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Child & Family Worker

Bethesda Methodist Church are looking for someone to grow mission & ministry with children and their families; with those already involved in the life of the church and those not yet engaged. They need someone to build relationships with & offer pastoral care to parents & their children.


  • Able to work alongside toddler groups, uniformed organisations & youth groups?
  • Looking for a role that helps develop opportunities that offer a sense of belonging and an introduction to the Christian faith?
  • Able to lead all-age, inclusive worship on a regular basis?


  • Know how to establish new groups, such as Messy Church, Holiday Clubs and Activity Days?
  • Know how to use social media and can use it to promote our outreach work and activities
  • Want to help inspire the church to respond to new challenges and opportunities, to help bring people into our community?
  • Want to help model a culture where children and families are integrated throughout the church and community?
  • Want to explore building close links with local primary schools?

Bethesda Methodist Church are located about ½ a mile from Cheltenham town centre, have a mixed-age membership and aspire to be an inclusive congregation. We've long been a community that engages with the world around us through worship, arts, service, partnership and 'open table' hospitality.

Hours: This role is part time, 20 hours per week
Salary: £22,326 per annum plus employer pension contributions and 5.6 weeks annual leave

There is an occupational requirement for the role holder to be a committed Christian
Appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS Check
Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK

To apply, please complete the Application and Diversity & Equality form and email these to

Deadline for applications is Sunday 26 June

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