Director of Children and Family Ministries

First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran Church is looking for a full-time Director of Children and Family Ministry to develop a culture of faith formation for parents and children, ages birth through grade 5, in a community of trusted relationships.  Join a staff team of 15 serving a large congregation located in the heart of Cedar Rapids with a history of serving the needs of the surrounding community.

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Salary up to $50,000+ based upon education and experience. 

Full tuition offered for Master of Arts in Children, Youth and Family. 

ELCA Pension/Medical Benefits.

Relocation expenses.


  1. Minimum qualification is an Associates Degree with experience in Christian education, or Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field.
  2. Masters Degree in Children, Youth, and Family (CYF) Ministries is desired. First Lutheran Church will pay tuition and expenses to obtain additional training or an advanced degree in this field.
  3. Prior Christian education facilitation as professional or volunteer required.
  4. Effective spiritual leader who can build relationships with children and their families.
  5. Ability to recruit, work with, and nurture volunteers, bringing out the best in others.
  6. A mature Christian faith and commitment to Lutheran theology of grace and forgiveness.
  7. Strong communication skills including the use of technology and social media.

Send resume and cover letter to Pr. Steve Knudson via email by clicking apply now. 

Application Deadline, June 15, 2022.

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Director of Children and Family Ministries

First Lutheran Church

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Job ID: 81108

Posted 17 days ago

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