Kids Ministry Director

Cross Road Church

Wichita, KS 67209

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Children's Ministry

Church Size: 250 - 500

Salary: Not specified

Posted on: July 02, 2024

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Kids Ministry Director
Location: Cross Road Church, Wichita, KS
Position Type: Full-Time
Reports To: Senior Pastor
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Summary:
Cross Road Church in Wichita, KS is seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to serve as our Full-Time Kids Ministry Director. The ideal candidate will have a heart for kids' ministry, a vision for engaging young minds with the gospel, and a desire to foster a fun, safe, Jesus-loving environment for children birth through 5th grade.

Key Responsibilities:
Program Development: Enhance/create and implement age-appropriate programs, activities, and curriculum that engages kids in learning the Bible and develops their faith in Jesus.
Worship Services: Plan and oversee kids worship services and special events, ensuring they are age appropriate, engaging, fun, and biblically accurate.
Volunteer Coordination: Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers, ensuring they are equipped and empowered to serve in kids ministry.
Family Engagement: Partner with parents/guardians to support their role in their kid's spiritual growth, providing resources and opportunities for family involvement.
Safety and Compliance: Ensure a safe environment for all kids, adhering to church policies and best practices for child safety.
Communication: Maintain clear and consistent communication with church leadership, volunteers, parents, and the church regarding kids ministry programs and needs.
Budget Management: Manage the kids ministry budget, ensuring responsible use of resources.

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit the following:
1. Resume
2. Brief answers (150 200 words max) to the following questions:
1. What does your ideal kids ministry look/feel like?
2. What's the best and worst part of kids ministry?
3. What's the most significant success you've experienced in kids ministry?

Submit Application To:
Pastor Mark Cress
By Email:

Application Deadline: July 31, 2024

Note: Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in joining our ministry team.


About Cross Road Church:

Cross Road Church in Wichita, KS exists to reach, teach, live, and love like Jesus! Cross Road Church began 23 years ago in the back yard of Founding Pastor, Brad Cooper with just a handful of families and a dream of starting a church that would make a Kingdom difference on the west side of Wichita, the state of Kansas, our nation, and ultimately the world (Acts 1:8). Today, Cross Road Church is positioned in a community with 20,000 residents within a 2 mile radius; within 5 miles, there are 140,000+ residents - the harvest is definitely plentiful! 

Job Qualifications:

Faith: A committed believer in Jesus with a strong personal faith and alignment with Cross Road's beliefs and values.
Education: College degree in ministry, education, or a related field preferred but not required.
Experience: 3-5 years leadership experience in kid's ministry or a related field. Experience in a church of 500+ is ideal.
Skills: Excellent organizational, leadership, and communication skills. Ability to relate to kids, parents, and volunteers of all ages. Creative and energetic approach to ministry.
Clearances: Background check and child abuse clearances required. 

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Kids Ministry Director
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Full Time
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250 - 500

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Mark Cress
2139 S. Maize Rd
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