CrossRoads Church @ Westfield is a growing church in a growing Midwest City. We are searching for an experienced Director of Family Ministries for our mid-sized church which is evangelical in theology, contemporary in worship & mission-focused in outreach. This is an outstanding opportunity to help us make a positive impact on the people of God at CrossRoads, in the Westfield community and in the world for Jesus Christ.
OUR VISION – To be a fully engaged family of God that is outwardly focused, spiritually growing and compassionately driven. Therefore we INVITE IN people without God or a church family, we GROW TOGETHER as disciples and we LIVE OUT the compassion of Jesus to a world in need.
CHARACTERISTICS OF SERVANT LEADERS
•Exhibits a lifestyle of consistent spiritual growth and a deepening relationship with Jesus Christ
•Solidly committed to the Core Values of CrossRoads Church at Westfield
•Desires to work as part of a “true team” ministry and models “doing church as a team”
•Passionate about identifying and developing emerging leaders who will reach out to multiple and future generations with the Gospel
•Serves with the goal of making disciples and developing leaders who serve in ministry based on their spiritual gifts
•Seeks excellence in all things while living with a servant’s heart
CHARACTERISTICS OF DIRECTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES
•An outgoing & approachable personality evidenced by a vibrant
Christian faith & walk
•Enthusiasm for Christ & for engaging the youth of today
•Biblically-sound doctrinal beliefs.
•Effective communicator - comfortable with leading worship service & delivering Sunday sermon
•Effective Bible teacher
•Strong organizational skills
•Culturally savvy/wired for community engagement
POSITION DESCRIPTION - In partnership with the Lead Pastor, Elders and Key Leaders of CrossRoads, shares responsibility and oversight for the Day-to-day functioning of all of the ministries of CrossRoads Church, with particular responsibilities in the areas of children, youth and family ministries.
1.Partners with the pastor to direct the ongoing ministries of CrossRoads
2.Resources Elders and Key Leaders for Invite In, Grow Together and Live Out Ministries to develop, implement and direct Sunday School Children’s ministry, Youth Group, Life Group and Fellowship programs and events
3.Family Ministry relationship building through direct participation in and attendance of significant family events (sporting events, ceremonies, weddings, hospice, funerals, hospital visitations and celebrations)
4.Serves as the youth minister for 5th – 12th graders.
a.Leads Sunday school for the 5th – 7th grade
b.Leads Bible studies
c.Leads Youth Group and fellowship
d.Engages parents in the involvement of the youth ministry
e.Outreach Ministry: Outreach to community and student organizations
f.Connectional Ministry: Connects with youth who do not attend
g.Volunteer Teams: Recruits and Develops adult leaders as effective
h.Relational Ministry: One-on-One and small group interactions
i.College Ministry: Keeping in contact with recent graduates
5.Worship Programming and Leadership
a.Occasional leadership and message delivery during Sunday morning
b.Organize and Direct annual Senior Sunday Worship Celebration
c.Organize and Direct annual Youth Sunday Worship
d.Organize and Direct annual Youth Christmas Worship or Nativity
e.Encouragement of youth in our music ministry
f.Support of our drama ministry
If you share our vision, have a passion for family ministry, a demonstrated ability to build successful relationships with youth, a desire to be part of a mission-focused church, the organizational skills to manage a comprehensive ministry, have a great sense of humor & fun-loving attitude, we encourage you to apply for the position of Director of Family Ministries.
Please e-mail a resume, detailed cover-letter that addresses the above qualifications/strengths to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate your availability to interview and to start work. Thank you.
Date Modified: 4/25/2013
Job Category: Family Pastor
Job Status: Full-Time
Denomination: Contact Employer
Worship Style: Contemporary (Praise and Worship)