The Family Pastor will create and oversee an engaging, vibrant and comprehensive ministry for families and children from birth through high school at Grace Community Church.



* Oversee Youth & Children’s Ministries by developing strategies for reaching and teaching children and teens through programming on Sunday, as well as mid-week events and activities.

* Work with the Youth Pastor and Family Ministry Coordinator on strategies to reach and engage parents and children by creating a warm, welcoming environment that encourages friendships and connection.

* Build meaningful parental partnership to encourage, support and disciple families spiritually and emotionally.

* Provide pastoral care and support for families, children, and pre-teens.

* Major emphasis on Discipleship of families rather than preaching from the pulpit.

* An enthusiastic team player to work with our Pastoral and Admin teams to serve our church community in a modern and culturally relevant way.


Qualifications/Desired Traits:

* Master of Divinity Degree with 8 plus years experience working at a bible based church

* Authentic passion and desire to connect with families and their children to help them grow and live out their Christian faith.

* Sensitivity/ability to being culturally relevant by understanding the balance of people who are new to their faith/mature in their faith.

*  An enthusiastic team builder to work with staff, volunteers, Elders, Planning Team, and Small Groups within Grace Community Church.

* Relational, with a genuine desire to build relationships within the church and out in the community.

*  A self-starter who is able to initiate, lead and follow through on programs and initiatives.

* Intuitive, with the ability to navigate the culture of Fairfield County, and the diverse landscape within GCC.

*Tech savvy, adept at the use of social media to create excitement and enthusiasm that will reach people for Christ.

Church size:
751 - 1000