Children's Minister

First Baptist Church - Groesbeck | Groesbeck, TX

Posted Date 6/05/2021
First Posted10/06/2020

Ministry Position Description

First Baptist Church - Groesbeck


POSITION TITLE:Children’s Minister

REPORTS TO:Senior Pastor

PURPOSE:The Children’s Minister will lead all aspects of ministries for children from birth to sixth grade. The minister will accomplish this by actively participating in decision-making, recruiting volunteers, evaluating programs and designing effective activities to enhance the spiritual growth of children while engaging parents in this work.


REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE:Demonstrated strong relational skills in prior volunteer or paid staff role. Demonstrated experience leading a children’s ministry in a biblically-grounded church. Skilled in assessing programs and activities for desired outcomes. Ability to develop and select curriculum to achieve desired outcomes. A completed bachelor’s degree is required. Must support the Baptist Faith and Message statement of 2000. A commitment to reside in the community is essential.

PREFERRED:(not required):

  1. A seminary degree specializing in Children’s Ministry.
  2. More than three years experience in children’s ministry leadership



  1. Provide oversight to all birth to sixth grade ministries.
  2. Evaluate the effectiveness of current and prospective programs related to children’s ministries.
  3. Recruit and train volunteers to support children’s ministries.
  4. Develop and select curriculum aligned with the vision of First Baptist Church-


  1. Coordinate events such as Vacation Bible School, Children’s Camp and annual Eggstravaganza.
  2. Develop a strategy to assist families for discipleship in the home.
  3. Prepare annual budget for children’s ministries.
  4. Participate in the development and updating of the church’s calendar to ensure effective coordination of resources.
  5. Work with Personnel Committee in the selection of paid workers that support children’s ministries.
  6. Coordinate effective outreach and evangelism strategies for children and families.
  7. Evaluate “best practices” and comply with current legislation related to child safety and security.
  8. As a member of the staff, the Children’s Minister needs to be flexible and willing to assist in various ministry areas as needed for the good of the church.







  Revised: 09.07.2019

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