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Lucia Baptist Church

Director of Children's Ministry

Lucia Baptist Church
Stanley, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 01/02/2013
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Lucia Baptist Church is a 23 year old growing church who desires to lead people in discovering their real life in Christ.  We desire everyone who attends to worship God passionately, grow in Christ deeply, and engage their world intentionally in their age appropriate setting.  Lucia is a fast paced dynamic church with approximately 500 in weekly attendance and growing.  Our K-5th children’s ministry averages about 50 children per week with 75-100 actively involved.  We are looking to continue to attract new families through fun, engaging, and innovative children’s programming. 


The ideal candidate will be a creative and high-energy person. You must demonstrate a high level of love and creativity towards teaching children and engaging them as they learn about Jesus and progress in their spiritual journey. You should be a person where one minute you can be demonstrating an experiment where you "blow stuff up" and the next minute teaching how that experiment actually applies toward a lesson about God's love and grace.

We have adopted and use the Orange philosophy and would require the candidate to be familiar with the concept and curriculum and continue to apply its concepts and visions.

The candidate has to be driven, a self-starter, and a total team player. You will have to provide and execute vision and leadership to ministries pertaining to the children from Kindergarten – 5th grade. This includes the below responsibilities:

• Lead Children's Ministry (Kindergarten – 5th Grade)
• Oversee and coordinate all aspects of the K-5th ministry which includes weekend services, special events and future programs.
• Recruit and train volunteers who will serve in all areas of the children's ministry and continue ongoing training.
• Ensure that background checks have been completed on all K-5th ministry volunteers.
• Select and/or develop the interactive curriculum and programs that appeal to all 5 senses and that fit in with our overall vision to reach people for Christ and see them grow to become more like Him. We currently use the Orange Curriculum.
• Ensure that our environments are safe, fun, relational and creative so that children begin and grow in a relationship with Jesus.
• Find ways to connect parents in the spiritual growth of their children.
• It is extremely important that the Children's Director is growing spiritually themselves. He/she needs to show evidence of this in the way they live. They must also agree with the vision and values of Lucia Baptist Church.

• Minimum of 2 years leading teams
• Proven ability to lead volunteers and develop people to their potential
• Can coach and cast vision to a team and help them stay encouraged
• Organizational, and thrive in a fast paced environment
• Love of Ministry, children and their families

Please make sure you meet all requirements. If you are interested in applying for this position, forward an email with Subject: JOB POSITION: Children's Director and include the following:

1. Resume
2. Cover Letter
3. 3 References

The Cover Letter should answer the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. Define your call to ministry?
3. What makes you stand out from other candidates?


Please send resumes and cover letter to