Director of Family Ministries at Trinity Lutheran of Minnehaha Falls
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Trinity Lutheran Church of Minnehaha Falls (LCMC)

Director of Family Ministry


We are praying for God to bring to us a person of His choosing for this position. Could this be you?


General Description of Position:


At Trinity we desire to see our families grow more and more in the grace of God. We

believe that all good discipleship to children and youth begins at home. Therefore, for

this position we are seeking a gifted individual to help lead our church families in

growing deeper in Christ. This position would oversee and give shape to all ministries to

children, youth, and parents.



This person would work closely with the lead pastor in creating a church environment

where families are welcomed and empowered with the good news of Christ. The person

will also work closely with the parents and volunteers from the congregation.


Areas of Responsibility:


Overarching goals:


Seek the Lord and depend on Him.
Develop and document a ministry and learning path that guides our children from
preschool through high school
Recruit and train volunteers for children, youth, and family ministries
Work with lead pastor in developing a strategy for integrating children and youth
into the larger body of the church


Direct oversight and management:


Lead the Sunday School program for elementary age students including
curriculum selection, and recruiting volunteers
Build relationship and connection between the Trinity Falls Discovery Center
(onsite daycare and preschool) and the larger body of the church
Seek out opportunities to encourage and train parents in regular parent support
Oversee and plan VBS
Collaborative leadership:
Oversee nursery ministry and staff
Oversee the middle school program, including confirmation, and leading the
volunteer staff
Collaborate with high school staff and oversee the ministry path.
Work alongside our summer camp teams to ensure quality summer experiences
for our families
Collaborate with high school and middle school leaders in the planning of mission trips


Job Skills and Requirements:


Vibrant relationship with Jesus dependent on prayer, God’s word, and the Spirit of God
A love for God’s church
A love for families, children, and teens
Minimum of 3 years of experience in ministry to families
Must have excellent leadership skills. This includes being a master recruiter and trainer and a proven ability to lead through influence.
Knowledge and experience using the principles outlined in “Sticky Faith.”
An understanding of and agreement with Lutheran Theology
A bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry or comparable field
Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills including knowledge of
social media tools, and strong administrative skills (Microsoft suite of products)




Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to Pastor Matt Oxendale [email protected]


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Trinity Lutheran of Minnehaha Falls
5212 41st Ave S
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417


Trinity Lutheran of Minnehaha Falls
(612) 724-3691
[email protected]



Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Church Ministry