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Director of Children's & Family Ministries

Browncroft Community Church

Rochester, NY

Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry

Posted on: February 13, 2012

Job Description:

Church Summary
Browncroft is an evangelical Church in a suburb of Rochester, NY where our mission is "inviting people into a life-changing relationship with Jesus." Sunday morning attendance is 1300 plus 400 children and teens.

Position Summary
The Director of Children's and Family Ministries is a full-time position that oversees all ministries of BCC that affect the spiritual health and growth of children ages birth-6th grade. Because we believe that the home and church partnering together can make the biggest impact in a child's life, a special emphasis is placed on engaging and equipping families. This position sits on the Staff Lead Team and reports directly to the Executive Pastor.

A growing yet mature follower of Christ called to children's ministry.
A passion for children and their families...especially as it relates to encouraging life-change in Jesus Christ.
A natural ability to relate well to both children and their parents.
Capable of seeing the big picture yet discussing the details.
A_noemailmitment to BCC's doctrinal statement and vision/mission/core values.

Minimum of a bachelor's degree in a relevant field; seminary a plus.
Five or more years of relevant, full-time work experience (fewer required with seminary degree). At least some of this experience should be as a paid member of a church staff.
A team-oriented, visionary leader with direct people management experience.
Strong interpersonal and_noemailmunication skills.
Developed administrative and_noemailanizational skills.
A demonstrated familiarity with the Orange ministry philosophy (whatisOrange_noemail).
A strategic thinker that can mobilize and direct large groups of people to a_noemailplish a_noemailmon goal.

Oversee all disciple-making activities for children from birth-6th grade (infant/toddler, preschool, early elementary, late elementary, pre-teen, a tuition-based preschool, and event-based childcare).
Engage and equip families, partnering with parents to help them expand their spiritual influence within their families.
Lead and direct the activities of various teams_noemailprised of staff and volunteers.
Set the overall tone and direction for the paid staff, oversee their weekly activities, and develop and shepherd them.
Recruit, equip, and shepherd the ministry's volunteers.
Develop and manage to a yearly ministry plan and budget.
Stay current with latest trends and methods in Children's and Family Ministry, bringing the best ideas forward for evaluation.
Be an active participant in the church's overall direction and leadership as a member of the Staff Lead Team.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Children's & Family Ministries
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
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Church Size:
1000 - 1500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Browncroft Community Church
Contact Name:
Gini Darden
2530 Browncroft Blvd
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