Children’s Minister Full Time

@ Southeast Christian Church
  • Louisville, Kentucky View on Map
  • Denomination: Christian Church
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 20 January 2023
  • Application closes: 30 April 2023
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    Job Description

    Are you a relational leader with a servant’s heart? Do you want to shepherd others while equipping leaders and families birth through 5th grade to open their hearts to the Lord? If you want to join us in unleashing the full force of the church to love people one at a time; then perhaps you are the person God is calling to join the Prospect Campus SE!KIDS team.

    The SE!KIDS Ministry Leader will be responsible for shepherding, training, equipping and leading all staff and volunteers serving in SE!KIDS Ministry at their campus. The SE!KIDS Leader will oversee birth through 5th grade and will partner with volunteers and families to equip them to do the work of ministry, not only on Sundays, but also the “other 6 days” of the week. The SE!KIDS Leader will collaborate with SE!KIDS across all campuses to ensure a Gospel-focused, safe, and nurturing environment where we can “Discover God, His Story and Our Place in It! Everything will be done with the primary purpose of achieving the overarching mission and vision of Southeast Christian Church


    We’re a growing, multi-site, Bible-based community in the greater Louisville area with a passion for connecting people to Jesus & one another. We value:

    • Connection over production (John 15:5).
    • Risk & adventure over safety & comfort (John 3:8).
    • Innovation over tradition (Luke 5:19).
    • Personal engagement over attendance (Luke 9:62).
    • Expressive worship over religious rituals (Luke 7:38).

    This is what you would get to do!

    • Oversee Ministry from Birth – 5th Grade; SE!KIDS staff, volunteers, kids and their families
    • Work in collaboration with the SE!KIDS Creative Team to plan and program the Weekend Experience; including curriculum, scheduling volunteers, ordering supplies and maintaining design and orderliness of rooms
    • Attend and participate in all appropriate staff and team meetings
    • Participate with campus staff in on-going outreach to the community (special events, worship nights, etc.)
    • Develop and maintain annual budget for SE!KIDS Ministry
    • Engage, train, and empower volunteers to disciple children
    • Work in collaboration to develop, implement, and leverage various family discipleship resources; such as, [email protected] and Forever Treasure for the purpose of “unleashing families” to do the work of ministry in their homes
    • Meet regularly with the Campus Pastor to discuss vision and implementation of Children’s Ministry at the Prospect Campus.
    • Recruit, shepherd and equip leaders and volunteers to continue growing as disciple-making followers of Jesus!
    • Develop ways to equip parents to be the primary Disciple-Maker in the home.

    You should already own these:

    • Organizational/administrative skills
    • Adaptability, flexibility and tough skin
    • Giftedness in teaching children
    • Vibrant spiritual life
    • Ability to lead adults but also to follow humbly
    • Vision
    • Confidence
    • Compassion and pastoral/shepherding skills
    • Creativity
    • Financial responsibility

    Required Education, Experience, and Membership

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Ministry preferred
    • 3 – 5 years of experience in Children’s Ministry or related field preferred
    • Engaged member, or willing to become, member of Southeast Christian Church who supports the Statement of Faith and submits to the leadership established by the church
    Application closes: April 30, 2023

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