Family Minister Full Time

@ Westwood Christian Church
  • Madison, Wisconsin View on Map
  • Denomination: Christian Church
  • Job Category: Family Ministry
  • Date Posted: July 31 2023
  • Application closes: October 31 2023
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    Job Description

    Westwood is seeking a full-time Family Minister. Reporting to the Lead Minister, this position will lead and direct the children’s and youth programs while developing resources and partnering with parents to disciple the next generation. The Family Minister will be led and partner with the Lead Minister to make sure that our programs for all ages are working together to form a unified church body.

    A Successful candidate will have experience working with children and parents. They will have a history of creating and building new programs that meet a need of the organization. They will model the grace and love of God in their personal and family life; their working relationship with the church family; and the community. This position is open to both male and female candidates and those with or without religious education.

    The Family Minister has primary responsibility for leading and directing the children and youth programs and partnering with parents to raise children to love Jesus. Emphasis is placed upon developing and cultivating educational programs that serve youth and equip families.

    • Shall possess experience serving youth, children, or families
    • Shall model the grace and love of God in their personal and family life; their working relationship with the church family; and the community
    • Shall be organized and efficient in completing tasks
    • Shall be humble and teachable
    • Shall be committed to working for the unity of the Church across the world

    • Prepare our youth and children to serve the Kingdom of God in church, the community, and abroad
    • Explore opportunities to serve the families in our community
    • Help develop and support of a vibrant children’s ministry.
    • Work with the Lead Minister to develop a youth ministry that meets the needs of young people, grows them in the grace of Christ, and helps them to share their faith.
    • Work with the Lead Minister to accomplish services and programs that help form people to bear witness to God’s work
    • Provide leadership in planning, evaluating, and coordinating programs, ministries, and opportunities for children, youth, and families to grow and service together
    • Other duties as assigned

    • Regular One-on-one meetings with the Lead Minister for development, support, and encouragement
    • Expectation that you will use your vacation and off-days for your rest
    • Opportunities and support in seeking continued development and growth, including conferences, reading, and additional school as appropriate
    • Money in the budget for staff development, training, and encouragement for your teams
    • Training on the programs and software we use

    Application closes: October 31, 2023

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