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LifePoint Church

Kids Pastor

LifePoint Church
Cartersville, Georgia, United States

Date Posted: 09/27/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Job Title: Kids Pastor

Date: September 25th, 2017


Position Summary:

The Kids Pastor will have a deep love for Jesus Christ and His people; someone with a passion and giftedness for connecting with kids and leading them to become passionate followers of Jesus; someone who is able to engage parents and equip volunteers. The Kids Director is responsible for creating environments that kids love to be a part of and learn about Jesus.

Primary Responsibilities:

1.   Construct and lead services each week for Kidspoint. (This does not mean that you must be in every Kidspoint service, but that they are all being lead well each week because of your leadership.) 

2.   Schedule, Recruit, train, and empower the Kidspoint Volunteers to lead Kidspoint at a high level

3.   The Kids Director is also responsible any other programs pertaining to kids ministry from birth to 5th grade.

4.   Oversee the preschool environment and it’s volunteers so that those from birth to 4 years old are being cared for.

5.   Emphasis will be to develop and maintain a vibrant children’s ministry while identifying and developing servants to maintain the preschool ministry.

6.   Develop an overall strategy for Kids ministry that will help them become passionate followers of Jesus Christ and is in line with our core values.

7.   Engage parents in the ministry and equip them to minister to their children on a daily basis.

8.   Participate in weekly staff meetings and engage in the overall progress of the church.

9.   Set annual goals for the kids ministry that are in line with our mission, and evaluate how those goals are being attained throughout the year.  

10. Develop annual ministry plan and construct a budget for the entire kids ministry each year.

11.Network with other Kids Pastors who are doing ministry at a high level.



Job Type:

Full Time


Kids Ministry (Birth-5th grade)

Reports to:

Lead Pastor




1-3 years preferred


Some college


Proportionate to experience

Managing others:

Yes, volunteers




•     A passionate follower of Jesus Christ who has accepted Him as their personal                Lord and Savior.

•     Must be a self starter and self motivated gifted in leadership and the ability to                 plan ahead.

•     Ability to work well with Pastor and others who are involved in the life of the                    church.

•     Able to maintain a healthy balance of excellence for all kids ministry events.

•     If married, has a spouse who fully supports their call to ministry.

Additional Expectations:

•     To understand and embrace the mission of the church and its approach to accomplish this mission as it pertains to the kids ministry.  Our Mission is to “To lead people to become passionate followers of Jesus Christ”.  We do this through leading people to connect to God, grow in their faith, and serve others.

•     A team player with a positive attitude who is willing to help others when it might                        be needed.

•     Must be teachable, responsive, and respectful of authority.

•     Needs a pastoral presence with kids and their parents, with an ability to engage                         the heart of the people.

•     Able to create and sustain a strong volunteer culture.


Please Email resumé to:

Name:                                                                       Email:

Nathan Sanders, Lead Pastor                    



Local Context:

LifePoint Church is a growing body of believers who are experiencing real life transformation on many levels. People are growing in their faith, and over the last 10 years we have seen many people come to know Jesus as their savior, get baptized, and join the church. We are currently averaging around 325 and we are expecting that number to increase. We have two service times on Sunday mornings and will be adding a third service in the near future. Our Lead Pastor, Nathan Sanders, is a graduate of Wesley College and has been serving in this position since 2007. There are two other full time staff member at LifePoint and two part time staff members. Moving forward as a church, we constantly strive for excellence in all ministries and seek those who desire to be a part of this movement of God. In order to apply, please e-mail your most recent resumé along with a cover letter that highlights why you believe you would be a qualifying candidate for this position.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and typical responsibilities of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.