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Children’s Pastor
Venture Christian Church

Los Gatos, California

This Children’s Pastor role offers a unique opportunity to work with both Chip Ingram and Craig Jutila. There is great potential to build a significant ministry for kids and their families!

Church Description 
Venture Christian Church is establishing itself as a church in the community for the community. With relevant teaching and engaging ministry environments, Venture is poised to make a dramatic impact for the Kingdom in the future. With close to 4,000 people gathering each week to worship together and experience God in a deeper way, the excitement every weekend for what God is doing is palpable.

Venture has a welcoming vibe and a contemporary expression of worship with effective and relevant ministry for every age group. Senior Pastor, Chip Ingram, is known throughout the country for his extremely practical and biblical teaching style that welcomes and challenges those far from God and believers alike. It’s a big church that connects individuals through small groups and serving opportunities. Venture is a place to call home.

Position Description 
The new Children’s Pastor at Venture will find a Children’s Ministry that is both fun and engaging. The ministry focuses on creating large group and small group settings for all ages that engage kids through worship and relationships. The Children’s Pastor will give oversight to all of Children’s Ministry from birth through grade 5.

Venture has an intentionally built a leadership culture of vulnerability and authenticity. In order to thrive in this environment, a leader must be confident and humble, with a high level of transparency and clear expectations across all levels of leadership. A relational leader that has both tough skin and sensitive heart and a willingness to lead collaboratively.

It is imperative that the new Children’s Pastor designs a ministry structure that is scalable to grow with the church. The Children’s Ministry is staff-run and is nearing its capacity to grow without the implementation of a volunteer leadership structure. The new Children’s Pastor will need to create a system of development that equips and empowers volunteers into leadership.

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