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LakeView Church

Pastor of Children's Ministry/CM Director

LakeView Church
Stoughton, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 08/27/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

LakeView Church, an Evangelical Free Church in Stoughton, Wisconsin (15 miles from Madison, the state capitol), is seeking a gifted full-time Children's Ministry Pastor or Director. Suitable candidates will have a big heart for God and love of kids, and will be a strong team player with lots of energy and great leadership skills to move our Children’s Ministry team toward even greater eternal impact in kids’ lives.

Primary Areas of Impact

  • Direct vibrant Children’s Ministries (infants-6th grade) during two Sunday worship services and the ability to adapt lessons midstream if necessary
  • Direct KidStuf family outreach once a month during the school year (6-8x per year)
  • Help lead special children’s productions (e.g. occasional Christmas play or musical etc.)
  • Recruit, train and oversee volunteers in all Children’s Ministries (infants – 6th grade)

Key Competencies and Expectations:

  • Evident love for God, the gospel, and helping parents grow their kids’ faith in Jesus
  • Demonstrated success leading a healthy Children’s Ministry (preferred) or as a professional teacher
  • Strengths in recruiting, equipping and mentoring volunteers
  • Team player with strong people skills for all ages: adults (staff and parents) and children
  • Good administrative, organization, and follow-through skills
  • Clear alignment and fit with the mission, vision, values and culture of LakeView Church
  • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, or seminary training (training in childhood education and/or Christian education a plus)