Pastor of Children and Families
In 1887, God placed a church on the heart of a few believers in the town of League City, Texas.
126 years later, Bay Area First Baptist Church continues to reach the growing community with
the Gospel. Through the leadership of its current Lead Pastor, Brian Haynes, the church has
experienced significant growth and a renewed vision and passion. Bay Area exists to glorify God
by making disciples, equipping families, and serving the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
The Children’s Pastor will lead the children’s ministry in alignment with the mission, values and
strategy of Bay Area. He will creatively disciple children and equip parents through Legacy
Milestones. The children’s ministry consists of more than 350 children (birth – 6th grade) and a committed core of leadership. The Children’s Pastor will lead a ministry staff including a Children’s Minister, Ministry Assistant, and Summer Intern(s).
The optimal candidate will have significant experience demonstrating ministry growth and a
passion for reaching children and their families. He will teach God’s Word effectively, lead with excellence, and creatively seek to reach families from many different parts of the Bay Area of Houston. Additionally, this candidate must be able to build strong
leadership teams and partner effectively with parents equipping them to be the primary faith trainers of their children. Ideally, the candidate will be familiar with
Shift by Brian Haynes and the Legacy Milestones Strategy.
League City is a suburb of Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United States. It is situated
25 minutes from Downtown Houston and twenty minutes from the Gulf Coast. Voted as the
Seventh Safest City in Texas and the Best City for Young Families, it offers endless amenities and entertainment opportunities for young adults and families including great restaurants, shopping, sporting events and all the Gulf Coast has
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited University
- 5 years of experience in a Children’s Ministry lead role in a medium to large church (500+
- Excellent teaching and communication skills
- Excellent leadership ability
- Self-motivated, visionary leader
- Committed to his family and equipping the next generation
- Masters degree from an accredited seminary
- Experience working with Legacy Milestones (legacymilestones.com)
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to Anne Dowless at