In an effort to assist churches and ministers, the Assemblies of God Children's Ministry office provides this service to churches that are currently looking for a children's minister to fill an available position. The lists are updated regularly to reflect additions, deletions or changes submitted. Inclusion on the list of positions does not imply endorsement by the Assemblies of God Children’s Ministry office nor can we personally recommend any individual nor make contact with them on your behalf. The General Council of the Assemblies of God is not responsible for the accuracy of the content listed in the job postings below.
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To provide leadership and direction that creates a life-giving atmosphere of vibrant and enticing discipleship and evangelism for the children, parents, and River of Life Church Kids Teams of River of Life Church. This oversight includes direct responsibility for Nursery, Preschool, Kids Church, Wednesday night Kids and Check-in.
About the Family Ministries Pastor: The mission of Mountain Park Church is to invite the distracted and the disinterested to realize their role in God’s story. In pursuit of this mission, we are equally committed to reaching the unbelieving with the love and truth of Jesus and cultivating spiritual growth and maturity in his followers. The Family Ministries Pastor fulfills this mission by leading discipleship strategies from birth through high school. This includes: Creating opportunities for the next generation to know, love, and follow Jesus. Encouraging and equipping parents to be spiritual leaders. Raising up teams and leaders who influence the next generation for Christ. More than just a manager, they will take a hands-on role in either Student Ministry or Children’s Ministry (to be determined based on their interest, abilities, and experience). Experience in Children’s and Youth Ministry will be weighted equally, and those who have successfully led either (or both) are encouraged to apply.
Contact Person: Alexi Abel
Phone #: 9528315050 Visit Website
Job Title: Director of Children’s Ministries Reports to: The Pastor of Discipleship and Small Groups and ultimately to the Senior Pastor Hours / week: salaried 40+ hours JOB DESCRIPTION The Director of Children’s Ministries will be a team member of a great staff while overseeing newborn through fifth grade programming including direction, recruiting, organizing, and implementing. The Director of Children’s Ministries will be responsible to: - Provide guidance, training, and leadership for Sunday morning discipleship and nursery, Mid-Week Outreach Program, summer outreach, and special events - Demonstrate a reliance on God through a personal commitment to prayer and expectation that God will do great things through Hillside Children’s Ministry - Communicate Biblical truths to children and aid in their spiritual growth - Administer weekly programs with efficiency, attention to detail, and excellence - Collaborate with Pastor of Student Ministries to identify and purchase integrated curricula (Pre-K through 12) consistent with the goals of Hillside Church - Manage annual recruitment of volunteers to ensure proper ratios of leaders to children and students; develop effective leaders and grow leader retention levels; and train leaders For full job description, qualifications, or to apply for the position, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Person: Scott Kirby
Phone #: 417-830-4601 Visit Website
The NFA Preschool Academy Director will create comprehensive discipleship programs for kids ages 0-5 (Pre-K) years old. Curriculum development will be at the core of these programs; in coordination with the vision and mission of NFA as set forth by pastoral leadership. The director will also be responsible for all advertising and marketing necessary to bring students into the program(s); and work with the appropriate state licensing authorities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Submit to the vision, direction, and leadership of the Lead Pastor.
2. Provide oversight, inspiration, and leadership development for staff and volunteers of NFA Academy.
3. Develop all classroom curriculum and measurable learning plans.
4. Coordinate marketing and advertising plans to enhance enrollment.
5. Work with state officials to maintain good standing and accurately communicate in that capacity.
6. Manage all academy facilities.
7. Write and maintain working budget. For more information on the position please email or call Scott Kirby with Kirbd Creative Consulting.
