Glendale Nazarene Church

Children's Pastor

Glendale Nazarene Church
Glendale, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 09/07/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Children’s Pastor Job Description 

Glendale Nazarene Church 


5902 W. Cactus Rd.

Glendale, AZ  85304



The Children’s Pastor is directly responsible in leading the Children’s Ministry at Glendale Nazarene Church in Glendale, Arizona. Responsibilities include Sundays, midweek programming and special events. The pastor will be directly responsible to the Lead Pastor. 


Lifestyle Expectations: 

    • Profess faith in the Lord God and spend regular time talking with Him and reading His Word. 
    • Continue to grow spiritually and professionally through reading, listening to training resources, taking classes and attending conferences and seminars. 
    • To personally pursue a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ and to set a Christlike example in words and actions for the children and adults. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

    • To oversee the Children’s Ministry at Glendale Nazarene Church. This includes oversight for other paid departmental staff and interns. 
    • To develop Sunday morning programming to reach each child on their level.
    • Evangelism - Share the love of Jesus with the children of our church and community.
    • Growth - a goal to see every child actively growing in their faith.
    • To oversee the Children’s Ministry Team, volunteers and interns. To enlist, train, resource and encourage adult leadership to lead Sunday morning, discipleship ministries, serve as camp and retreat counselors, and partner with parents.
    • To encourage and motivate the children in a growing commitment and connection  to the body of Christ and an expanding contribution to the mission of Christ.  
    • To help parents be involved in the spiritual formation of their child’s life.
    • To make decisions on the most effective programs to impact our children.
    • To annually develop and oversee the Children’s Ministry budget so it effectively  and wisely utilizes church resources and maximizes ministry opportunity. 



    • Participate in staff meetings, providing up-to-date information about ministry.
    • Keep the Lead Pastor thoroughly informed of staff accomplishments, concerns and future plans.
    • Maintain excellent relationships and open communication with all staff. 



    • Innovative — we are looking for a creative individual who isn’t afraid to try new approaches to reach and disciples kids for Christ
    • Organized 
    • Recruiter
    • Team Player
    • Self-Starter


Pastoral Duties: 

    • Participate regularly in weekend worship programs.
    • Perform baptisms, weddings, funerals, hospital visits and counseling as necessary. 
    • Serve in outreach events and within other ministries as part of the Glendale Nazarene Church Pastoral Team. 



    • Undergraduate degree, postgraduate preferred.
    • 3-5 years experience leading or assistant leading in a large church setting. (Large meaning 100 kids or more)


Salary: TBD

To Apply:
Please submit resume to Rev. Keith Schubert at

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