CrossRoads Church is a Full-Time Pastor to K-6 Families.
The Pastor of K-6 Ministry is someone who understands and is passionate about the evangelism and discipleship of children and their families. He/she will lead an exceptional team of people that serve in children’s ministry. This team includes highly committed/developed people, people serving for the first time and many people in between. Experience in recruiting, screening, training, and retaining volunteers is highly valuable. The pastor will focus on envisioning medium-term goals and providing direction, order, and spiritual leadership. This person takes time to seek God’s heart and direction for K-6 ministry.
Primary responsibilities include:
Creating, implementing, and evaluating strategic plans for the K-6 Children’s Ministry that are part of the overall family ministry strategy and the K-6 ministry directive.
Research and decide on the plan for Sunday K-6 programs. This usually includes worship songs, Bible memory, games, pick-up/drop-off, teaching, and small group time.
Working with and continuing to build, encourage and enable our existing serving community within K-6 Children’s Ministry. Our goal is to have an abundant volunteer community characterized by a positive, Jesus-following, effective, and ambitious culture.
Identifying and developing future leaders in our children, providing ways for them to explore and learn their giftedness.
Providing leadership and oversight to the K-6 Children’s Ministry.
Reaching parents through Sunday Faith at Home events and seeking out opportunities to help and inspire parents and their family’s faith values, providing tools for them to use within the context of their homes.
In keeping with our vision, K-6 ministry will contain a key component that is outreach-focused.
Ensure pastoral care to children and their families. This will happen in cooperation with Community Life and Hope ministries.
As part of the family ministries team maintain regular communication and cooperation between Early Childhood and Student ministries.
Encourage, Grow, Inform, and Manage the K-6 ministry staff.
Administer the K-6 Children’s Ministry budget, ministry plan, and procedures. In addition, the pastor will assist the Pastor of Family Ministries in the preservation and execution of our Plan to Protect for the safety of our children.