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Liberty Church

Pastor/Director of Children's Ministry

Liberty Church
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States

Date Posted: 06/10/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Pastor/Director of Children's Ministry
Liberty Church (Two campuses)
Shrewsbury, MA

Liberty Church is searching for candidates who are passionate and committed to leading young children to a relationship with Jesus Christ and nurturing them in the faith. Liberty is located in suburban Shrewsbury, MA, 45 minutes from Boston, 1 hour from popular MA/RI/CT beaches and 3 hours from New York City. Shrewsbury is also adjacent to Worcester, MA -- the hub of UMass Health Systems and 11 universities and colleges.

Liberty Church is a unique New England congregation! In 1995 there were 12 people; today, average attendance is 1,500 and our constituent base is over 2,000 spread over two campuses (Shrewsbury and Worcester, 8 miles apart). Our mission is to Love People to Life and our vision is to Bridge Gaps, Repair Breaches and Reconcile People Back to God. Liberty also operates a large missional outreach in Worcester meeting the needs of thousands of people in a variety of social service programs ( Liberty is a highly rewarding place to work if you value lives changed by God and community involvement.

The Pastor/Director of CM is an executive lead position, serving with the other lead pastors and directors to give overall direction to the church's mission. As a lead pastor/director, this individual has supervisory responsibilities over the CM Teams on both campuses though most of the effort is centered at the Shrewsbury campus (largest). Liberty's Executive Pastor is supervisor over all staff and author of "Leading the Team Based Church" (Leadership Network series) -- we operate as collaborative work teams with a lot of encouragement and support.

The Pastor/Director of CM works in a team environment with the CM teams to create and implement an high energy children’s program that draws children to Jesus and attracts young families. Liberty supports the program with the best in media equipment, a media staff and new facilities with a budget appropriate for a growing program.

The CM program needs an experienced leader who understands volunteer recruitment, exhibits excellent administrative skills, and works well with others to bring about an exceptional ministry to children and families.

Applicants should have a deeply meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ, at least five years of experience in CM, understand new trends in CM, are outreach oriented and have a clear philosophy of CM.

+ Full Time position with excellent financial compensation (negotiable)
+ Employee medical insurance plan (family coverage)
+ Smart phone, laptop -- all necessary communication/media tools.
+ We want to send you to conferences to stay on the cutting edge!
+ Moving costs.

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