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  • Administration / Coordination
  • Children's Ministry

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  • is Presbyterian (PCUSA)
  • has an average worship attendance of 155
Job

Job at Oconee Presbyterian Church

Dir. Children & Youth Ministries

Job Description

Director of Children and Youth Ministries
Full time, with Benefits
Reports to the Pastor, Head of Staff

Summary
The Director of Children and Youth Ministries will provide dynamic leadership and oversight to
children (birth through fifth grade and youth (middle and high school) at Oconee Presbyterian Church, equipping
the children, youth, their parents, and other adults to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Essential Functions
1. Exhibit exceptional team building talent to:
• Motivate ministry and program participation among children, youth and their families. • Encourage volunteer support in children and youth ministry from parents, and other adults • Support other staff members to achieve God’s overall mission for the church 2. Plan and implement creative children and youth programs aligned with the church mission, calendar, and
budget for ages 0-18.
3. Build an effective and exceptional communication network for children, youth and their parents.
4. Build strong relationships with children, youth and their parents and make participation in church
activities a positive experience for all.
5. Participate in worship leadership as requested by Head of Staff.
6. Be visible and active in all aspects of the life of the church.

Core Competencies
1. Strong leadership and organization skills
2. Supportive of the culture and mission of Oconee Presbyterian Church and the guidance of our Head of Staff.
3. Utilize appropriate communication skills and platforms for children and modern available social media
methods with youth.
4. Bring fun and joy to the process of spiritual growth among its participants.
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree education preferred but not required • Able to move freely in and out of different small and large group settings • Ability to speak in a public forum

About Oconee Presbyterian Church
Oconee Presbyterian Church is a loving family of faith who believes God calls us to:
• Invite in all people to discover constantly the love and grace of Jesus Christ • Build up one another in the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, encouraging everyone to discern and use their gifts
• Send out empowered disciples to our community and the world to share God’s love in word and deed to relieve suffering in Christ’s Name

Oconee Presbyterian began as a New Church Development in 1999. Rev. Pam Driesell and missionary members
from area Presbyterian churches began worshiping in homes, a storefront, a clubhouse, and a school. In 2001 with
100+ members, we purchased 15 acres and worshipped al fresco while building a multi-use 15K sq. ft. building
dedicated in 2004. The church grew under Rev. Pam’s leadership through 2010, when she was called away to serve
as pastor of a large congregation in Atlanta. In 2012, we welcomed Rev. Joel Tolbert and his family, and are excited
to continue God’s mission beside him.

Contact
Oconee Presbyterian Church
[email protected]
c/o Search Team Subject: Director Children and Youth Ministries
2601 Hog Mountain Road
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Oconee Presbyterian Church

Oconee Presbyterian Church is a loving family of faith who believes God calls us to:
• Invite in all people to discover constantly the love and grace of Jesus Christ • Build up one another in the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, encouraging everyone to discern and use their gifts • Send out empowered disciples to our community and the world to share God’s love in word and deed to relieve suffering in Christ’s Name

Oconee Presbyterian began as a New Church Development in 1999. Rev. Pam Driesell and “missionary members” from area churches began worshiping in homes, a storefront, a clubhouse and a school. In 2001 with 100+ members, we purchased 15 acres and worshipped al fresco while building a multi-use 15K sq. ft. building dedicated in 2004. The church grew under Rev. Pam’s leadership through 2010, when she was called away to serve as pastor of a large congregation in Atlanta. In 2012, we welcomed Rev. Joel Tolbert and his family, and are excited to continue God’s mission beside him.