Children’s Ministry Director

  • First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs
  • Jan 05, 2019
Full time Children's Pastor/Director

Job Description

First Pres located in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs, is a church with a 3,100-member, 5-generation congregation that is growing in the Lord. Colorado Springs is home to the fastest growing millennial population in the United States according to the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, is ranked #1 on U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Best Places to Live survey (July 2018) and boasts the most beautiful coffee shop in the state of Colorado by Architectural Digest Magazine. The harvest is plenty! We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and winsome worker in the fields of God who spends most of their time and energy shaping strategies that create environments for kids between the ages of 3 and 11 years to meet their Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. You must Think Orange! Our ministry to children and youth is based on the idea that the impact of faith is greatest when church and home are in partnership together to disciple young people. At First Pres, Orange is implemented throughout our Family Ministry and we are looking for someone excited about the Orange strategy. Are you ready to get to work?  Responsibilities of this position include: ministering to kids and their families; recruiting and equipping volunteers; shaping Orange into the First Pres environment to create events and programs that engage kids; VBS and camps; and, other program ideas yet to be created!  If you are energetic, organized and mission-driven to help kids and their parents grow in Christ, send in your application today! Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Bible Studies, early childhood or elementary education or related areas.
  • Formal biblical studies or seminary education desired.
  • Familiarity with Orange.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • Demonstrates ongoing, prayerful and personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • High energy and creativity.
  • Love for kids and families.
  • Ability to lead, equip, coach and inspire high-caliber volunteers and staff.

This is a full-time position and includes competitive salary, generous health and welfare benefits, leave and retirement planning. This position is part of our Family Ministry team led by Pastor of Family Ministry, Tom Pipkin, and includes all First Pres ministry from diapers to degrees! Apply online at www.first-pres.org/employment or send your resume and letter of interest to Nancy Bass at nbass@first-pres.org. Call with questions to Nancy at (719) 884-6190.