Pacific Crossroads Church

Director of Family MInistry - Pastoral Position

Pacific Crossroads Church
Los Angeles, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/20/2017
Categories: Family Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCA
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Principal Function

To lead the Family Ministry team (the staff of PCC Children and PCC Youth) in gathering, growing and sending the children and youth of PCC (ages 0-18).  To accomplish this goal by:

1)    Providing executive oversight for the PCC Children’s Team (serving ages 0 – 4th grade), and

2)    Providing executive oversight for the PCC Youth Team (serving 5th – 12th grade)


Specific Responsibilities

I. Lead the Family Ministry Team, including

  • Lead the Family Ministry staff team in creating vision, mission, and strategic plans for Family Ministry
  • Lead Family Ministry team meetings (monthly, or as needed) to encourage staff, cast vision, develop staff, plan activities and review progress on strategic plan
  • Work with PCC staff and pastors to provide pastoral care to families in need (including meeting with families as needed)
  • Serve as a spokesman and enthusiastically promote Family Ministry to the broader congregation
  • Provide financial oversight for the Family Ministry ministries, including overseeing the creation of annual budgets, reviewing monthly budget reports, and approving budget change requests
  • Oversee the ongoing implementation of Safety Policies for PCC Children and PCC Youth
  • Ensure staff are effectively communicating the vision, mission and program activities of Family Ministry to the parents of children and youth
  • Work with other pastors on staff to engage and equip parents on topics relevant to the Christian nurture and discipleship of their children and youth (family worship, handling discipline, etc.)
  • Creating team members’ job descriptions and aligning those job descriptions with strategic goals


II. Provide Executive Oversight for PCC Children, including

  • Supervise the Director of PCC Children, including:

-       Shepherding PCC CM staff in their walk with Christ and their personal and professional development

-       Meet weekly or every other week as needed to encourage, review progress on strategic goals, and plan

-       Assist in selecting children’s curriculum which is Biblical, theologically sound, and engaging for the children

-       Assist in planning teacher trainings that will be practical, engaging and Spiritually beneficial for CM teachers

-       Conduct annual Performance Review for Director of PCC Children

-       Assist in creating and implementing a staff development plan for the Director of PCC Children

-       Work with Pastors in caring for and equipping the parents of PCC children


III. Provide Executive Oversight for PCC Youth, including

  • Supervise the Director of PCC Youth, including:

-       Shepherding PCC Youth staff in their walk with Christ and their personal and professional development

-       Supervise PCC Youth staff in their work and progress on strategic goals

-       Assist in developing a plan for discipling youth through regional small groups and Bible studies

-       Assist and support Youth team in planning for Retreats which deepen the relationships PCC youth have with Christ and with one another (present vision is to have two per year)

-       On occasion attend mission & service projects which engage students in serving Christ and their community (present vision is for a week-long project in the summer and shorter, one-day or half-day events during the year) to support Youth team

-       Assist Director of Youth in researching all curriculum used in PCC Youth teaching venues

-       Approve all curriculum uses in PCC Youth teaching venues

-       Assist in developing a structure that connects leaders to youth

-       Assist Director of Youth in integrating/incorporating youth into the life of the church



IV. Other Responsibilities

  • Maintain a vital and growing personal walk with the Lord through committed Bible Study, prayer and meditation
  • Be a member of Pacific Crossroads Church (a PCA church), or plan to become one within 2 months of employment
  • Attend all of the weekly worship services at Pacific Crossroads. 
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