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Union Chapel Ministries

Children's Pastor

Union Chapel Ministries
Muncie, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 12/13/2011
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Union Chapel Ministries
4622 N. Broadway
Muncie, IN 47303

Job Title: Children’s Pastor
Supervisor: Executive Pastor/Programs
Position: Full-time ( 40+ hours a week)
Job Purpose: In coordination with the other children’s ministry staff and volunteer ministry teams, the goal is to impact children with the truth of the gospel, equipping them to impact the world.

Job Responsibilities/Description:
1. On an annual basis, submit budget and one year plan for Children’s Ministry

2. Maintain administrative responsibilities and supervise all programs for the development and on-going implementation of a dynamic and culturally relevant Children’s Ministry for children ages birth – 5th grades.
Children’s Church Services (JC Junction)
• Sunday School- Preschool and elementary
• Oversee the scheduling of monthly preteen events and supervise preteen leaders
• Plan and supervise special events involving children - including SERVE, and Christmas outreaches
• Oversee Children’s SERVE planning team

3. Serve as resource person and coordinator for children’s curriculum, materials and supplies

4. Recruit, train and regularly meet with JC Junction Ministry Team, Sunday School teachers and Breakout, Kids in Training and Preteen Leaders

5. Meet weekly with Children’s Ministry staff and Senior Mangement Team and meet monthly with all staff

6. Develop new ministries to children to facilitate outreach and growth

7. Recruit and supervise interns from surrounding institutions of higher education, such as Taylor University, Indiana Wesleyan University and Ball State University

8. Maintain necessary skills through continuing education and specialized training

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, elementary education, Christian education, or equivalent

Preferred: Experience with children’s ministry, advanced degree in related area
Submit resumes to: Chrissy Bright,
Deadline to apply: January 15, 2012