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Baxter Road Bible Church

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Date Posted:
11/25/2015
Categories:
Children's Pastor
Denomination:
Non-Denominational
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
Full-Time
Baxter Road Bible Church
Job Description:

Baxter Road Bible Church is seeking a Director of Children’s Ministry, a full-time ministry position. We are a growing, non-denominational church of about 400 in Anchorage, Alaska. We believe a strong, dynamic Children’s Ministry Program is essential to the health and growth of our church community.  We are looking for a person who understands and agrees with our mission, meets our qualifications and who will be tasked with the following responsibilities:

 

MISSION:

  • Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.   Luke 2:52

 

Our Children’s Ministry Mission at BRBC is to meet children at their level of development, to teach them the love of Christ and the joy of his forgiveness and salvation, to help them learn the truth of God’s Word and to encourage their growth within the body of believers.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Born again Christian who feels a call by God into children’s ministry
  • Love for children and families
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to build and lead volunteer teams
  • Ability to manage both adults and children
  • BA or BS (ministry and/or education experience preferred)
  • Ability to edit/write lesson plans of existing curriculums as needed
  • Creativity, flexibility, heart to pursue God and His people
  • Membership at Baxter Road Bible Church

 

RESPONSIBILITIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages birth to 6th grade including Sunday mornings, possible mid-week services, co-direct VBS, special events, etc…
  • Choose and prepare curriculum for each program and each age level.
  • Create environments, activities, and programming for each group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth.
  • Recruit, train, schedule, and lead teams of volunteers to accomplish BRBC Children’s Ministry mission.
  • Make a genuine, concerted effort to build relationship, trust, and confidence with children in your care.
  • Maintain an environment that welcomes and informs families about BRBC Children’s Ministries and how they can promote, encourage and support their child’s spiritual growth at church and at home.
  • Create and support strategies for teaching and assimilating new children and families to Baxter Road Bible Church.
  • Plan and oversee special events such as Trunk or Treat, VBS, Spring Break Sleepover, Start Your Engines… with the goal of six special outreach events per year.
  • Produce and direct bi-annual meetings to train, encourage, and share vision with Children’s Ministry volunteers.
  • Be prepared to guide and manage both adults and children through sensitive situations as needed.
  • Submit and communicate to pastoral staff about vision, challenges, successes, changes, and purchases connected to BRBC Children’s Ministry program.

 Applicants email resume/cover letter to pastorjohncarpenter@gmail.com - No calls please.

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About the Church

Baxter Road Bible Church

Baxter Road Bible Church is an independent Bible church located in Anchorage Alaska. First and foremost we exist to help people come into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ. We look to the Bible for guidance in our daily lives, for discovering what God expects of us as his sons and daughters, and for help in overcoming the problems we all face in this life. More...