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Posted by: Ken Bushey

Posted date: Dec-11-2017

Location: Bedford, Indiana


Children’s Pastor

Position Description


The Children’s Pastor will direct, lead, and champion our children and ensure an excellent, loving, fun, Christ-honoring ministry to children and their families. The Children’s Pastor will report to the Senior Pastor.

Pastoral Duties

·         Lead an interactive, age appropriate and Christ-centered Children’s Church in a fun, kid-friendly format. 

·         Lead an interactive, age appropriate and Christ-centered Wednesday Kids’ Program in a fun, kid-friendly format.

·         Provide pastoral follow-up to elementary-aged guests and further follow-up to children and families as appropriate.

·         Provide a pastoral presence for children and Children’s Staff at church sponsored programs as well as their special events, hospital stays, or other times of celebration or crisis.

·         Maintain a regular pastoral presence with the children and staff of Restoration Childcare and Preschool.

·         Encourage healthy relationships between Children’s Ministry Staff, families of children, and the other ministries of the church.


Administrative Duties

·         Recruit, train, schedule, supervise, evaluate, reward, and terminate Children’s Ministry staff as necessary.

·         Oversee the staffing, curriculum and necessary details of Children’s Sunday School and other children’s programming opportunities.

·         Maintain regular communication regarding programming with church leadership, ministry staff, parents and children be it individually, within ministry groups, or corporately.

·         Maintain the highest safety standards for the children and Children’s Ministry Staff.


General Staff Responsibilities 

·         Lead and shepherd children and Children’s Ministry Staff out of an overflow of a deep and abiding relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

·         Lead and serve in a spirit of cooperation and collaboration with the entire leadership of Restoration Church.

·         Serve as an integral member of the Pastoral Staff and attend weekly meetings.

·         Attend meetings of the Church Board and present a monthly report of Children’s Ministry.

·         Attend all church services.

·         Participate as a leader and pastor in Restoration Church events as directed.

·         Provide pastoral care (prayer, counseling, encouragement, etc.) to the Restoration Family as necessary.

·         Officiate infant dedications, as well as weddings, funerals, baptisms, communion, as requested (subject to ordination credentials where required).

·         Execute other pastoral duties as assigned (preach, pastoral care, etc.).

·         It is the expectation of the Children’s Pastor to give a minimum of 20 hours per week to specific position responsibilities as well as volunteer a minimum of 5 hours a week as a member of the church.

Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Bedford, Indiana
District Southwest Indiana
State/Province Indiana
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 Ken Bushey
Title Senior Pastor
Email pastorken@restorationnaz.church