This posting is no longer available. This is either because the employer has filled the position or the position has closed. Click here to find more jobs like this one.
Eagle Creek Church

Children's Pastor

Eagle Creek Church
Harrisonville , Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 08/07/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

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.  (  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 (