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Frisco, Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/04/2011
Categories: Family Pastor
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time
Providence Church is a growing church in the suburban area of Frisco, Texas (20 minutes north of Dallas). Our mission “to glorify God through lives changed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ” fuels our philosophy of ministry. Therefore, everything we do, every ministry we engage in, and every program we promote must align with our great desire to glorify God by seeing the Gospel change individual lives.
One of the key distinctives of Providence Church is “Everything begins at home.” Providence is seeking a family pastor whose life is a great example of how a Godly home ought to look and function and to show other covenant members how to live this out.
This position is to oversee the Children, Student, Marriage, and Pre-marriage ministries. However, at this time 80% of the job is to oversee and lead with excellence in the preschool and children’s ministry. Candidates must be passionate about leading the preschool and children’s ministry.
Position: Family Pastor
-- A faithful follower of Jesus Christ and spiritual leader in the home for at least 10 years.
-- Fulfills the duties required of Providence Church covenant members as outlined in the membership covenant.
-- Fulfills the character qualifications of a Pastor/Elder as taught in the Scriptures.
-- Pastoral heart for ministry to the family at every level.
Knowledge and Skills:
-- Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
-- Excellent team-based leadership abilities.
-- Understanding of child development and family dynamics.
-- Self-starter with a proven record of initiating processes and procedures for ministries and seeing them through to completion.
-- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, inspire, equip, encourage, and recruit volunteers and families.
-- Possesses a combination of administrative, leadership, and pastoral skills seasoned in teaching, learning, and living in the Bible.
-- Strong written and verbal communication, as well as excellent conflict resolution skills.
-- Experience in writing curriculum preferred.
-- Experience with children and/or youth preferred.
-- Work in unison with the Providence Church Pastoral leadership, assisting in leadership, goal-setting, and strategic development of family ministries.
-- Support, guide, and oversee the church’s key family ministries, including but not limited to preschool and children’s ministry, student ministry, pre-marital counseling, and marriage support.
-- Support and partner with parents as they shepherd their children, training and equipping them to teach their children about God and what it means to be a follower of Christ.
-- Make daily decisions on behalf of family ministry.
-- Provide leadership to staff (including preschool and children’s minister), family ministry deacons, volunteers, and prospective volunteers to develop strategic initiatives that are both missional and relevant as well as processes to carry them out.
-- Implementing dynamic recruiting, training, motivating, and support systems that will in turn be able to equip young disciples.
-- Provide leadership on Sunday morning for preschool and children’s ministry programming alongside of the preschool and children’s minister and deacons.
-- Assist in developing and implementing a long-term vision for family ministry.