Children's Ministry Director


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

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

Contact: If interested, please send an updated resume to Shane Sullivan. [email protected] 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

GracePoint church is a group of loving disciples who meet for Gospel-centered worship in Gospel-centered community to be on Gospel-centered mission. We are structured as "One church in two locations". Our mission is to glorify God by equipping Christ’s people to live faithful lives of worship as we give every man, woman and child a repeated opportunity to see, hear and respond to the Gospel. It is our prayer that in equipping others, or making disciples, that the overflow of God's grace in us will grow us to look more like Jesus and help others to do the same.

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Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
High school diploma

Date Posted
5 months ago
Asheville, North Carolina

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
250-350 people

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