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Saguaro Canyon Church

Generations Director

Saguaro Canyon Church
Tucson, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 06/28/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor - Church Staff - Combo Positions - Family Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Saguaro Canyon Church | 10111 E. Old Spanish Trail | Tucson, AZ 85748

Saguaro Canyon is an inter-generational, family-oriented church located on the eastside of Tucson,
Arizona that strives to meet the needs of people from all walks of life and stages in their faith. As of
May 2017 our body numbers about 400 with weekly Sunday attendance around 240.
We are a Bible-based church that believes in the inerrancy of scripture. Our pastors use an expository
approach to teach the Word.

Our services are designed to be inter-generational with two Sunday morning services. Children’s
Programs and Nursery (birth - 3yrs) are offered at the later service. Communion is served every Sunday
morning. Each week one of our worship teams guides this portion of our worship service through a
variety of styles ranging from hymns to modern worship music. While Nursery is offered from the
beginning of the second service, our children (pre-k & up) join us in the worship service up until
message . Children are valued at SCC. We believe they learn best about worship by example, in
community with their parents.

The mission of Saguaro Canyon Church is to connect our community to Christ . This can be broken down
as follows:
1) Connect to Christ
Create spaces for people to explore faith in Jesus, trust Him with their lives, and mature
in their faith. (Worship Gatherings, Community Groups)

2) Connect to Church
Help people discover their gifts and passions and find their fit in ministry so they can
serve the body effectively and joyfully. (Ministry to the Body)

3) Connect to Community
Equip people to share their faith with others and be an influence in their community as
they live out their faith in their sphere of influence. (Mission to our world)

Tucson is a city located 108 miles southeast of Phoenix and 60 miles from the US-Mexico Border.
Tucson has a population of just over a million. Tucson is home to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and the
University of Arizona. For more information about Tucson, visit the link.

REPORTS TO – Senior Pastor

The Generations Director oversees the strategic vision for Children and Youth
Ministries at Saguaro Canyon Church (nursery through 12th Grade) as well as working
together with members of the pastoral staff to integrate family-oriented discipleship
and parenting initiatives throughout the church. He/she will also cultivate the church’s
“inter-generational church” culture by facilitating community development across
generational lines. This individual is responsible for approving ministry decisions for
the ministries under his/her care (including department budget, curriculum,
programming, processes, and security and safety procedures) as they flow into the
overall vision and mission of the church.

1. Exhibits the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5)
2. Lives a faithful commitment to prayer and the Word
3. Engages in conduct that would bring honor to Christ and the church
4. Is a member (or willing to become a member) of Saguaro Canyon Church
5. Exhibits a heart of compassion, humility, is trustworthy, and is a servant leader
6. Maintains a healthy balance between ministry and family
7. Strong theological orientation and is in agreement with EFCA Statement of Faith
(without reservations)

1. Bachelor’s degree preferred (but not required)
2. Previous vocational experience in children/youth ministry and leadership role(s)
3. Ability to teach, develop strategy, solve problems, etc.
4. Strong, compassionate leader
5. Self-starter with ability to recruit and lead others with little management
6. Life experience in parenting and/or children programming (either as a parent or
working directly with parents and children)
7. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
8. Team player who is willing to work under the leadership of others and carry out
the vision already in place.

1. Meet regularly with the pastor to coordinate the Generations ministry with the
total ministry of the church

2. Oversee Children’s Ministry (nursery through 5th grade) and Youth Ministry
(6th-12th grade) by providing vision, organization, decision-making, curriculum,
process development, program development, and teaching while ensuring
safety and security

3. Develop, integrate and lead the implementation of a family-oriented vision
within Children and Youth Ministries

4. Integrate parent, family and generational ministry initiatives within other
ministry areas (Community Groups, Worship Gatherings, Church-wide Events,

5. Equip parents for leading godly families by teaching classes, holding events, and
providing resources. Provide guidance to families and/or students as needed.

6. Encourage cross-generational community between children/youth and adults

7. Lead departmental meetings with staff/key volunteer leaders

8. Understand and oversee the vision for spiritual development from birth
through high school of all children/youth and facilitate the transition of
children/youth between Children’s Ministry, Youth Ministry and serving in the

9. Help equip and mobilize families for mission opportunities

10. Attend staff meetings

11. Understand this position is a salaried position in which the director will need to
be available some evenings and weekends

12. Perform other reasonable duties as assigned


If interested in applying, please email your resume to:
Rose McCormick |

If you have any demos or samples of work, please attach those to email.