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Eagle Creek Church

Harrisonville , Missouri, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
Eagle Creek Church
Job Description:


Full-Time Children's Pastor Position


About ECC:

  • Eagle Creek is a vibrant, growing church of 1,200 on the southeast side of Kansas City.  ECC is one church in three locations, with campuses in Lee’s Summit, Harrisonville and Raymore, MO.  This full-time position is for children’s pastor at the Harrisonville campus.  (www.eaglecreekchurch.com).  The Harrisonville campus has an attendance of 250-275.


Responsible To:

  • Lead the children’s ministry by creating, developing, implementing, recruiting and maintaining a healthy, exciting and forward-moving ministry for children.
  • Lead large-scale outreaches and programs to the community on a seasonal basis.


Duties Include (but not limited to):

  • Conduct large-scale children’s outreaches to the community every year
  • Recruit and assimilate volunteers onto a children’s ministry team
  • Conduct ongoing training for the children’s ministry workers and volunteers
  • Host a weekly AWANA program during the school year
  • Host a seasonal UPWARD Soccer program during the Spring
  • Conduct a weekly, high-energy Children’s Church gathering on Sundays (for multiple services)
  • Recruit, train and involve young leaders through a monthly Leader’s In Training program.
  • Conduct the annual Kids Kraze (our high-energy version of Vacation Bible School)
  • Communicate consistently with parents


Other Specific Duties Include:

  • Ordering curriculum
  • Scheduling volunteers
  • Administrating programs
  • Creative planning
  • Setting-up / running the check-in system on Sundays
  • Providing occasional on-site child care


Expectations Include:

  • A mature, committed follower of Christ
  • Well spoken of by former employees / colleagues / ministry companions
  • Even-tempered and able to exhibit a confident, calm disposition during crisis and conflict
  • Passionate about reaching and growing children for Christ
  • Capable of conducting large-scale outreach events
  • A self-starter with a deep-seeded work ethic
  • Composed yet flexible
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to make good, quick decisions
  • A growth-oriented, forward thinker
  • A multi-tasker who gives attention to detail while being concerned about overall ministry quality
  • Understanding the value of cleanliness and the importance of preparedness


Preferred Qualifications (but not required):

  • BA in a child / education / Christian education related field
  • 3 years of children’s pastor experience in a church of at least 200+ members

Responsible To and Contact:  Campus Pastor Chad Fagerland (chad@eaglecreekchurch.com)

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