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First Protestant Church

Director of Children's Ministries

First Protestant Church
New Braunfels, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 04/06/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor
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 more than 170 years.  We are looking for a creative, energetic, team player who is passionate about Jesus Christ to continue our heritage of Bible-based ministry to the next generation of children and their families in this community.


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, Vacation Bible School, Summer Sizzle (fall retreat), Fall Kick-Off, Advent Workshop, Christmas Pageant
  • Creatively investigate new opportunities to introduce children to Jesus – specifically the creation of a Wednesday night ministry for children that will dovetail with our ongoing youth and adult ministries
  • 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 ($8,000 annually)
  • 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 package is $30,000 and includes the employee’s health insurance coverage. For more information, or to apply for this position, please send a letter of interest and resume’ to Initial contact with candidates the church is interested in will begin immediately.