Education Team

   *   Callie McMahon

Current Committee members (as of January 2018)
   *   Kim Pfeil
   *   Lindsay Lambert
   *   Jenny Lawton
   *   Charles Savage
   *   Susan Drew

The Education Team is responsible for the organization and planning of Sunday School for children ages three through adult on Sunday mornings. Responsibilities include recruiting teachers, organizing class lists, ordering curriculum and supplies, teachers' meetings, etc.

In addition to organizing Sunday School, the Education Team also organizes special events for families.

The Education Team organizes mission projects often in conjunction with the activities of the Outreach Committee. These have included books and toys for GNIHN, backpacks for Bridges, Operation Christmas Child, and health kits.

Current Needs
The Education Team is in need of dedicated hard working volunteers to help continue the success of our Sunday School programs. Individuals with interests in planning special events are needed. Individuals interested in teaching Sunday School are always needed.

Volunteer opportunities & job descriptions
Grade School (K-6) Sunday School Team Teacher
9:35 am - 10:30 am
Purpose of Ministry:
The purpose of serving as a Grade School (K-6) Sunday School Teacher at the Milford United Methodist Church is to glorify God by provisioning grade-school-age students opportunities to learn more about the Christian faith and deepen their relationship with Christ. Currently Sunday School is in 3 age groups.
4 year to 1st grade
2nd grade to 4th grade
5th and 6th grade

   *   To teach the fundamentals of the Christian faith.
   *   To provide a loving, nurturing, learning environment that facilitates faith development.
   *   To be open and responsive to students' needs.
   *   To be responsible member of the Sunday School Team.

   *   Work among your SS team to schedule your Sundays to teach. Divide any responsibilities among your team.
   *   Plan lessons
   *   Present the lesson, using the curriculum and your own creativity.
   *   Ensure that students are helped with handouts or craft projects
   *   Help students learn to respect each other's contributions to the class
   *   Handle discipline problems as they arise and report any difficulties to the Education Team.
   *   Record attendance of your class
   *   Begin and end class on time
   *   Arrange for substitute if needed. This can usually be worked out among your team of teachers.
   *   Attend Sunday School staff meetings. These are not regularly scheduled meetings - only on an as-needed basis.

Related Gifts   

Other Qualities:   Love for children, patience, understanding of age group being taught, solid Christian faith, and ability to communicate with children.

Reports to:   Education Team

Service Times:   Preparation and teaching during your scheduled Sundays. Clean-up the classroom after class.

Note: We have excellent curriculum that provides all the teaching materials needed. The lessons are understandable and include many ideas. Teaching is an excellent opportunity to learn with the children! We are all on this faith journey together!

Education Team Calendar

See our Committee Contact page for more information.