Mountain View Community Church

Pastor of Children & Families



Why I Love This Opportunity

Crystal Mazzuca


I love Mountain View and everything about this position! This is a healthy church with an incredible and united staff. They value children’s and family ministries highly and are ready to support the vision of a passionate leader. This position is perfect for someone excited about kids, equipping and empowering a staff and volunteer team, and having a plan for family discipleship. I can’t wait to see who will take this thriving ministry to the next level!

About This Organization

Mountain View Community Church is an EFCA multi-site church located in Frederick, Maryland, about an hour outside of Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. It is a growing and diverse congregation that ministers to more than 1,000 adults and 300 children each week.

Position Description

This Pastor will have the opportunity to provide leadership and development to a highly developed team serving in two locations. They will oversee all aspects of Children’s Ministry as well as develop and implement a Family Ministry strategy. Through curriculum selection, volunteer training, and planning events, this Pastor will lead kids to become disciples and disciple-makers as well as lead families to disciple their kids at home.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of Children’s Ministry and Children’s Ministry staff.
  • Provide leadership to Family Ministry and discipleship.
  • Provide Pastoral leadership to the church at large.
  • Team building and collaboration with staff and volunteers.
  • Curriculum selection and implementation.
  • Have fun with the kids!


What a Strong Candidate Would Look Like:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree and Seminary degree or completion of Gateway 1 and 2 (EFCA).
  • Have at least four years of Children’s Ministry experience.
  • Meets the biblical qualifications of an elder.
  • Ability to develop and equip others.
  • Outgoing and gregarious with a love for Jesus and kids.
  • Possess organizational and administrative skills.

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