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Children's Pastor

Mechanicsville Christian Center
Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 02/27/2018
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Mechanicsville Christian Center is seeking a motivated team member to pastor its high energy and exciting children’s ministries. This person will have the opportunity to help innovate and shape children’s ministry at MCC for the next generation. Mechanicsville Christian Center, an Assemblies of God church located just outside Richmond, Virginia


Position Overview

  • Oversee and lead development and implementation of all aspects of our children's ministry, from infant to 5th grade, including Sunday morning services and weekly gatherings.
  • Seek to create engaging, biblically sound, purpose-filled experiences for families and children in our church.
  • Work within our church ideology of equipping parents to be spiritual leaders/teachers of their own children through Sunday school classes, family retreats, core classes, and resource creation. Candidate should be familiar with “Orange” curriculum and other innovative and biblically relevant concepts.
  • Recruit and inspire volunteers to serve, involving as many people as possible and creating an environment of team participation within the children’s ministries. Ongoing training and equipping for ministry volunteers.
  • Understand and align with the tenants of Christian faith and the main vision of the church. Promote and utilize those tenants within Children’s Ministry.
  • Oversee the children's check-in applications and stations with technical support team.
  • Manage and oversee annual children’s ministry budget.
  • This position reports to the Senior Associate Pastor.

Education & Theology

  • Possess a degree in teaching or children's ministries or equivalent ministry experience.
  • Be a licensed minister with a base shaped by evangelical theology and our church’s doctrinal statement.


  • Previous involvement in a multi-staff church, with a minimum of three years ministry experience.

Key Attributes

  • Vibrant relationship with God.
  • Passionate love for Christ and people.
  • Loyalty and integrity, supporting the unity of the church and its leadership.
  • Creative, innovative, and biblically sound approach to church life and ministry.
  • Constructively contributes within the team framework of a church staff.

Additional Information


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