Speedwell Heights Church in Lititz, PA is seeking a full time Family Ministries Director/Pastor. This role will oversee and lead teams of volunteers to develop and implement quality, innovative ministries that nurture the spiritual growth of children and teens (infant through grade 12) and strengthen families. The mission of this role is to develop opportunities that will guide our children and youth to a life changing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Responsibilities

  • Build and lead teams that nurture the spiritual growth of children and youth
  • Oversee children’s ministry departments (nursery, preschool, primary, immediate, middle and high school)
  • Shared teaching, leading, and planning.
  • Coordinate volunteers through training, preparing schedules, and consistent communication
  • Provide program development and administrative oversight including selection and planning of curriculum, budgeting, purchase of supplies
  • Oversee compliance with Safe Church policies and procedures
  • Communicate with and involve parents in ministry roles
  • Connect with children/teens in areas of interest
  • Build and lead teams that facilitate compassion ministries in the church and local community; this would involve congregational caregiving, prayer ministry, and hospital visitation
  • Assist with weekend worship services.
  • Based on qualifications and experience, assist the lead pastor with other pastoral roles (counseling, weddings, funerals, etc.)

Qualifications & Expectations

  • Growing relationship with Jesus Christ and integrity in relationships with others
  • Previous experience and/or education
  • Commitment to continual learning, improvement, and innovation
  • Strong team player in volunteer and staff interactions
  • Support the Core Values of the Brethren in Christ personally as well as professionally
  • Understanding and acceptance of Brethren in Christ Manual of Doctrine and Government
  • Willingness to be credentialed in the Brethren in Christ. The Brethren in Christ credentialing process is designed to equip for ongoing, transformative ministry leading to licensing and ordination

The Family Ministries Director/Pastor is responsible to the Leadership Team and will be accountable to the Lead Pastor.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Brian Willison, 413 W. Brubaker Valley Road, Lititz Pa 17601 or brian@speedwellchurch.org.