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Bridgeway Community Church

Director of Children's Ministry

Bridgeway Community Church
Rockford, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 11/02/2009
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Director of Children’s Ministry

Bridgeway Community Church is a young, family centered community, seeking a full time Director of Children’s Ministry to bring the love of Christ into the hearts of children infant through 4th grade. The mission of our church is “To turn spiritually hungry people into fully devoted followers of Christ” and we are driven to help people connect with God in their spiritual journey. Applicants must be mature in their walk, have gifts of leadership, be innovative, and have a shepherd's heart for children and the many volunteers that make the children’s ministry possible. We use “252 Basics” for our elementary curriculum and also do a quarterly Family Ministry event on Sunday morning for a shared family worship experience. Each week 100-150 children attend Bridgeway and these kids are disciples in the making, ready to make Jesus a part of their life.

-Strong commitment to God, the leadership team, and children’s ministry.
-Excited to be a vibrant part of Bridgeway community life through weekly worship services, House Church, and serving the community as part of our local evangelism.
-Able to cast vision for children’s ministry under the direction of the Senior Pastor, and encourage the volunteers by developing them to care for and guide a child’s faith.
-Oversee two Sunday morning worship services, infant through 4th grade.
-Be creative and innovative with new outreach ideas - like Kids Camps, VBS, etc.
-Work well in a team setting, meeting weekly with staff, and monthly with volunteers.
-Minimum 2 years leadership experience in children’s ministry or related field.
-Bachelors in children’s related field, theological training preferred.
-Excellent communication skills - written and verbal.
-Technologically current with computing skills.
-Ability to develop and implement a ministry budget.
-Excited about the incredible possibility of reaching more people of all ages with the love and grace that only Jesus offers.

Bridgeway is a non-demoninational church that was started 9 years ago. We currently meet in a school building in Rockford Public Schools (just North of Grand Rapids). Interested applicants must also be willing to be a part of a church that sets up/tears down each week. Rockford is a beautiful place to raise a family with a small town feel, and a favorite West Michigan tourist stop for it’s shopping, site seeing and outdoor recreation.

If interested, please email resume, cover letter, and photo/bio, to: