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Director of Children's Ministry

Northminster Presbyterian Church

Peoria, IL

Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry

Posted on: January 24, 2011

Job Description:

Who are we looking for? Are you a Godly leader of excellent character that is interested in leading an exciting and active children's ministry in Peoria, IL? We are looking for a full-time Director of Children's Ministry for Northminster Presbyterian Church (600+ members). We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running with the ability to adapt and learn our culture and programs quickly. Being able to multi-task and be highly_noemailanized is a must, as our ministries are always a flurry of activity. The position requires strong leadership skills and the ability to attract, recruit, train and direct a large number of adult volunteers. The applicant should be creative, flexible and willing to try new program ideas and curriculum to keep the ministry exciting and growing. Finally, the ideal candidate will have an education background and an understanding of how children grow spiritually.

What makes our Children's Ministry exciting? Northminster's Children's Ministry is all about making a dramatic difference in the lives of kids and families in Peoria IL. We offer programs for children at every age level that are engaging, fun and that fill our kids with the knowledge of the love and grace of our savior Jesus Christ. We offer a center-based Sunday school curriculum that incorporates crafts, cooking, music, science, drama and games to teach the bible every week. We have one of the best Vacation Bible School programs in the area averaging 350 kids and 120 volunteers. On Wednesday nights we run three night classes for kids from preschool-5th grade as well as our Joyful Noise kid's choir. Simply put, this ministry is alive and thriving.

Be able to start in Spring/Summer 2011.
Candidate must posses a bachelors degree by start date.
Able to direct and lead an established and active Children's Ministry.
Application Deadline is February 28th, 2011.

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Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Children's Ministry
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
Organization Type:
Presbyterian - PCUSA
Worship Style:
Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Northminster Presbyterian Church
Contact Name:
Joel Vander Wal
10720 N. Knoxville Ave.
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