Contact Person: Jacob Wallace
Phone #: 5978411578 Visit Website
We are looking for someone who can shepherd and provide meaningful direction for the kids ministries of River of Life Church. This position will oversee the span of ministry from birth to fifth grade, as well as ministry to parents. The Kids Pastor will uphold the vision of the lead pastor and will have a heart for implementing creative and effective ministry strategies that contribute to team growth and kids discipleship. It should be understood that the role of the Kids Pastor are both administrative and pastoral. This position will oversee the following areas • Nursery (birth-2) • Preschool (2-5) • Elementary (K-5th grade) • Mid-week • Check-in system • Kids Outreach, BGMC, and other church events
First United Methodist Church Arlington Heights Arlington Heights, IL
First United Methodist Church in Arlington Heights, Illinois is seeking a full-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. This individual will oversee the discipleship programs that help children and youth participate in God’s bold love, as both a recipient of God’s love and a disciple of Jesus who serves others. Ideal for this role would be an innovative, detail-oriented, hands-on minister who collaborates with and empowers teams of volunteers within a sustainable model of ministry. This position reports to the Pastor of Faith Formation. More info on the job and how to apply can be found here: https://www.fumcah.com/join-our-staff
Contact Person: Pastor Michael Sabella
Phone #: 724-962-8206 Visit Website
Position & Church Summary The Children’s Pastor is responsible to pursue excellence in the ministries provided to children (ages newborn through 5th grade) and their families. This position will ensure that all programming is engaging, high quality, and safe. All efforts should provide dynamic opportunities for children to hear the Word of God, experience the love of Christ, and enjoy their first steps as disciples of Jesus. In all of this, 1AG’s ultimate goal is to make disciples of Jesus Christ whose lives are all about him. 1AG is a growing, Assembly of God, evangelical church that is striving to exalt Christ through expository preaching, God-saturated worship, loving community, and gospel outreach. We are located about 4 miles from the Pennsylvania and Ohio border on Interstate 80 with an average attendance of 200-250 per week. We are currently in the process of revitalization and working to make our ministries more effective and engaging. We have 2 Sunday morning services, a midweek service and usually 12-15 small groups running. Our current staff includes: Lead Pastor, Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, Christian Ed Pastor (Retiring), Outreach Director and a part-time worship pastor. They work in conjunction with 2 secretaries and a bookkeeper. We also have a daycare that employs 20+ teachers/aids with enrollment 85-90 children.
Pleasant Hills Children's Home (PHCH) of Fairfield, TX, is seeking a happily married, Christian couple to serve as House Parents to a girls cottage. Requirements: High School Diploma or higher; Good Driving Record for last 3 years; At least 23 years of age; Must be physically able to be trained in First Aid, CPR and Behavioral Intervention. Must be able to pass, drug and TB tests and a fingerprint background check. Benefits: Salaries, 3 Bedroom Apartment, Utilities Paid, 403B Matching Retirement Plan, Health, Dental, Vision and Long Term Disability Insurances Provided, Weekday Dinner Meals Provided (unless campus cook is off). To receive an application and benefit explanation, send resume to MarthaCares4Kids@aol.com PHCH is a missionary ministry owned and operated by the North, South and West Texas Districts of the Assemblies of God. PHCH is licensed by the Texas Department of Protective and Family Services.
Contact Person: Pastor Steve Bland
Phone #: 714-955-7784 Visit Website
The Kid’s Pastor for La Palma Christian Center is responsible for overseeing the entire Kid’s Ministry, newborn to 5th grade. To ensure a smooth, safe and effective program, the Kid’s Pastor will actively recruit and train volunteers with the goal of having a highly relational and spiritually sound team of leaders. This job relies heavily on volunteers, so this individual must be an enthusiastic and effective recruiter as well as an encourager, and developer of people. Responsibilities will include: Oversee and coordinate all aspects of the Kid’s Ministry including daily job duties, weekend kid’s services, midweek Kid’s Club, and special events. Plan and hold regular Kid’s Ministry team meetings. Coach, develop, and train volunteers. Recruit new volunteers. Develop programs to get the parents involved in Kid’s Ministry. Be proactive in understanding the culture surrounding today’s generation of children and families. Schedule all volunteers for nursery, pre-school, and school-age ministry. Counsel children when needed. Screen Kid’s Ministry volunteers and leaders before placing them in ministry, including background checks and interviewing. Work closely with the Youth Pastor to assure that students leaving Kid’s Ministry have a smooth transition to Youth Ministry. Attend weekly staff meetings. Previous Kid’s Ministry experience preferred.
Contact Person: Tom Buzzutto
Phone #: 8637975717 Visit Website
The Children’s Pastor will provide direction and oversight for the Kids Ministry at Reach City Church (infant-5th grade). Specifically, this position will lead and manage children’s programming for two services on Sunday morning and summer activities. Success in this role will be determined by: - The development of an effective ministry to children that leads to church growth. - Children being saved, spirit-filled, and discipled through ministry endeavors. - Expansion of ministry programming. - Increased outreach programming. - A ‘buzz’ in the church about the Kids’ Ministry. - Development of ministry infrastructures that support growth. - A growing and rooted volunteer base. Responsible to develop and implement a creative, comprehensive program of care, evangelism, spiritual formation and service opportunities for infants and elementary grade children The Reach City Kids Pastor will oversee children from nursery to 5th grade.
