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Maryland Community Church

Children's Pastor

Maryland Community Church
Terre Haute, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 06/30/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Growing interndenominational church with a growing Children's Ministry and healthy staff environment is searching for a Children's Pastor.  Currently Maryland Community Church has two campuses in the city and 2,000+ in attendance. We are open to another campus as God leads us. Our mission is to help people take one step closer to Christ.  Our Vision is to see thousands of people in our community, nation and world take one step closer to Christ.  Our core values are Relationship Relevance, Effectiveness, Excellence, Unity, Authenticity.  The Children's Pastor reports to the Family Pastor.


Complete job description and application available online @ and at the church offices M-F 8am-5pm, and the Information Centers on Sundays at both campuses. Completed application, resume, pre-employment form and a video telling the search team who you are and why you would be a good fit for MCC are required. Links are accepted from Vimeo or YouTube.  Deadline is July 31, 2017.


Contact:          Karen L. Sheeley, SPHR,

                       Church Administrator



MISSION: The Children’s Pastor has the responsibility of overseeing all aspects of ministry to children and their families from birth through fifth grade.

PURPOSE:  To serve the church by ensuring coordination and continuity of the spiritual growth of children and their families from birth to fifth grade.  To build and oversee a team that will care for, support, empower and nurture families in the church; and ensure environments are created that will bring people together as a body in a way that enables authentic, biblical community to take place. 



  • Personal connection with the staff, culture, mission, and vision of MCC.


  • Unquestionable integrity and transparency. 
  • A deeply spiritual, growing, Christ-like life. (Continually moving a step closer to Christ.)


  • Proven leadership success with staff and volunteers in a sizable environment.
  • Deeply personable and attractional (a person people want to be around).
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Excellent computer and technical skills. 
  • Excellent communication ability with people inside and outside the church.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent education.



In addition to the minimum qualifications, the preferred qualifications are:

  • Ordained Pastor
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree from a Bible College or Seminary
  • Experience working with children in a church environment for 2 years
  • Five years full-time leadership experience



  • Lives a life consistent with the commandments and teachings of Jesus Christ.
  • Spends time in prayer and study of God’s Word on a daily basis.
  • Is involved in personal discipleship, either small group or one-on-one.
  • Stays current with ministry trends by listening to tapes, reading books, periodicals and attending approved conferences.
  • Leads an evangelistic lifestyle.
  • Is engaged in consistent memorization of Scripture.
  • Spends adequate time with spouse and children each week.
  • Maintains adequate physical and mental health for performing job functions.
  • Will become a member of Maryland Community Church within a year of employment.