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Kids Ministry Pastor

Woodside Bible Church
Troy, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 04/19/2018
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Profile:

Directly responsible for Troy Kids Ministry, Birth – Grade 5.  Works with the Central Kids Pastor & the Multi-Site Kids pastors and Directors for overall vision and purposes of Woodside Bible Church. 


Skill Set:

Strong leader to lead large teams of volunteers, Troy Kids staff, and shepherd over Troy campus families. Possesses innovation, organizational and shepherding skills. This individual is a team player who can relate to kids, as well as work directly with families of Woodside Troy.


Experience Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Biblical studies
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Kids ministry within the local church
  • Demonstrates an ability to relate to and work under direction and vision of the Executive Leadership of Woodside, and with the Kids team from all campuses
  • Possesses the ability to recruit and equip volunteers (team members)
  • Competent in recruiting, motivating and equipping adult and student leaders, teachers and parents
  • Eager to establish and build relationships with large amounts of families
  • Agrees with the Statement of Faith and Constitution, Mission Statement, vision, and philosophy of Woodside Bible Church
  • Agrees and abides with the philosophy, variables and non-negotiables of the Woodside Kids ministry guides
  • Lives consistently with the moral qualifications of 1 Timothy 3 and Ephesians 4 & 5


Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Develops relationships with kids, leaders, parents, and the church as a family
  • Builds trust with each of the above relationships through Godly living and love
  • Participates in campus weekend worship services and special events, Woodside staff retreats and any other primary WBC events
  • Does not miss more than 3 Kids gatherings a year
  • Focuses on programming for the 4 weekend Kids services, midweek ministry, Upward, FLIP and holiday services


  • Leading the Troy Kids Staff
  • Works with the Central Kids Pastor to edit curriculum, both large group and small group
  • Plans and structures outreach events – i.e.- Flip Camp, Upward
  • Plans and innovates community engagement initiatives for kids & families
  • Develops Bible study and Bible study tools for kids & their families in accordance with the Woodside Kids DNA
  • Oversee and teach Parent Child Dedication Class
  • Oversee and teach Parent Child Baptism Class
  • Conduct baptism interviews
  • Recruits, trains and mentors all age leaders
  • Meets regularly with Woodside Kids staff (multi-site)
  • Provides congregational care (hospital visits/funerals/counseling) for kids in the ministry and their families
  • Develops goals, objectives and reporting progress through a Woodside Kids dashboard to the Troy Executive Pastor and Central Kids Pastor

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