Associate Pastor: Children's Ministries

Callahan First Baptist Church


Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Children's Ministry

Posted on: February 08, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Principal Function: The Associate Pastor: Children's Ministries is responsible to the Pastor for assisting church program organizations to develop a comprehensive program of childhood education (birth through fifth grade). They will consult with other staff members concerning activities, policies and procedures that relate to their areas of responsibility.


The responsibilities of the Associate Pastor: Children's Ministries are to:

1. Develop policies for Children & Preschool Ministries, in cooperation with all other staff of the church.

2. Coordinate the various educational programs for children into an integrated program of Christian education for each age-level. These programs include Bible Fellowship Groups (Sunday School), children's church, missions education, Vacation Bible School (VBS), camps and, Preschool extended care for all services.

3. Supervise the entire Christian education program for children from birth through grade five.

4. Establish policies concerning curriculum, in cooperation with staff.

5. Develop plans for discovering, recruiting, and training all preschool & children's workers. This includes continuing training for experienced workers as well as that for new workers. Ensure all children's workers are supported, encouraged, and receive regular ministry.

6. Advise in the use of program materials, equipment, supplies and space by children in all church program organizations.

7. Give leadership to all outreach and evangelism efforts with children, such as outreach and follow-up of new Christians.

8. Evaluate the effectiveness of all Preschool & Children's Ministry programs. Suggest needed changes and develop plans for making these changes. Work with program leaders and teachers and appropriate staff members to resolve philosophical, procedural, and scheduling problems in the Children's Division.

9. Prepare a budget to cover all aspects of the church's ministry to children and preschoolers. Take responsibility for disbursing all funds.

10. In partnership with the Student Pastor, oversee all aspects of the Upward Basketball and Cheer outreach ministry.

11. Perform all other duties as assigned.  

About Callahan First Baptist Church:

Callahan First Baptist Church was established in 1859 and strives to relate to the contemporary 21st Century needs of western Nassau County, northern Jacksonville and southeastern Georgia.

Located 25 miles north of downtown Jacksonville, the town of Callahan (and the surrounding area) is primarily a bedroom community for metropolitan Jacksonville. Callahan is in Nassau County within 20 minutes of shopping areas in Yulee (east on A1A) and in North Jacksonville (south to I-95 via Lem Turner Rd and I-295).. Jacksonville International Airport is 15 minutes southeast of Callahan.

The four schools in the Callahan area (Callahan Elementary, Callahan Intermediate, Callahan Middle and West Nassau High School) were all "A" rated in 2021. 

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Associate Pastor: Children's Ministries
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Full Time
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750 - 1000

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Clifford Ryan
PO Box 605
45090 Green Ave
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