Children's Coordinator


Children's Coordinator

First United Methodist Church of Lakeland, Florida, a vital and active congregation, with an average attendance of 1,600 and a staff of 115, is searching for a part-time (25 hours per week) Children’s Coordinator in the Children’s Ministries Department. This position is a part of the GROW (Age Level) team of staff and volunteers. In conjunction with the Director of Children’s Ministries, the Children’s Coordinator will provide oversight for the curriculum, worship, operations, goals, staffing, discipline and administration of the Children’s Ministries program with an emphasis on leadership of United 5:6, a pre-teen ministry for fifth and sixth grade students. Regular programming includes Sunday morning and evening and Wednesday evening, along with numerous special events.

The mission of First United Methodist Church is to make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. In Matthew 28:19-20, Jesus calls His disciple to " .. go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you."

First UMC is called to live out the mission by being a Worship +3 Congregation: We are called to be:

  • A Worshiping Church - Beginning with God, gathering for worship to praise God, to learn from God and to be the community of faith God has called us to be 
  • An Inviting Church - inviting people to know and experience the love of God. It is through relationship with God and with God's people that lives are transformed, mercy and forgiveness are found
  • A Growing Church - committed to growing in our relationship with and understanding of God
  • A Serving Church - committed to serving in areas of mission, justice and restoration
Click on the following link for specific information on the position, qualifications and how to apply: or contact Harriet S. Mayes, Church Administrator at, or 863-686-3163

Contact: Harriet S Mayes

Address: 72 Lake Morton Lakeland FL 33801

Phone: 863-686-3163



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The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011