Children's Ministry Director

GracePoint Church

Asheville, NC 28804

Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Children's Ministry

Church Size: 250 - 500

Salary: $20,000 - 30,000

Posted on: January 11, 2022

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

Children's Ministry Director

Who - Primary leader and vision-holder for ministries serving kids and families who attend GracePoint as well as kids and families within our community.

Someone who:
-Has a passion to see children experience a genuine relationship with Jesus Christ
-Has strong desire and willingness to partner with parents (see suggestions)
-Has a working knowledge of the Orange philosophy of ministry (or similar)
-Has the ability to lead and cast vision
-Has good communication skills
-Is highly relational
-Values a team approach to ministry
-Can enlist, equip, and encourage a strong team of volunteer leaders
-Has some experience leading teams in a similar setting 
-Has a competent knowledge of technology (or the willingness to learn)
-Has proven leadership experience in a growing ministry
-Ministry experience preferred, but not required
-GracePoint will offer training to a candidate who has a willingness or desire to learn

What - Lead a ministry where kids are encouraged to grow in their relationship with Jesus and others and that seeks to partner with parents in making disciples of the next generation through prioritizing 3 key areas:

1 - People

-Kids are key! Love and lead our kids well!
-Recruit, retain, equip and support a thriving team of volunteers who are doing the work of the ministry along side you.
-Develop discipling relationships with families to accomplish our mission, model our values and encourage our outcomes. (see website for specifics of our values and outcomes)

2 - Places

-Primary Focus - Give oversight and leadership to all Sunday morning children's environments (Birth -6th grade) working closely with church leaders, interns and volunteers to create, staff and resource these environments — this includes (but is not limited to) Large Group worship, small groups, and welcome-area/children ministry Host Teams.
-Assist other ministries with staffing childcare needs when needed (CR, WM, other events)

3 - Partnership

-Grow our effectiveness in making disciples of the next generation through partnering with parents, families and guardians.
-Create and implement ongoing practical support initiatives for parents, to come alongside them in engaging their kids in the discipleship process – this includes (but is not limited to) family events, training seminars for parents, parenting resources via digital media, etc.

Reports to: Teaching Pastor/Elders
Can expect a review 3 months from the date of hire as well as an annual review.

Weekly time requirements: Part-time (3 days a week, with 1 day being Sundays)

Vacation/Salary: Salary ranging from 24k-30k per year depending on experience.

Contact: If interested, please send an updated resume to Shane Sullivan. GracePoint Church, 50 Woodland Hills Road, Asheville, NC 28804

Please be prepared to submit 2-3 ministry references as well as 2-3 community or personal references upon request. References need to be willing to participate in a reference interview by phone call or video conf or in person.

About GracePoint Church:

Job Qualifications:

-Ministry experience preferred, but not required
-GracePoint will offer training to a candidate who has a willingness or desire to learn

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Children's Ministry Director
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Part Time
$20,000 - 30,000
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250 - 500

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Shane Sullivan
50 Woodland Hills Road
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