CHILDREN'S PASTOR 

OVERVIEW

We’re looking for a pastor to lead our church’s efforts in ministering to children, their families and the broader community. The ideal candidate has experience working with children and parents, as well as, volunteers. This role requires a pastoral heart, one who relates well with people of different ages and backgrounds.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Oversee programming for children throughout the church.

  • Establish and maintain a security system that protects children in our church’s care.

  • Plan and oversee special events related to children and families, including quarterly events.

  • In consultation with other church leaders, define a vision for the children’s ministry that contributes to the church’s overall vision. Develop a ministry plan to achieve that vision.

  • Recruit, develop, and deploy children’s ministry volunteers, and leaders.

  • Prepare monthly report for the church’s leadership.

  • Maintain the integrity of the children’s Bible teaching time by ensuring the instruction is consistent with the doctrinal convictions of Corbett church.

  • Identify and execute ministry and missions opportunities for children to participate in.

  • Be available to preach and teach the Bible in adult worship service when asked.

  • Explore emerging technologies that help engage our volunteers, and leaders. 

  • Develop an annual budget for the children’s ministry and operate within the constraints of that budget.

  • Review curriculum used by the children’s ministry and ensure it is consistent with the church’s doctrinal commitments.

  • Equip parents; to help them guide their children.

  • Participate in general pastoral duties as needed (weddings, funerals, counselling, etc.).

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

 

  • A bachelor’s degree (preferably in education or Christian ministry). 

  • 3 years of experience in a full-time ministry situation with children.

  • A desire to teach and mentor children in Biblical truth.

  • A growing Christian faith and character.

  • Ability to pass a background check.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Understanding of and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of the Wesleyan church.

  • A commitment to the mission of the church.

  • A sense of calling toward pastoral ministry.

  • A passion for getting Jesus into the households of our church.

  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9).

Please send resume to jason@corbettchurch.ca

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