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Gateway Community Church

Children's Pastor

Gateway Community Church
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted: 02/21/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

About Gateway Community Church:

Gateway is a young, vibrant, mission-oriented church that continues to see the hand of God work in special ways within the body of Christ and their community.  Gateway was started a little over 7 years ago, currently located in the Deer Creek community of Edmond, Ok.  The mission of the church is to make much of God by making disciples.  It operates under the belief that the local church is the vehicle God uses to impact the world, and the role of the pastor is to help equip people to carry out that mission.  The future is brighter than ever at Gateway and we believe God is up to something amazing.  The children's pastor will play a vital role as Gateway continues to seek God's plan for this next season of ministry.


  • Church Size: 150-200
  • Location: Edmond, Ok.
  • Position: F/T Children's Pastor
  • Website:
The Children's Pastor Position at Gateway:
The Children's Pastor will be responsible for creating a thriving ministry for all children's ministry activities within Gateway.  They will provide leadership & oversight to children, ages babies - 6th grade.  This includes volunteer recruitment, training, and development; management and direction of all classroom settings; lead teaching and training of all lead teachers; and overall preparation for all children's ministry programs and activities. They will create an effective ministry that connects with children and parents.  The ultimate goal of this position is to see children reached for Christ and matured into faithful disciples.  The role will also ensure successful implementation and alignment with the overall vision of the church in these ministries through their oversight.


Our Desire For This Position:
The successful candidate for this position will be highly relational, with experienced skills in strategic development and teaching.  They will possess a pioneering spirit with a  strong desire to build a ministry from the ground up.  The successful candidate will possess a foundational understanding of children's and family ministries, relational management, and ministry development so as to effectively exceed all position related responsibilities.  They will have a proven track record of working in a setting committed to reaching the unreached, becoming a part of a community, and promoting innovation.  They will show a high degree of effectiveness while working and communicating within a low oversight environment.  
About Our Community:
Deer Creek is a growing community sprawling over the border between Oklahoma County and Logan County.  It is named for the nearby Deer Creek, which snakes through much of the district and occasionally causes the schools to close by flooding during the spring rains.  Deer Creek School District was founded in 1921.  The District is 72 square miles and includes portions of three counties, Oklahoma, Logan, and Canadian and two cities, Oklahoma City and Edmond.  In the fall of 2017, Deer Creek will have 5 Elementary Schools, an Intermediate School, Middle School, and High School.  Deer Creek is the top district in the State of Oklahoma.  Deer Creek has much to offer for family living.  It's small town charm and lifestyle has proven to be perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of the big city.   
Applying For The Position:
For all serious candidates feeling called to the Oklahoma City community, please submit your resume through or you can email your resume to