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Family Church

Children & Families Pastor

Family Church
Sutherlin, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 08/24/2016
Categories: Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Overall Responsibilities:

Provide pastoral ministry and oversight for Children’s Ministry using the “know, grow, show” philosophy, and be an advocate for families


Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and provide leadership for the spiritual formation of children throughout all areas of Children’s Ministry and all campuses
  • Teach and assist parents in the development of biblical family life-skills, so that families are growing spiritually
  • Train Children’s Ministry leaders as teachers, team-time leaders, games leaders, worship leaders
  • Teach & train children and leaders in balancing fellowship, discipleship, ministry, worship, and evangelism
  • Oversee curriculum; insure it’s growing spiritually healthy followers of Jesus
  • Facilitate Children’s Ministry on the weekend (discipleship), and teach as scheduled
  • Facilitate Wednesday night outreach programs (Evangelism)
  • Develop & oversee Children’s Ministry budgets
  • Connect and coordinate with the Youth Pastor for seamless transitions and continuity for students
  • Oversee child dedications and baptisms
  • Participate in weddings, funerals, and other services as needed
  • Participate in local community activities, as needed; i.e. sports, musical events, etc.


Skills & Attributes:

  • Team player and team builder
  • Relational leader
  • Learner
  • Develop leaders
  • Good communicator
  • Administrator and organizer
  • Thorough knowledge and application of scriptures
  • Counseling skills


Experience Required:

  • Minimum BS or BA degree
  • Experience building and leading a team