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First Protestant Church

Director of Children's Ministry

First Protestant Church
New Braunfels, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 09/30/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

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  Resume’s will be accepted until November 30, 2014.

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