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Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017 1:09 PM


About the Job

Job Summary

The Faith Formation Coordinator will provide opportunities for Faith Formation for all ages at Bethany United Church of Christ. S/he will work with the Faith Formation Committee to provide and promote a wide range of Faith Formation opportunities. The goal of Faith Formation at Bethany is to make disciples of Christ.

Essential Functions:

Work with the Faith Formation Committee to provide learning opportunities for all ages

Plan curriculum and provide assistance for all classrooms/grade levels with the assistance of teachers and pastor

Recruit, train, and equip Sunday School teachers, helpers, and other teachers for Faith Formation opportunities

Equip parents with at home learning materials and suggestions for furthering Faith Formation

Promote classes and educational opportunities put on by the pastoral staff

Ensure that all involved with Bethany’s educational ministries are trained in and adhere to our Safe Church Policy.

Prepare and follow an itemized Faith Formation budget with Faith Formation Chairperson yearly

Write Faith Formation information and articles for the church newsletter and website

Attend Faith Formation Committee meetings and Staff Meetings

Additional Responsibilities

Assist the pastor and/or confirmation teacher(s) with the confirmation process

Plan and coordinate Vacation bible School with the Faith Formation Committee

Assist volunteers coordinating Youth Fellowship including help organizing the Youth Mission Trip if requested

Work with the Faith Formation Committee to coordinate an Advent Workshop

Plan with the pastoral staff opportunities to include children in worship

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

A knowledge of and commitment to the teachings of the United Church of Christ

A degree in teaching, religious education, or theological studies or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

The ability to perform essential functions from floor to floor with or without reasonable accommodations

Email resume and cover letter to the attention of Faith Formation Committee at
All resumes must be emailed no phone calls please.

• Location: Akron/Canton, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

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