Minister to Children and FamiliesPosted by: Kevin McDonald
Posted date: Mar-15-2017
Job Posting: The Murrieta Gateway Church of the Nazarene is seeking to hire a Minister to Children and their families. We are a church of 350 to 400 ready to take the necessary steps to expand and improve our ministry to children. This is a full time benefited position. We believe that this is one of the most important ministries in our church as we endeavor to reach the next generation for Christ and be a church that understands and addresses the needs of today’s young families.
Candidate Qualities Sought:
Calling and Career
A serious call to full time Christian service to children and their families and has pursued
the appropriate education and church related credentials.
Vision Casting and Planning
Ability to envision the potential of a dynamic ministry to children and to cast that vision to others. Ability to implement and follow-up with a plan to achieve the vision.
Discipler of Children
Children are amazing in what they can learn and absorb, even at very young ages. This
staff member is needed to assess the current Christian education efforts of the local church and improve all areas of developing and delivering the best possible educational programs.
A Resource to Young Families/Parents
Young parents today are overwhelmed by the task of raising their children and having a
stable Christian home. We intend to resource and assist them in all areas of home and
Leadership and equipping
Ability to recruit and train volunteer lay leaders to grow the ministry.
Christian maturity and grace.
Bachelor’s degree in related area.
Possess, or will pursue, church ministry licensing.
Experience in working with children in and through the local church.
Able to provide strong leadership in all areas related to children’s ministry.
Creative, takes initiative, faithful, relational, organized, cooperative, able to teach.
Kevin McDonald, Lead Pastor