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First United Methodist Church of Tarpon Springs

Children's Pastor

First United Methodist Church of Tarpon Springs
Tarpon Springs, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 04/20/2013
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Position: Children’s Pastor, Full Time Position


Position Description:

  • Create an environment that allows the Holy Spirit to draw children into accepting

           Jesus as their Lord and Savior

  • Create an environment of excitement in spiritual education
  • Create an environment that encourages and releases children to lead others to Jesus Christ


Personal Expectations:

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Have a love of children and a passion leading them to Jesus Christ
  • Seek opportunities to connect personally with un-churched individuals, investing in them in an effort to connect them with Jesus Christ


Ministry Expectations:

  • Serve as the coordinator over all areas of children’s ministry
  • Develop and oversee the yearly budget for the children’s ministry
  • Must have a passion and giftedness in the areas of teaching and building relationships with children and their parents
  • Work well with the children’s ministry team leadership model and build personal relationships with the team
  • Be willing and looking to constantly improve his/her gifts through personal development, conferences, and other such avenues of growth
  • Be in agreement with the core ministry beliefs and ministry philosophy of FUMC
  • Work as a team member along with other FUMC staff in helping to cast the vision, core ministry beliefs, and ministry philosophy of FUMC
  • Fulfill other responsibilities as directed by the Senior Pastor









Karol Thornburgh, SPR Committee Chairman

501 E. Tarpon Avenue ± P. O. Box 1336 ± Tarpon Springs, FL 34688-1