Children & Family Pastor

DeerGrove Covenant Church

Palatine, IL 60067

Denomination: Evangelical Covenant - ECC

Category: Children's Ministry

Church Size: less than 100

Salary: Not specified

Posted on: May 01, 2024

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

DeerGrove Covenant Church is seeking an individual to lead our thriving children and family ministry programs. This a great opportunity to do work that matters in a supportive and caring environment. DeerGrove is a warm and welcoming church with a focus on intergenerational ministry. We have a strong and dedicated team of volunteers in place to support you in this role. We are looking for a person that thrives in building relationships and has a heart to teach children about the love of Christ and equip parents to disciple their children. To get a sense of DeerGrove please visit our website here:

Primary Responsibilities:
Coordinate and lead our Children's Ministry Programs that meet during the Sunday morning worship service at 10:30AM
Recruit and Train volunteers to work in the nursery and lead the classes for ages 4-12
Build strong and nurturing relationships with the kids and parents of the church
Create or choose age-appropriate Bible based curriculum
Provide weekly lesson plans to volunteers
Partner with Lead pastor in coordinating a monthly intergenerational Sunday service
Coordinate a quarterly family event or community outreach event
Implement our children's safety policies

About DeerGrove Covenant Church:

DeerGrove is a small neighborhood church that desires to make a big impact for Christ. Our congregation is a diverse community in age and background who are united in our mission to shine the light of Jesus to our community. We seek to be a community that builds-up and supports one another in every season. We have a strong focus on God's Word, outreach, service, and intergenerational ministry. All of our ministry positions are co-vocational or part-time (Including lead pastor). We believe this model provides pastors the space to be in the community and allows the congregation to use their gifts to serve the church more fully.  

Job Qualifications:

Strong Relationship with Jesus
Strong Relational, Communication, & Organizational Skills
Working knowledge of the Bible and core theological truths
Ability to lead and coordinate a team of 10 or more volunteers
Prior ministry experience or ministry education preferred, but not required. We are willing to train the right person.

Position Information:

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Children & Family Pastor
Time Type:
Part Time
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less than 100

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Contact Name:
Taylor Sexton
225 E. Helen Rd.
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