Children's Minister (#171719)

The Shepherd's Staff
West Monroe, Louisiana, United States


Date Posted: 04/05/2018
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Church Staff - Family Pastor - Other - Other Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (www.TheShepherdsStaff.com)

Position: Children’s Minister (#171719)

Location: USA South (LA)

Church Size: 2,300+ Multi-site

Denomination: Southern Baptist

 

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This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff.

 

Do not contact the church directly. If you do, you will be routed back to us.  Here is a direct link to the information with instructions: http://bit.ly/TSS171719    

 

Children’s Minister (171719) - USA South (LA)

 

We are representing a new opportunity for a Children’s Minister at a missions-minded, family-focused, multigenerational, growing Southern Baptist Church with over 2.300 attending weekend services. With a well-established legacy of changed lives in Northeast Louisiana (NELA), First West is poised for an exciting future full of hope for serving Christ and expanding His Kingdom in NELA, NOLA, and the world.

 

Under the leadership of Lead Pastor Michael Wood, First West members, ministry team, and staff are committed to #seetoit that no one misses the grace of God.  Life change happens through Christ-centered evangelism, worship, community, and service.

 

The church seeks a Children’s Minister to provide leadership and management to Children’s Ministry Teams and the kids and families to whom they minister, providing them with the best opportunity to become fully developing followers of Christ.

 

Responsibilities

The Children’s Minister works closely with members and staff to support the vision of First West and its campuses in developing and leading a discipleship strategy for children and their parents/guardians to support an overall NextGen Ministry strategy. Our search is for a person who has a passion for the church of Jesus Christ and its mission of disciple making. The Children’s Minister will have direct responsibility and supervisory responsibility for:

 

  • Total church Children’s Ministry development and implementation

  • Formulation of an evangelism and discipleship strategy for children and their families

  • Working with Children’s Ministry leaders to elinst, train, and multiply staff and volunteer leaders

  • Formulate and oversee Children’s Ministry strategy and budget

  • Provide individual counseling for children, leaders, and families

  • Develop a culture of service and missions among children and their families

  • Serving as team leader for the West Monroe Children’s Ministry Team:

    • Children’s Ministry Support Staff

    • Ministry Residents

    • Volunteer Leaders

  • Assisting with First West’s Residency Program (Ministry Internships)

  • Pastoral care staff responsibilities including hospital visits, meetings, and other ministry opportunities

  • Fostering a positive and cooperative attitude and team spirit

 

The Children’s Minister is a part of First West’s NextGen Ministry, which has three additional focus points:

  • Intentional Marriages

  • Intentional Parents

  • Intentional Families


Qualifications

The foremost requirement for this role is that of a Christ-centered life. The successful candidate will have a deep and ever-growing relationship with God as evidenced by daily habits of spending time with Him and His Word, observable fruit of the Spirit, active involvement in the leadership of the church, and a commitment to maintaining healthy accountability relationships with a small number of mature believers. A strong sense of calling will be evident.

 

In evaluating individuals for the position of Music Pastor, we will consider several key qualifications:

  • Godly character and a Christ-centered life

  • A clear calling to work with Children and their Families

  • Children’s Ministry competency and experience

  • Chemistry with other ministry team members

  • An understanding of relational ministry

  • Leadership skills including the ability to recruit and develop others

  • Management ability including budgeting and supervising

  • Creativity and innovative thinking about music ministry

  • A strong work ethic

  • A commitment to excellence

 

Contenders for this role will have 5+ years experience as a Children’s Minister at a large church with multiple staff members and team-based ministry. They will be teachable and have a strong commitment to self and staff development. Preference will be given to candidates with multi-site experience.

 

Further, this is the role of a minister. A shepherd’s approach is a must; thus, this person will possess personal warmth that brings comfort, peace, wise counsel and harmony to relationships and the work environment.

 

This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff.

 

Do not contact the church directly. If you do, you will be routed back to us.  Here is a direct link to the information with instructions: http://bit.ly/TSS171719   

 

Questions: Contact helpingchurcheshire@gmail.com

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (www.TheShepherdsStaff.com)

Position: Children’s Minister (#171719)

Location: USA South (LA)

Church Size: 2,300+ Multi-site

Denomination: Southern Baptist

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