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First Protestant Church

New Braunfels, Texas, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
First Protestant Church
Job Description:

First Protestant Church is a historic congregation that has been shining the light of the gospel in the beautiful hill country of Texas for over 165 years.  We are looking for a creative, energetic, team player who is passionate about Jesus Christ to continue that heritage of Bible-based ministry to our next generation of children and their families.


The Director of Children’s Ministry will:

  • Support and promote the ministry vision of First Protestant Church as expressed by the Senior Minister and Church Council
  • Oversee weekly Children’s Ministry opportunities each Sunday, including Sunday School and Kids’ Church
  • Communicate regularly with the congregation and community about the Children’s Ministry
  • Plan for special Children’s Ministry events throughout the year, such as:

                   Palm Sunday Walk / Workshop                                       Fall Kick-Off

                   Vacation Bible School                                                       Advent Workshop

                   Summer Sizzle (fall retreat)                                              Christmas Pageant

  • Creatively investigate new opportunities to introduce children to Jesus
  • Coordinate with the Director of Youth Ministry for shared events and helping students transition into the Youth Ministry
  • Be responsible for overseeing the Children’s Ministry budget
  • Recruit and manage adult volunteers
  • Attend FPC staff meetings and retreats as needed
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by Associate Minister

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A genuine commitment to Jesus Christ demonstrated through life and testimony
  • A passionate desire to introduce children to Jesus and guide them toward growth
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (ministry, education, etc.)
  • Organizational and administrative abilities
  • 2+ years of local church children’s ministry experience (with references)

This is a full-time position (32+ hours/week).  The annual salary is $30,000 and the church’s budget for children’s ministry is $8,000 annually.  For more information, please send a letter of interest and resume’ to pbrown@firstprotestant.com.  Resume’s will be accepted until November 30, 2014.

Initial contact with candidates the church is interested in will begin on October 31, 2014.

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About the Church

First Protestant Church

As the founding church of New Braunfels, 1845, FPC has maintained a spiritual presence in the community that seeks to display God's loving presence to everyone. We value the Lordship of Jesus Christ as the absolute and direct leader of the church and its people. FPC offers comprehensive children, youth, and adult ministries. More...