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Walden Community Church

Family Life Pastor / Associate Pastor

Walden Community Church
Montgomery, Texas, United States


Date Posted: 05/23/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Family Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

 

This position will develop and cast a vision to teach, recruit, prepare, organize, and perform all of the of Family Ministries at Walden Community Church. This candidate must have a heart for youth and children of all ages and must have a desire to see them mature in their faith. The candidate should also have an outward focus that seeks to develop new methods that minister to the needs of our community and to the adjacent elementary school.

 

This candidate must be outgoing, energetic and contagious! We need a “self-starter” who is able to meet a congregation of people, get to know them, learn faces and memorize names and who can “jump in” and begin to develop a leadership team, recruit new volunteers and train and encourage the volunteers we have.

 

This ministry needs “active excitement.”


Responsibilities

 

This position along with their family will be active and supporting members of Walden Community Church. This includes church attendance as well as outside weekly activities.

 

This position will be the primary leader and communicator for the entire children and youth ministry programs. This includes all ages from birth (nursery) to 18 (youth group).

 

This includes overseeing and developing all ministry events; Vacation Bible School in June, our Halloween Trunk or Treat in October as well as a yearly community yard sale. This position will also develop rotating events such as lock-ins, date night, winter retreat, summer camps, Christmas parties, mission trips and weekly youth group activities.

 

This position will also be in charge of: ordering supplies and curriculum, creating an updated printed calendar, maintaining office hours, having an organized budget, setting up and tearing down before and after campus events, overseeing background checks, maintaining an online presence on social media, and developing a fun “brand” that can be communicated effectively to our families and visitors.

 

This position will also work heavily with adults; developing a parents night where the focus of the year is explained, recruiting volunteers, creating workshops and seminars on parenting, and helping to promote “family life” at Walden church.

 

As needed, this position may be called upon to assist in lead pastoral functions, including preaching, hospital visitation, pastor-on-call, in office counseling, weddings, baptisms, and baby dedications.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Committed Christian & obedient disciple
  • A huge love for children and families
  • An extrovert
  • Visionary
  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal, online and one on one)
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Able to recruit, develop leaders and build volunteer teams
  • Experienced communicator with parents
  • Someone who is comfortable teaching children of all ages
  • Adept at problem solving.

 

Training

 

  • B.A. or B.S. degree required; M.A. desirable
  • Theological training and/or coursework desirable
  • Meets Biblical qualifications for leadership
  • Previous experience directing and leading a children’s ministry including recruiting, training, scheduling, and developing volunteer teams (2-5 years desired).
 
Interested candidates  - Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to secretary@waldenchurch.com
 
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