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Moraine Valley Church

Family and Children's Minister

Moraine Valley Church
Palos Heights, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 04/09/2009
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Moraine Valley Church

Position: Family and Children’s Minister

Accountability: Directly to the Senior Pastor’s Associate and ultimately to the Senior Pastor

We desire a person who will …

• Equip parents with the skills they need to raise their children
• Cast a vision for discipleship of families
• Serve as a resource for family/child counseling issues
• Develop family ministry outreach events
• Effectively teach God’s Word and application to life in a fun way
• Help children discover their own gifts and abilities for service
• Develop, direct and oversee all aspects of the children’s Sunday morning worship and Sunday School, children’s clubs and family events
• Have the ability to effectively establish appropriate curriculum for all age levels
• Recruit, train and lead volunteers to staff existing and new children’s ministries
• Cooperate and coordinate with other church ministries

The ideal candidate will …

• Be a man of prayer, the Word of God and grace; growing in his relationship with
• Be married, preferably with children
• Have theological training
• Possess a philosophy consistent with MVC vision, core values and beliefs
• Have an understanding of children’s spiritual and human growth and development
• Have several years of experience working with children and families
• Possess leadership, organizational and teaching skills
• Have strong relational skills with children and adults
• Be a team player
• Be innovative and creative in program development and execution
• Be able to motivate and communicate in written and oral forms

Moraine Valley Church, Palos Heights, IL, located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, is seeking to fill the position of Family and Children’s Minister. We are a contemporary church with an average Sunday worship service attendance of 650. This full time position is responsible for all aspects of the family and children’s ministries. Please send resume to or Moraine Valley Church, 6300 W. 127th Street, Palos Heights, IL, 60463, Attn: Keith Buell.