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Horizon Community Church

Director of Children's Ministries

Horizon Community Church
Palmdale, California, United States


Date Posted: 05/25/2010
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
HORIZON COMMUNITY CHURCH - Transforming Lives Through Christ

Director of Children's Ministries - Abbreviated Job Description

The mission of the Director of Children's Ministries is to nurture a comprehensive program of Bible-centered spiritual formation for younger children (six weeks through 6th Grade) and their parents.

Accountable to the Senior Pastor and to Session through the Spiritual Formation Committee

Selected Qualifications:
- Background, experience and heart for Children's Ministries.
- Good planner and organizer; able to recruit and encourage parents and others to volunteer as teachers and participants in the programs.
- Intimate familiarity with the legal/health requirements of the State of California including a complete background check.
- High school graduate with some college work completed.

Summary of Responsibilities:
- Plans and implements Sunday age-appropriate programs for children - pre-school through 6th Grade.
- Provides milestone events for parents and children such as, but not limited to, Kindergarten Bible presentations, 4th Grade Bible presentations, Graduation recognition, Mother's/Father's Day special presentations, etc.
- Writes monthly newsletter article(s) on children's (and, as appropriate, family) activities.
- Coordinates or supervises a Volunteer Coordinator for Vacation Bible School.
- Attends all program staff meetings and events.
NOTE: More detailed information on the job will be provided if candidate is selected for interview.