Interim Director of Children and Families
Riverside Church NYC
New York, NY

The Interim Director of Children and Families provides pastoral leadership, management, children and youth intergenerational worship planning, and programming for the children and families at The Riverside Church and surrounding communities. This individual brings a diverse set of skills to a multi-faceted range of responsibilities that cross musical, educational, developmental, intergenerational, ecumenical, and demographic boundaries. This person embodies the best practices of education and worship to facilitate spaces and experiences that allow families to engage the church and our faith to their fullest potential. The Associate Minister of Children and Families creates a long-term vision for the families at The Riverside Church and how they can be integrated into the full life of the worshipping community. This minister also inspires a team of lay leaders, childcare workers, and Education Commission members to partner in this vision and enact it on a large scale. And finally, the Associate Minister of Children and Families will advocate for the further inclusion of children and children’s needs in worship, bringing the ministry into the 21st century of progressive educational thought.

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