Children and families ministry leaders vacancies

New full-time children and families ministry enabler role for Presbytery Central!
Also, churches in Cashmere (Christchurch), Avonhead (Christchurch), Manurewa (South Auckland), and Remuera (Auckland) are seeking Children and Families Ministries Leaders.


 Presbytery Central: Children and Families Ministry Enabler

Presbytery Central is looking to appoint a full-time Children and Families Ministry (CFM) Enabler to encourage and enable CFM ministry in the Central Region.

The applicant will work collaboratively with the CFM work group to identify and work towards goals for CFM ministry in the Central Region.

Some of the characteristics of an interested applicant, are that they will already have:

  • an awareness of and be committed to the mission of Presbyterian and Uniting churches
  • a strong background in Christian Children’s work
  • an awareness and willingness to work with the National Kids Friendly team
  • a willingness to work with the wider Central Presbytery team.

Applications close on 15 December.

For a full job description and application form, please contact:

Cashmere Presbyterian, Christchurch: Families Ministry Co-ordinator wanted

  • Do you love kids?
  • Do you want to support families?
  • Grow the church?
  • Reach out into the community?
  • Would you like a well-paid part time job with flexible hours in a dynamic and creative team?

Cashmere Presbyterian Church is looking for a Family Ministry Co-ordinator.

For more information contact:  Rev Silvia Purdie, or phone 027 242 1113

This job would/could involve a range of activities including: relating with children in worship, (Sunday mornings fortnightly), visiting families, building relationships, planning events for families, participating in preschool Music, (Thursday mornings), review and planning for family ministries, health and safety policy development, outreach and community networking, prayer and all-age worship, communication and social media… depending on your gifts, calling and availability.

Call me, let’s talk about it! – Silvia (Minister, Cashmere Presbyterian)

St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church & Community Centre, Christchurch: Community Ministry Leader wanted

St. Mark’s is committed to nurturing a sense of community in the Avonhead and surrounding region of Christchurch as it serves it’s mission of connecting with people and introducing them to Christ in a positive, grace-filled way.

We are looking for a creative applicant who can actively lead innovative initiatives that will appeal to families, younger people and to others in our community who are not drawn to traditional style Sunday worship services.

10-12 hours per week (45 hours per month)

Full Job Description Here

Contact: St. Mark’s office at: 358-5443,


St Andrew’s Manurewa:  Children and Families Ministry Leader wanted

We are a future-looking, go-ahead Presbyterian Church in the Manukau growth area and we are looking for a Children and Families Ministry Leader. The person would need to have a heart for children and to be skilled and motivated to reach and disciple children. The successful candidate will be part of a supportive ministry teast-andrews-logom and be well resourced by a strong volunteer team. This is a paid position, 10-30 hours per week (hours negotiable).

Please email/phone/text Craig  (Rev Craig Millar) for more information on or 027 204 7944.

somervellSomervell Presbyterian Church, Auckland: Youth and children’s team leader wanted

We are seeking a person committed to see our lively youth and children’s ministry develop and grow.

You will work alongside our committed youth and children’s ministry volunteer teams.

You will support these teams in their work with our youth and children and work alongside the minister in growing and developing our youth, children and family ministry.

Somervell has a great history of innovative and creative youth and children’s ministry. Join our team and contribute your skills and passion to this ministry.

15hrs a week, remuneration negotiated based on experience.

Contact: Brett Johnstone: 09 5245379, 027 6013764,