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Children’s Minister


Reports to:   Executive Pastor          


Position Status:   Full-Time, Exempt 


Purpose:  The Children’s Minister is responsible for planning, administering, and supervising a comprehensive, active and Christ-centered fbcPRESCHOOL and fbcKIDS ministry. The person holding this position will be seeking spiritual growth for the children and families from

Birth – 5th  grade of the church, while working with church members and staff to achieve the church’s mission objective, “To Know Christ and Make Him Known to All People.” 


Job Skills and Requirements

  • A committed Christian and regular participant of First Baptist Church Garner focused on the goal of reaching the unsaved for Jesus Christ and making disciples
  • Can conceptualize the educational and spiritual needs of the children and verbalize the function of the job
  • Responsible for fostering effective communication within the church organization
  • Ability to manage a consensus decision-making process
  • Timely and consistent attendance, and availability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Degree in the field with experience preferred


Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Meet regularly with the Executive Pastor
  • Enlist new leaders throughout the year
  • Build relationships with the children’s leaders
  • Plan leadership training
  • Observe security procedures to ensure the proper safety for all children and leaders
  • Set-up and have check-in desk manned weekly and on an as needed basis for events
  • Provide weekly Bible study opportunities for children
  • Coordinate weekly activities that will enhance Evangelism, Discipleship, Missions, Worship, and Special Events; provide the supplies needed
  • Form relationships with children from Birth - 5th  grade
  • Track attendance
  • Help plan and implement new ministries and outreaches for the Children’s Ministry
  • Communicate weekly with parents about upcoming activities and spiritual growth opportunities (i.e. Facebook group, email newsletter)
  • Help preview and choose appropriate discipleship material and update standing orders
  • Plan and organize children’s camp
  • VBS
  • Prepare an annual Children’s budget and work within its parameters
  • Give leadership to Weekday Preschool
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Pastor
  • Maintain a growing personal walk with the Lord through Bible study and prayer, sharing the gospel, and supporting FBC Garner through Worship, Connect, Serve, and Giving 



Evaluation and Compensation

The Children’s Minister reports directly to the Executive Pastor and will receive an annual performance review by the Executive Pastor.  The Children’s Minister works with an understanding of the absolute necessity for continual communication and clearing of ideas and concerns with the Executive Pastor. Compensation is reviewed annually by the Executive Pastor and the Personnel team.