Director of Children’s Ministries

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Job Description

It is the mission of First Covenant Church to grow deeper in Christ and further in mission.

As we desire to grow deeper and reach further, we are seeking someone who is a passionate follower of Christ and who feels called by God to lead children and their families toward being fully devoted followers of Him. Our ideal candidate is someone who has experience in leading Children’s ministry, works well within a team culture, and wants to grow every day in their love and devotion to Christ.


• A high capacity, energetic ministry leader

• Naturally communicates to children; demonstrating a genuine love for them

• Able to identify and develop leaders

• Competent in recruiting, training, and supervising

• Adept casting and communicating a compelling vision

• Proficient in strategic planning and organizational leadership that facilitates relationships and spiritual growth opportunities

Primary Job Responsibilities:

• Oversee all programming and ministry for children ages birth – 6th grade, including but not limited to: Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights, summer programming and special events

• Create environments, activities and programming for each age group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth

• Provide leadership, direction and training for all children’s ministry staff (currently part-time children’s ministry assistant and part-time nursery coordinator)

• Lead and develop a healthy team culture

• Oversee and maintain the logistics of ensuring a safe and secure environment for children and families

• Train and equip parents to spiritually lead their children

• Oversee both the welcome and next step opportunities for all new families and children who visit

• Manage/track ministry budget


• Working with a passionate and supportive network of volunteers to grow the ministry and nurture children as disciples of Christ

• Continued personal and ministry team growth through resources like continuing education and workshop opportunities

• Participation in a missional church with a culture of encouragement and support

• Freedom to explore opportunities to adapt the ministry through prayer, change and growth

Reports to:

• Executive Pastor

Works closely with:

• Ministry Staff

• Children’s Ministry Leaders

• Children’s Ministry Team

• Board of Christian Education

Desired Spiritual Gifts – Leadership, Teaching, Equipping, Shepherding

Education and Experience:

• College degree and some form of formal biblical/ministry training preferred

• Some early childhood or elementary education training background preferred

• 3+ years of experience in a full-time ministry setting working with children and families

is preferred

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