Director of Children’s Ministries at The National Presbyterian Church
Washington, DC 20016

The National Presbyterian Church, a congregation of more than 1500 with a history of excellence in preaching, teaching and vibrant worship located in northwest Washington, DC, seeks a committed follower of Jesus Christ to provide experienced, energetic, and creative full-time leadership for our ministry to children and their families. This person will implement the vision for Children’s ministry by managing and coordinating all programs for children. The primary outcome of this position is to lead our children (birth through 5th grade) to become faithful followers of Jesus Christ, and to equip their parents in their primary role of nurturing the faith of their children.

The successful candidate will model a growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ, with a warm, outgoing manner, strong interpersonal skills and an ability to relate to both parents and children in appropriate ways. We seek a director who is well organized, and able to plan large and small events from inception to conclusion. A bachelor’s degree is required (preferably with some work in Bible, theology and ministry); we would prefer someone with an M.Div. or M.A. in Christian Education from an accredited seminary or divinity school and previous children’s ministry experience in a multi-staff church setting.

The complete position description is available at

The greater metropolitan Washington area, with its iconic monuments, world-famous museums, outstanding universities and schools (both public and private) and multi-faceted cultural experiences, offers an unusually exciting place to live. This is an extraordinarily challenging, as well as richly rewarding, context for ministry.

Submit a resume and cover letter to Interested applicants should contact us immediately; we will begin our review on June 15, 2021, but will receive applications until the position is filled with the goal of completing our hiring process by the end of summer 2021.

National Presbyterian Church follows closely all COVID-19 guidelines and protocols established by the Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia for both outdoor and indoor gatherings. This includes registration, contact tracing, and other safety protocols. There have been no instances of COVID infection resulting from any of our events.


The National Presbyterian Church
4101 Nebraska Ave NW 4101 Nebraska Ave., NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20016


Quinn Fox


Washington, DC 20016
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Competitive; Commensurate with Experience
Ordained position
Exempt status
Working with Children
Church Ministry
Educational Services