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Children's Pastor

Posted by: Deanna Hayden

Posted date: Jul-23-2019

Location: Raytown, MO

Southwood's children's department is small (averaging 5-10 children), and while we cannot offer this as a paid position, we can provide a job description and experience hours toward ordination. You would join a pastoral staff that is welcoming and desires to connect with you personally as we invest in each other and listen together for God's leading in ministry at Southwood. If you are not currently licensed but feel called to ministry, our Lead Pastor is happy to work with you to begin the licensing process. Below is the job description:

Children’s Pastor

Job Description


Personal Requirements:

  • Has an uncompromising relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Has spiritual and personal integrity and a mature and teachable spirit
  • Is dependable, accountable, flexible, prompt, self-motivated, loving and caring
  • Is able to manage time and resources wisely


Position Requirements:

  • Average of 10 hours or less per week
  • Meet with lead pastor every 1-2 weeks
  • Attend monthly board meetings and provide a written report



  • Lead Children’s Church twice a month
  • Identify a substitute teacher for Children’s Church when needed
  • Provide ministerial care to the children of Southwood Church of the Nazarene (such as visits, caring cards, etc.) and their families
  • Organize and coordinate volunteer support for 1-2 children’s events per year
  • Communicate with parents about camp and other district activities and help organize participation in them
  • If possible, attend a children’s summer camp with campers from Southwood
Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Raytown, MO
District Kansas City
State/Province Missouri
Position Title Children's Pastor
Position Classification Children
PositionType Volunteer
Deadline for Applications
Contact Information
Contact Preference Send resumes by Email only.
First & Last Name Deanna Hayden
Title Lead Pastor
Email haydend@southwoodchurch.org