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Shepherd's Gate

Children's Director

Shepherd's Gate
Shelby Twp., Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 01/05/2010
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: Lutheran
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
We are looking for a highly energetic, highly creative and gifted Children’s Director who knows how to reach children of all ages with the message of Jesus Christ and who understands how to build meaningful relationships and trust with parents.

The position requires someone who can oversee and develop leaders for our Kid's Quest program that ministers to 100+ children weekly. Produce high-caliber Children's programs with singing, dance, drama, and custom set designs for special services at Christmas and Easter in our Family Life Center. This person is also responsible for overseeing our annual family events: the Freedom Service in June and Family Fall Festival in October.

The Children’s Director must have an understanding of how to equip and empower parents to be the primary faith developers in the home. We are a family-focused church working toward a family-centered and church-supported model of ministry.

The Children’s Director works closely with the Student and Family Minister to create meaningful milestones for children and families through the different stages of adolescence as well as creating opportunities for families to grow in their faith together. This position is an incredible opportunity for someone with creative abilities looking to build high-impact environments for children and families.

We prefer candidates with a bachelor’s degree and relevant experience in a church setting of 500 or more. This position is a full-time position with full benefits.

Exciting Opportunities at Shepherd’s Gate
• Produce and direct highly-engaging Children’s Christmas and Easter productions
• Design high-impact annual family events
• Create exciting weekly Children’s classes
• Help design family milestone programs
• Have the opportunity to influence over 100 children each week
• Work with a gifted and dedicated volunteer team
• Work with a fun and supportive staff
• Have access to an assistant to help with administrative tasks
• Be able to attend some of the best Children’s conferences in the US

Please send your resume to Mark Thomas, Business Administrator at: If we are going to considere you for the position we will send you the complete job description and more information about Shepherd's Gate.