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Calvary Bible Church

Pastor of Family Ministries

Calvary Bible Church
Bakersfield, California, United States

Date Posted: 06/04/2012
Categories: Associate Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Pastor of CBC Family Ministries is charged with directing programs to both reach and disciple younger families in the Bakersfield area with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through methods relevant to the current and ever-changing cultural norms. The Family Ministries Department is an “umbrella” that covers many of the already existing programs at CBC. These ministries include: Discovery Children’s Ministries, Student Ministries, DRIVEN Volleyball, AWANA, Christian Life Elective classes, LifeGroups, leadership training, quarterly Family Fun Events, and the Nursery. It is the goal of the Pastor of Family Ministries to plan, lead, unite, and implement necessary changes that are needed to fulfill CBC’s vision statement in each of these individual areas.


Shared Responsibilities with Sunday Mornings Services:

- Work with the Senior Pastor in determining the topics for the various sermon series and scheduling them on the annual church calendar.

- Preach in both morning services on the occasions determined by the overall preaching calendar.

Family Ministries Department:

- Development of an annual Ministry Plan & Budget

- Quarterly Leadership & Vision Casting events

- Coordinate annual Summer Bible Memory Challenge

Children’s Ministries, Student Ministries, DRIVEN Volleyball, Nursery, AWANA:

- Provide vision, leadership, training, accountability, and general support

- Assist in the development and implementation of annual Ministry Plans and Budgets

Christian Life Electives:

- Recruit teachers for quarterly classes

- Plan teaching topics

- Assist with weekly attendance tracking, announcements and promotion of new classes


- Develop and maintain LifeGroup system, structure and training materials

- Provide monthly training for new participants and leaders

- Assist in the coordination of new LifeGroups

- Maintain LifeGroup records and covenants

- Quarterly leadership training for LifeGroup leaders

- Build and maintain a curriculum library for LifeGroups

- Develop weekly sermon-based discussion questions for LifeGroups

- Provide support and training for LifeGroup Deacon & his team

Family Fun events:

- Developing and scheduling of quarterly family-friendly events

- Budgeting

- Booking guests and/or activities

- Execution of the events

General Pastoral Duties:

- Weekly Hospital Visitation

- Counseling & Shepherding

- Attend all staff & Pastoral Team meetings

- Prayer support

- Participate in other CBC Ministries

Minimum Skills, Experience & Education Required:

- Bible College Degree

- 5+ Years of experience in ministry

- Leadership skills