Pastor to Children and Families

Date Posted: February 29, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Santa Barbara Community Church
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Job Type: Family Pastor
Other Details

Santa Barbara Community Church is seeking a full-time Pastor to Children and Families.

This position provides vital leadership within our church by:

  • Directing the Children’s Ministry.
  • Overseeing the Children’s Ministry staff team.
  • Equipping parents to disciple their children toward faith in Jesus.
  • Investing in the faith formation of children.


  • Commitment to Christ as Savior and a life of worship and faithfulness.
  • Agreement with SBCC vision, statement of faith, core values, and theological distinctives.
  • Passion for articulating biblical truth to children.
  • Demonstrated competency in leading and developing a team, both paid and volunteer.
  • Willingness to co-labor with other members of the SBCC staff in a spirit of joy, humility, and curiosity for the advancement of SBCC vision and mission; teachable and open to feedback and accountability.
  • Strong organizational, planning skills.
  • Evident pastoral and people skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • At least 3 years of Children’s Ministry or similar experience.
  • BA or BS degree require.

The Pastor to Children and Families would join a vibrant team of people who are passionate about inviting young and old to the truly good life in Jesus and the family of God in one of the least-churched regions in the country.

Ideal candidates would demonstrate lives of faithful discipleship, significant related experience, and a spirit of joyful collaboration.

How To Apply

The complete job description as well as more information on Santa Barbara Community Church can be found here.