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Riverside Wesleyan Church

Sacramento, California, United States

Date Posted:
Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Church Size:
151 to 250
Job Type:
Riverside Wesleyan Church
Job Description:

PURPOSE:   To minister to Children and younger Families with responsiblity for the development and implementation of the vision, strategy and tactical elements for all programs, activities and educational aspects related to Children’s Ministry at Riverside Wesleyan Church. 



  • Bring energy and excitment to a growing ministry and the ability to take it to the next level.
  • Passion for ministry to children and seeing both parents and children grow in the faith.
  • Growing relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior.
  • Ability to fully embrace the vision, values, and statement of faith of Riverside Wesleyan Church.
  • Reliable, trustworthy, self-starter, and excellent at following through on details.
  • Possess the ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality.
  • Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style.
  • Possessing strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating relationship with supervisors, coworkers, and volunteers.
  • Proven ability to achieve results.  


  • Bring energy and excitment to a growing ministry and the ability to take it to the next level.
  • To provide leadership to the Children’s Ministries (CM) team.
  • Helps to develop and implement the vision for children’s ministries in collaboration with the Pastoral Staff.
  • Be and active and collaborative member of ministry team here at RWC.
  • Provide strategic leadership and planning initiatives for CM volunteers.
  • Sets direction and trains CM staff and volunteers.
  • Offers pastoral care and encouragement of CM volunteers.
  • Develops processes necessary for effective CM operations (e.g.: check-in).
  • Responsible for CM budget and financial oversight.
  • Connect with parents and participate in their life
  • Minister to the parents as they raise their children
  • Oversee the selection and implementation of curriculum.
  • Develop communication plans to keep volunteers and parents informed.
  • Responsible for all staffing of CM (including training).
  • Manage communications between ministries that interact with CM.
  • Oversee and implement all programming for CM (primarily for Sunday Kid’s Worship [Nursery-6th]). 

This description is intended to describe the general content and requirements for the performance of this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

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About the Church

Riverside Wesleyan Church

We are an evangelical Christian church in the Greenhaven/Pocket area of Sacramento, living to impact our community relationally, affect those around us Spiritually, while seeking the guidance of the Holy Spirit continuously. Our mission is to reach people, raise people, and to release people...to impact our community for Christ. More...