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Celebration Church

Children's Pastor/Director

Celebration Church
Auburn, California, United States

Date Posted: 12/30/2014
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Celebration Church

Auburn, Ca

Job Description:

Celebration Church is an evangelistic, Spirit-empowered church in Auburn, California, that reaches people by teaching Jesus with creativity and excellence. With an emphasis placed on life-changing Sunday worship services, outstanding youth ministry, and an expanding small group component, Celebration is seeking a Children’s pastor who will lead our children’s ministry to the next level.

The Children’s Pastor will be responsible for overseeing the growth, development, and execution of the children’s ministry at Celebration Church. This individual will always be looking for innovative and exciting new ways to reach, not only children, but also their families. The Children’s Pastor will communicate the culture and DNA of the church into the next generation, preparing them to lead and creating a unified ministry operated in sync with what is happening church-wide. The weekly children’s ministry services (Wednesday and Sunday) will be a time to creatively reach the lost and develop the children and families in the church.


The effective Celebration Children’s Ministry Pastor will creatively design children’s programming, with the main focus of curriculum preparation, volunteer recruiting and coordination and partnering with families to meet their children’s needs, as well as building systems to address and promote growth. The successful candidate will have pastoral leadership experience in a children’s ministry role. They will have demonstrated the ability to recruit, train, and empower other leaders, bring creative passion and ideas for reaching families, and have a strong desire to implement successful ministry initiatives.



The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working in a church setting and be committed to a high degree of innovation, recruitment, and retention of new members. A strong emphasis will be placed on practical ministry experience, and internships or apprenticeships may be accepted in place of formal education. Proven experience in creative thinking and problem solving is required. Successful work history in communication and leadership is a must.

Additionally, it is imperative for this candidate to have a high degree of effectiveness in developing and implementing systems and strategies. The successful candidate will have the ability to make a plan and see it through to completion. In sum, the successful candidate will be ready to take the lead and responsibility for the Celebration Children’s Ministry under the direction of the Senior Pastor from day one.


  • Love God. Love the church. Love children and their parents.
  • Be open to being pastored and coached in the Celebration Church culture.
  • Be a high-energy team player who focuses on the good of the entire organization, serving the vision and mission of Celebration Church before his or her own.
  • Have an attitude and heart that is constantly positive and life giving.


 The Celebration Church senior leadership team places a high value on loyalty, organization, professionalism, respect, and commitment. The chosen candidate must be passionate about serving children and families.

Being an "out of the box" thinker is critical for this ministry as we seek to create a relevant, enthusiastic, and growing ministry to better serve our community.
 As a staff member, you get to be a part of life-transformations - and get paid for it. Some call it a job – we never do - we call it an amazing privilege!
 Salary & Benefits Package: Range TBD- depending upon experience and qualifications.
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