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Hermitage Hills

Children's Minister

Hermitage Hills
Hermitage, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 10/05/2015
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Minister of Children at Hermitage Hills will be the spiritual catalyst responsible for the Birth - Fifth Grade ministry.  That person is expected to partner with the LIFEgroups Pastor and his or her team to think strategically about disciple making for children while maintaining relationships with children and parents.  They will also be responsible for recruiting and  equipping volunteers to be influential leaders throughout the Children’s Ministry.


In the fall of 2014, Hermitage Hills broke ground on a new 9 million dollar facility that is completely devoted to the next generation.  It will include, but not be limited to space for preschool, preteens, middle school, and high school and college ministries.  This space was designated to create an atmosphere of community for students, kids and families.  


The successful candidate must have a relentless passion for God and a desire to engage kids with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  Innovation, creativity, and relational capacity will be a premium in this position and on this team.  A successful candidate must have a record of working in an fast-paced setting, reaching unchurched kids and developing those who are inside the ministry, building volunteer teams, and being self-motivated. 


In March of 2014, Time Magazine ranked Nashville as one of the top 5 cities in the United States and as the South’s “Red Hot Town”.  Nashville has had the strongest employment growth of any large metropolis since the Great Recession.  It was the second-fastest growing U.S. city for most of 2013 and the only one in the top four outside of oil booming Texas.  The city’s cost of living, meanwhile, is cheaper than the U.S. average by over 13%.  Office vacancies fell to 10.4% from 12.3% among the 10 biggest declines in the U.S. markets last year, according to CBRE, a commercial real estate firm.  Foodies flock to Nationally lauded, new restaurants housed in shutter factories, while well-to-do college graduates rent their first apartments in the Gulch, a former brownfield, transformed into the first LEED-certified in the South.  


The twin communities of Donelson and Hermitage are located approximately 10 miles east of downtown Nashville, TN.  Bordered by the Cumberland River to the west and Old Hickory and Percy Priest Lakes to the north and the south, this area in home to almost 80,000 friend by folks who enjoy celebrating life at its best.  

To the east, is Mt. Juliet, TN.  Over half of the Hermitage Hills congregation lives in this community, which is the fastest growing city in Middle Tennessee and 29th fastest growing city in the country (as of the 2010 Census).  With almost 25 K people and growing, the median household income  is just over $75,000.  Wilson County is one of the State’s top 5 most affluent counties and has the second highest median income in Tennessee. 


Please e-mail a resume, family photo, the best joke you have ever heard, and any vimeo or youtube teaching links to kids that you have to