This pastor is directly responsible for leading the Children’s Ministry at Arise Church of the Nazarene.
Responsibilities include Sundays, midweek programming and special events. The pastor will be directly responsible to the Family Pastor at Arise Church.
Profess faith in the Lord God and spend regular time talking with Him and reading His Word.
Continue to grow spiritually and professionally through reading, listening to training resources, taking classes and attending conferences and seminars.
To personally pursue a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ and to set a Christlike example in words and actions for the children and adults.
To oversee the Children’s Ministry at Arise Church. This includes oversight for other paid departmental staff and interns.
To develop Sunday morning programming to reach each child on their level.
Evangelism - Share the love of Jesus with the children of our church and community.
Growth - a goal to see every child actively growing in their faith.
To oversee the Children’s Ministry Team, volunteers and interns. To enlist, train, resource and encourage adult leadership to lead Sunday morning, serve as camp and retreat counselors, and partner with parents.
To encourage and motivate the children in a growing commitment and connection to the body of Christ and an expanding contribution to the mission of Christ. We are a multi-generational church that wants to impact our world!
To help parents be involved in the spiritual formation of their child’s life.
To make decisions on the most effective programs to impact our children.
To annually develop and oversee the Children’s Ministry budget so it effectively and wisely utilizes church resources and maximizes ministry opportunity.
To work with the entire Next Gen. team to promote unity and cohesiveness in a comprehensive Next Gen ministry.
Participate in staff meetings, providing up-to-date information about the ministry.
Keep the Family Pastor thoroughly informed of staff accomplishments, concerns and future plans.
Maintain excellent relationships and open communication with all staff.
Gifted in leadership.
Effective recruiter and team player.
Solid organizational skills.
Participate regularly in weekend worship programs.
Perform baptisms, weddings, funerals, hospital visits and counseling as necessary.
Serve in outreach events and within other ministries as part of the Arise Pastoral Team