Children Ministry Minister/Director

Date Posted: September 23, 2022
Hours Per Week: 40 hours/week
Chinese For Christ Berkeley (CFC Berkeley)
Berkeley, CA, USA
Job Type: Ministry Director
Other Details

Primary Purpose: Shaping the discipleship process for children and their families to know Christ and to grow in the Gospel together.

Who We Are:

Chinese For Christ Berkeley (CFC Berkeley) is a non-denominational, Bible-believing, and growing community in Christ located in the Elmwood District of Berkeley, CA, within walking distance of U.C. Berkeley. CFC Berkeley is a multi-lingual church, consisting of a Mandarin (cfcberkeley.org) and English congregation (vinewoodcfc.com), partnering together for the Gospel.


● Full-time salaried position with benefits
● This position will report to the Senior Pastor of CFC Berkeley, and collaborate with the current Children Deacon


● A vibrant faith and trust in Jesus Christ
● Have a heart for children with a focus on loving, serving and pointing them to Jesus Christ
● Strong organizational and leadership skills
● Ability to coordinate and train teachers and leaders
● Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in education or Christian education
● Cross-cultural sensitivity between second generation Asian Americans and first generation Chinese immigrant families
● Fluent in English

The following are preferred from the candidate, though not required:
● 3 or more years of experience serving in a similar capacity
● Proficient in Mandarin
● Master\’s degree from a Christian college with an early childhood education background

Responsibilities & Expectations:

● To know and be known and to love and be loved by the members of CFC Berkeley
● To be fully immersed and participate in the life, mission, and vision of CFC Berkeley
● To partner with families to oversee the spiritual growth of the children at CFC Berkeley

Vision and leadership:
● Accept the current vision of a Gospel-centered, family discipleship-focused children ministry
● Refine the vision for Children’s Ministry in collaboration with the Children’s Ministry Deacon
● Provide leadership and encouragement to the co-worker team and serve as a model for co-workers and children

Teaching and Preaching:
● Teach and preach in Children’s Sunday worship, Sunday school, Friday fellowship, Nursery, VBS or other educational activities as needed
● Provide necessary training for Children ministry coworkers and establish a reviewing scheme
● Develop the Sunday school, Friday children’s fellowship curriculum, along with activities such as Vacation Bible School and other special events

Communication and Pastoral Care:
● Actively communicate with parents about the progress of the Children Ministry
● Provide pastoral counseling for children and their family as needed

● Initiate and lead all phases of strategic planning
● Review and propose budgetary and facility planning as needed
● Review and propose any safety and security related measures and policy as needed

● Organize, participate, and oversee all the events of the Children ministry
● Recruit and build up the children’s ministry coworker team

How To Apply

Please contact Lucie Huang: [email protected]