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  • Christian Education

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  • is Presbyterian (PCUSA)
  • has an average worship attendance of 100

Job at Presbyterian Church of Washington

The Presbyterian Church of Washington is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic individual to coordinate Christian Education and activities for children and youth.

Job Description

TITLE: Christian Education Coordinator
PURPOSE: The Christian Education Coordinator will be responsible to build and lead both the
children’s and youth’s education programs. He/she will work with the Christian Education Committee
to help organize, plan and implement Sunday school classes, youth groups and other programming.
a) To create and maintain a non-discriminatory environment that welcomes and accepts all children
and youth.
b) To develop or select curriculum for the children’s and youth’s Sunday school classes and
programs in conjunction with the Christian Education Committee and consistent with the
Presbyterian Church USA (Reformed) Theology.
c) To organize the recruitment of volunteer Sunday school teachers and youth leaders and assure
that background checks are complete.
d) To coordinate and supervise Sunday school, youth groups & activities, the Sunday Nursery
Program, Vacation Bible School and other student related programs of our church.
e) To communicate with the congregation in order to promote the youth and children’s ministry of our
f) To communicate with the Pastor about any concerns or joys that become evident with the
students or families.
g) To attend Sunday morning worship and lead an occasional children’s sermon.
h) To attend all Christian Education Committee meetings.
i) To perform other duties as discussed with the senior pastor or Christian Education Committee.
a) Has a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ and be willing to share that faith joyfully.
b) Has an enthusiasm for and experience with Christian Education and a strong desire to work with
children and youth.
c) Has strong oral & written communication skills that transfers to working well with others.
d) The use of computer and other technologies is a plus.
e) Must adhere to the church’s Sexual Misconduct Policy and pass a background check.
a) The Christian Education Coordinator is a 12 month part-time position. A work week averages
15-20 hours per week. b) Yearly salary as agreed. Exempt (not eligible) for overtime pay. Vacation and benefits eligible
as defined in the staff policy

Presbyterian Church of Washington

PCW has been experiencing a recent resurgence in visitation, worship attendance and membership. In four years, our average worship attendance has nearly doubled. Over that same period, we have increased our membership by nearly 10% each year. Exciting things are happening here and we would love for you to be a part of it!

Our Wednesday night youth group meets twice a month. During the school year, we have Sunday school classrooms for all ages and we have a fully staffed nursery for the convenience of young families. We also have a Parent's Day Out program during the week that allows parents to drop off their young children at church for structured care.

We have some fun activities throughout the year including our community Easter Egg Hunt where we hosted over 140 children this year. We also support and volunteer for various mission projects in the name of Jesus Christ, including Loving Hearts Outreach, the Harvest Table and Warner’s Coat Drive (to name just a few). We have a thriving mission garden that grows green beans, potatoes, spinach and sweet potatoes throughout the year that are all donated to the food pantries of Washington to feed the hungry. And, this fall (2017), we are launching a new Weekend Meals on Wheels ministry!