First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach

Children's Pastor/Director

Fernandina Beach,


About This Organization

First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach (FBC) is a vibrant, growing ministry on the coastal border of Florida and Georgia. Located on scenic Amelia Island, this church of nearly 1,000 people draws from all walks of life in the greater Jacksonville area. The children’s ministry and the rest of FBC have experienced 50% growth over the past year. The church is experiencing spiritual, numerical, and financial growth as it increases its influence and impact. Heading into 2024, FBC is positioned better than ever to make and equip disciples of Christ in North Florida and worldwide.

Position Description

The Children’s Pastor/Director will provide strategic, team-based leadership to the growing kids ministries at First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach. This vital role equips leaders and teams to obediently make and equip children as disciples of Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate has significant experience ministering to kids and parents and managing volunteers. This position involves relating well with people of various ages and backgrounds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a strategic, church-aligned vision for children’s ministry.
  • Activate an actionable, measurable, annual ministry plan.
  • Facilitate engaging biblical programming for infants – fifth grade.
  • Establish school year and summer ministry offerings for families.
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy effective ministry leaders and teams.
  • Oversee safety/security systems that care for kids and volunteers.
  • Manage ongoing ministry schedules and communication.
  • Steward finances and resources allocated by the church.
  • Identify and execute ministry and mission opportunities for kids.

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