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Appleton Alliance Church

Children's Ministry Coordinator K-2nd

Appleton Alliance Church
Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 09/28/2009
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Christian Missionary Alliance
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Discovery Land is the thriving children's ministry of Appleton Alliance Church, which is located in the family-friendly Fox Valley area of Wisconsin. AAC is a growing, active church, with hundreds of kids coming each week to "Connect with God and One Another". God has blessed our current facility with unique, hands-on learning stations such as a giant sandbox, chalk wall, water station, and "Garden of Eat'n" food area. Kids leave excited to come back! Our philosophy of ministry also includes making every second count, with all activities strategically planned to share the Gospel and help kids grow in Christ, as well as walking alongside parents so they can be the primary spiritual teachers of their children. We are excited to be moving toward a future expansion, which is expected to bring nearly 1500 children to Discovery Land weekly!

Personal Characteristics
· A saving, growing relationship with Jesus Christ
· A heart to reach Kindergarten-2nd Grade children for Jesus Christ
· A passion for outreach and discipleship of children
· Strong administrative and organizational skills
· Strong communication skills
· Flexible spirit
· Spiritually and emotionally mature
· Creative
· Solid leadership skills

· Degree in ministry and/or Bible preferred
· Previous experience leading or assisting in a Children’s Ministry

Specific Responsibilities
K-2nd Grade Bringing the Bible to Life (Sunday School):
· Recruit, train, and encourage volunteers
· Assist in enhancing curriculum
· Oversee Sunday ministries for K-2nd grade (8:00am, 9:30am,11:00am, and 5:00pm services)
· Continue to build an effective ministry geared toward K-2nd grade students
· Develop the K-2nd grade worship team

Oversight of the AWANA Sparks ministry
· Recruit, train and encourage volunteers
· Assist in setting the vision for this ministry
· Plan themes and special events
· Develop a leadership team to run the ministry on a weekly basis (Sept.-April)

Coordinate K-2nd grade Public School Field Trips (Community Connection)
· Recruit, train, encourage volunteers
· Connect with teachers and set dates for field trips
· Develop a leadership team for this ministry

For consideration, please send cover letter and resume to Jessi Borchardt at