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Church of the Nazarene Job Board - Positions by Category: Children

Posted by: Pastor Steve Johnson

Posted date: Nov-02-2017

Location: Hagerstown, Maryland

 Our Church and Community - We are a church that averages around 225 in morning worship attendance located about 70 miles northwest of Washington DC in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.  Our community offers a good mix of urban access to both Washington DC and Baltimore, MD and many outdoor recreational opportunities. Our church vision is to connect people to God and each other; to transform our community and our world.  Each week we minister to between 25 and 30 children.  Our church children’s center was recently totally remodeled to provide a fun, kid friendly environment.  We have a solid team of lay leaders in place who provide weekly leadership to many of our children’s ministries.


Ministry Description – We are seeking to hire a part time children’s pastor (25 hours per week) to lead all facets of our church ministry to children.  The top three characteristics we are looking for are:

  • Have a deep passion and the skills to lead children into a personal knowledge of Jesus as their Savior and help them to grow mature in Him.
  • Be able to lead a team of committed lay leaders in fulfilling our church vision for children.
  • Ability to work closely with other members of our church staff in mission and friendship.

Some of the specific priorities we need a candidate to help us pursue include:

  • Resourcing and partnering with parents in helping them disciple their children.
  • Help us move to a more intergenerational approach to children’s ministries through family activities and meaningful opportunities to participate in our worship services.
  • Help us develop our partnership in mentoring at risk children in our neighborhood elementary school.

We believe we provide a great opportunity for a qualified candidate to be mentored and to grow as an effective pastor to children.  We are committed to provide regular professional development opportunities for our staff. We have a good record of pastoral staff longevity.  Our plan is for this position to grow to fulltime within two years.  In the meantime we will assist a candidate in finding a part time job to supplement his or her income and securing affordable housing.


Annual Salary:  $25,000 ($19.23 per hour)

Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Hagerstown, Maryland
District Mid-Atlantic
State/Province Maryland
Position Title Children's Pastor
Position Classification Children
PositionType Part-time
Deadline for Applications
Contact Information
Contact Preference Send resumes by Email only.
First & Last Name Pastor Steve Johnson
Email steven.johnson645@gmail.com