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Children’s Pastor

Bluffton,

Indiana

First Church of Christ began with a core group of people who were committed to Christ and their community to bring the hope of Christ.

First Church of Christ is a loving place where people can connect to God and other people. It is a community of believers that offer a safe place for people to ask the hard questions, to seek Jesus, and to find hope and healing. The church is seeking a visionary and outreach focused ministry leader to come and build into their kids and families within the church and the community.

Church Description

First Church of Christ located in Bluffton, Indiana is a vibrant, loving place where people can connect to God and other people. The church is intentional in finding ways to help within their community through different outreach opportunities. First Church of Christ wants to be known as a church that loves God and loves people.

First Church of Christ was established in 1921 as a group of about fifty people gathered and committed to this church and the Restoration Movement. The first building at their current location was dedicated on May 25, 1958. The ideals of the Restoration Movement have served this Bluffton congregation well and are part of who they are today as a local church. They have developed their property with the addition of a fellowship hall, an education area for kids, and a youth center.

Position Description

The Children’s Ministry of First Christ Church exists to partner with parents to build a firm spiritual foundation for their children from nursery through 6th grade. The Children’s Ministries area provides weekend classes for all ages using the Gospel Project Curriculum. The kids classroom environment is themed after the word T.R.A.I.L. – Totally Radical Adventures in the Lord, and the rooms are age appropriate for children to learn how much God loves them and wants a relationship with them. In addition to the weekends the church has done mid-week programming, family services and Vacation Bible School.

The Children’s Pastor gives oversight to all of the ministries from birth through 6th grade. This role will also oversee the volunteers that serve in the classes on the weekends and in any of the other children’s programming. This role will partner with other staff in developing family ministry opportunities.