Crossroads Cathedral Assembly of God Centralia, MO
: Purpose: To advance the mission and vision of Cedar Valley Church through Cedar Valley Kids Ministry (Grades K-5); promote the vision of Kids Ministries; giving oversight to kids and kids ministry team; providing a clean, safe, and biblically-based environment where kids can begin their journey of faith; develop in spirituality, knowledge, and character; integrate a service environment that will help kids enter the presence of God. The purpose of Cedar Valley kids is to lead kids from where they are to where God wants them to be. Responsibilities: 1. Support the vision of the Lead Pastor 2. To plan, organize, and lead CV Kids ministry in a fashion that is conducive with the overall vision of Cedar Valley Church 3. Main overseer and communicator for Kids Services on Sunday morning 4. Main overseer and developer of Wednesday night kid’s discipleship through CV Kids Groups 5. Give oversight to the Kids Ministry Team which includes the Kids Administrative Assistant, and Tiny Valley Pastors 6. Recruit, train, and develop volunteers/leaders/coaches and kid’s ministry teams 7. Give oversight and direction for kids interns 8. Oversee care/guidance for kids in the hospital or needing encouragement 9. Oversee and manage Kids ministry budget 10. Parent communication and connection 11. Kids events such as, Summer Camp, other District sponsored events and planning in-house events 12. Support missions giving
Contact Person: Mike Houser
Phone #: (616)396-5646 Visit Website
To implement the vision & mission of Holland First Assembly of God in the Children’s Ministry Department. The Children’s Pastor will provide guidance, leadership, support, & pastoral care for children & volunteers. Needs to be a high energy, recognized leader, team builder, develops other leaders, passion for lost people, & for the community. The Children’s Pastor is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth & development of children ages birth - 5th grade. Qualifications: • Prefer previous involvement in Children’s Ministry • Associate or Bachelors degree in Ministry is preferred • Spirit filled individual w/ a strong personal relationship w/ Jesus Christ as evidenced by spiritual maturity & a close consistent walk w/ Him • Embrace a vibrant vision for Children’s Ministry consistent w/ Holland First mission statement. “We are dedicated as a church at Holland First Assembly of God to be a body of believers loving God, loving people, & bringing hope to the world.” • Commit to and support the theological stance of Holland First • Love kids & grant grace in discipline • Demonstrate strong conflict management & public relation skills • Self-motivated, results-oriented, independent worker w/ the leadership skills necessary to engage & lead teams • Professional ability to recruit, train, & supervise volunteers • Team Player with positive, servant-motivated attitude Skills/Requirements: • Leadership • Teaching/Public Speaking • Organization • Computer/Technology
Contact Person: Dave Anderson
Phone #: 618-474-5433 Visit Website
Abundant Life Community Church is looking to hire an awesome, full time kids pastor! We currently average 500 people between two campuses. We have great kids facilities, full of exciting technology and tools. Our goal is to hire someone with experience, that can lead our ministry to be even more impactful in our community. Our kids ministry serves children birth through 5th grade. Alton is located in Southern Illinois and sets just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, MO. You can be downtown in just 30 minutes. Please prayerfully submit resumes to: email@example.com
Contact Person: Jamie Bell
Phone #: 3178977100 Visit Website
theCARINGplace is a diverse global-in-our-city church that is focused on planting churches and campuses around the world by helping God’s people build strong families and by creating a community where individuals may find fulfillment and expression regardless of age, race or marital status. We are looking for a passionate, committed, creative leader who wants to change their world by helping children discover the transforming love of Jesus every single week. Do any of these traits sound like you?
