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St. Mark's Lutheran Church

Marion, Iowa, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Christian Teacher
Church Size:
2001 to 2500
Job Type:
St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Job Description:

General Description: 

The Director of Children’s Ministry will help fulfill the mission of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church by leading an excellent, comprehensive Children’s Ministry for nursery through 5th grade. The Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of ministry for the spiritual growth of children and equipping parents to fulfill their calling as the primary spiritual leaders of their children. The Director will lead a team of more than 50 volunteers, and will be responsible for preparing St. Mark’s members to serve on Children’s Ministry teams that are most appropriate based on their gifts and talents.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement dynamic Sunday morning and midweek programs for nursery through 5th grade.
  • Recruit, interview, and support volunteer leaders and Children’s Ministry staff in the development and implementation of this ministry, while providing leadership, direction and training.
  • Oversee strategic planning/goal setting, curriculum, budget, records, and resources.
  • Develop outreach events, Vacation Bible School, and other opportunities for the children, parents and leaders to connect with one another.

For a full job description see: http://www.faith-life.org/images/other_pdfs/StMarksChildrensMinistryDirector.pdf

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About the Church

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

St. Mark's Lutheran Church is a 2,300 member church located in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa metro area.  We are a member of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC).  The mission of St. Mark's is "To share God's love, welcome others into His church, and grow to become like Jesus".  We strive to achieve this mission through strong ministries in Worship Arts, Service and Missions, Youth and Children's Ministries, Discipleship and Small Groups among others.


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