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Grace Community Church

Children’s Ministry Director

Grace Community Church
Tempe, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 04/05/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Reports to the Senior Associate Pastor

Ministry Description / Purpose

  • Facilitates age-specific ministry programming for children birth – 5th grade.
  • Works in partnership with the Family Pastor in providing resources and support to families regarding the spiritual development of the child/children.


  • Mature Christian walk and character.
  • Understanding of child development including physical, social, emotional, and spiritual development and best practices associated with development.
  • Ability to work well with staff, volunteers, and families within the church environment.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • Experience working in a Children’s Ministry environment with leadership responsibility for at least two years.

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • (25%) Coordinates regular Sunday programming for a fun, dynamic and engaging Children’s Ministry.
  • (15%) Coordinating outward focused ministry approaches for families in our surrounding communities not yet part of GCC.
  • (15%) Coordinates regular discipleship programming for Children’s Ministry.
  • (5%) Creates and manages Children’s Ministry budget.
  • (15%) Supervises and provides instruction to Children’s Ministry staff.
  • (10%) Maintains positive relationships with the ministry team and seeks to integrate ministry efforts.
  • (5%) Coordinates special events that support the vision of the church and the Children’s Ministry.
  • (5%) Partners with the Senior Associate Pastor in providing resources for families with regards to spiritual development.
  • (5%) Partners with GCA in sharing of space in order to meet ministry and educational objectives.
  • Maintain a Children’s Ministry that is focused on the 20/20 Vision (Outward Focused, Reaching Unreached People, Every Generation Matters, Engage the Next Generation).
  • Maintain a Children’s Ministry that is Characterized by Grace Community Church’s mission (Grow Richly, Reach Intentionally, Adore Passionately, Connect Authentically, Engage Wholeheartedly)