JOB Opportunities

First Baptist Church Mineral Wells

Children's Minister Position


Status: Full time, Salaried


General Position Description:

The Pastor of Children’s Ministries is responsible for the pastoring of

children and their families, and our community, through

the implementation of a ministry strategy that inspires wonder about God and builds a foundation of faith that will last a lifetime.

Ministry Specific Responsibilities:

• Cast the vision for a vibrant Children’s Ministry that will allow kids to experience God, not just learn about Him, in a relevant and relational way

• Develop a dynamic leadership team of staff and volunteers through providing resources and training and implementing appreciation strategies

• Write and create custom curriculum, including Sunday lessons and take-home activities

• Develop an active outreach ministry to preschoolers, elementary children and their families

• Facilitate our Wednesday night AWANA program

• Help lead other outreach programs like Upward Basketball

• Plan, organize, staff, and coordinate engaging summer programs for children (SMAK) (Summer Camp) (Field Trips)

• Collaborate with the Youth Minister to serve families by helping parents augment their parenting skills, and improve their relationship with their children

• Develop and implement policies for the safety and security of children, including but not limited to effective use of check-in and check-out technology

• Plan and participate in parent/child dedication services and classes

• Supervise Children’s Ministry paid staff

• Facilitate the sharing of space, resources, and teaching materials by church and other ministries/departments

• Coordinate and staff nursery/preschool worship care and childcare during agreed upon church-wide events (Parents Night Out)

• Use effective modes of communication including emails, Facebook, Twitter, mailings, etc. designed to keep families engaged and informed of current programs, projects, and opportunities


• Strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced by spiritual maturity and a close consistent walk with Him

• Embrace a vibrant vision for Children’s Ministry consistent with FBC’s mission statement

• Commit to and support the theological stance of FBC

• University graduate, preferably with a complimentary major to enhance ministry to children; Seminary education or equivalent experience and training in Christian Education, or experience in a related field

• Continue to study and grow in knowledge and practical ministry strategies

• Love kids and grant grace in discipline

• Demonstrate strong conflict management and public relation skills

• Demonstrate flexibility and calm under pressure in changing and/or emergency situations

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to