Children's Minister / Pastor

Vertical Church

Job Description

The Children’s Pastor is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of children ages birth through 5th grade. This includes curriculum selection, volunteer recruitment and development, classroom management, and operational management necessary to ensure successful and constantly improving weekend children’s services and periodic special events.


Lifestyle Expectations:

·     Profess faith in the Lord God and spend regular time talking with Him and reading His Word.

·     Continue to grow spiritually and professionally through reading, listening to training resources, taking classes and attending conferences and seminars.

·     To personally pursue a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ and to set a Christlike example in words and actions for the children and adults.

Primary Responsibilities:

·     To oversee the Children’s Ministry at Vertical Church. This includes oversight for other paid departmental staff. the Children’s Ministry Team, volunteers and interns.

·     To develop Sunday morning programming to reach each child on their level.

·     Use effective modes of communication including emails, Facebook, Twitter, mailings, etc. designed to keep families engaged and informed of current programs, projects, and opportunities

·     To help parents be involved in the spiritual formation of their child’s life.

·     To annually develop and oversee the Children’s Ministry budget so it effectively and wisely utilizes church resources and maximizes ministry opportunity


·     Participate in staff meetings, providing up-to-date information about ministry.

·     Keep the Family Pastor thoroughly informed of staff accomplishments, concerns and future plans.

·     Maintain excellent relationships and open communication with all staff.


·     Gifted in leadership.

·     Strong relationally.

·     Effective recruiter and team player.

·     Solid organizational skills.

Position Filled
Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
High school diploma

Date Posted
1 year ago
Fort Branch, Indiana


Church Size
750-1,000 people

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