Redeemer Presbyterian Church
Category: Children's Pastor & Children's Ministry
Posted on: January 14, 2015
Our Redeemer Kids ministry's purpose is to cultivate a gospel-changed_noemailmunity that will love our children and apply the teaching of God's Word to their hearts. We strive to work in partnership with parents to focus on children's hearts. It is our prayer that each child grows to worship God, serve others and follow Jesus.
The Children's Ministry Director is responsible for leading, overseeing, and developing all aspects of children's ministry (birth to 6th grade), including staff, volunteers, programming, curriculum, and special events in order to bring children to Christ by providing gospel centered teaching, cultivating_noemailmunity and focusing on the heart.
Provide Gospel Centered Teaching
1. Oversee the Biblical content
Ensure curriculum is faithful to our church's doctrine, theological vision and philosophy of children's ministry
Evaluate effectiveness of curriculum periodically
2. Train and equip teachers to_noemailmunicate biblical truths to children
Provide teachers with basic classroom management skills and periodically observe classrooms.
Provide an understanding of the scope and sequence of the curriculum
Equip teachers to see and teach the Bible from a Gospel Centered perspective
Communicate to parents each unit's main focus
3. Utilize special events to teach, disciple and reach children in our church and_noemailmunity
VBS, Kid's Night Out, Easter & Christmas programs, etc.
Cultivate a Loving Community
1. Foster relationships with children and connect with their families
Keep children's contact list current
Follow up with new families
2. Lead children's ministry team with encouragement and support
Recruit, lead, and build relationships with staff and volunteers
Meet regularly with staff and volunteers for training and encouragement
3. Communicate with pastors and other ministries to carry out church vision
Meet regularly with the supervising pastor for encouragement, accountability and to report any concerns
Collaborate with other ministry leaders to reach out to others through missions/mercy projects
4. Provide resources for parents
Work with pastoral staff in developing a system to equip parents with r_noemailmended resources for parenting, family worship and discipleship
5. Ensure all safety procedures are being followed by both parents and teachers/leaders
Process all child worker and volunteer applications and background checks
6. Monitor classrooms
Periodically observe classrooms, children-teacher interactions, etc.
7. Oversee special events (VBS, Kid's Night Out, Easter Eggstravaganza, Jingle Jam etc)
Plan and develop programs that will reach out to_noemailmunity
Lead_noemailmittee meetings consisting of children's staff and parents/volunteers
Recruit and train volunteers prior to event
8. Responsible for budget and allocations of funds to different needs of ministry
Focus on the Heart
Commit to renew own heart in grace through regular Sunday morning worship and be an active part of a_noemailmunity group
Pray regularly for team and the children of our church
Continue to learn and develop skills and understanding of children's ministry through reading, conferences, etc.
Bachelor's Degree preferred, degree in education or ministry a plus
Prior experience leading in children's ministry
TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter and_noemailplete the online application form available at https://redeemersd.wufoo_noemail/forms/z1quc9xg1uo4t2h