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Scottsdale Bible Church

Children's Pastor

Scottsdale Bible Church
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 11/22/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Scottsdale Bible Church is seeking a Pastor to lead our Children’s Ministry in its partnership with parents to help their children know and follow Jesus. As part of our Family Life and Leadership team, the Children’s Ministry serves over 1000 children each week and is guided by the tenets of Dr. Tim Kimmel’s Graced-Based Parenting philosophy; we are seeking a pastor who is familiar with and willing to develop programs which support these principles.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:

•Lead team of 7-9 paid ministry staff;
•Develop and monitor annual goals, objectives, and budgets;
•Work with staff to develop and offer creative and fun, age-appropriate children’s program options for Sunday, mid-week
services, and special events;
•Oversee annual Kid’s Camp, Vacation Bible Experience, and AWANA;
•Serve in a pastoral role to counsel and guide parents as well as establish programs to assist in educating parents;
•Work with broader staff to create outreach opportunities;
•Work with staff to recruit and nurture a large network of volunteers;
•Assist SBC’s broader pastoral team in the development of church-wide ministry goals.

Required qualifications include:

•A mature and growing relationship with Jesus Christ;
•A definitive grasp of Scripture and proven application;
•A Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Bible, Ministry, Child Development, Education, Business, Recreation Administration, Non-
profit Leadership, or related (a Master’s and/or seminary degree is a plus);
•Five or more years proven track record, preferably in full-time ministry with emphasis in Children’s, Youth, Family, or related
ministry – significant long-term lay or volunteer experience will be considered;
•Demonstrated experience in leading a ministry/organization with 300+ participants at a church with a congregation of more
than 1200.
•An ability and desire to serve in this role for a minimum of five years;
•Agreement with SBC’s Statement of Faith.
•Willingness to attend Scottsdale Bible Church.

Interested individuals should visit for complete Scottsdale Bible Church Profile and Opportunity Profile and to download our application packet.