Lead Kids Pastor

Immanuel Baptist Church, Lexington, KY

Lexington, KY 40502

Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Children's Ministry

Posted on: December 01, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Immanuel Baptist Church is looking for an experienced Kids (Children's) Pastor to lead our children's ministry from birth through 5th grade as we strive to lead people to Jesus and equip disciples in their faith. The Lead Kids Pastor will provide vision and mission for the entire Kids staff, volunteer teams, and ministry.

Develop a comprehensive plan for effective Family discipleship strategies.
Provide outstanding weekly communication to kids in an effective and engaging way.
Lead and manage Kids staff including all weekday & weekend preschool ministries (birth - Pre-K) as well as elementary ministry (K-5th).
Possess a passion and desire to teach parents how to disciple their kids.
Recruit and empower volunteer teams to minister to kids through Sunday morning small groups and worship.
Produce regular opportunities for families to connect together inside and outside the walls of IBC.
Create a culture of outreach and invitation mindset within our entire Kids Ministry.
Maintain a consistent commitment to Biblical excellence in teaching and worship while aligning with the vision, mission, and core beliefs of IBC.
Plan, implement and lead annual Camp Immanuel and off campus camps for Elementary students.
Invest in relationships with Kids and Parents through personal pastoral ministry.
Provide guidance and mentoring to Kids Pastors at all IBC campuses.

Please submit a cover letter with resume by visiting https://ibclex.com/employment 

About Immanuel Baptist Church, Lexington, KY:

Named as one of Outreach Magazine's fastest-growing churches in 2018-2019, Immanuel is passionate about engaging the community in its mission to lead people to Jesus and equip disciples in their faith.

Since its birth in 1909, Immanuel, a multi-generational body of Jesus followers, has been known for its commitment in building strong community inside and outside the walls of the church while providing a warm and welcoming environment to encounter and worship God. As a church, Immanuel has an unwavering commitment to teaching the truth found in God's Word, ministering to the entire family, and communicating Jesus Christ is the answer to our deepest needs.

We currently have two campuses and will be launching our third campus in Georgetown, KY, in February of 2022. Immanuel is excited for the opportunity to expand the reach of the Gospel beyond Lexington with new campuses continuing to launch within the bluegrass region in 2022 and beyond. 

Job Qualifications:

At least 3 years experience in children's ministry at a church with average attendance of 1,000 or more.
Undergraduate degree required. Masters level or Seminary degree preferred but not required.
Agree to the vision and mission of Immanuel Baptist Church.
Be called specifically to Children's Ministry and have a passion to reach families.
Experience leading a staff team and/or volunteer teams.
Multi-Site Church experience a plus.
Experience managing and overseeing an annual church budget.
Knowledgeable in planning and leading expansive annual kids camps, both on campus and off campus. 

Position Information:

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Lead Kids Pastor
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Full Time
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1500 - 2000

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Peyton Trapnell
3100 Tates Creek Road
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