Minister of Children & Families
The Minister of Children and Families must be a growing Christ follower and a member at FBC Taylor. This individual must be a person of high moral and spiritual integrity while demonstrating a solid biblical doctrine. Relational skills and the ability to lead through teams are key components for success in developing and leading others to engage in ministry to children and families. The ability to engage children in innovative and creative ways is a valued trait.
Must have formal ministry training or equivalent ministry experience (required).
Must have led and organized a children’s ministry.
Must be comfortable ministering to and developing relationships with individuals of multiple generations.
The Minister of Children and Families is part of the Ministerial Staff of FBC Taylor, and is responsible to the Lead Pastor.
Oversee Children’s Team, Missions Team, Prayer Team, Outreach Team.
Coordinate and facilitate all children (K-5th grade) experiences at FBC Taylor.
Coordinate multi-generational ministry experiences at FBC Taylor.
Accept other assignments as requested by the pastor.
SPECIFIC CHILDREN’S AND FAMILY MINISTRY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and maintain relationships with children in Eastern Williamson County.
Counsel children regarding spiritual decisions, including: salvation, baptism, rededication, and church membership.
Create and maintain a children’s discipleship plan that aligns with FBC Taylor’s overall discipleship strategy.
Organize and lead a weekly children’s ministry gathering. (i.e. Wednesday Nights)
Develop and oversee a children’s Sunday morning worship experience.
Oversee all aspects of children Sunday Morning Bible Studies.
Organize and oversee annual children’s summer camp.
Organize and oversee annual Vacation Bible School.
Organize and oversee annual children’s evangelistic event.
Attend children’s extracurricular activities (i.e. sporting events, recitals, etc.).
Regularly visit elementary school campuses.
Develop and maintain relationships with children’s ministry volunteers.
Develop and maintain relationships with children’s parents.
Develop a plan to help parents disciple their children.
Create an annual children’s ministry plan to lead, guide, and inform the church, volunteers, and parents about upcoming children’s ministry goals and schedules.
SPECIFIC MINISTERIAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in staff meetings.
Be involved in a discipleship group.
Provide pastoral care to church and community members.
Actively serve as a point of contact for prospects both inside and outside the program or church.
Maintain availability for weddings and funerals, as requested.
Prepare and manage annual children’s ministry and family ministry budgets.
Submit all payments to the financial office for processing.
SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED:
Must have a desire to reach and disciple children and families in an innovative manner.
Must exhibit strong leadership and administrative skills in order to engage not only children, but also volunteers and parents.
Must be able to effectively balance the needs of children and the needs of the church as a whole.