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Central Church

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States

Date Posted:
04/07/2016
Categories:
Children's Pastor
Denomination:
Baptist
Church Size:
1001 to 1500
Job Type:
Full-Time
Central Church
Job Description:

 

Summary:

Central believes that a healthy, thriving children’s ministry is important to reaching and growing children for Christ.  It is also important for encouraging and equipping parents to pastor their own children. The Director/Pastor of Children’s Ministries (DPCM) will serve as part of the Pastoral staff who has responsibility of leading, and implementing management systems for a large children’s ministry. The (DPCM) will work under the supervision of the Executive Pastor of Ministry (EPM).

 

Competencies and Expectancies:

  • Proven leader who implements and maintains systems of ministry which equips volunteers to lead

  • Self-starter/self manager who can effectively prioritizes to innovate new  initiatives, teams, and events

  • Passionate about reaching/growing children in Christ and equipping/encouraging parents to do the same

  • 3+ years on-staff experience in children's ministries of church(s) over 700 in attendance

  • Experienced and proven ability to recruit, equip, train, and appreciate volunteers

  • Ability to supervise and delegate to a multi-person children’s ministry staff

  • Ability to teach in large group and small group settings when needed

  • Have a cooperative, healthy, and motivating relationship with co-workers, volunteers, parents, & children

  • Experienced in education and curriculum development

  • Bachelor’s degree (Christian education, Education, Theology, or related topics preferred)

  • Attendance at weekend services and other events determined by the EPM

  • Embrace and embody the mission, vision and distinctives of Central

  • Maintain regular week-day office hours

  • Competence in all related church software and database systems

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight, strategy and managing systems to all children’s ministries, birth – 5th grade

  • Create a welcoming and engaging environment for children to experience the adventure of discovering and following Christ

  • Grow and sustain a large volunteer base for weekend/ mid-week programming, multi-campus, and events

  • Oversight of  calendar, budget, and curriculum development

  • Plan/facilitate all special events such as camps, VBS,  holidays, and community outreach

  • Maintain consistent and effective communication with parents

  • Manage multi-staff team.  Includes: hiring, providing leadership and direction, and delegation

  • Pioneers the development of effective college intern program

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Relationships:

  • The DPCM reports directly to the Executive Pastor of Ministry

To Apply:

Please email the following  to Chuck Jespersen - Executive Pastor of Ministry. Please make them all separate files or pages.

  1. Coverletter (limit to one page).

  2. Your resume.

  3. Your personal testimony (limit to one page).
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Central Church

We, Central Church, are a community of faith located in Sioux Falls, SD that is committed to connecting people with a life that counts for eternity by building disciples that go and change lives.

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