Church Name: North Garland Church of ChristPosition: Family Minister
Type of Ministry: Youth and Famliy
Type of Job: Full-time
Job Description: Job Title: Family Minister Reports To: Elders Purpose: To provide leadership and spiritual formation for families, both the children and their parent/s, while helping achieve the overall vision of the church. Type of Position: Full-Time, with Compensation determined by Eldership Skills and Abilities: Work closely with Elders and Ministry Staff, showing humble interpersonal skills and the ability to assess needs, develop solutions, and verbally communicate God’s desired dynamic for families. Job Description/Purpose: Spiritual Formation through Discipleship Experiences and Biblical Teaching 1. Plan, conduct, and promote the Bible teaching ministry for Children and Youth, including Sunday and Wednesday classes, as well as special teaching opportunities. 2. Plan, develop, coordinate, and implement an effective ministry to children of all ages and their parents. This will include regular and special events designed to facilitate personal surrender to Jesus and a love for people, both “churched” and “un-churched”. 3. Plan, develop, coordinate, and implement an effective ministry to families of all configurations and ages. This will/might include ministries that will involve traditional family units in fellowship, service, and spiritual growth as well as non-traditional family units (ex. blended or divorced families). 4. Plan and implement a consistent ministry of communal leadership. The congregation should take great ownership in this ministry, and parents should be equipped and challenged to spiritually form their children. Working with and coordinating volunteers to lead the ministry is a major goal. 5. Coordinate, promote, and help implement the opportunities for children, students, and their families to engage the mission of God, becoming participants in Kingdom work. 6. Stay informed and up-to-date on various materials, resources, and strategies that can be utilized in conducting the various ministries covered by this job description. Continued education, through schooling, conferences, and other avenues is essential. General Ministry Responsibilities: 1. Meet regularly with the elders and ministers to coordinate the spiritual formation and family ministry within the total ministry of the church. 2. As ministry schedule allows, be dedicated to the various church-wide services, events, and functions, in order to support the overall ministry of the church and other ministers in the church. 3. As needed, assist in the pastoral care and hospital visitation ministries. 4. Live the life of a disciple, continuing in personal spiritual formation, and journeying with the congregation, while honoring your own family above the job. 5. Perform other reasonable duties as assigned. Training and Experience: University or Seminary training in Bible and Ministry. Prior church ministry experience, with Family Ministry experience considered a plus.
Application Instructions: On our website, http://www.northgarlandchurch.org/links/ you will find a printable job description and a survey to complete and send in with your resume.Street Address: 703 N. Garland
Zip Code: 73703
Phone Number: 580-478-5676
Contact Name: Alan Lindsey