Family Ministries Pastor - Williamsburg Community Chapel

  • NextGen
  • Williamsburg, United States

Family Ministries Pastor - Williamsburg Community Chapel

Job description

The Family Ministry Pastor provides vision, leadership, and direction for the Children's Ministry, Student Ministry, and Worship Buddies progamming and discipleship, serving as an architect to re-envision family ministry post-pandemic. This position will bear the primary responsiblity for executing Children's Ministry.

Williamsburg Community Chapel is seeking out a leader who is an equipper to families, a visionary leader who can attract people to serve in this area of ministry, an architect minded leader who can rebuild a ministry program, and a leader who has proven to be an inspiring team builder.



  • Profess and live a life that reflects a personal faith in Jesus Christ and a commitment to the mission of the Williamsburg Community Chapel.
  • Have a passion for preparing, challenging, and inspiring children, students, and their families to live a life of Christian discipleship.
  • Proven experience leading, training, and developing volunteers and staff in a large church environment.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and executing ministry programming.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to communicate the Gospel faithfully and creatively to various age groups.
  • Experience relating to and counseling both believing and non-believing children, students, and their parents.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Three or more years of vocational experience in a ministry environment required.
  • A seminary degree, particularly a Masters of Divinity, is highly preferred.
  • Have a moderate level of computer literacy, particularly in the use of Microsoft Office, and have the ability to learn and use job-specific software tools.
  • Work with the Lead Associate Pastor to develop a vision for reaching families and engaging parents in the discipleship process for their children.
  • Lead the Family Ministry staff team (Children's, Students, Worship Buddies) to create a comprehensive discipleship strategy for children and students.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for parents, students, and children in crisis, coordinating withthe Pastoral Care team as needed.
  • Create a welcoming, hospitable, and warm environment for children, students and families who participate in Children's Ministry and Student Ministry programming.
  • Create and implement Children's Ministry programming, including a Sunday morning children's program, that engages attendees and their families with biblical truths.
  • Work with the Worship Buddies team to ensure the ministries for birth-high school are integrating with the families with special needs children and students.
  • Take responsibility for the orientation of all new Family Ministry volunteers and staff on matters of safety and child protection, including annual training regarding the Chapel's Child Protection Policy.
  • Regularly assess the effectiveness of Family Ministry programming and make changes to improve or eliminate ineffective progamming.
  • Uphold the chapel's Governing and Squaring the Church documents. 
  • Live a life consistent with the Employee Covenant.