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Children's Pastor

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 05/10/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Children’s Pastor will lead and develop a children’s ministry, which is meant to echo the purpose of the overall mission of Redemption Church. This individual will minister to children newborn- 6th grade, on a weekly basis. Their focus will be to invest in the spiritual health and personal growth of children within Redemption Church. They will also be the primary recruiter and leader of adult volunteers to serve within children’s ministry. This role is strongly relational and Spiritual, as you prepare weekly sermons, oversee children’s teams, train leaders, communicate with parents, and more.


The ideal candidate for this role will have strengths in Leadership, Communication, and Teamwork. Therefore, a candidate should possess the following skills and experiences:


  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Develops and leads a balanced environment for ministry which provides an opportunity for evangelism, discipleship, community growth, and Biblical teaching
  • Passionate and optimistic about ministering to children
  • Trustworthy and discrete when handling confidential information
  • Connects and communicates effectively with children from all types of populations
  • Leads, trains, and shepherds adult volunteers to most effectively minister to children
  • Builds supportive relationships with parents of children
  • Contributes as a positive, collaborative team member of the overall church staff
  • Exudes confidence to confront difficult situations while focusing on overall positive outcomes
  • Plans, organizes, and leads trips and events which include camps, VBS, local outreaches, mid-week service events, etc.
  • Performs general Pastoral duties such as counseling, wedding, funerals, teaching, etc.
  • Prepares and manages a monthly budget, annual budget, and ministry calendar
  • Delegates tasks to and oversees children’s assistant



  • Bachelor’s degree or related work experience
  • Relevant children’s ministry experience
  • Theologiacal alignment with the doctrinal principles of Redemption Church -


Organization offers paid vacation, sick leave and retirement plan as well as competitive compensation based on non-profit compensation ranges.


We are a non-denominational, Spirit-filled church in the center of Knoxville, Tennessee. In our 39th year of ministry, we are striving to make a positive impact upon the city of Knoxville by creating a citywide family center in which all are welcome – a place where all individuals and families can grow and flourish in faith and discover God’s plan for their lives. We are committed to impacting the world by serving as a worldwide outreach center helping millions of people in over 150 nations experience the perfect peace that comes from faith in Jesus Christ and obedience to the Holy Spirit.


Contact Information – please email resume with contact information to or mail to Redemption Church, 3550 Pleasant Ridge Road, Knoxville TN 37921 Attn: T. Defendorf.  NO CALLS PLEASE, we will be in contact with you after we review your resume.