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Children Pastor

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Chinese Evangelical Free Church of Los Angeles
Monterey Park, CA
1111 S. Atlantic Bl, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Job Info
Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: April 14, 2019
Expiry Date: June 30, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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If interested, send following items: • Resume • Personal Statement (please tell us about the following within 3-5 pages in single spacing) o Your testimony of how you came to know Christ, o Your education background, o Your work experience, o Your calling, and o Your vision for Children Ministry
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As the Children Pastor who has the heart to shepherd, teach, equip and guide the children of the Children Ministry to grow up strong in their faith, being raised up in the Lord and to serve as God’s faithful warriors and ambassadors for generations to come. Under the leadership of the Senior Pastor, the Children Pastor shall lead with vision and oversee the Children Ministry which runs from nursery through Grade 5 (age 0 to around 11 yrs old) while working closely with the Children Committee, Church Board and other lead pastors from the different congregations.

Responsibilities:

Job Duties (include the following but may not be limited to): In general  
  1. MODEL the biblical mandate for all spiritual leaders to be men and women of prayer by devoting a significant portion of the ministry to intercede weekly for the board and staff, the work and worship of the church, and the specific people under the ministry’s care. (Acts 6:4; Eph 6:18; Col 4:2; 1 Thess 5:17)
  2. Be accountable to the Church Board through the Senior Pastor.
  3. Maintain a clear, strong and passionate vision and mission.
  4. Shepherd the children congregation through leading, equipping and pastoral care.
  5. Plan and coordinate child development ministry from infant up to 5th grade through partnership with the Children Committee.
  6. Lead and oversee all children's ministry programs and events, such as: Children Sunday School, Children Worship, AWANA, Vacation Bible School, Good News Club, children's activities for church retreats and/or evangelical events, etc.
  7. Partner with the parents to help the children grow in their spiritual walk and faith-based child development
  8. Recruit and train up children workers.
  9. Lead and guide the Children Ministry Assistant
  10. Work closely with the Senior Pastor, the Church Board and other Lead Pastors on overall church direction and strategies.
  In specifics   1.         Worship: put together each week’s Children Worship. Coordinate audio visual support, praise team, presider and speaker. Preach about once every two months. Serve as back-up in all different roles. 2.         Equipping: assist in teaching Sunday School. Identify and train up leaders via children workers meetings. 3.         Fellowship: Care members via visitations and phone calls. 4.         Outreach/Evangelism: reach out to the community through coordinating the annual Vacation Bible School, and serve as Good News Club coordinator. 5.         Pastoral advisor of Board Children Committee.

Educational requirements:

Master of Divinity or Master of Arts degree from an accredited seminary

Experience requirements:

2 years experience with children and/or church ministry or equivalent

Desired Skills:

2 years experience with children and/or church ministry or equivalent

Qualifications:

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Multilingual in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Has an appreciation and deep understanding of the Asian-American and Chinese immigrant cultures
  • Has musical training and/or musical gift