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Children's Director/Pastor

Maiden Lane Church of God
Springfield, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 01/17/2018
Categories: Children's Ministry
Denominations: Church of God -- Anderson
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Ministry Description


Title: Children’s Pastor/Director at Maiden Lane Church of God


Hours: 25 hours per week

-       Two full office days on Tuesday and Wednesday (9-4)

-       Wednesday Evening Service (3 hours)

-       One half-day for team meetings and giving care to children and families

(4 hours per week)

-       Sunday Morning  (4 hours)


Personal Qualifications


       -A fully devoted follower and servant of Jesus Christ who demonstrates a Spirit-filled life and possesses wisdom


       -Engaged in a healthy marriage (if married) and family life that balances ministry and family


       - Friendly and responsive to people and compatible in working relationships with others


       -Able to initiate and complete ministry responsibilities without supervision


       -Experience in the area of children’s ministry leadership and administration


       -Educational experience in the area of childhood education and or ministry preferred


       -Competent with the use of technology and social media


       -100% supportive of Maiden Lane’s core beliefs, community ethos, vision, mission, and core values


       -Willing to be held accountable to receive spiritual and vocational direction from the Senior Pastor


       -Willing to submit to all appropriate background checks


Ministry Responsibilities



-       Equip and work alongside the Children’s Ministry Team

-       Prepare and oversee the Children’s Ministry Budget

-       Make sure background checks are done on all Children’s Ministry volunteers

-       Attend weekly staff meetings and the annual staff retreat

Communication/Parent Relations/Care

-       Give consistent communication to parents

-       When appropriate, extend loving care to children and families in crisis

Sunday School, “KidsTown” & Wednesday Evening Children’s Ministry

With the help of the Children’s Ministry Team you will . . .

-       Recruit and select volunteers for the ministry

-       Select curriculum

-       Assist teachers in keeping good order in classrooms

-       Promote to the congregation

Nursery Ministry

-       Recruit and select a Nursery Coordinator (when necessary) subject to Senior Pastor and Board of Elders approval

-       Assist the Nursery Coordinator in the recruitment of volunteers

Special Events

-       Plan 2-3 special ministry events for children each year that fall outside the normal Wednesday evening and Sunday morning ministries

Christian EduCare (Our Church Daycare)

-       Offer support to the Educare Director

-       Be present at important Educare functions to interact with parents and staff

-       Provide Educare families with information about ways they can plug into ministries and events at Maiden Lane



Please send resume and references to Pastor Mark Martin email: