God’s Children” class, and adhere to the Trinity United Methodist Church’s Child Protection Policy.  A bachelor’s degree with relevant major is preferred, but not required.  Experience teaching Christian education a plus.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and assist in the implementation of programming ministries at Trinity including Christian education, Community Outreach, and Missions related activities. Serve as a hub for the Christian Formation Committee, Community Outreach Committee and Missions Committee to encourage collaboration between and among ministries to foster growth at Trinity UMC.
  • Design and maintain effective communication programs between programming ministries, particularly as it relates to Christian education, Community Outreach, and Mission related activities. This will include regular communications (e.g. email, mailings or other electronic media), and/or face-to-face meetings, as well as a social media presence on the church website and other media as appropriate.
  • Assist in organizing and enhancing annual events such as the Fall kick-off, children’s musical, Fall Festival, Easter Egg Hunt, and Vacation Bible School, as well as new special events and activities that promote Christian education, Community Outreach, and Mission related activities.
  • Connect and build meaningful relationships with all members so that it grows, deepens and enhances their Christian journey of faith.
  • Oversee Christian education programs including Sunday School and Youth Group. Prepare materials to assist volunteers in leading Sunday school services. Working with Beverly Hills UMC to coordinate weekly Youth Group.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, quarterly committee meetings (Christian Formation, Missions, and Community Outreach), and bi-monthly Church Council meetings.  
  • Maintain regular communication, coordination, and implementation of Christian education activities with youth and families as well as volunteers. 
  • Maintain high visibility within the Trinity Congregation.

 

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Trinity UMC of Alexandria

703.549.5500