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Careers 2017-09-12T14:53:02-05:00

Coordinator of Children’s Church

This position will coordinate the development and implementation of Children’s Church, a new worship experience for children of St. Luke’s and The Story Houston.   This is a part-time, 20 hour per week position, which reports to the Director of Children’s Ministries.

Responsibilities

Developing & Implementing

  • Build a new leadership team, which includes established leaders from St. Luke’s and The Story Kids
  • Recruit, train and equip worship leaders, small group leaders, storytellers, and other key leader opportunities for our youth and adults to help launch this new worship service
  • Select developmentally and spiritually appropriate curriculum that encompasses our 5 habits:
  • We pray.
  • We study the Bible.
  • We make friends.
  • We tell our stories.
  • We give ourselves away in generosity and service.

Building Community

  • Collaborate with ministries and worship communities to foster community in our church and our neighborhood.
  • Partner with parents and our intergenerational church family to nurture our children as we, together, fulfill our ministry purpose, to build a spiritual foundation in each child that will last a lifetime.
  • Foster relationships with other church communities to share ideas and create ways of bringing new children and their families to know and love Jesus.

Ministry Focus

  • Embrace, love and care for our children.
  • Serve on the Children’s Ministries team and Children’s Council and participate in other programs and events as a vital team member.

Spiritual Gifts which are Helpful for this Job Include:

  • One or more of these spiritual gifts: apostleship, administration, shepherding, leadership, compassion, evangelism and exhortation (encouragement)
  • Evidence of a passion for cultivating a love of Jesus in each child
  • Active and growing disciple of Jesus

 

Requirements & Attributes

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior ministry leadership experience including working with a large group of volunteers
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work with other ministry leaders
  • Strong organizational skills; the ability to delegate responsibility and follow-up to complete tasks
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to listen to and communicate with children, their families, lay leaders and our community
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media tools

Candidates considered for an offer of employment will be required to submit to a background check.

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Sunday School Coordinator 2s- 1st Grade

Job Summary

The Sunday School Coordinator plans, develops and executes Sunday morning programming, with a focus on two year olds – first grade children.  This position exists to assist this specific age of children to build a spiritual foundation that will last a lifetime, as well as fostering relationships among their peers and throughout the congregation.  This is a part-time, 20 hour per week position, which includes Sundays.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement Sunday School curriculum
  • Recruit, train and equip adult volunteers to execute Sunday School
  • Coordinate the special needs ministry
  • Assist with planning and implementing Children’s Ministries special events
  • Build relationships with the children and know them by name
  • Effectively communicate with the children and their families
  • Teach in a Sunday School classroom as needed to support the adult volunteers
  • Partner with other ministries and support departments to execute programming
  • Participate in church staff meetings and events
  • Ensure the children’s programs aligns with the church’s vision proper and mission
  • Assist parents in getting connected within the church
  • Nurture a personal, dynamic faith walk with God

Requirements & Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with a concentration in early childhood development/education
  • Solid MS Office skills; Word, Publisher, Excel, database
  • Diplomacy in relationships
  • Team player
  • Maintain confidentiality

Candidates considered for an offer of employment will be required to submit to a background check.

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