Family Life Ministry Director

Date Posted: January 19, 2024
Hours Per Week: +40
Grace Baptist Church
Milford, CT, USA
Job Type: Family Pastor,Ministry Director
Other Details

Full-Time Family Life Ministry Director Description

Grace Baptist Church

400 Burnt Plains Rd.

Milford, CT 06461


Church Website: gbcmilford.com

Contact Person: Pastor Joe Mixie

203-606-0106 – C

e-mail: [email protected]


  • A love for God and His Word.
  • Character that is above reproach, marked with humility and with private and public conduct worthy of the calling to which we have been called (Eph. 4:1), both as a follower of Jesus and as an official representative of the church.
  • A clear sense of calling for children’s ministry.
  • A gospel-centered passion to see children come to know, love, and follow Christ.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Formal training (preferred) in Christian education or children’s ministry.
  • Leadership experience in children’s ministry (paid or volunteer).
  • Must be member of GBC or willing to join.
  • Must attend Sunday Worship regularly.
  • Reports to Elders.
  • Attends All Boards meeting each month.
  • Regularly meets with volunteers and parents.
  • Affirmation of the GBC’s Statement of Faith.
  • Submit to and pass a background check.

Responsibility for all GBC Children’s Ministries

Responsible for Curriculum and Supplies

  • Choose and develop class curriculum for all classes.
  • Make sure all class have necessary supplies.

Responsible for the development of GBC Children’s Ministry Team of Co-workers

  • Develop all volunteers through continuing education and training.

Promote all GBC children’s ministries

  • Responsible for all communication about GBC Children’s Ministries.
    • Bulletin inserts
    • Bulletin Boards in church
    • Sunday morning advertisement
    • Social Media sites and community outreach

Maintain Parent, Child and Volunteer Information and Contacts

  • Up-date GBC Children’s Ministries volunteer information and forms.
  • Current medical information regarding children (allergies, medications, etc.).
  • Keep parents informed about GBC Children’s Ministries.
  • Conduct periodic parent meetings.

Current Children’s Ministries:

  • Sunday Morning Children’s Ministries
    • Staffing of all classes.
      • 1st Service Nursery (9:00-10:00 AM)
      • 1St Service Kindergarten to 5th Grade (9:00-10:00 AM)
      • 2nd Service Nursery (10:30-11:30 AM)
      • 2nd Service 5 yrs. old to 2nd Grade (10:30-11”30 AM)
      • 2nd Service 3rd Grade to 5th Grade (10:30-11:30 AM)
      • Or as necessary
  • Wednesday Family Night (6:30-8:00 PM)
    • Staffing of all classes and activities.
      • curriculum
      • Nursery
      • Kid’s Club (5 yrs. Old to 5th Grade)
  • VBS
    • Direct and coordinate annual GBC VBS.
    • Staff all activities
      • Evaluate and purchase VBS curriculum.
      • Obtain all supplies.
      • Coordinate volunteers.
  • Develop new and enriching children’s ministries
    • Special events.
    • Special calendar events (Easter, Christmas, Harvest Party, etc.).
    • Sunday Worship participation (Children’s choir, Christmas play, etc.).

Youth Ministry Responsibilities

Main Responsibility:

To develop spiritual maturity in the youth at Grace Baptist Church. 

Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for all aspects of Youth Sunday School
    • Lesson
    • Food
    • Activities
    • Recruiting adult leaders
    • etc.
  •  Responsible for all aspects on Wednesday Night Youth Group
    • Lesson
    • Food
    • Activities
    • Recruiting adult leaders.
    • etc.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Youth Activities: Such as Winter Retreat, Brave Generation, Special events and activities, Missions Trips, etc.
    • Planning
    • Chaperones
    • Transportation
    • Lodging
    • Costs
    • etc.
  • Develop Christ-Centered relationships with youth.
    • Providing a solid Christian role model for the youth.
    • Spending time with the youth.
    • Counseling the youth.
  • Responsible for the Youth Budget:
    • Develop and manage youth budget.
    • Currently at $5,000.

Youth Group Goals:

  • To develop spiritual maturity in the youth at Grace Baptist Church.
  • Increase the size of the youth group at Grace Baptist Church.
  • Have an impact on the youth in our surrounding community.


  • Degree in Youth Ministry or related field preferred.
  • Appropriate experience in youth ministry, preferably in a church setting.
  • Agreement with Reformed Theology.

Our Youth Group currently has 20-25 youths.

We have also completed construction of a $400,000 Youth Center.

Family Ministry Responsibilities

  • Develop family-oriented ministry.
  • Develop Agape Ministries (Married couples ministry).
  • Develop Dinner Theater Ministry.

Single, College and Career Ministry Responsibility.

  • Develop single adult ministry.
  • Develop college ministry.
  • Develop career ministry.

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with experience.

  • Medical benefits
  • Salary
  • Retirement

How To Apply

Send the following information to Rev. Dr. Joe Mixie at [email protected]

  1. Statement of faith
  2. Resume
  3. References
  4. Salary requirements