Job Openings at Middlebury Congregational Church

Interim Faith Formation Coordinator- Part Time

Middlebury Congregational Church is seeking a part-time Interim Faith Formation Coordinator to begin work in September 2023 to work through the 2023-2024 program year and coordinate Vacation Bible School in summer 2024. There may be possibility to apply for the permanent position. Candidates of all Christian denominations are welcome to apply. United Church of Christ candidates are preferred.


Approximately 15 hours a week.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Faith Formation Coordinator (FFC) is to develop, lead, and organize the Christian Education/Faith Formation mission of the Middlebury Congregational Church and to administer the Sunday School. This position requires a strong commitment to educating the youth membership in the teachings and traditions of Christian faith.

Work Schedule:

As a professional, it is the FFC’s responsibility to determine the best allocation of her/his hours in cooperation with the Senior Minister, the Church Council and the Board of Faith Formation.

Scope of Work

Oversee Sunday School
-Recruit, schedule, coordinate, resource, and direct volunteer teachers
-Prep materials for lessons
-Order materials for lessons
-Clean up
-Teach Sunday School occasionally
-Maintain attendance records and permission slips
-Review and order Sunday School curriculum as needed in consultation with Faith Formation Board

Coordinate Youth Activities
-Plan and attend 3 youth activities during the course of the program year

Coordinate calendar of Faith Formation activities with Church Office and Pastor
Occasional Children’s Sermons during worship on Sundays
Resource the Faith Formation Board and attend monthly meetings to plan and coordinate the Faith Formation Program.
Occasional Staff meetings
Write monthly church newsletter article
Coordinate the Nursery volunteers and staff person
Direct the annual Christmas Pageant
Lead and coordinate Vacation Bible School
Occasional communication with church families about upcoming events and programming

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Commitment to nurturing the Christian faith of children and youth.
  • Flexibility and creativity.
  • Good communication, organizational, and motivational skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

To Apply:

Questions and applications should be directed to the Rev. Katrina Manzi (

Applicants should send a current resume and cover letter.