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Chapel Lane Presbyterian Church is a nurturing and caring congregation of approximately 200 members. We are an active church, with programs and activities guided by our vision: “Growing a Faith That Must Be Shared.


Chapel Lane is seeking an enthusiastic, high energy Director of Christian Education (DCE) who will develop and lead effective programs for all ages.


Role Responsibilities

  • Nurture others in growing their faith and encourage their engagement in church and community life;
  • Build connected and caring relationships with children, youth, adults, and families;
  • Develop a plan for educational programs that incorporates learning, mission, and social aspects;
  • Develop, implement, and actively participate in specific learning, fellowship, service programs, mission trips, and other activities designed to engage attendees of different ages and learning styles;
  • Effectively collaborate with staff, volunteers, and the Board of Spiritual Life (BoSL);
  • Attend monthly BoSL meeting, provide updates, receive feedback, share observations, and present proposals;
  • Lead and teach a weeknight after-school youth education program(s); assist with worship (on average) two Sundays per month;
  • Collaborate with Pastor in planning the education activities for the Chapel Lane Youth Summer Camp;
  • Plan and implement Vacation Bible School;
  • Collaborate with other area churches in seeking additional opportunities for children and youth;


Skills and Competencies

  • A self-motivated, energetic individual with a passion for leading children and youth in growing their faith;
  • A knowledge of one’s own theological beliefs, an openness to learning the Presbyterian theology, and the ability and maturity to help others increase their faith through positive dialog;
  • A team-oriented leader with the confidence, ability, enthusiasm, and excitement to provide guidance and support to participants and volunteers;
  • Effective written and verbal skills and experience in promoting programs and activities, including the effective use of social media and other technology (Facebook, Twitter, websites, etc.) to increase awareness, enthusiasm, and participation in activities;
  • Ability to identify youth and family’s needs and to design, develop, and implement programs to engage individuals of varying learning styles;
  • Exhibits strong planning and organization, administrative, time management, and follow-through skills;



A minimum of two years’ involvement in children’s/youth ministry or teaching children and youth preferred



Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Christian Education preferred



  • Role requires an average of 18 hours per week in Sept. – May; summer hours are more flexible
  • Annual compensation of $10,000 - $15,000 based on experience
  • Two (2) vacation weeks
  • Budget provided for Continuing Education opportunities

July 20, 2018

Chapel Lane:  #989-631-2081

5501 Jefferson Avenue

Midland, MI  48640


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