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First Baptist Church

Minister to Children

First Baptist Church
Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 09/03/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


First Baptist Church of Lee’s Summit is a church with 154 years of history, but a willingness to try just about anything to reach new people. Sunday morning attendance averages about 750 people of all ages, with three different worship services. The church’s mission is to love God, love people, and make disciples. The church is committed to making a difference in the lives of people in Lee’s Summit and beyond. FBCLS is part of the Baptist General Convention of Missouri, and it allows its members to designate missions giving through either Southern Baptist Convention or Cooperative Baptist Fellowship channels. The pastor is Dr. Blake McKinney, a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Fuller Seminary. The church loves and takes care of its staff. More information about the church can be found at


About our Children's Ministry

We have an active ministry to kids and their families. Sunday mornings include small group and large group experiences using the Orange curriculum. Wednesday evenings during the school year include a creative arts element (led by our worship ministry associate), some Bible training, and recreation time in our church gym. Our kids enjoy Vacation Bible School, camps and retreats, fellowships, and other special activities. In addition to the full time position we seek to fill, our kids are blessed by the leadership of a gifted children's ministry associate and tons of committed volunteers.


About Lee’s Summit

Lee’s Summit is a southeastern suburb of Kansas City. It is a growing city of just over 90,000 with an outstanding public school system. It has a small town feel, but is right next door to all of KC’s cultural, athletic, dining, and shopping opportunities. Lee’s Summit was recently listed as number 27 on Money Magazine’s list of the best places to live. Find more information at,, and


About the Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who:
-Loves God and loves people
-Has a passion to see kids and families transformed by the Gospel
-Is creative and willing to try new things to keep ministry fresh
-Is a team player who can work with other leaders in our overall ministry to families
-Is an enthusiastic, energetic "kid magnet"
-Loves to inspire and equip volunteers