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Living Waters Church

Estero, Florida, United States

Date Posted:
11/11/2014
Categories:
Children's Pastor
Denomination:
Assemblies of God
Church Size:
1001 to 1500
Job Type:
Full-Time
Living Waters Church
Job Description:
Living Waters Church is a growing church located in Southwest Florida.  We are a high-energy, fast moving church that follows a simple church philosophy of ministry in which we seek to move people through a simple discipleship process based on our three vision values: Experience God. Equip People. Emerge in outreach. 

 

We are seeking an energetic, dedicated, highly motivated leader to join our team.

 

This pastoral position is responsible for program development, teaching, scheduling and over-seeing workers. Children's ministry age range is birth through 5th grade.

 

Title: Children's Pastor
Classification: Full Time- Exempt
Qualifications:
 -Required- Bachelor's degree
 -Required- At least 2 years experienc in paid children's ministry position
 -Preferred- At least 2 years experience in full time children's ministry role with significant responsibility in leading volunteers, visioneering, and developing programming that empowers children to own and grow in their faith.
 -Preferred- Spouse that is also passionate about partnering in ministry

 

Gifts/Skills

-A passion for children's ministry and to see children grow in their faith.
-Effectiveness in recruiting, motivating, equipping and scheduling volunteer leaders to minister to children & families.
-Ability to design and develop ministry programs.
-Effective communication skills (platform, personal, and written)
-Demonstrated ability to understand and relate to children and their families.
-Commitment  to reach out to new families and get them connected into this church community
-Competent with basic computer software (Excel, Word, Publisher) and the capacity to learn new software.

 

Responsibilities

Leading and managing
-Drives, owns, and communicates overall vision and mission of Children's Ministry
-Manages overall organization, design, and oversight of Children's Ministry programs.
-Oversees management of childcare needs for all programs.
-Recruits, trains, leads, schedules, and provides direction to volunteers in all children's programs.

 

Shepherding
-Provide pastoral guidance and encourage spiritual growth in not only children but all volunteers as well.

 

Curriculum
- Creates, evaluates, and monitors all curriculum and activities for all ages (birth through 5th grade)

 

Administrating
-Responsible for check-in procedures & tracking weekly attendance
-Participates in department meetings to discuss ministry strategy and effectiveness
-Coordinates yearly program calendar
-Ensures that facilities are appropriate. This includes safety, functionality for programming, appeal to kids, appeal to parents, adequate amounts of space, etc.
-Creates and oversees policies and procedures to provide a safe, quality environment for children.

 

Communicating
-Communicates vision and purpose of children's ministry 
-Development and oversight weekend teaching team for elementary age to supplement their role as the primary communicator
-Responsible for all communications of children's programs, events, and responsibilities to parents, children, and volunteers

 

Special Projects:
-Responsible for teaming with other Living Waters Church ministry departments to provide church-wide events targeting children, youth, and their families.  Examples may include Halloween Trunk-or-Treat, Easter Egg Hunt, and Christmas weekend services.

 

Compensation: Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience.

 

To apply, please email a cover letter and your resume to Daniel Young, Generations Pastor at danielyoung@lwconline.com

 

Church Website: www.lwconline.com
 
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About the Church

Living Waters Church

Living Waters Church is a congregation designed around a straight forward and strategic process that moves people through various stages in their spiritual journey. It was not carelessly thrown together but structured and designed with care. The design of LWC is centered around its vision value words: Experience, Equip and Emerge. Experience God - Equip People - Emerge in Outreach.

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