April 25, 2014
To facilitate the creation of disciples of Jesus Christ in children and their families for the transformation of the world
Vision for Children’s Ministries:
Love God, Love Neighbor
The position of Children’s Ministries/Young Families Ministries Director is responsible for creating an environment where children and their families can become disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world; where, in the words of Bishop Huie, “the Holy Spirit has room to maneuver” in their hearts. The Director must make sure that there is a unified program that connects families and children with God and each other, grows them in their faith and teaches them to serve the least, the last and the lost of the world.
Specifics of the Job to include:
Develop family oriented programming and events that attract and seek out families.
Works with local schools and teachers and parents.
Develop and facilitate age level activities To facilitate Sunday school – teacher support, building teams of teachers, teacher training, curriculum evaluation Communications with parents, teachers, church re activities, needs, etc. in most effective ways, i.e. email, social media, church newsletter, Sunday tables, etc Facilitate family faith building (family devotions, retreats, etc) Facilitate Family’s connecting with each other (i.e. Parenting Speaker Series on such topics as Stranger Danger, bullying, behavioral issues, etc.) Ongoing development and evaluation of Children’s Ministries toward the goal of excellence in coordination, publicity, discipleship, evangelism of non-believers, encouragement of people who do not attend.
Work with Director of Children’s Music to develop worship in children Work with Missions Team to develop child and family missions Work with Caring Ministries on healing ministries for families/children (i.e. DC4K) Improve security of children Facilitate comfort level of newcomers through means such as easy-to-find Children’s Info Center, signage, escorts Oversee Safe Sanctuaries training Including children in worship services Oversee the Nursery employees
Contact informationFor more information or to apply, contact Patrick Evans at Patrickevans@windstream.net or at 281-757-1818.