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Church at the Gateway

Director of Children's Ministry

Church at the Gateway
Staten Island, New York, United States

Date Posted: 06/26/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Church at the Gateway is located on Staten Island, NY, with close connection to central New Jersey. We are located on 23 park-like acres literally at the entrance to the southern-most tip of NYC and serves as a bedroom community for the City. SI has a population of 500,000 in addition to the 8 million within the City, 22 million in the Greater New York Region.

Our church is 45 years old, with about 1,400 constituents, Sunday attendance of about 800. We follow the Simple Church model about three years ago and one of four focus ministries is Children's Ministry. It has just begun to grow in the past two years and is now over 120 children in weekly attendance.

-We are looking for an experienced leader who can help us double and triple our effectiveness.
-Must have experience in a larger church and who is a “leader of leaders.”
-Someone who will accountable for measurable goals
-A person who can work in an interdenominational, evangelical church. Staten Island is 75% Roman Catholic. We also reach into central New Jersey.
-We want someone who is deeply committed to Christ and understands the place of the local church in expanding the Kingdom of God at home and abroad.

Do you think you have the passion and experience God could use in America’s largest city? Check out our website at, and let us know if you think you would be a fit for Gateway. My cell number is 917-699-8898. Give us a call. Let's talk.

Rev. Tim Mercaldo, Lead Pastor