Age Level and Family Ministry

Lead ministry for families and people all age groups in your congregation to grow as Christian disciples .

Work with other church leaders to address the needs of people in your congregation and community by providing opportunities for people to live and grow as Christian disciples.

What doe s the coordinator do?

Maintain healthy and growing personal spiritual life and lead other teachers and leaders to do the same.

Be attentive to the hopes, concerns, and needs of children, youth, adults (including young adults, single adults, older adults), and families in your community to determine how your congregation might serve them and how they might serve one another as Christian disciples and good neighbors.

Know the congregation’s overall goals and plan to achieve the goals through the congregation’s ministry with children, youth, adults, and families.

Work with others to plan and carry out ministry with families and people of all ages in a varied and wide-ranging program that includes worship, study, fellowship, service opportunities, and so forth.

Build networks with community organizations and people to connect your congregation with the community for a strong program. Look for needs that are not currently met for new ministry opportunities.

Guide the work of the age-level and family council (if organized) throughout the year, including planning meeting agendas and presiding at meetings.

Work with other leaders to learn about curriculum and other resources available for each age level and for families in order to help people select appropriate resources for study and growth.

The coordinator is accountable to the charge conference through the church council.