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Southeast Christian Church

Family Pastor - Blankenbaker Campus

Southeast Christian Church
Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 11/28/2016
Categories: Family Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Family Pastor will have a passion and proven ability for casting vison and executing a holistic approach to engaging and equipping leaders in our homes to become the primary disciple-makers of children.  He will provide the energy, oversight, and daily direction to all aspects of Family Ministry including infants through 5th graders. He will pastor/shepherd staff, volunteers, premarital couples, married couples, and parents by encouraging and equipping them to reach their full potential in Christ.  The Family Ministry Pastor will give oversight and direction to all family programming to ensure alignment with the mission, vision, and strategies of Southeast Christian Church. 

If you meet the below qualifications please apply directly on our site:

Essential Functions

  • Cast “Big Picture” Vision and strategies for holistic approach to family ministry that includes marriage, parenting, and children
  • Model a lifestyle of prayer
  • Advocate for Family Ministry before staff, congregation, and elders
  • Lead by walking around; be present
  • Pastor, shepherd and develop staff
  • Champion godly marriages and families through training, equipping, and encouraging
  • Pastor/Shepherd teams of volunteer leaders
  • Promote and advance Family Ministry at Blankenbaker Campus
  • Collaborate, within the context of family ministry, with all Southeast campuses and staff
  • Active pursuit of training and education in current strategies/trends in Family Ministry
  • Partner with parents by equipping them with resources to become actively and intentionally involved in the disciple-making process in their homes
  • Develop and direct children and family LWYA outreach opportunities

Essential Competencies

  • Proven experience in establishing a healthy, but not perfect, family
  • Growing relationship with Jesus
  • Proven capacity for making disciples
  • Ability to identify, train, encourage and raise up teams of volunteer leaders
  • Ability to plan and carry out marriage and parenting events for Southeast families and friends
  • Ability to teach – premarital classes and marriage enrichment groups
  • Competent in computer skills – Word, Pages, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Exhibit an authentic pastor’s heart
  • High capacity for leadership and staff development
  • Strong relational and team building skills
  • Strong organizational skills for growing, mobilizing, and maintaining an effective team and ministry
  • Strong written communication skills

Required Education, Experience, and Membership

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s Degree in related field preferred
  • 5+ years of Family Ministry experience in churches with 2000+ in attendance
  • Must be ordained
  • Engaged, or willing to become, member of Southeast Christian Church who supports the Statement of Faith and submits to the leadership established by the church