Children’s Pastor/Director

Date Posted: May 8, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Breiel Church
Middletown, OH, USA
Job Type: Other Professional Ministry Positions
Other Details

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Breiel Church
Middletown, OH

Full Time (open to part time for the right person who has that desire)
Compensation: Salary, SECA, pension and other benefits.
Reports To: Lead Pastor


The Children’s Pastor/Director provides point leadership for the entire Children’s Ministry (Nursery – Grade 6).

Primary Ministry Role Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Cast the vision for a vibrant Children’s Ministry that will allow kids to experience God, in an engaging and relevant way
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the children’s ministry
  • Choose and prepare curriculum for each program and each age level
  • Create environments, activities and programming for each age group that will facilitate learning and encourage spiritual growth
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy a team of volunteers through providing resources, training, and implementing appreciation strategies
  • Plan and participate in parent/child dedication, baptism classes and other spiritual milestones
  • Use effective modes of communication including emails, texting, Facebook, Twitter, mailings, etc. designed to keep families engaged and informed of current programs, events and opportunities
  • Plan, organize, staff and coordinate engaging summer programs for children and programs/events throughout the year
  • Maintain policies for the safety and security of children, including but not limited to effective use of check-in/out technology
  • Help with any tasks needed to make Breiel and its ministries amazing! While the primary focus is children’s ministry, it is important to also be a part of the larger team.
  • Participate in Staff Meetings and retreats.
  • Continued education and development.
  • Occasional speaking for Sunday services.
  • Maintain efforts of healthy spiritual formation, self-care, and ministry.

 What a Win Looks Like

  • The Children’s Pastor/Director is recognized as the visible leader of the Children’s Ministry as a whole.
  • Every child and every Children’s Ministry Team Member are cared for
  • Children and families are engaged and eager to partner with Children’s Ministry Team to help disciple children
  • There is clear, thorough communication with Children’s Ministry Team members and everyone understands their roles and expectations to be on the team.
  • The Children’s Ministry Team is trained and able to function well together to fulfill the overarching goals for Children’s Ministry

Keys to Winning

  • Model Christ-like leadership to children, families, Children’s Ministry Volunteers, co-workers, and the church.
  • Communicate consistently with the Lead Pastor, leadership and your team.
  • Pray consistently for your team.
  • Develop and implement a strategy for identifying and recruiting new Children’s Ministry volunteers.
  • Accepting feedback and implementing ways to improve in your personal growth as well as the growth of the Children’s Ministry Team.


  • Our ideal candidate: have a 4 year degree in a related field or at least 3 years of experience in leading a ministry to children of various ages and has a proven history of demonstrating spiritual maturity in their ministry.
  • Love children and grant grace to children and families
  • Demonstrate strong conflict management and public relation skills
  • Demonstrate flexibility and calmness under pressure in changing and/or emergency situations
  • Past ministry experience and demonstrate a competent ability to develop an effective and growing ministry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in ministry related field or minimum 4-years full-time Ministry Experience.
  • Continue to study and grow in knowledge and practical ministry strategies current with culture, trends, and societal changes
  • Currently ordained or is open to pursuing ordination in the Church of God (Anderson)
  • Willingness to be flexible to adapt to church ministry needs

Organization Description

Located just 30 minutes north of Cincinnati, Breiel Church is a 112 year old church with a rich history, and we believe our best days are still ahead of us! This church is full of great people who have a desire to reach their community and beyond for Jesus.

How To Apply

Please submit all applications and questions through MinistryHub HERE.