Church Name:First Christian Church
Location: Monmouth, IL
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
1.) Direct, oversee, and co-shepherd the family community of First Christian Church.
2.) Collaborate with the lead minister to effectively incorporate family ministry into the annual sermon schedule.
3.) Build relationships in order to recruit, equip, and empower effective ministry teams.
4.) Lead and/or staff the Sunday worship experience of children birth-5th grade.
5.) Choose and lead the preparation of age-appropriate curriculum for each age level.
6.) Provide children’s ministry team members with all necessary materials and information, allowing appropriate preparation time.
7.) Study and understand the spiritual and other developmental needs of children.
8.) Partner with parents and equip them on how to disciple their children effectively.
9.) Utilize social media to service the goals of the children’s and family ministry of FCC.
10.) Utilize strategic programming to disciple and equip both children and parents.
11.) Lead periodic children and family events.
12.) Participate in the overall life of FCC (small groups, special events, special services, etc.)
13.) Oversee the administration and maintenance of the children’s and family ministry, including an annual budget.
The perfect candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:
1.) Ministry related degree from an accredited 4 year school.
2.) 3+ years ministry experience in a church or parachurch context.
3.) Heart for families and the next generation of Christianity.
4.) Proven ability to develop children’s ministry workers and leaders.
5.) Familiarity with the Orange approach to children and family ministry.
6.) Experience communicating the Gospel and God’s Word in an accessible way.
7.) Ability to organize children’s ministry outings and trips.
8.) Ability to connect with, disciple, and empower parents to raise godly children.
9.) Ability to respond to written and electronic communication in a timely, professional manner.
10.) Sold-out commitment to Jesus and the call to do whatever it takes to see people know his love.
11.) Humility and a sense of humor.
12.) Hunger to grow as a leader and further develop skills to their fullest potential.
13.) Someone who is well organized but can be flexible in a team setting, while still being able to meet deadlines.
14.) Someone who is looking to not only function in a healthy team but build a healthy team of their own to support the church as a whole, not just their own ministry.
We believe that skills can be taught, but character and drive cannot. If you possess the ability to learn, grow, and develop relatively quickly, please do not let lack of experience discourage you from applying for this position.
In your application packet please include a resume with at least 3 professional references, cover letter, and either audio or video demonstration of teaching such as a sermon, Sunday School class, or Small Group discussion.
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For physical application packets:
ATTN: Jordan Schultz
First Christian Church