Director of Children’s Ministry 


The Director of Children’s Ministry (DCM) is responsible for leading, organizing, directing, and/or supporting the Christian Education programs and events serving children nursery age through fifth grade.


The DCM will:

  • Cast vision and implement new ideas with the goal of growing the ministry 

  • Be part of a team involved in innovative and strategic planning to reach more families in an expanding community

  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers and paid staff needed to support children’s ministries

  • Lead the Children & Family Christian Education Committee (CE C&F) and the Family Event Committee

  • Attend weekly staff meetings, CE C&F meetings, Family Event Committee meetings, and other duties as assigned

  • Implement child protection and safety protocols



  • Sunday children's programs

  • Wednesday night children’s programs

  • Community outreach ministries

  • Other children and family events and programs



  • Belief in Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior  

  • Affirmation of the Holy Bible as God’s Word and historical orthodox Christian beliefs

  • Demonstration of a personal relationship with Christ in word and deed 

  • Biblical and Theological discernment in curriculum assessment and development  

  • Demonstrate good relational skills with children and adults

  • Bachelor's Degree in education is preferred, with other relevant experience taken into consideration



  • Full-time, exempt position (pay commensurate with the level of education, skill, and experience) 

  • Stipend and retirement program offered.

  • Paid vacation, sick days, and personal days per the employee handbook

  • Reports to the Pastor of Family Ministry 


If you want to help us cast a vision for the future of children’s ministry at Dardenne Presbyterian Church send resume to

Director of Student Ministry


Dardenne Presbyterian Church is looking for a Director of Student Ministry to be part of a growing and thriving church in one of the fastest-growing parts of the country. Dardenne Presbyterian Church is located in St. Charles County, MO, a suburb of St. Louis. The heartbeat of Dardenne Presbyterian Church is to restore community while representing Christ. We are looking for someone who wants to be a part of a team that can build an innovative and strategic plan to reach teenagers in our community.

Responsibilities will include…

•       working with the Director of Discipleship and the Director of Children’s Ministry to develop a collaborative strategic plan to engage students and families within both the church and community

•       leading programming for middle and high school students 

•       partnering with the Director of Discipleship to lead Confirmation

•       helping students identify a mentor, ministry, and mission beyond student ministry that they can engage and develop as life-long learners of Christ

•       developing volunteers to reach teenagers with the Gospel

Qualified candidates will…

•       have a belief in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior, affirmation of the Holy Bible as God’s Word, historical orthodox beliefs, and biblical character that exudes Christian Witness 

•       have good relational skills with teens and adults (supervisor, elder, DPC employees, volunteers, parents, etc.), and discernment in safety and protection of students

•       have experience working with youth

DPC offers a competitive salary, paid vacation, stipend, and retirement plan.

If you want to help us cast a vision for the future of Student Ministry at Dardenne Presbyterian Church, we would love to talk to you about being part of our team. Contact Pat Wilcox at or 636-561-4347 ext. 226.