Elementary Minister

Kirk Crossing
Job Type
Children's Ministry
Jenks, Ok
Salary Details
Salary determined upon hire
Contract Type
Hours per Week
40 +
Closing Date
As part of the Family Ministry Team, the Elementary Minister will walk with parents and elementary aged students to help them take their next step in Christ, in Community and in the World.

Job Description



Spiritual & Theological: 


Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ alone for salvation
A demonstrated commitment to growth in holiness and righteousness by God’s grace
Agreement with the doctrines, practices, and positions of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church*


Academics & Experience:


Priority consideration will be given to candidates with a Bachelors degree
Children’s ministry experience in a church setting preferred
Candidates will have familiarity with current children’s ministry resources and an understanding of age-appropriate learning and discipleship


Interpersonal & Practical:


Demonstrate a genuine love for kids through welcoming, interacting, and connecting with them
Ability to develop rapport with parents and empower their spiritual leadership
Ability to directly lead both large and small groups of children
Ability to lead and empower volunteers
Demonstrate good organizational, time-management, and communication skills
Exhibit creativity in designing lessons, programs, and ministry spaces 




Core duties:


Plan, prepare, and oversee all aspects of Kirk Crossing’s Sunday A.M. Elementary Ministry:
Lead/Teach regularly in large-group sessions
Recruit, schedule, and train adult volunteers for a variety of ministry and support roles
Arrange for necessary teaching materials, supplies, A/V, and check-in stations
Provide follow up with new and existing families
Provide a ministry program for elementary children on Wednesday nights in conjunction with adult small groups (similar duties to above)
Offer family ministry opportunities focused on parents sharing faith with their children, preparing for baptism & communion, serving together, etc.



Administrative and Developmental Duties:


Prepare and send weekly communications to families regarding lessons, ministry activities and events, growing faith at home, etc.
Utilize various computer programs (presentation, database, communication, etc.) in support of ministry activities
Help maintain children’s ministry-related social media platforms
Utilize Planning Center in maintaining records of attendance and participation
Evaluate ministry offerings as to effectiveness and needs
Develop new ministry approaches/opportunities as needed or appropriate



Additional Duties:


Participate in family ministry meetings, staff meetings and form cooperative working relationships with other staff
Collaborate with other staff and volunteers on church fellowship, outreach, and mission projects
Assist in additional ministry activities as directed by the Senior Pastor & Associate Pastor 

Organization Description

Kirk Crossing is a Evangalical Prebyterian Church in Jenks, OK (suburb of Tulsa) and has a mission to be All In. In Christ, In Community & In the World. 

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