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Glen Ellyn Bible Church

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States

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Children's Pastor - Women's Pastor
Church Size:
751 to 1000
Job Type:
Glen Ellyn Bible Church
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POSITION TITLE: Children’s & Women’s Ministry Director

REPORTS TO: Executive Pastor

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time/Salaried/Exempt                                

DEPARTMENT: Programming



The Children’s and Women’s Ministries Director oversees all Children’s Ministries (CM) programming, from birth through fifth grade, and all Women’s Ministries (WM) programming.  This role is a key leadership position in the church, providing vision and direction to the largest programming department at Glen Ellyn Bible Church.  80% of this role’s responsibilities are with Children’s Ministry, while 20% is with Women’s Ministry.  Although there are many opportunities to lead women and children in the various ministry programs, most of this role is spent casting vision, leading teams, mentoring leaders, recruiting volunteers, and training others to carry out the mission and vision of Glen Ellyn Bible Church.  



  • Oversee the development and implementation of all children’s and women’s ministry programming including: philosophy, vision, curriculum, calendar of events.
  • Integrate GEBC’s disciple-making philosophy within children’s and women’s ministries, as well as integrating children and women within total church programming.
  • Champion the vision of the home being the primary venue for disciple-making and parents/grandparents acting as the primary disciple-makers, as well as supporting and encouraging the women of the church.
  • Create programs and mobilize volunteers to reach children and women who are not Christians with the Gospel.
  • Recruit, equip, train and encourage both paid and volunteer Children’s and Women’s Ministry staff.  Currently, this position oversees 2 part-time staff, an Assistant CM Director, and an Administrative Assistant.



  • Oversee all CM & WM programming and curriculum, including weekend worship services, summer outreach efforts, and midweek programming.
  • Oversee all CM & WM volunteers, staff, and manage the budget.
  • Lead weekly staff meetings, volunteer training, and manage CM & WM communications.
  • Partner with other programming staff in vision cultivation, prayer, and providing caregiving for families and children in need. 



Education/Certification:  Bachelor’s Degree required, field of study is not as important has having a winning personality that can recruit and empower people to carry out the mission and vision of the church.

Experience Required:  Must have experience recruiting, training and supervising volunteers as well as experience overseeing paid staff.  Experience leading in a church or other ministry is preferred.    

Skills/Abilities: Passion for discipleship.  Knowledge of child development and women’s ministry needs. Visionary with leadership & management strengths.  Must have a magnetic personality.


If you are interested in this position please email your resume to John Vandervelde, Executive Pastor - jvandervelde@gebible.org.  Please don't apply through the ChurchStaffing website. 

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About the Church

Glen Ellyn Bible Church

Glen Ellyn Bible Church is a community of people learning to follow Jesus and being transformed by a relationship with God. We take care of our members and guests alike with age appropriate programming and events. Prepare to be greeted by friendly faces, challenged through biblical teaching and engaged through relevant music and singing.