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Children and Family Minister - Kingwood Church of Christ - Kingwood, TX

Availability: Aug. 18, 2021 - Nov. 18, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: The Kingwood Church of Christ is seeking a Children and Family minister who is a dynamic learner for Christ with a passion for leading kids to an authentic life long walk with God.  Our church is home to approximately 500 members with a children’s group ages infants through 5th grade. Kingwood Church of Christ offers a variety of children’s classes including Sunday school, children’s worship and Wednesday evening classes. The Children and Family minister will be responsible for oversight and coordination of all areas of the children’s ministry and helping to develop more meaningful family worship time and events in coordination with the youth minister and lead minister.

The Children and Family minister will report directly to the lead minister with final oversight remaining with the elders of the Kingwood Church of Christ.  The elders of the congregation are included in all communications regarding the congregation and staff of KWCOC.

Job Requirements: Competencies and Expectations

Spiritually and emotionally mature as evidenced through devotional life with God and healthy relationships with people
Passion for  ministering to children/young families, and being a strong advocate for their spiritual formation
Ability to bring vision and purpose to all areas of the children’s ministry, birth through 5th grade
Possesses strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating relationships with church staff, volunteers, teachers, children’s ministry leaders and parents
Effective, passionate communicator and teacher
Inspires and equips volunteers with skills, knowledge and materials to help children grow spiritually
Preferred bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Specific Tasks

Creates, communicates and monitors age-appropriate learning goals and spiritual formation for the ministry
Maintains and provides a yearly scope and sequence for all children’s classes, birth to 5th grade to teachers
Responsible for all staffing for children’s classes on Sunday, Wednesday night and children’s worship (including teaching class at least 2 quarters of the year)
Provides financial oversight and evaluation of the children’s ministry budget and able to operate within a given budget 
Re-evaluates the goals and objectives of the children’s ministry and special programs on an annual basis
Evaluates, coordinates and distributes curriculum and teaching materials to teaching volunteers in a timely manner
Maintains effective communication with parents, volunteers, teachers and supervisors
Responsible for updating classrooms/venues to ensure cleanliness and age appropriate toys are selected for safe play
Provides ways to express appreciation to teachers on an annual basis
Provides leadership training and development of volunteers, teachers and supervisors
Provides solutions/training for teachers of special needs children in the children’s ministry
Provides parents with additional materials that support the instruction taking place at church
Works closely with the youth group minister to promote smooth transition to the youth program
Attends weekly staff meetings and periodic meetings with the elders
Proactively submist risk management policy and approval for new incoming volunteers
Coordinates all special children’s programs and age related activities including periodic integration of children into the corporate worship assembly
Creates and coordinates service opportunities for all appropriate ages in the children’s ministry including a yearly intergenerational project
Perform other tasks as assigned by the eldership  including but not limited to setting dedicated office hours and keeping a minimum of 40 hours per week dedicated to ministry work.

Organization: Kingwood Church of Christ
Oganization Info: Kingwood Church of Christ is a Christ centered congregation of approximately 500 members with a children's ministry of about 100 children ranging from birth to 5th grade.  All that we do at the Kingwood Church of Christ is based upon the two “Greats” in scripture.  First, we believe in and adhere to the “Greatest Command”.  Secondly, we believe in and adhere to the “Great Commission."
Organization Location: Kingwood, TX - Kingwood Church of Christ is located just 30 minutes north of Houston, Tx.

Who to contact

Name: Carmen Bertand
Phone: 281.358.3865
Address: 2901 Woodland HIls Dr.
Kingwood, TX  77339