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Abundant Life Church

Children's Ministries Pastor / Director

Abundant Life Church
Damascus, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 04/26/2012
Categories: Associate Pastor - Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Children’s Ministries Pastor / Director is a member of the Family Ministries staff, reports to the Pastor of Family Ministries, and leads the Children’s Ministry staff and volunteers. This position provides leadership, direction, and oversight for all of Children’s Ministries which consists of infants through fifth grade at all campuses. This person will be a creative, energetic visionary, with excellent communication and organizational skills.

General Expectations:

• Spends quality time in daily prayer and Bible study, strives for Christ-like love in all things, and demonstrates a lifestyle of
personal evangelism and discipleship
• Maintains regular office hours
• Willingness to work flexible hours as determined by the needs of the ministry
• Participates in staff chapels, meetings, retreats, and events as required by supervisor
• Provides excellent customer service to fellow staff, the church body, volunteers, and the community
• Complies with Abundant Life Church policies as outlined in the employee handbook


• College education at Bachelor’s degree level is required; seminary training preferred
• Previous ministry experience in a large church of 1,000 or more a plus


• Under the direction of the Pastor of Family Ministries, develop and execute ministry programs
• Establish and implement Children’s Ministry objectives, goals, and strategies
• Manage and motivate Children’s Ministries staff and volunteers
• Meet with Children’s Ministries staff individually and as a team
• Oversee the recruiting, training and equipping of Children’s Ministry volunteers
• Provide direction and support for Children’s Ministries at all campuses
• Other activities as assigned by the Pastor of Family Ministries