|Posted On: 07/18/2016|
Fork Christian Church (FCC) is seeking a full-time children’s minister to join our staff. FCC is a well-established and growing restoration movement church located in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, with plans to revitalize and build out up to 17,000 square feet of dedicated children’s ministry space within the next 24 months! The individual we are seeking would be responsible for leading our pre-school and elementary age children’s ministry team, while collaborating with our ministry staff to meet and reach the needs of our community. Primary duties would include: oversight of all programming and ministry for children ages birth-5th grade, leading a well-balanced team of volunteers to accomplish this ministry, providing care for children and their families by providing resources and teaching to enhance their spiritual growth, and coordinating a strategy to both reach and connect new children and their families into the life of the church. More details about FCC and its ministries can be found here: forkchristian.org. For a full job description or to submit your resume, please email: email@example.com. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
|Posted On: 07/25/2016|
Children’s Ministry Leader
New Hope Christian Church, Manassas, VA
To lead and further develop a children’s ministry to children ranging from preschool through middle school. New Hope seeks a ministry team which can help make lifelong disciples of Jesus.
A love for God, children, and a passion to help make them disciples of Jesus through teaching, activities, and overseeing volunteers who would assist.
Experience leading a children’s ministry program, including recruiting and training a team of volunteers.
Experience in planning and implementing programs and projects.
Education in the area of elementary education or similar desired.
Effective oral and written communication and time management skills; self-disciplined.
Proficient with Microsoft Office.
Teach in our Sunday Morning Kid’s Church at least twice a month, and organize volunteers to lead Kid’s Church on other weeks.
Be willing to place membership and attend Sunday worship services at New Hope Christian Church.
Recruit and train volunteers for all Sunday morning programs from nursery through middle school. Oversee scheduling of volunteers for Sunday programs.
Check setup of the nursery areas before Sunday to ensure cleanliness and supplies are present. Coordinate purchases of supplies with Administrative Assistant. Recruit volunteers to run the nursery and develop a rotating schedule of support.
Develop relationships with the parents of the children to support the family’s primary role in their children’s discipleship.
Recruit and organize volunteers for Vacation Bible School and other activities on weeknights.
Be creative in working to grow God’s kingdom in the community through the children’s ministry.
Select effective curriculum or develop curriculum that meets the needs of each age level.
Develop an annual budget proposal and manage this budget with good stewardship.
Attend weekly staff meetings with the Senior Minister and Administrative Assistant. Attend leadership meetings with the Elders and Senior Minister on a scheduled appointment arrangement.
Ensure programs and activities are in line with the vision of New Hope Christian Church. Coordinate with fellow staff.
Submit a monthly calendar of activities for New Hope Christian Church’s monthly newsletter.
Take ownership of the Children’s ministry rooms. Plan and coordinate room improvements with the church leadership. Maintain supplies for the rooms.
Participate in church camp planning for the children. On-site church camp support to children may be needed.
Participate in children’s ministry related professional development activities for Christian growth.
Be willing to be a servant and help out with other activities in the church as needed.
Partial telework hours can be established with the church leadership after an initial assessment period.
Submit resumes to:
New Hope Christian Church
8310 Plantation Lane
Manassas, VA 20110
Submit inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Hope Christian Church website: www.newhope316
|Posted On: 08/08/2016|
SUMMARY STATEMENT The Children’s Pastor is responsible for leading the Children’s Ministry Team in creating, developing, implementing and maintaining an ongoing ministry for Children birth-5th grade that embodies the Core Values of Fork Christian Church: ORGANIZATION The Children’s Pastor will be accountable to the Elders of Fork Christian Church through the Lead Pastor. S/he will be responsible for communicating and consulting with the Lead Pastor in reference to the priorities and goals of the ministry. GENERAL EXPECTATIONS It is generally expected that the Children’s Pastor will be a positive representation of Christ, both inside and outside the church. This person is expected at regular worship gatherings. They are expected to be engaged in the disciplines that produce spiritual maturity, such as prayer, Bible reading, and times of quiet reflection. COMPENSATION A competitive compensation package will be offered. Compensation package will include vacation time, and a 403B retirement program.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES The Children’s Pastor will be responsible for the following areas: LEADERSHIP • Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages birth-5th grade including Sunday Mornings, VBS, and Special Events. • Choose and prepare curriculum for each programming and age level. • Recruit, train, schedule, and lead a team of volunteers. • Provide care for children and families within the church including hospital visits and follow-up • Maintain a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRED SKILLS • A heart for the local church, a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and a passion to use communications to reach others. • Degree in Youth or Children’s Ministry, or at least 3-5 years experience in Children’s or Youth Ministry. • Organized and able to manage multiple projects from beginning to completion • Relates well to all kinds of people, builds effective relationships, communicates effectively both interpersonally and corporately. • Creative thinker and highly productive when working in a fast-paced environment. • Committed to improvement, seeks constructive criticism, understands strengths and weaknesses.
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