New Hope Church

Children's Pastor

New Hope Church
Palm Harbor, Florida, United States


Date Posted: 08/05/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The Pastor of Children's Ministries should be a Christ-centered team player who has a passion and vision for leading and directing ministry to the children of New Hope Church. This person must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and motivational skills. They must be equipped with a working knowledge and experience in Children’s Ministries, event planning, program management, and communication. They must also be experienced in transforming big ideas into realistic ministry.

General Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Leadership Team to provide excellence in Children’s Ministries at New Hope Church
  • Attend a monthly meeting with the Lead Pastor and the monthly Leadership Team meeting, as well as other meetings as required in order to facilitate the ministry of New Hope Church.
  • Attend Weekend Celebration Services as scheduled.
  • Facilitate and manage all children’s ministries for children ages infants through 5th grade including Nurseries, Children’s church, VBS, as well as other outreach programs involving children to our community.
  • Communicate effectively with the congregation regarding Children’s ministries and opportunities to serve.
  • Provide supervision, training, encouragement, and support to Children’s Ministry volunteer teams while continuing to identify and recruiting additional volunteers.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and oversee all children’s ministry for all services and special functions and outreaches.
  • Create and effectively manage the children’s ministry budget.
  • Maintain all communications for Children’s Ministries including (but not limited to) church bulletin, website, social media, and local publications.
  • Create environments, activities and choose programming for each age group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth.
  • Maintain a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families.

Other General Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • Should always exhibit professionalism, demonstrated by:  a well-groomed appearance, conscientious work ethic,
  • Be willing and able to work at a fast pace within a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility.
  • Should be ever conscious of the need for confidentiality.
  • Should exercise discernment and wise judgment.
  • Should be a person who gives extreme attention to details with an eye for excellence.
  • Should be a self-starter, good at multi-tasking and prioritizing projects.
  • Endorse and support the Lead Pastor, Leadership Team, and the program and ministries of New Hope Church.
  • Maintain personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer, and Christian community. Demonstrate and maintain consistent Christian Character and morality as defined by the scriptures.

Accountability:

  • The Pastor of Children’s Ministries reports to Lead Pastor and is directly supervised by the Executive Pastor. 
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