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Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church

Children's Ministries Pastor

Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church
Wellsburg, West Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 07/19/2012
Categories: Children's Pastor - Family Pastor
Denominations: Free Methodist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Location: Wellsburg, WV (45 minutes west of Pittsburgh)
Full Time / Part Time Available
Relocation Covered: Yes
Contact Person: Bryce J. Grieco
Send Resumes to: Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church
C/O Bryce J. Grieco
1340 Washington Pike or
Wellsburg, WV, 26070

Please email your resume, a recent photo, personal statement of faith, your philosophy of ministry to
Job Description: Children’s Ministries Director / Pastor, Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church
BHFMC is looking to add a qualified and passionate leader to our ministry staff. We have an immediate opening for a full time children’s ministries director / pastor who will develop and have oversight of all ministries at BHFMC for Infant – 5th grade.
Our mission here at BHFMC is to worship and love God in order to see people loved, saved, changed, mended and sent to serve. Our full expectation is that children can not only take part in this mission, but will be critical in fulfilling this mission to the glory of God. BHFMC is in the midst of a facility expansion to include a new sanctuary and lobby, in addition to remodeled nursery, preschool and children/ youth multi ministry space. Strong growth is expected and we are looking to add staff that will aid the Church in the years ahead. Our website is
BHFMC is a growing community of believers that is ridiculously serious about reaching those who are not presently walking with Jesus and helping everyone deepen their commitment to our Lord and Savior. We desire that both the young and old become disciples of Jesus and ultimately be example leaders in the world that we all live in.
Description of the position of Children’s ministries director/pastor:
• This person will oversee the direction of our children’s ministries: Infant - 6th grade.
• Responsibilities include: providing vision for the children’s ministries
• Establishing caring relationships with all children
• Recruit, train and shepherd volunteer teams with diverse gifts and personalities
• Selection of curriculum for all children’s ministries
• Maintaining and building Kingdom Kids Sunday morning program
• Developing an effective mid-week discipleship ministry for all children
• Overseeing the planning, production and follow-up of the children ministry calendar.
• Develop strong connections with parents, local schools and leaders from other local Churches
• Plan, administer and track the children’s ministries budget
• Seek to creatively integrate children’s ministries into all phases of the Church
• Other duties as discussed and developed in concert with the lead pastor

PLEASE NOTE: If a candidate’s strengths and desires lie in one particular area, it is certainly possible that he/she could focus much more “hands on” in that area and give oversight to other areas where direct contact with students was done by a committed / trained volunteer or team.

• A deep and growing personal faith in Jesus Christ, a teachable spirit, healthy family life
• A love for children, a passion to help all children discover Jesus through worship and Scripture,
• Passion for evangelism and outreach, specifically to children, personally and at the ministry level
• Capable of creating and executing a long term vision for BHFMC children’s ministries
• Familiar with how to create and lead teams
• Willing to work closely with the BHFMC pastoral staff in areas of collaboration and planning for the fulfilling of the Church’s overall mission.
• Self motivated leader with a strong work ethic, willing to take instruction and follow through on projects.
• An engaging teacher, with a strong Biblical and theological background, who is in agreement with the doctrine of the Free Methodist Church

• Loving children toward discipleship
• Compelling children toward evangelism
• Leading children into worship
• Continuing to grow in your own spiritual walk with the Lord
• Supporting the lead pastor in the overall administration of the local kingdom work
• Attend services and staff meetings on a weekly basis

If applicable and agreed upon, the candidate should be comfortable as an associate to the lead pastor including, pulpit supply, member visitation, visitor follow-up, or other ministerial duties assigned by the lead pastor.

Will vary by experience and candidates ability to meet the needs of BHFMC

EDUCATION: Bible or Seminary degree preferred, however not required

Please email your resume, a recent photo, personal statement of faith, your philosophy of ministry to