Church in the Son

Kids Pastor

Orlando,

Florida

Why I Love This Opportunity

Christine Kreisher

Associate

Church in the Son is an incredible community in the gorgeous city of Orlando. This is an opportunity to join a healthy team at a church that welcomes new young families every week and has terrific facilities and resources to lead a thriving kids ministry.

About This Organization

From our inception, Church in the Son has understood that people throughout our city are far from God and need to experience the love of Jesus. Having weekend and midweek services, we are seeing people from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds experience the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. We are so grateful to God for what he has done in and through our church family.
Church in the Son is now a body of about 900 people attending weekly, located strategically in the heart of Orlando, with a huge heart and reputation for serving the community. The new Kids Pastor will step into a healthy and exciting church culture already making inroads into local schools and impacting families.

Position Description

The Kids Pastor is responsible for developing and implementing a creative, comprehensive program of care, evangelism, spiritual formation, and service opportunities for preschool and elementary-grade children. Must be engaged in recruiting, training, motivating, equipping, and developing leaders and volunteers in the ministry.
This position requires the ability to lead department staff and volunteers in alignment with the church’s vision and core values. Must possess strong administrative and spiritual maturity and people skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages Birth to 5th grade, including Sunday services, mid-week services, summer programming, and special events
  • Regularly select and develop curriculum for a children’s Christian education for each age group encouraging spiritual formation and growth
  • Implement children’s registration, classroom management, and security policies/practices in alignment with church guidelines and legal requirements
  • Direct the recruitment, training, and development of volunteers as needed to staff children’s ministry classrooms and special events
  • Lead and motivate staff in the operation of a children’s ministry by casting vision and providing leadership
  • Maintain a strategy for reaching and assimilating new children and families to be engaged in church, oversee events like parents’ night out and movie nights, help with outreaches offsite
  • Assist in managing the annual budget for the Kids Ministry
  • Develop a community with the families of the children
  • Function as a member of the church’s Pastoral staff providing pastoral care and oversight for children and parents as needed

What a Strong Candidate Would Look Like:

  • Set time aside each day for prayer, and Bible reading
  • Live a life of integrity that well represent Jesus and His church
  • Honor your family, your Pastors, and your leadership
  • Support the church ministry with your tithe and offerings with a generous heart
  • Lead and/or attend a connect group and live life in the community
  • At least 5-years experience in leading a children’s ministry
  • Licensed Pastor
  • Spiritual maturity, Christ-based background
  • Knowledge of creative programming related to children’s ministry and legal requirements

 

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