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New Community Church

Children's Ministry Pastor/Director

New Community Church
Wexford, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 06/24/2010
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Family Ministries Team
Children’s Ministry Pastor/Director
Position Description

Overview of New Community Church
New Community Church is a contemporary, biblically based inter-denominational church of approximately 800 (attendance) located in Wexford, PA (20 miles north of Pittsburgh). We are a church united to bring glory to God who has promised His presence and power to accomplish His missionary purposes to the world. We unite under the authority of Scripture seeking to exalt God in all we do. Our mission is to be a place where God brings NEW LIFE to people, gathers them into a NEW COMMUNITY of love and power and sends them out to build a NEW CREATION where the world becomes more of what it was meant to be.

Overview of Family Ministries
At New Community Church families both within and outside of our church are a priority. We believe in coming alongside parents in the spiritual development of their children from cradle to college and beyond. We desire all homes to have Christ-centered, faith-focused families. Our mission in Family Ministries is to:
Partner with parents
Help families grow faith in the home
Grow children and teenagers in Christ (raising children of faith, grace, love, character and integrity)

Our mission comes from Deuteronomy 6: 4-7, “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is One. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them upon your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.”

Overview of Candidate
The Pastor/Director is a mature (but still actively growing) Christian who commits to the spiritual disciplines of: regular daily quiet time to include scripture reading and prayer. In addition, the Director commits to regular prayer time for the ministry, reads relevant literature related to the ministry and attends educational seminars/conferences to stay current and build relationships with other Children’s Ministry leaders.

The Pastor/Director intentionally works to foster positive relationships and build trust with the Family Ministries Team by attending meetings, communicating between meetings, maintaining confidentiality and working to resolve conflict within the team.

Skill Set:
• Discernable call to Children’s Ministry
• Teaching experience with children in large group and small group settings
• Ability to communicate/connect with parents
• Counseling/Pastoral Care
• Volunteer Management
• Curriculum Management
• Financial/Budget Process and Management

Education and Work Background:
• 5 years of ministry or related work experience preferred
• Bachelors Degree or comparable work experience required

Overview of Position
Scope of Responsibility:
Responsible to pastor, direct, teach and shepherd children, parents, volunteers and staff in the following five (5) ministries:
1. Kids’ Kingdom
3. Family Time
4. KidZone
5. Family Fun in the Son
(Please see our website for ministry details)

Reports to:
Mike Koepfer, Family Ministries Pastor

Span of Care:
Children and parents of children from nursery through grade 5 as well as staff and volunteers associated with the ministry.

Areas of Responsibility
(Please see our website for further description of these areas)