Children’s Ministry Full Time

@ Gateway Christian Church of Mount Sterling
  • Mount Sterling, Kentucky View on Map
  • Denomination: Christian Church
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 11 August 2021
  • Application closes: 30 November 2021
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    Job Description

    Mission: Teaching children to know God and make him known as we reach the next generation for the kingdom of God.

    Overview: Candidate must be a person who loves God and loves others. Someone who desires to see children grow in the Lord. The candidate will have a deep personal life in Christ and capacity to lead and develop a safe and growing culture in the children’s ministry that surrounds and supports the mission and vision of Gateway Christian Church.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Spiritually mature, with a good knowledge of scripture.
    • Strive to have a next level ministry heart and mindset.
    • Organization and administrative skill set.
    • Relational skills. (Training, recruiting, and developing volunteers.)
    • Must be able to lead and delegate with volunteers.
    • Have a passion for outreach, reaching kids in the community with creative approaches. (VBS, camps, conferences, family service projects, etc.)
    • Experienced in working with or alongside children in a management setting is preferred.
    • Experience in children’s ministry is preferred.
    • Candidate is preferred to have a bachelor’s degree relevant to the ministry position.


    • Recruit, develop, and oversee volunteers.
    • Plan, execute Sunday morning responsibilities. (Life groups, children’s church, etc.)
    • Plan, execute non Sunday service events. (Mid-week programming, etc.)
    • Create a ministry that aligns with the vision of the church. (Through curriculum, teaching, techniques, etc.)
    • Have a strong culture of communication.
    • Create intriguing environments for children to learn more about and love God.
    • Being aware of cultural trends.
    • Strategically set personal goals as well as ministry goals.
    • Partnering with parents to assist their children in spiritual development.
    • Show interest in the children’s lives beyond church. (Sporting events, recitals, etc.)
    • Communicate with children outside of church on their level. (texting, social media, mail, etc.)
    • Additional ministry responsibilities as needed.

    Pay Rate:  $15-20+/hr (compensation commensurate with education/experience)

    To Apply, email resume to Seth Lawson

    Application closes: November 30, 2021

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