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Sugar Creek Baptist Church

Director of Children's Discipleship

Sugar Creek Baptist Church
Sugar Land, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 06/29/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor - Discipleship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Sugar Creek Baptist Church is an exciting, dynamic church located in the Houston area. Sunday morning worship attendance average is 3400. Children's Ministry Sunday average is 1100.

The Director of Children's Discipleship is responsible for developing discipleship avenues for children birth through completed fifth grade. He/she is responsible to the Children's Pastor and will work with other members of the Children's Ministry staff team. This is a full-time position.

Primary responsibilities include:
*Developing and supporting an age-appropriate path of faith development for children
*Developing effective evangelism opportunities and follow-up for children
*Directing a large AWANA (or comparable) discipleship program
*Equipping parents to disciple their own children
*Reaching children and families in a multi-cultural, diverse community

Skill sets and experience required:
*Minimum five years experience in full-time, professional Children's Ministry leadership
*Experience in leading a Children's Ministry with an average attendance of at least 500
*Bachelor's degree
*Experience in managing staff and working with teams of volunteers
*Passion for faith development in children and for ministering to families
*Understanding of child development and the needs of children
*Energetic, flexible, team-player spirit
*Effective communication skills
*High level of interpersonal and organizational skills
*Visionary leadership characteristics
*Understanding of and adherence to basic Baptist doctrine