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Children’s Minister

Objectives: The Children’s Minister works under the Sr. Minister to partner with families and equips volunteers to disciple preschool and elementary school students. 

Areas of Responsibility 

Responsibility #1: Recruit, train, and care for all children’s ministry volunteers Provide personal coaching, encouragement, and team development opportunities for all children’s ministry volunteers. 

  • Recruit, assess, and engage new children’s ministry volunteers as they become necessary and available. 
  • Foster and lead in a disciple-making culture within the children’s ministry team, aligning with the disciple-making culture and strategy of the church-at-large. 

Responsibility #2: Shepherd and partner with the families of nursery, preschool, and elementary school students 

  • Encourage and equip parents to be the primary disciple-makers of their own children. 
  • Shepherd families through significant personal and spiritual milestones in the lives of students (i.e., baptism, child dedication, etc.). 
  • Provide pastoral care when necessary to students and families. Cultivate partnership with Fingerprints CDC by communicating with administration, staff, children, and parents. 

Responsibility #3: Oversee all teaching, worship, big/small group dynamics to nursery, preschool, and elementary students 

  • Create and/or select a curriculum for all children’s ministry contexts. Provide and encourage leadership in all children’s ministry contexts. updated 02/03/2020

Key Deliverables 

  • A welcoming, engaging, ministry to nursery, preschool, and elementary school students. 
  • An equipped and loving team of volunteers working to serve children and their families. 
  • Healthy partnerships between families and the church as we strive together to disciple children. 
  • Compassionate and biblically sound pastoral care for children and families. 

Key Interactions 

  • Reports to the Sr. Minister 
  • Works with the ministry staff to shepherd, teach, and disciple the church at large 
  • Leads the children’s ministry volunteer team toward ministry goals and objectives which align the church’s mission and vision 
  • Partners with families to disciple children 
  • Ministers to nursery, preschool, and elementary school students (and their families) 

Skills and Attributes 

  • Exhibit excellent strategic planning and organizational skills 
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in team situations 
  • Be a team player, focused on collaboration 
  • Understanding of and alignment with the church’s vision and discipleship strategy 
  • Foundational knowledge of Christian theology and fluency in Christian Church teaching and philosophy 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and compassionately

Physical Address: 
Capitol City Christian Church
7800 Holdrege St.   Lincoln, NE  68505

Stephanie Remus


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