McDowell Church, a vibrant, growing church at the foot of the scenic McDowell Mountains is looking for their next full-time KIDS Pastor to join their NextGen team!
McDowell wants to be known for their NextGen ministry in this community. Scottsdale is a community full of un-churched kids and families who need to know the love of Jesus. The desire of the NextGen team is to create a Sunday Morning experience that kids don’t want to miss and will bring their parents along with them, and to build a support system/network for young parents.
Scottsdale is located in the Sonoran Desert on the northeast side of Phoenix, AZ at the foot of the scenic McDowell Mountains. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation’s most desirable communities in which to live, visit and do business. Scottsdale is an affluent community, filled with many entrepreneurial leaders and executives, but also a destination for many young families.
McDowell Church is a community of people following Jesus, learning to love people and see them find new life in Christ. The ministry team is passionate about seeing that happen through various ministries, experiences, and relationships in their world. These leaders work hard because they believe so much in this mission. And they also have fun because this team loves doing life together!
- Do you have a strong desire to pastor kids in the community, helping them grow in their faith, understanding of God, and engagement with the Bible at their developmental level?
- Do you have a track record of implementing a dynamic ministry to children and their families?
- Are you a champion who leads the charge to develop faith in the next generation?
- Are you committed to children’s ministry for the long-term?
- Would those around you say you are full of energy and naturally exude joy to those you encounter?
- Are you a team player who loves collaboration for the good of the church
As the McDowell KIDS Pastor, you will grow the KIDS reach and engagement by creating and implementing a strategy that draws kids and families to McDowell. You will recruit, develop, and empower teams of volunteers to implement a dynamic ministry to kids. You will pastor families and encourage them to connect what happens on the weekends with what happens weekly in the home. You will serve on the NextGen team, championing and leading the charge in reaching and developing the faith of the next generation. You will pastor those in our church through spiritual direction, baptism, parent/child dedication, mentoring, weddings, funerals, etc. And you will be committed to our team-guiding principles and core values as a church.
Are you a Jesus-centered, relational leader, whose joy and energy are infectious? Are you a leader of leaders with great organizational skills who loves the next generation with everything? Then apply today!
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