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St. Luke Lutheran Church

Children's and Family Ministry Director

St. Luke Lutheran Church
Columbus, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 02/10/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Family Pastor
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Details: A salaried, exempt, ministry leader expected to work a 5-day 40-hour work week.  This position is supervised by and reports to the Senior Pastor.  The Children's and Family Ministry Director holds a college degree and is considered part of the ministerial staff at St. Luke.


Job Summary: Provides leadership for all children’s ministries and initiatives (infants through grade 5). Works effectively with staff and volunteers to build a strong leadership team for Children’s and Family Ministries. Creates an environment where children and their families are transformed for life through faith in Jesus. Provides opportunities and guidance for children and their families to learn God’s love in worship, live God’s love in life groups, and unleash God’s love as they serve, invite, and give to meet the hopes and hurts of others. Develops scope and sequence to foster growth in Christian discipleship for children in nursery through grade 5. Equips parents, families, and adult volunteers to teach kids about Jesus. Partners with the Student Ministry team to provide continuity and transition between Children’s and Student Ministries (grades 6-12). Serves as the primary communicator and liaison with the preschool at St. Luke (Gahanna Early Experience Center). Connects with children and families when and where they congregate. Sets short and long-term goals, anticipating and taking action for the future and inspiring others. Lives out the St. Luke staff values.


Full Job Description available on our website or by email request.


To apply: Pray for God's guidance and, if so led, email resume to by March 10, 2015.