Children/Early Childhood Ministries
North Central District C&MA
At Riverside, it's all about relationships – especially with Christ, but also within our community with others and unique outreach to our region. We are passionate about providing all ages with a chance to personally encounter Jesus through biblical teaching and creative gatherings that are real and relevant to our people and our local culture. In the end, we want to lead them to experience life change in Jesus, take ownership of their faith and become a part of His mission to reach others. Key responsibilities of this role will be to: Recruit and lead a large team of volunteers weekly Embrace existing curriculum model and culture of Riverside Kids Lead the elementary teaching team and creative process Maximize team-wide digital tools for effectiveness Engage and collaborate in a larger staff team culture. Embrace a multi-site development process with staff team If you are interested in a church that is seeing kids, students and adults responding to Jesus’ grace on a weekly basis, if you are a dynamic team player, if you like to take God’s message and present it in a creative and fun way, Riverside might be the place for you. We are very much a team-oriented organization and are looking for a high-capacity person to be part of this growing and vibrant kids ministry team. WHO WE ARE Riverside Church resides in central Minnesota. Our original campus is located just west of the metro areas of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Strategically located on the boundaries of Big Lake and Monticello, we also regularly serve the surrounding communities of Becker, Buffalo, Clearwater, St. Michael, Albertville, Otsego and Elk River. Our second campus is located in Sauk Rapids. This campus pulls from the communities of Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud, Sartell, Waite Park and Foley just to name a few. We place a high value on reaching people and helping them become fully devoted followers of Christ and our mission is unapologetically outward focused both in our community and around the world. Our primary local outreach is to the 150,000 people who live within a 10 mile radius of our existing campuses. We are praying in His time God would provide an opportunity for us to extend our local reach even further through the addition of an additional multisite venue. Our global outreach includes our partnerships in Africa, Mexico, and other mission fields within the Christian & Missionary Alliance. WHERE WE ARE Big Lake. Attendance of 1500-1800. WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR As Riverside continues to grow and expand, this position has become a vital part of the Riverside Kids Team. A qualified candidate will embrace leading volunteers in creating a high quality, fun environment for our elementary kids (gr.1-5) to fall in love with Jesus Christ and the local church. Kids are the future of the church and we’re looking for someone who cares deeply about their future and wants to create an environment that draws kids toward Christ. For this position we are looking for someone who: Effectively communicates with kids, parents, and volunteers Enjoys a high energy, fun teaching style Is Spiritually mature, and wholeheartedly support the vision and culture of Riverside Church Is a high capacity leader who is organized and efficient.
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