Director of NextGen Kids Ministry

Clear Lake Presbyterian Church

Houston, TX 77062

Denomination: Presbyterian - PCUSA

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: August 31, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The NextGen Kids Director facilitates the sharing of faith from generation to generation through a team-oriented, integrated strategy aimed at accomplishing the vision of CLPC to embrace every person, empower every life, and engage every neighborhood with special emphasis on families with children from birth to fifth grade.

You can see more about the position here: https://www.clpc.org/jobopeningkids

Our Search Committee welcomes your resume, a statement of faith and a cover letter for consideration and asks that they be sent to apply@clpc.org.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Includes but is not limited to)
1. Participate as a member of an integrated NextGen Ministry Team, which will develop a comprehensive educational framework and strategic plan to embrace, empower, and engage families with kids at home.
2. Lead (recruit, equip, and support) ministry leaders and provide oversight for strategic events and programs designed specifically with kids and families in mind.
3. Empower kids and families by teaching Biblical content, and equipping others to do the same, at regularly scheduled programs and other opportunities as they arise.
4. Help kids and families successfully navigate transition points across ages and stages with special attention to the transition to Middle School.
5. Extend pastoral care as needed.
6. Work collaboratively with NextGen Student Director and Senior Associate Pastor for Equipping to develop and work collaboratively to manage the NextGen budget.
7. Maintain a public presence for NextGen Kids during weekend worship services and at all-church events.
8. Stay up to date on current trends and make recommendations on curriculum enhancements to help better connect with kids and their families to allow CLPC to remain relevant in a quickly changing world.
9. Define operating rhythm/programming for kids and families including ensuring a consistent curriculum, and consistent meeting times for various groups (families, children, parents, etc.).
10. Develop relationships with families and children to include individuals in the life of the CLPC community in meaningful ways.

Other
Meet weekly with NextGen Ministry Team for integrated ministry and strategic alliance.
Meet weekly with NextGen Student Director for shared ministry planning and implementation.
Meet bi-weekly with Senior Associate Pastor for support and accountability.
Submit monthly reports and attend Session meetings.
Participate in other activities and on other teams and committees, as assigned.

 

About Clear Lake Presbyterian Church:

Clear Lake Presbyterian Church a large, friendly, missionally-focused PC(USA) church located in the shadow of NASA in the Clear Lake area of Houston, Texas, is looking for a dedicated full-time NextGen Kids Ministry Director. CLPC is an active, multi-generational church committed to being a disciple-multiplying church, while helping raise children as thriving followers of Christ.

Our Vision
A growing number of radically devoted, highly relational, and outwardly focused communities of maturing disciples of Jesus Christ. Worship gatherings filled with energy, stories, and encouragement for life in these outwardly facing communities. Foundational ministries that equip, challenge, and invest in people, empowering us for missional community and worship.

Our Mission
Embrace every Person, Empower every Life, Engage every Neighborhood
 

Job Qualifications:

1. Personal faith in Jesus Christ and active participant in a local congregation.
2. Bachelor's degree in Christian Education, child development, education or a related field.
3. Proficient in technology use (computer skills and use of social media).
4. Professional demeanor with excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills.
5. Good administrative skills including planning, organization, time management and program evaluation.
6. At least three years of prior experience in a related field. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of NextGen Kids Ministry
Time Type:
Full Time
Salary:
$50,000 - 60,000
Organization Type:
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Church Size:
250 - 500

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Contact Name:
Katrina Pennington
Address1:
1511 El Dorado Blvd
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City:
Houston
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ZIP Code:
77062
Country:
United States
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