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Aldersgate Church

Elementary Children's Pastor

Aldersgate Church
Lubbock, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 05/12/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Aldersgate Church is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic person who has a passion for cultivating the spiritual growth of elementary aged (kindergarten through 5th) children.  The Elementary Children’s Pastor will have the primary responsibility of leading children into a thriving relationship with Christ while discipling adults to serve children in various roles.


Specific Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Recruiting, training, equipping, and shepherding workers and volunteers in the elementary-aged environment.
  • Oversee the discipling of elementary age children through personal relationships, age appropriate teaching curriculum, age appropriate children’s worship, special events, and other activities.
  • Build relationships with children and their parents, be available to these families, and provide resources and encouragement for them.
  • Ensure that Aldersgate’s vision to reach the un-churched and Aldersgate’s values to Connect with God, Love People, and Impact the World are implemented in the elementary areas.
  • Invest in raising the visibility of children’s ministry throughout the church and the community through a variety of creative communication techniques and outreach events.
  • Enforce all policies and guidelines in Aldersgate’s Policy and Procedure Manual including the Safe Sanctuaries Policy.
  • Assist in pastoring Aldersgate through pastoral care such as hospital visits, counseling, and nurturing our church family.


Aldersgate is a vibrant, high impact church that ministers to almost 200 elementary aged children on any given weekend. Applicants should be a team player and possess excellent communication, planning, organization, and administrative skills.  They should have knowledge of child development and be able to develop and coordinate age appropriate (birth-5th grade) worship experiences, spiritual formation opportunities, and outreach events for children and their families. 


Salary is negotiable dependent on education and experience.