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Appleton Alliance Church

Children's Ministry Coordinator: K - 2nd Grade

Appleton Alliance Church
Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 11/14/2008
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Christian Missionary Alliance
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Discovery Land, the Children's Ministry at Appleton Alliance Church, is seeking an energetic, spiritually strong leader to coordinate the K-2nd grade portion of the ministry.

Appleton Alliance is a growing, Bible-based church that strongly supports Children's Ministry. Discovery Land is a creative, engaging place where kids are clearly hearing and responding to the Gospel!

This full-time position will coordinate the K-2nd grade Sunday program, the mid-week Awana Sparks program, and the public school field trip program.

Personal Characteristics
• A saving, growing relationship with Jesus Christ
• A heart to reach Kindergarten-2nd Grade children for Jesus Christ
• A passion for outreach and discipleship of children
• Strong administrative and organizational skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Flexible spirit
• Spiritually and emotionally mature
• Creative
• Solid leadership skills and ability to cast vision to volunteers and parents
• Ability to handle the physical requirements of programming times

• Degree in ministry and/or Bible preferred
• Previous experience leading or assisting in a Children’s Ministry

Specific Responsibilities
K-2nd Grade Bringing the Bible to Life (Sunday School):
• Recruit, train, and encourage volunteers
• Assist in developing and/or enhancing curriculum
• Oversee Sunday ministries for K-2nd grade (average of 200 children during 8:00am, 9:30am,11:00am, and 5:00pm services)
• Continue to build an effective ministry geared toward K-2nd grade students
• Develop the K-2nd grade worship team

Oversight of the AWANA Sparks ministry
• Recruit, train and encourage volunteers
• Assist in setting the vision for this ministry
• Plan themes and special events
• Develop a leadership team to run the ministry on a weekly basis (Sept.-April)

Coordinate K-2nd grade Public School Field Trips (Community Connection)
• Recruit, train, encourage volunteers
• Connect with teachers and set dates for field trips
• Develop a leadership team for this program

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