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Elementary Children's Ministry Director/Pastor star

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First Christian Church

Decatur, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor
Church Size:
1001 to 1500
Job Type:
First Christian Church
Job Description:

The Elementary Children’s Ministry Director/Pastor is responsible for the ministry to families with children from kindergarten through fifth grade. This position is viewed in a holistic manner. Thus, this responsibility includes equipping parents of K-5th grade children in developing and nurturing Christian practices.


The person filling the position at First Christian Church will be a vital part of the staff and leadership team, intentionally serving and ministering to elementary children and families. He or she will work closely with the Family Ministry Team to achieve goals and direct ministry to elementary children and families. 


This individual must have ministry experience and a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in ministry, theology, or education or a seminary degree completed or in process. This is full time position with salary commensurate with experience. Title of Director or Pastor will be based on type of degree completed.


First Christian Church of Decatur, Illinois is located in central Illinois and is a growing congregation of over 1200+ per weekend, including 150+ K-5th grade children per weekend. Please contact Lori Putnam, Family Ministry Director at lputnam@firstdecatur.org to submit a cover letter and current resume.

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First Christian Church

Our Mission: It is the mission of First Christian Church to develop devoted followers of Jesus Christ by growing and serving together. Our Values: The people of First Christian Church focus on the following values: _we respond to God's Word _we build community _we encounter the Holy Spirit _we embrace change