Director of Children and Families
First Presbyterian Church
Allentown, Pennsylvania

First Presbyterian Church in Allentown, PA ( is in search of a full-time Director of Children and Families. The Director of Children and Families will fulfill three interrelated but distinctive professional roles: direct leadership and oversight of our children’s ministries (60%); support and guidance to new parents (20%); and assistance to our adult faith formation ministries (20%). The purpose of this position is to collaborate with the pastors, elders, deacons, and volunteers to direct, grow, and nurture the children and family ministries at First Presbyterian Church.

First Presbyterian Church is committed to living God’s love. We have members from more than thirty nations with roots in a variety of faith traditions. We worship in traditional and alternative venues, and hold services in English, Arabic, and Chin-Burmese. To us, diversity and plurality are strengths that allow fuller expression of God’s spirit in community. We believe worship, study, service and relationships are core practices for growth as a disciple of Jesus Christ. You’ll find vibrant examples at First Presbyterian in spirit-filled worship, robust faith formation opportunities, strong mission efforts, and an engaging community within & outside of our church walls.

This is a full-time position without prescribed hours as activities and needs fluctuate throughout the year and with Christian seasons. It is expected that all duties and responsibilities will be fulfilled on time per the activity or seasonal needs.

First Presbyterian Church of Allentown (PCUSA) welcomes everyone, with full celebration of race, gender, sexual orientation, heritage, age, or disability. Compensation for this role is in line with experience and congregation size. Interested candidates can apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and 3-4 references to Rev. Taylor Hall.

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