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New Hope Family Church

Children's Pastor

New Hope Family Church
sioux falls, South Dakota, United States

Date Posted: 11/05/2008
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Church of the Nazarene
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Church Information:
NHFC is a contemporary, relevant church reaching families with children & youth. We use various methods to present the timeless message of Jesus Christ’s saving power! This is a fun environment with virtually no limits to ministry possibilities. We are a growing church, currently averaging 150-200 in attendance with peaks as high as 500 during special services. Our church uses sports ministries, a high-tech environment, a great web presence and much more to reach our community for Christ.

We are looking for an energetic, creative individual with a heart and passion to make the children and youth ministries of NHFC something every child wants to participate in. This individual must have a desire to see children and youth come to know, love, and follow Jesus Christ. This is a leadership and teaching position, therefore ability to teach children/youth and lead adult volunteers is necessary to succeed.

• Strong evident relationship with Jesus Christ.
• Love kids and desire to build relationships with them.
• Ability to lead competent teachers and a volunteer staff of more than twenty.
• Ability to encourage, challenge, and motivate spiritual growth in volunteer teachers/helpers.
• Ability to provide continuous teaching and training to volunteer teachers/helpers.
• Ability to lead teachers/helpers to growth in their spiritual lives and ability to work with kids/youth.
• Willingness to partner with parents and communicate well for the best interest of the kids/youth.
• Creative ability to think outside the box and create/change environments and programs often for greater learning and retention.
• Must be passionate about ministry to children/youth and Intentional about making it happen.
• Skill to work independently and meet deadlines and project priorities.
• Desire and ability to work in a fun and cooperative staff environment including regular retreats, staff get-togethers, and weekly staff meetings and prayer.

• Lead Teaching Every Week during one of NHFC’s Services.
• Praying for the children/youth and ministries of NHFC.
• Create and manage a child/youth-friendly area and themed sets.
• Fiscal responsibility for annual budget.
• Continuing training for self and volunteer staff.
• Meet weekly in a small group of adults for personal spiritual development.
• Assist with general associate duties.

Position Information:
• Tues-Fri work week (8am – 5pm, 1 hour lunch), plus volunteer hours
• Full-time pay and benefits including health, vision, dental, pto, and day-care.
• Great staff environment, retreats, and continuing education