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Central Baptist Church

Director of Children's Ministry

Central Baptist Church
Sioux Falls , South Dakota, United States

Date Posted: 07/24/2013
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Fulltime Children’s Ministry Leader Position

Children's Ministry Leader wanted to help challenge a growing congregation of (1700+) to refuse to lose the newest generation to a culture that is increasingly indifferent and even hostile toward Christ and His church. Opportunity includes warm people and cold South Dakota winters. Congregation is ready to be focused with a compelling vision to launch children into a life of Biblical engagement, bold faith and authentic Christian community. Only apply if you are a visionary leader uninterested in status quo and cautious methods of impacting children and their families with Christ's love. Modest earthly rewards; abundant honor and recognition received in heaven. Timid and shy need not apply.


Central's future Children's Ministry Leader will be an innovative thinker, able to inspire people of all ages to "train young warriors for the kingdom of God". A new generation awaits a cause worth giving their lives for. Are you the leader that can inspire such a movement?


The Central Baptist Church mission statement is; "Connecting people to a life that counts for eternity by Building disciples that Go and change lives."  Staffing is structured around these three purposes (Connect, Build, Go). This Children's Ministry Leader position would be the leader of the children's department of the Build Ministry, and would be responsible to collaborate with all other departments to live out the mission of reaching the world for Christ.


Job Description

1. Administrate all people, programs, and finances within Children's ministry

2. Offer leadership to staff and congregation/ Report to the Pastor of Build Ministry

3. Inspire others to change the world for Christ by personal example

4. Develop innovative strategies to execute the Build purpose within the context of Children's Ministry

5. Create enthusiasm for personal mission through inspiring teaching and modeling of Christ-like character.


The ideal candidate will have a ministry related bachelors degree, 2 years ministry experience within a multi-staff church model, and personal experience in Children's Ministry work.  The candidate must also have the proven ability to recruit and build volunteer teams, develop and work within a significant budget, and represent Children's Ministry to the congregation. This person must see their role primarily as an equipper of others. While they must be able to teach they must not be the main teacher at every children's event. They must be able to spot, recruit and encourage high capacity volunteers to take on roles traditionally held by a director.  They must work well together with other Central staff toward common goals and desired states.


Interested candidates must send an electronic cover letter, resumes, and references to