Coordinator of Faith Formation and Congregational Care - New Britain, CT


Job Title       Coordinator of Faith Formation and Congregational Care
Job Summary
The Faith Formation and Congregational Care coordinator will be a partner to develop and implement programs with a focus on opportunities for members of all ages to experience the love of God, to grow in faith and to demonstrate faith in mission and service to others.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Faith Formation

  • Develop and implement faith formation programs for youth and families.
  • Collaborate with the Christian Education Committee (CE) and Minister to select or develop curriculum materials.
  • Provide leadership for all aspects of volunteer management including recruitment, training, and support of teachers, the nursery staff and other church school workers.
  • Plan and facilitate worship services for Children’s Sunday and the Christmas Pageant, as well as other opportunities for young people to be involved in worship leadership.
  • Work with Minister to develop and implement the Confirmation Program as needed.
Congregational Care
  • Develop and implement opportunities for members and friends (with focus on youth/young adults) to be involved in mission and service in the wider community, in collaboration with the Minister, the CE Committee and other boards/committees
  • Develop opportunities for intergenerational connections within the congregation
  • Oversee development of activities and programs of congregational care; including visitation, identifying specific needs and concerns and coordinate outreach.
Administrative Responsibilities
  • Attend staff meetings; monthly Church Council as agreed upon
  • Coordinate calendar of events with Minister, other church staff, boards/committees
  • Develop, implement and monitor the CE Budget
  • Prepare Monthly newsletter article and Annual Report
  • Hire and supervise Nursery Attendant(s)
  • Work with Minister and Council to ensure the Church Safety Policies are followed.
  • Experience working with youth, young adults and families in Faith Formation (Christian Education) or other related field
  • Effective communicator, comfortable using a range of technologies to communicate.
  • Organized, self-directed team player
  • Ability to develop and maintain healthy relationships with members and friends of the congregation.
  • BS Degree or equivalent
Work Schedule
12-15 hours per week. 3 Sundays per month, 1st Sunday in worship; 2nd & 3rd Sunday with children. Schedule to be determined in collaboration with Minister. This is an hourly position:
 $ 18.00-$ 20.00/hour; commensurate with experience
Conditions of Employment:
This position is subject to the general personnel policies of First Church of Christ, Congregational.  Completion of a criminal background check and training in the church’s Policy for a Safe Church is mandatory before employment begins.
To apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to Rev. Margret Hofmeister at:

Contact: Rev. Margret Hofmeister

Address: 830 Corbin Avenue New Britain CT 06052

Phone: 860-229-3709