Director of Ministries for Children and Youth

Is your dream job getting to tell kids that they are loved, just as they are? First Congregational Church, Bellevue is searching for a Director of Children and Youth ministries.  We are an open and affirming congregation that values all people as they are and as they express their gender and sexuality. Join a team of lay people, pastors and staff, who are committed to celebrating and teaching God’s love to our youngest members.  We are seeking someone with a passion for sharing progressive Christianity with children and youth. Ideal candidates would love sharing stories of faith, imagining programs to help kids and teens live into values, and supporting families in community. Our program, of about 30 children and youth, offers an opportunity to deeply connect with all the participants.  The Director of Children and Youth Ministries would directly support and lead children’s programs and volunteers. They would also provide administrative support to youth groups and leaders. As we gather together on this side of Covid, we are excited to reimagine how children and youth can flourish as children of God.   We invite you to get to know us through our on-line services and recommend Youth Sunday as a particularly powerful representation of our youth program and our values.  Please be in conversation with us about this role if you believe your vocation matches our community. Salary range for 30 hours a week at 37-42k DOE, flexible schedule, hours, and benefits available. We would look forward to meeting you as we discern how to best support our children. Resume and cover letter may be sent to

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of First Congregational Church of Bellevue, as reflected in our mission statement.  We’re committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff and building an environment where cultural diversity is celebrated and valued.  We strongly encourage people from disempowered communities to apply.

Salary range 38-42k DOE, benefits available. Resume and cover letter may be sent to

Open until filled