Children’s and Family Minister

Garden City Christian Church Columbus, IN Full Time
2 months ago

Job Description

Align Leaders

How do you do meetings and measure success?

  • Coach volunteers and ministry teams to identify primary values

and common language that is able to align with the overall vision

of the church.

  • Work together with teams toward common goals, objectives, and

ministry practices that best mobilize your particular ministry.

  • Manage budget and resources needed to make kids successful.


Refine the Message

How do you improve weekly experiences?

  • Produce strategic experiences to be relevant and engaging.
  • Design and promote a scope and cycle that prioritizes core

messages and biblical doctrine.

  • Develop and improve a diverse team to communicate and lead



Elevate Community

How do you develop leaders and volunteers?

  • Implement a system to recruit and train leaders.
  • Manage group structure to connect kids relationally with peers

and leaders.

  • Leverage digital strategies to enhance learning and relationships.

Engage Every Parent

How do you communicate and connect to parents?

  • Design strategic opportunities to help every parent stay


  • Find ways to genuinely partner with parents in raising their

children by engaging every parent in their role of providing

spiritual development. This includes providing resources and

experiences that help parents win with their own kids.

  • Leverage digital strategies to keep parents inspired and informed.


Influence Service and Church Involvement

How do you create consistent serving opportunities for families and


  • Create consistent opportunities for kids to serve. This includes

opportunities for children to serve as a volunteer in the regular

weekly ministries, worship services, missional work, and ministry

opportunities both locally and globally.

  • Partner with community organizations (Clarity, Love Chapel, etc.)

to engage families to serve together.

  • Help to recruit and develop students as volunteers in various



Community Outreach

How do you engage the community and the world for Jesus?

  • Facilitate ways to focus our attention and resources on the next

generation outside the walls of the church.

  • Promote relationships with the surrounding schools, colleges, civic

organizations, and local churches to reach our communities with

the Good News of Jesus Christ.


We are looking for someone who is:

Humble- Willing to listen to others and admit you do not have all the answers.

Hungry- Possess energy and drive to do your work with excellence. Takes initiative to learn and pursue new projects and new opportunities to advance the church in ministry.  

Engaging- Have people skills; demonstrate emotional intelligence and works well with others. You are self-aware and know how your words and actions can impact others on the team.

We are also looking for a person who:

  • Is a disciple of Jesus Christ who demonstrates a growing relationship and has a desire to serve the church.
  •  A clear calling for Children & Family Ministries.
  • Spiritual gifts appropriate for this position, such as administration, leadership, teaching and pastoral care.
  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical character for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9).
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in education, Christian ministry, biblical studies, or related field.

Salary & Benefits


  • Vacation days

Can be done remote?

  • No

About Garden City Christian Church Church

Christian Church 100-250 people

At GCCC you will find imperfect people that really appreciate God’s grace and forgiveness. You will also find people that are eager to join God where He is working in the church, in our homes and in the community where we work, go to school, and live! Some of us are new followers of Christ, and some of us have had a relationship with Jesus for a greater part of our lives. Regardless, we are excited about this journey we are on and in fulfilling our unique purpose in Christ to “Win them. Build them. Send them!”