Children's / Family Life Pastor

Eaglebrook Church Woodruff, WI Full Time
1 week ago

Job Description

The Children’s / NextGen / Family Life Pastor is responsible to provide leadership and direction over all aspects of NextGen ministry. The initial emphasis will be to launch and build our K-6th grade area. As the ministry grows, then expand through middle school, and eventually high school.  The goal would be to grow the ministry to the point where this turns into 2 roles, with two separate pastors (children’s / youth).  

Lead & Direct

·      Develop relationships with children, teenagers, and their families.

·      Recruit, equip, and empower separate teams to assist in reaching, and discipling the various age levels of NextGen ministries. 

·      Develop a strategy to reach new families, children, and teenagers.

·      Instill a heart for worship, discipleship, fellowship, serving, and outreach.

·      Oversee the Sunday morning children’s “Sunday School”

·      Conduct weekly services for current Middle school / High School students.

·      Become a visible presence in our local schools.

Strategic Initiatives and Events

·      Organize children’s / youth camps & retreats

·      Create, organize and lead special events and activities (VBS, youth outings)

·      Be willing to be where students and families are… school activities, athletic events, etc.

Pastoral Care

·      Assist with Hospital visitations, funerals, counseling, weddings, as needed.

Organizational leadership

·      Maintain a presence at the church office throughout the week (10 hrs/wk avg)

·      Attend weekly staff meetings.

·      Attend weekly Sunday services when not on vacation.

·      Attend church wide events.

·      Attend monthly elders (church leadership) meetings to provide updates


Experience: leading or assisting a children's ministry in a local church, or Christian camp (i.e. Fort Wilderness).

Education: Negotiable, but a minimum of an Associates degree preferable.

Passion: Loves to work with kids, children, and their families.

Vision: Has a vision to love, reach, and disciple children for Christ... and have a lot of fun while doing it!

Salary & Benefits

$38,000 - $54,000

  • Vacation days

Can be done remote?

  • No

About Eaglebrook Church Church

Non-denominational Under 100 people

Mission Statement: To CONNECT (people with God and each other)... to EMPOWER (people to serve & reflect Jesus in every setting)... to make an IMPACT (for Christ and His kingdom on this world).

Vision: To help people discover Jesus, know Jesus, and follow Jesus.

Unique: 2 Things. 1) We are part of the “Brook” family of churches. Most of them are in the Greater Milwaukee, WI area. We are 4 hours north, in the Northwoods community of Minocqua/Woodruff. and 2) We value women at all levels of ministry. We hold to the interpretation of scripture that allows for women to serve at all levels of leadership within a church (pastors, elders, worship leaders, etc).  

Passionate about: True life transformation, not just institional religion.