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Browncroft Community Church

Director of Children's & Family Ministries

Browncroft Community Church
Rochester, New York, United States

Date Posted: 02/13/2012
Categories: Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Church Summary
Browncroft is an evangelical Church in a suburb of Rochester, NY where our mission is inviting people into a life-changing relationship with Jesus. Sunday morning attendance is 1300 plus 400 children and teens.

Position Summary
The Director of Children’s and Family Ministries is a full-time position that oversees all ministries of BCC that affect the spiritual health and growth of children ages birth-6th grade. Because we believe that the home and church partnering together can make the biggest impact in a child’s life, a special emphasis is placed on engaging and equipping families. This position sits on the Staff Lead Team and reports directly to the Executive Pastor.


• A growing yet mature follower of Christ called to children’s ministry.
• A passion for children and their families…especially as it relates to encouraging life-change in Jesus Christ.
• A natural ability to relate well to both children and their parents.
• Capable of seeing the big picture yet discussing the details.
• A commitment to BCC’s doctrinal statement and vision/mission/core values.

• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; seminary a plus.
• Five or more years of relevant, full-time work experience (fewer required with seminary degree). At least some of this experience should be as a paid member of a church staff.
• A team-oriented, visionary leader with direct people management experience.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Developed administrative and organizational skills.
• A demonstrated familiarity with the Orange ministry philosophy (
• A strategic thinker that can mobilize and direct large groups of people to accomplish a common goal.

• Oversee all disciple-making activities for children from birth-6th grade (infant/toddler, preschool, early elementary, late elementary, pre-teen, a tuition-based preschool, and event-based childcare).
• Engage and equip families, partnering with parents to help them expand their spiritual influence within their families.
• Lead and direct the activities of various teams comprised of staff and volunteers.
• Set the overall tone and direction for the paid staff, oversee their weekly activities, and develop and shepherd them.
• Recruit, equip, and shepherd the ministry’s volunteers.
• Develop and manage to a yearly ministry plan and budget.
• Stay current with latest trends and methods in Children’s and Family Ministry, bringing the best ideas forward for evaluation.
• Be an active participant in the church’s overall direction and leadership as a member of the Staff Lead Team.