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First Christian Church: Middle School Minister

Location

3638 Middle Urbana Rd
45502 Springfield , OH
US

General Description:
The Middle School Minister will oversee and coordinate all areas in the preteen and middle school ministry from 5th to 8th grade.
This position reports directly to the Minister of Next Gen Ministries.
Mission:
The mission of the Preteen and Middle School Ministry is to provide a safe and exciting place for preteens to experience Jesus Christ
as Savior and Lord, be discipled in obedience to Him, and be equipped to serve Him.
Purpose:
 Lead the Preteen and Middle School Ministry as the church seeks to awaken a generation to the glory of God and instill a
deep-rooted faith in the lives of preteens and middle school students.
Expectations:
 Remain current on curriculum and other ministry trends in the area of children ministry. This may be accomplished by
online course study, reading books and periodicals, and attending approved training and events and peer-to- peer
networking.
 This role is responsible for the oversight and planning of all preteen and middle school age ministries.
 Develop a core leadership team to help plan and lead in the preteen and middle school age ministries.
 Identify, recruit, train and equip volunteers as we strive to develop spiritually healthy homes, and awaken a generation to
the glory of God.
 Develop in the students a commitment to the spiritual disciplines of scripture memory, prayer, having a quiet time and
journaling.
Specific Responsibilities:
 Staff and schedule volunteers for weekend services and other regular church activities.
 Oversee background checks and Teacher Approval/Statement of Faith for Middle School Ministry workers in accordance
with established procedures (to be on file in main church office).
 Interview, train and place new volunteers into the ministry roles that match their abilities.
 Meet with volunteers at least annually to evaluate performance, and work with volunteers to ensure balance in
commitment and scheduling.
 Implement Orange curriculum with large group, praise and teaching, and small group components and train all volunteers
to teach this curriculum.
 Track attendance and visitors in the ministry.
 Provide regular social and outreach events quarterly for all grades.
 Develop outreach events that appeal and draw the unsaved.
 Help lead and promote church camp (Butler Springs Christian Assembly) and attend one camp annually.
 Develop a working relationship with parents and involve parents in activities.
 Manage and oversee the preteen and middle school budget.
 Participate in regular ministerial duties related to pastoral care
 Serve on mainstage teaching/preaching rotation as needed
 Other duties as assigned.