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First Baptist Church

Pastor of Children and Family MInistries

First Baptist Church
Elgin, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 06/13/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: Baptist -- American
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

First Baptist Church Elgin is seeking a part-time Pastor of Children and Family Ministries (birth-5tt grade) who has a passion for and a commitment to Jesus Christ, His Church, and children and families. The right candidate will be a fully surrendered follower of Jesus with a call and desire to attract, evangelize and intentionally disciple families and children in the Way of Jesus.  This Pastor will be a team player and will possess excellent skills in organization, communication, and teaching, as well as recruiting, equipping and shepherding adult volunteers.  Resumes should be sent to Pastor Greg Huguley at  To learn more about First B. Elgin, go to For a full job description, see below: 



Job Description                                                         Pastor of Children and Family Ministries

First Baptist Church of Elgin



POSITION STATUS:          Part-Time Regular—Exempt



The Part-Time Pastor of Children and Family Ministries will support the organization and ministries of First Baptist Church of Elgin by exhibiting conduct and character as described below.



He/She must be a person of spiritual insight and commitment:

    Who demonstrates character described in I Tim. 3:1-7 and Galatians 5:22-26;

    Who is familiar with the Christian scriptures and the history of the Christian Church; and

    Who is skilled in counseling and in the supervision of staff.



  •   Affirmed in children’s ministry and comfortable with families
  •    Initiates projects
  •   Exhibits creativity and is flexible in developing programs for children and families
  •   Has an understanding of the cultural pressures on today’s families
  •   Implements the use of technology and various art forms in communicating with families
  •   5-10 years experience serving in the local church
  •   Prior experience in a full-time multi-staff environment is preferred
  •   Familiarity with CCB or other church management systems a plus


  •   Develop programs that are biblically based and culturally relevant for today’s families
  •   Responsible for birth – 5th grade
  •   Recruit, train, and develop adult volunteers in Children’s ministry. (AWANA, VBS, Sunday School)
  •   Staff Sunday morning classes, midweek meetings; and special events throughout the year
  •   Establish rapport with the parents and children and seek ways to add value to the entire family unit
  •   Build a sense of community among our families
  •   Support summer camps and mission opportunities that are important components in shaping spiritual lives of our families
  •   Develop creative ministries that will disciple our children
  •   Develop and maintain a children and families annual budget
  •   Design, organize, and maintain children’s ministry environments




The Pastor of Children and Family Ministries is accountable to and evaluated by the Executive Pastor.  This is a part-time position of up to 30 hours per week.  Salary is based by qualifications and experience.