Full-time Associate Pastor, Children’s Ministry
North Fresno Church (NFC), a member of the U.S. Mennonite Brethren denomination, is a dynamic, diverse, and established community of faith in an urban part of Fresno, CA. As followers of Jesus, we value and practice discipleship. We also respond to God’s call to join him in mission by serving each other and the children and families of our socially, generationally, economically, and ethnically diverse neighborhood. NFC has approximately 325 attendees in two Sunday services, with a traditional style of worship in one and a contemporary style in the other. Over 50 volunteers minister to 120 children weekly in Sunday School, children’s church, Wednesday night ministry, and after school tutoring programs.
About Our Associate Pastor:
Our Associate Pastor of Children and Family Ministries, often referred to as Children’s Pastor, is a passionate and gifted individual that loves Jesus, the church, and serving others to help them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
This individual believes that the church is a vital part of its local neighborhood as a vibrant worshipping and witnessing faith community. H/she also embraces the concept that the church is more than a location or building, and that it is an active body of believers who love and reach their neighbors, communities, city, and the world in a holistic manner with the life-transforming message of Jesus’ grace and love.
This pastor is a leader, giving primary leadership and oversight to all ministries serving children, ages birth through grade 6, and their families. H/she understands traditional, church-based ministry but is also creative and innovative, not afraid in taking risks and launching new initiatives to enable and orchestrate positive change. With a servant heart and humility, h/she works with a ministry team and a large group of volunteers in providing an effective and relevant children’s ministry. H/she inspires a shared vision and draws others into ministry to use their gifts and talents.
This is a full-time position with benefits.
How to ApplyFor more information or to apply, please send your resume and letter of intent to Jill Brooks, search team chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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