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First Baptist Church Stillwater

Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor - Christian Teacher
Baptist --SBC
Church Size:
101 to 150
Job Type:
First Baptist Church Stillwater
Job Description:

Director of Children’s Ministry


POSITION TITLE: Director of Children’s Ministry

REPORTS TO: Senior Pastor

POSITION STATUS: Part-time Employee or Full-time Employee depending on availability and experience/skill set of candidate

MEMBERSHIP STATUS: This position requires membership in First Baptist Church Stillwater

POSITION SUMMARY: Create, manage, and direct all aspects of children’s ministry (birth through Fifth Grade) which includes Sunday School, Mid-Week Activities, Special Events, VBS, and childcare.

PAY: Commensurate with skills and experience



  • Desire to work in children’s ministry as a way to serve God and advance His kingdom
  • Knowledge and skills to serve in children’s ministry
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work with children, volunteers, staff, and parents to coordinate children’s ministry
  • Ability to make changes, corrections and solve problems quickly under pressure
  • Clearance of criminal background check
  • Abide by all personnel polices of First Baptist Church Stillwater


  • Servant attitude towards God, leaders, other team members, the church, and guests
  • A desire and ability to work as a team and cooperate with others to meet stated goals
  • Be punctual and attend all required events and activities;
  • Dress professionally and appropriately
  • Follow directions and leadership of supervisor, Senior Pastor
  • Communicate openly and honestly with supervisor and staff about needs, problems, and ideas for improvement
  • Solve and resolve problems in a resourceful, Christ-like manner
  • Clearance of criminal background check
  • Abide by all personnel policies of First Baptist Church Stillwater
  • Agree to abide by doctrinal tenets of the church as described in the bylaws


  • Recruit and train Sunday School, Mid-Week, and Special Event Leaders and Volunteers
  • Prepare and manage budget for children’s ministry
  • Manage the distribution and allocation of curriculum and supplies
  • Encourage and support all volunteers including planning and fellowship
  • Obtain, edit, and distribute curriculum/crafts/supplies for workers
  • Schedule and coordinate placement of volunteers leaders and communicate with leaders as needed
  • Plan and support Children’s special events including marketing efforts-website, social media, print materials, etc.
  • Lead and mange all aspects of children’s ministry
  • Participate in church staff meetings
  • Participate in outreach to young families
  • Communicate children’s ministry activities to the church trough periodic reports


  • Effective experience in children’s ministry and/or management of children’s programs preferred
  • Four year college degree preferred
  • Microsoft Office capability
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First Baptist Church Stillwater

Meeting in a frame school house on the 25th of November, 1892, a small group of Baptists organized the first Baptist church in Stillwater, Oklahoma Territory, with Rev. Samuel Huntsberry as organizing moderator. Nine charter members formed the congregation. Today First Baptist Church Stillwater continues to operate and serve with the same spirit for Christ as our founders. Conveniently located in downtown Stillwater, the church exhibits a warm and friendly atmosphere that embodies our rich history. Come live, learn, and lead More...