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Westside Baptist Church

Lewisville, Texas, United States

Date Posted:
Christian Education - Church Staff
Not Applicable
Church Size:
1001 to 1500
Job Type:
Westside Baptist Church
Job Description:
Position Title: Minister of Education
Reports To: Pastor

Principle Function

The Minister of Education is responsible for assisting the church program organization in planning, conducting and evaluating comprehensive educational programs and providing leadership.

Specific List of Responsibilities

Lead the church in planning, conducting and evaluating a comprehensive program of Christian education.

Serve as educational resource person and advisor to the leaders of the following church program and service organizations: Sunday School, Discipleship Training, Men's and Women's ministries. Coordinate and unify the various organizations to avoid conflict, duplications and overlapping.

Develop special education and training projects for various age groups within the congregation.

Lead the church Sunday School Ministry Team to be aware of the educational and curĀ¬riculum materials available and lead then to choose the most suitable.

Guide in the selection, enlistment, and training of workers.

Recommend suitable educational building space and equipment

Develop and administer an Outreach visitation program.

Direct the Sunday School Council in their leadership for the Sunday School.

Coordinate, with the Director of Christian School, the ministry and operations of the school with the ministry of WBC.

In consultation with the leaders of the church program and service organizations formulate and annual budget to be recommended to the Budget Planning Committee.

Other general responsibilities:

Cooperate with theMinister, Deacon Council, Church Council and other staff members in promoting the entire ministry plan of WBC.

Be available for counseling of church and nonchurch members as needs arise.

Assist Nominating Committee in recruiting and enlisting needed workers for all ministry areas.

Utilize the services of the secretarial and facilities staff, which are consistent with their Position Descriptions.

Supply articles on a periodical basis for use in WBC publications relating to your responsible area of ministry.

Give full support to the Unified General Operating Budget of WBC and avoid soliciting or expending funds not previously authorized.

Serve as an effective staff liaison to assigned Ministry Teams and/or Standing Committees.

Basic personal responsibilities:

Maintain a vital and growing personal walk with the Lord through committed Bible study, prayer and meditation.

Maintain proper priorities in your home and be the spiritual leader to your wife and children, if married.

Develop personal evangelism opportunities within and outside the church.

Financially support the works of ministries of WBC by faithfully giving.

Assist the Ministers in other areas of work, as requested.

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About the Church

Westside Baptist Church

Westside Baptist Church (WBC), a member of the Southern Baptist Convention, is a predominately African American Baptist Church located in Lewisville, Texas. Lewisville is centrally located within Denton County approximately 20 miles North of the Dallas Metropolitan area. WBC, a Christian based Church is made up of more than 1,000 families and 2,500 individual members, and is serviced by more than 25 unique ministries. A sampling of these ministries which focus on eternal salvation through Jesus Christ include Discipleship Trai More...