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City Church

Pastor of Family Life

City Church
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 05/31/2016
Categories: Family Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary

This position reports directly to and works in partnership with the Lead Pastor, and oversees multiple ministry areas, with primary responsibility for oversight and strategic development of the K-12 programs for City Church.  This position will provide critical leadership and discipleship to all families whose children participate in any and all City Church children ministry programs.  This is a full-time position offering a competitive salary package.


Job Description


1.  Pastoral Oversight and Discipleship


Lead an established family discipleship ministry to new heights, reflected by growing faith, increased biblical knowledge, and deepening spiritual maturity in all students.  Primary responsibility will be investing in families with students in 6th - 12th grade.


Understand and provide guidance for the establishment of a comprehensive program K-12th grade by working with Nursery Coordinator / Catechism Leaders and Teachers and volunteers who are helping with Jr. High and Senior High School ministries. 


Develop a volunteer base of capable, equipped leaders among parents and students, who are a deeply committed, enthusiastic group that eagerly pours applicable spiritual truth into students, so that those students are able to transform their centers of influence for Christ.


Enhance and advance spiritual growth opportunities for students of all ages at City Church and the surrounding community, with specific responsibility to teach and lead the middle school and high school ministries while overseeing ministry to all families with students in these age groups.


Equip students and their parents to be disciples and to be disciple-makers, and build meaningful relationships with families.


2.  Worship Leading and Teaching


Preach/teach and administer sacraments at worship services on Sundays as needed


Pastorally present at worship services when not leading worship (available in lobby before and after service / coffee with leadership) and actively engaging with congregants on Sunday.


3.  General Pastoral and Team Leadership


Participate regularly in leadership strategy meetings


In conjunction with the Lead Pastor and Worship Leader, develop and build out infrastructure for both the short and long term church calendar.


4.  Christian Education and Formation


Create, pilot and further develop a core missional K-12 education curriculum that reflects the overall vision of City Church.


Oversee Nursery Coordinator / Catechism Leaders and Teachers and volunteers who are helping with Jr. High and Senior High School ministries.


Teach Adult Bible Summer classes / Church Membership classes as needed


5.  Parish/Neighborhood


Create, pilot and further develop a city-based strategy for pastoral care and community formation to the K-12 demographic that advances an outward face for City Church to Corpus Christi.


6.  Other Activities


Engage in regular family time with both your wife and children

Engage in regular, healthy rhythms of solitude, prayer and study

Engage in relationships of pastoral accountability and prayer

Other duties as required



The candidate will need to demonstrate a clear understanding and embrace City Church’s theological vision, core values and a have a grace-centered love for the city of Corpus Christi.  An undergraduate bachelor’s degree and a theological degree from an accredited seminary or equivalent is required. 


Must be a dependable team player and self-starter with the ability to take initiative while working with accountable independence.  Strong problem solving, counseling, and pastoral skills are required as well as an ability to cast and execute vision for staff and congregation in a season of significant transition. 


In addition, experience in and ability to manage, develop and work with a diverse team of staff and volunteers is required.  Minimum five to seven years of full-time ministry in a larger context is preferable.



Excellent organizational, pastoral, communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to work collaboratively within a professional collegiate model.  Commitment to understanding and spending time knowing the city of Corpus Christi to understand its distinctiveness as a context for ministry.


About City Church


We are a local body of believers standing with the best of the ancient Christian tradition committed to renewing the City of Corpus Christi socially, spiritually and culturally.


At City Church, we continue to work towards fostering a community of authenticity, honesty, and unconditional love where everyone has the freedom to fail, struggle, and rejoice that Christ indeed died for big sinners like us.


Recognizing that we are made for no greater calling than to glorify the Lord and to enjoy Him forever we are wanting to build and to grow City Church not as a monument to ourselves or a community unto ourselves, but as an organic institution with the singular purpose of bringing honor, praise, and worship to our God with the purpose of serving our city as Christ has served us.  For more information visit our website at: or contact us through email: