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Spring of Life Christian Church

Children's Pastor

Spring of Life Christian Church
Mesa, Arizona, United States

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

Job Description:
Spring of Life Christian Church is looking for a Children’s Pastor to join the Family Life team and focus primarily on elementary (1-6 Grade) ministry. Spring of Life is located in East Mesa, AZ (a suburb of the Phoenix area). We are on the precipice of incredible change and revitalization here, and are assembling the team that will take us into the next phase of our ministry. If you like forward thinking, commitment to vision, and an unwavering mission to reach the lost, then this is the place for you.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced minister to families and children to take our elementary program to the next level. We are heavily influenced by Northpoint/Orange/252 Basics in our approach to children’s ministry, and would love to find somebody with experience with that model. A creative person with experience in building teams, creating engaging and exciting experiences for children, drama and multimedia is exactly what we are looking for.

Please read the Job Description below, and - if you feel you meet the requirements - please email a resume, photo and any pertinent video to

Spring of Life Christian Church
Children’s Pastor (Elementary)

Department: Family Life Ministry

Reports to: Family Pastor, Eric Voris

Job Purpose:
To build an engaging and effective ministry to 1-6 grade students in accordance with the agreed upon vision and methodology, and is also a critical member of the overall Family Ministry Team.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Recruit, train, direct and equip a team of gifted actors/teachers for elementary large group program.

Adapt and utilize appropriate curriculum, as well as coordinate various elements (i.e. media, worship, etc.) to create engaging large group experiences for 1-6 Grade.

Oversee large group portion of 3-K experience.

Recruit, train and equip a team of dedicated small group leaders to connect with students individually within the elementary ministry.

Plan and implement recurring events to connect students with small group leaders.

Build volunteers to ever-deeper levels of leadership and involvement in the church (i.e. STEPS program)

Implement a system to partner with parents and equip them to guide their children’s spiritual formation.

Work with Family Life Team to execute our part of major, church-wide events.

Other duties as assigned by Family Life Pastor.

Minimum Requirements:

Vibrant and growing relationship with the Lord.
Bachelor’s Degree in Ministry, Bible, or other applicable field of study.
3 years of experience in Children’s/Family ministry in large (1000+) church.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.