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Hope Church

Cordova, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor
Church Size:
5001 to 7500
Job Type:
Hope Church
Job Description:

The Director is an energetic, passionate leader and a key member of the Hope Leadership Team with over 1000 kids (infants thru 6th grade) on weekends with responsibility to build, lead, and oversee a dynamic, healthy growing ministry.  This position works closely with the Marriage and Family Ministry to develop a comprehensive ministry geared toward children while engaging and equipping parents to be the primary Christian influence in their child’s life. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The leader to staff, interns and volunteers.
  • A shepherd to kids and their families.
  • Oversee all five-weekend services along with evening programs and special events. 
  • Plan, organize and implement programming, curriculum and lessons for a healthy growing ministry.
  • Partner with the Marriage and Family Ministry to develop and execute a comprehensive ministry plan.   
  • Recruit and shepherd volunteers and a volunteer leadership team to “equip the saints” for ministry.  
  • Ensure and maintain security and safety policies, procedures and process for the welfare for our kids and families. 
  • Work with the Marriage and Family Ministry to continually create an environment that is Christ-centered, biblically driven, energetic, creative and friendly for kids and their families. 
  • Continually innovate, and identify/implement ministry best practices. Utilize technology and media in the discipleship process to make this one of the best children’s programs in the country.
  • Nights & Weekends required.
  • Other duties as assigned that help Hope Church execute our mission. 

Work experience requirements: 

  • 5+ years of leadership experience building and overseeing a large vibrant Children’s Ministry, Christian School, or Christian Children’s Camp.
  • Proven track record of ministry leadership and successful execution.
  • Experience in leadership in for-profit and non-profit organizations a plus. 

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelors Degree from a four-year college/university. 

Other Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Vibrant and growing relationship with Jesus.
  • Ability to lead, empower and accomplish goals through leadership teams.
  • Strong relational and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Passionate and high-energy leader who works with poise in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable in an un-churched culture.
  • Strong team building and collaboration.
  • Computer literate and solid user of PC/software.
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Hope Church

Hope is the one of the largest churches in the country with over 7500 in attendance on weekends and a vision to reach the un-churched in the Memphis community. Our mission is to engage people who have “given up on church but not given up on God” --- while striving to be a bold multi-ethnic, multi-generational community of faith --- serving families with Christ-centered hope and fulfilling growth opportunities --- Hopepres.com. More...