Date posted Nov 21, 2022
Deadline Dec 31, 2022

Freedom Church in Mt. Sterling, KY is seeking the right candidate to take over as the new Kid’s Pastor to oversee the vision and direction of their children’s ministries. The desire is to see a strong, thriving, fun, and fruitful kids’ ministry that is gospel-focused with equipped and confident leaders. This position oversees kids 5th grade and below. The right candidate will have a deep personal life in Christ and the character and capacity to develop culture and grow the children’s ministry.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee and create a thriving kids ministry culture from birth through 5th grade in partnership with the Next Gen Pastor.
  • Establish annual ministry goals for Early Childhood and Elementary that are consistent with the overall mission, vision and values of Freedom Church.
  • Create a strategic plan to reorganize the ministry (classrooms, volunteer structure, etc.) to fit the long term vision of the kids ministry set by the Kids Pastor and leadership.
  • Coordinate, develop, and raise up volunteers for Sunday mornings.
  • Provide administrative leadership for long-range planning, budgeting, and calendar coordination.
  • Manage Freedom Kids operations with Planning Center, including regularly scheduling volunteers.
  • Oversee and implement a theologically sound curriculum for teaching kids, birth-5th grade, with innovative and grade-appropriate approaches.
  • Create and maintain an annual calendar of events, programs, trips, and retreats (i.e. Kindergarten Orientation, summer events, CIY Superstart, etc…).
  • Develop Freedom’s pre-teen ministry, Freedom 345, through monthly gatherings.
  • Ensure that all volunteers comply with the Safe Spaces Policy, including: screening, background checks, safety training, etc…Build relationships with parents/families.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Has a mature and thriving relationship with Jesus.
  • Exhibits relational and leadership skills.Ease with speaking to groups effectively, projecting joy, creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Takes the initiative to execute and is a self-starter.
  • Strong relationship skills with a team-player and servant-heart mentality.
  • Has a strong passion for kids and families.
  • Willingness to use technology to help the church further its ministry goals.
  • Ability to engage people of all generations in the ministry of the church.
  • Able to work within a budget.
  • Experience working with Planning Center Online (or similar church database system).
  • Strives for excellence in all they do.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years ministry experience on staff previously at a church in kids ministry is preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree is required.

Reports to: Next Gen Pastor

For more information, view the FULL CHURCH PROFILE at frootgroup.com/freedomkids.To apply, email your resume to Meggan at mjacobus@frootgroup.com.

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