oPassionate follower of Jesus o Loves to lead o Builds dynamic teams o Visionary o See's unconventional opportunities o Tackles a challenge o Attracts volunteers o Problem solver o Fun (loves to laugh) o Goal oriented o Never satisfied with the status quo o Highly relational o Creative If these characteristics describe you, then this job is for you! Come be a part of our team. Our new Children’s Pastor will be expected to lead in a way that takes the children’s ministry to a new level by building teams, casting vision, crushing goals and impacting our community and world. Here are some things you need to have to succeed in this role: o Experience in childhood education and/or development o Experience in building and leading teams o Skills in personal communication o Skills in goal setting o Ability to resolve conflicts o Ability to lead others to bring their best in everything they do
We are looking for a Family Ministry Associate Pastor. Our Family Ministry Pastor is responsible for providing hands-on leadership and innovation for Children and Youth Ministry programs (infant - 12th grade). You would be encouraged to seek out and raise up new and current volunteers within the church to work alongside of you so that no area of ministry is ever solely dependent on one person; allowing you flexibility to move freely during services checking on other areas of your ministry, while also allowing you and your volunteers the freedom to attend services yourselves so that every person is being ministered to and feels a part. We love the goal of a Kids Ministry Team, a Youth Ministry Team, and a Nursery/Preschool Head that would work under your direct leadership. Most important to us is the understanding that this is ministry about souls, not just a job. We are a multi-ethnic church that is made up of mainly young families to older adults in a suburb of NYC. We are loved for our "family-like" atmosphere within our church and staff. Our Pastor has been with us for 26 years and is a former AG Children's Evangelist (Don Foster and His Friends). Pastor Foster has a true Pastor's heart and he is committed to do whatever it takes to get the job done to help lead and disciple his staff family in ministering to our community. Pastor Foster is a seasoned Pastor but keeps a younger, cutting edge staff so that we stay current to meet the needs of our community demographics.
At ALC, families both within and outside of our church are a priority. We have kids with varying degrees of experience within a community of faith, and we believe it is our privilege to point these kids to Jesus continually. Our mission is to create a safe, secure, and fun environment for kids to encounter God. RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS A. Value the ALC team. B. Champion the vision of ALC. C. Develop a clearly defined strategy for discipleship within Children’s Ministry that works in conjunction with ALC’s overall vision and ministry. D. Build and develop the Children’s Ministry Leadership Team, which consists of key committed and gifted volunteers. E. Lead, recruit, train, and develop volunteers for the Children’s Ministry. F. Provide resources and opportunities for parents to utilize the children’s ministry curriculum and programs in their households for the development of their children. G. Provide oversight and planning for all aspects of Children’s Ministry programming, including: 1. Sunday morning Children’s Celebration Service 2. Outreach events 3. Family events/programming 4. Online discipleship opportunities 5. Children’s groups H. Provide oversight and planning for all aspects of the Children’s Ministry budget, and help develop the budgetary needs for upcoming years. I. Any duties deemed necessary by the supervisor.
Kids Ministry Director Join our Family Ministries Department to: • Partner with Family Ministries Pastor • Provide creative elements for kid’s classes/programs • Recruit and lead volunteer teams • Support families • Coordinate events • General administrative tasks The details: WEAG Kids Ministry serves nursery through elementary age students (250-300 kids pre-COVID) at West End Assembly of God Church in Richmond, Va. They offer weekly nursery, preschool and elementary Kids Church, Royal Rangers, MPact Girls, Rainbows, and Kids Choir, along with other grade-specific programs, outreach opportunities, and various family events throughout the year. We want every child to “grasp how wide and long and high and deep the love of Christ is…” (Ephesians 3:17) We help every child understand how their personal relationship with Jesus should impact their church, their community, and their world. We work hard to create environments where kids can connect, be known, and build an authentic relationship with Jesus. We have a lot of fun, too! Qualified applicants should have a bachelor’s degree or higher, ministry experience (professional or volunteer), general administrative skills, proficient use of Microsoft systems, and a desire to know God more and to be changed into His likeness daily. If you are interested in more information about the church, visit https://weag.church/. If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Family Ministries Pastor Lisa Egert.
Part-Time Kids Pastor Logistics: Reports to ....….Lead Pastor Type of Position ..........Part-Time Education…….Ministry Experience Required Purpose: Our team operates as one unit moving towards the vision that God has for our church. Although each position may have different roles and areas of oversight, together we make people and places new. One Sentence Description: Lead the New Kids ministry by embodying vision, equipping leaders and partnering with parents to disciple children and pursue health. Top Objectives: 1. Be an active part of leading NCC to make 1,000 disciples across 3 campuses. 2. Lead and resource the New Kids Leadership Team 3. Resource parents and families to make disciples Primary Responsibilities: · My #1 responsibility is to grow as a disciple of Jesus. As I do, I will have a life worth reproducing and be actively making disciples. · Move the vision of the New Kids ministry forward including team culture & expansion · Oversee the New Kids LT in ministry (scheduling, service order & excellence, etc.) · Plan and execute family events, camps and initiatives as needed · Resource families with materials, resources, and tools for discipleship · Continually recruit, equip, and train New Kids team members to help them accomplish the work of ministry and grow in their gifts · Oversee the Paid Childcare Workers at NCC · Manage the child dedication process
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