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Canaan Baptist Church

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Date Posted:
09/15/2016
Categories:
Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Denomination:
Baptist --SBC
Church Size:
501 to 750
Job Type:
Full-Time
Canaan Baptist Church
Job Description:
We are seeking a Pastor of Children and Families to oversee our children's ministry who can fully embrace our vision, and serve as a significant team member of our staff.  Our children's ministry serves over 120 children every Sunday and over 75 come to our Wednesday night programs. The position involves:
 
  • strategic oversight of the children's ministry, caring for teachers, 
  • training in teach ing methods, implementation of the Orange discipleship process, 
  • a firm grasp of the AWANA program, 
  • coordination of events and outreaches, and providing leadership to a dedicated team of volunteers.  
 
We are praying for a candidate whose life demonstrates a love for Christ, who holds scripture in the highest regard, and is excited to partner with the local church in the work of the Gospel. A candidate’s character should be in keeping with the character expectations of an elder or deacon as found in 1 Timothy 3.  
 
Our primary qualifications after one's character is that the applicant have a proven background of leading people, and be motivated by seeing children come to know and love Jesus. Additional qualifications include:
  • Experience working, or serving in a multi-staff church; 
  • Gifted in recruiting and training of volunteers; 
  • Ability to teach from the Word in ways suited for children's ministry; 
  • 5+ years working or volunteering with children’s ministry with a strong grasp of the Orange disciple-making process; 
  • Undergraduate degree/certification in children’s ministry or related field is preferable.
 
Salary range 50,000-60,000 (plus benefits). Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and
qualifications.
 
Find out more about Canaan at www.canaanstl.org
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Canaan Baptist Church

Canaan Baptist Church exists to connect you to what matters most: Connecting to God, Connecting to People, Connecting to Purpose. Founded in 1992, Canaan has grown by a rate of 39% over the last 5 years and is currently looking to expand our facilities, to include additional children’s ministry space. We are averaging just under 600 in worship attendance while ministering to over 100 kids each week. We are seeking a Pastor of Children and Families to oversee our children's ministry who can fully embrace our vision, and serve as a signi More...