Children's Minister

First Baptist Church Pittsburg | Pittsburg, TX

Posted Date 6/23/2022
First Posted6/23/2022
Description

First Baptist Church, Pittsburg TX
Children’s Minister

Employment: Full-Time (40+ hours per week)
Permitted Time-Away: 2 Weeks Annually (maximum of 4 Sundays & 4 Wednesdays)
Reports to: Pastor
Supervises: Children’s Ministry Interns and Volunteers
Budget Supervision: All Budget Items Related to Children’s Ministry

PURPOSE:
The Children’s Minister is responsible for the development and implementation of a
comprehensive ministry for preschoolers and children.

COMPETENCIES & EXPECTATIONS
•Be an active, tithing member of First Baptist Church of Pittsburg, TX
•Be a spiritual leader within the congregation
•Participate in weekly FBC Staff Meetings
•Be ever conscious of the need for confidentiality
•Exercise discernment and wise judgment
•Maintain personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer, Christian
community, and faithful attendance worship
•Continue professional growth and development through annual/ongoing training events
and conferences

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Lead in the planning, coordination, and evaluation of weekly spiritual growth events
including, but not limited to:
•Sunday School
•Children’s Church
•Wednesday night children’s ministries

Lead in the planning, coordination, and evaluation of annual and seasonal events
including, but not limited to:
•Vacation Bible School
•Fall Festival
•Easter Egg Hunt
•Pre-teen Camp
•Summer Ministry Events
•Children’s “Salvation Education” Classes
•Baby Dedications

Recruit, train and encourage volunteers for serving in the Children’s Ministry.

Develop leadership opportunities for children (especially 5 – 6 graders).

Develop a strategy to communicate and minister to families of children.

Coordinate with the Minister of Worship on Children’s Ministry music/worship song
selections.

Plan, coordinate and evaluate quarterly fellowship-oriented events/trips as well as
educational events (i.e. family trips to a sporting event or a family night dealing with a
specific theme).

Maintain the Children’s Ministry section of the church website.

In coordination with the FBC Staff, plan and communicate the Children’s Ministry
calendar.

Actively maintain and supervise Children’s Ministry assistants and interns.

Provide basic Christian counseling for both parent and child on appropriate
subjects/issues.

Develop and submit an annual Children Ministry budget.

Keep informed of new trends in Christian children’s ministry through publications, online
resources, and at least one out-of-town conference per year; become a children’s
ministry strategist for First Baptist Church.

Plan, organize, and lead the training of workers in a comprehensive program of child
safety and child abuse awareness, prevention, and action. Comply with all applicable
local, state, and federal guidelines and laws.

Responsible for securing preschool childcare for all church events.

Perform additional duties as assigned by the Pastor.

COMPENSATION: $45,000 - $50,000 annually.

Approved by the Personnel Committee on January 30, 2022.

Salary45000.00 - 50000.00 Annual
Department
Children
Status
Full-Time
Highest Level of Education Required
Graduate/Seminary
Minimum Experience in Years
0-5
Affiliation
Our church/ministry is affiliated with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.
Our church/ministry understands and affirms the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
Yes
Southern Baptist TEXAN Announcement (max 50 words). Please include whether FT/PT and the City/State.
JOB POSTING First Baptist Church Pittsburg Texas Children's Minister Full Time $45,000 - $50,000 annually http://fbcpittsburg.org/

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