Children's Pastor

Church at Winder
Job Type
Children's Ministry
Bethlehem, GA
Salary Details
Up to $40,000 annually depending on education and experience; 30-35 hours a week
Contract Type
Hours per Week
Closing Date
We are seeking a qualified candidate to lead, care for, teach and equip elementary school students for Kingdom faith and living. Teaching Scripture, leading Wednesday night and Sunday morning services and planning events are priorities.

Job Description

Sunday and Mid-week services

·      Create an environment of biblical truth, Holy Spirit freedom for worship & growth, interrelaitonal trust and Kingdom hope/unity among the children

·      Establish and maintain healthy relationships with the Senior Pastoral Leaders, Nursery/Preschool/Elementary students, parents, and volunteers

·      Prepare weekly teaching by creating lessons or by following an approved curriculum

·      Oversee and/or teach Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights

·      Maintain clean and functional nursery/preschool rooms and children’s building (we have a church custodian, but organizing elements within each room is the responsibility of the Children’s Pastor)


Administrative Duties

·      Recruitment of volunteers for nursery – 5th grade classes for Wednesday and Sunday service times. This is typically challenging for any Children’s Pastor. If the candidate cannot commit to constant recruitment of new volunteers, this opportunity is not for him/her. 

·      Oversee nursery care-teams for infants, and children up through 5th grade for weekly service times

·      Use Planning Center app for scheduling and communicating with weekly volunteers (training provided)

·      Monitor and return voicemails, texts and emails within a timely manner (24-hour period)

·      Maintain permission forms for children from parents, and oversee current background checks for ALL volunteers

·      Working within the assigned annual Children’s Department budget and maintaining dependable communication with the financial office (ex: turning in receipts, overseeing the expenditures of funds budgeted for your ministry, communicating ahead of time on major purchases, etc.)

·      Coordinating events and weekly schedules with other staff members as needed

·      Attend weekly staff meetings

·      Keep weekly attendance record of the students


Special Events

  • Plan and execute special fundraisers as needed
  • Attend students’ extracurricular/school activities when possible
  • Annual Summer/Fall Children’s Ministry event(s) – VBS, camp, Fall Festival
  • Attend and participate in ongoing training for your ministry

Organization Description

Church at Winder is a non-denominational local assembly which emphasizes and operates a Kingdom culture of Word & Spirit. This means that we prioritize for all ages a strong commitment to the authority of God’s Word and the necessity of God’s Spirit. At the time of this posting the church has approximately 400 active members including 25 middle and high school students and approximately 75-100 total children from birth to fifth grade. We are in a season of steady numerical growth in a suburban geographical area that is also rapidly growing with new homes, retail and families moving in. Our worship is energetic, and our church has trended younger over the last 18 months. We believe we are positioned to make a lasting impact in our country and region, and we are seeking the right Children's Pastor to come on board to help us with this.

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