Children/Early Childhood Ministries
Eastern PA District C&MA
ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY The Family Ministry Director develops and champions healthy, transformational family discipleship and next generation ministry. *** KEY PRIORITIES This staff role works primarily in children’s discipleship, but oversees the work of the Student Ministry Coordinator & City Kids Coordinator. 1. DEVELOP & LEAD THE FAMILY MINISTRY TEAM - Oversee the structure and strategy that support the vision for family discipleship - Develop staff team towards increasing vocational health and ministry effectiveness. - Recruit, develop, and inspire volunteers to serve children & youth disciple-making. - Work collaboratively with Senior Pastor to promote alignment with church vision. 2. CULTIVATE HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS THAT INFLUENCE THE NEXT GENERATION - Lead staff & volunteers to create and coordinate vibrant, age-appropriate gathering spaces. > PreK, K-3rd Grade, 4th-6th Grade (w/ City Kids Coordinator) > Middle School & High School (w/ Student Ministry Coordinator) - Cultivate Gospel fluency through sound teaching & healthy learning methods. - Promote Gospel-driven learning across all levels through development of unified curriculum. 3. ENGAGE & EQUIP PARENTS TO “OWN” FAMILY DISCIPLESHIP - Establish family ministry as primarily a family-equipping network - Identify and/or create Biblical, Gospel-driven resources for parents and families - Coordinate outreach to serve families beyond our congregation *** OUR PREFERRED CANDIDATE WOULD HAVE: - Proven experience in a family, children, or youth ministry setting or similar field - Ability to cast vision for ministry area & develop healthy teams - 30 credits hours in Biblical Studies from accredited college or related training/experience - Licensed or willing to pursue licensing with the Christian & Missionary Alliance OTHER COMPETENCIES & SKILLS - Exhibits maturing faith, spiritual fruit, Godly wisdom & Christ-like character - Contextualizes and communicates vision for ministry - Creates a leadership development pathway for ministry area - Designs and develops structures to support ministry strategy - Faithfully stewards church resources & the giftedness of others
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