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Children's Pastor

White River Christian Church
Noblesville, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 03/29/2018
Categories: Children's Ministry
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:




Provide a pathway, following our church's mission, for children birth thru 5th grade children to grow in their relationship with Christ through the Faith Development Plan

  • Create an atmosphere that is inviting and enticing for our children to learn

  • Develop and implement weekend programming and other ministry programs

  • Equipping our children to build their character in Christ

  • Create opportunities for our children to live missionally by learning to serve Christ in our church and in the community

  • Provide opportunities and resources for our children to influence others by reaching out and share Christ with their peers


Partner with Families to bring Christ into their homes

  • Creating ways for our families to apply what they are learning at home

  • Providing material for our families to grow in Christ at home

  • Teaming with parents to assist their children on a journey with Christ

  • Develop personal relationships with families that will impact their journey with Christ

  • Lead All-Pro Dad, Trail Life, and American Heritage Girls in our community monthly

  • Work with the children’s ministry team to execute the parent and child baptism classes as scheduled throughout the year.

  • Develop personal relationships with families that will impact their journey with Christ


Lead a team of staff & volunteers that will love and serve our children

  • Build a strong team and provide CARE for staff overseeing aspects of Children's Ministry

  • Recruit, equip and train volunteers to serve children in all ministry areas

  • Develop a leadership team for strategy and implementation of ministry

  • Create value and excitement among our volunteers for serving our children


Other tasks

  • Continue to grow and learn as a Christ-follower, pastor, and leader

  • Participate in pastoral duties

  • Participate in staff meetings and training events

  • Meet with appropriate teams

  • Spend time with other staff members to develop ministry skills and philosophy

  • Exhibit a joyful passion for the Children’s Ministry


Job Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: college education, training/certification in ministry/education

  • Minimum Experience: 3 Years in a church setting

  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in ministry

  • Preferred Experience: 5 Years in a church setting



  • Leadership/team building

  • Quality decision making

  • Strategic mindset

  • Action oriented

  • Planning & aligning work to meet goals

  • Values differences

  • Drives vision and mission

  • Teaching and communication (written and verbal)


This individual will be devoted to Jesus Christ and will daily commit to growing their relationship with Him.  They will be submissive to the Elders of White River Christian Church.



Note about Communication:

  •  All resumes should be submitted to Scott Alexander, Director of Human Resources -
  • Please include your name within the file you submit.  Example:  JohnSmith-resume.docx