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Wedgwood Preschool & Children’s Minister Search

About the Search

Welcome to the Wedgwood Baptist Church Preschool and Children’s Minister application page! Below you will find a general description of the position, the ideal qualifications for the position, details on how to apply for the position, and details on how to recommend someone for the position.
 
Due to the high volume of inquiries, we are unable to reply to all inquiries. If, after prayerfully considering all resumes, you are selected to continue on in the process, the committee will contact you via email.
Committee: Chad Meeks (chair), Sam Hume (vice chair), Melanie Maxwell (secretary), Becky Clanton, Crystal Rincon, Bekah Moore, Donnie Stemple, Jenny Duran (alternate), and Jeremy Mathis (alternate).

About the Position

Average Preschool and Children’s SS attendance: 130 (not including 30-40 volunteers)

Average Preschool and Children’s Wednesday Night attendance: 105 (not including 30-40 volunteers)

Overview of Functions:

This position is responsible for the oversight and function of the Preschool and Children’s ministry of the church (birth-6th grade). The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of the ministries to the families of preschool and children.
  • Oversight of all preschool and children’s workers–both volunteers and paid staff.
  • Oversight of all Preschool and Children’s ministries on Sunday morning, Sunday night, and Wednesday night.
  • Enlistment, development, and training of all paid staff and volunteers: Sunday School, Wednesday night activities, camps, mission projects, children’s events, etc.
  • Ensures children (birth-6th) are learning biblical truths and undergoing proper discipleship. This includes the selection and/or development of proper programs, teaching materials, curriculum, etc.

 

Qualifications:

  • Exhibits character becoming of a follower of Christ and in accordance with the call to gospel ministry.
  • Demonstrates a discernable desire and ability to reach and disciple preschool and elementary-aged children, and their families.
  • Demonstrates a degree of skill and ability to communicate biblical truths to children of all ages.
  • Demonstrates administrative skills to lead and direct Preschool and Children’s ministry.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to follow the Lead Pastor’s vision and direction.
  • Has significant training and experience in and a call to Children’s Ministry.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work with established volunteers and staff.
  • Has a willingness to serve on a team driven staff.
  • Has at least 3 years of experience in Children’s Ministry (preferred training in both Preschool and Children’s Ministry, but will consider someone with experience in only one).
  • Holds a Masters degree from a Seminary or a degree in a related field.
Committee: Chad Meeks (chair), Sam Hume (vice chair), Melanie Maxwell (secretary), Becky Clanton, Crystal Rincon, Bekah Moore, Donnie Stemple, Jenny Duran (alternate), and Jeremy Mathis (alternate).

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Submit an Application for Preschool & Children’s Minister

First of all, thank you for your interest in Wedgwood Baptist Church. We are as of 1/1/2017 accepting resumes or recommendations for Preschool & Children’s Minister of Wedgwood Baptist Church. If you would like to be considered for this position a resume can be submitted by uploading a copy on this website.

Please note that it is our committee’s desire that each resume be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a ministry associate, former pastor, denominational leader, or friend.

Should any church member want to make a recommendation for this position, your recommendation must include the individual’s name, address, other contact information as well as an explanation as to why you are making the recommendation.

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