Inspire Church Fremont, MI Posted: January 27, 2021
About Our Church: The mission of INSPIRE Church is "INSPIRING people to know, follow and love Jesus" by creating disciples who GO, SHOW, KNOW, GROW, GO (KEEP GOING) & FOLLOW. We are all about this 6 fold mission with a great emphasis on "GO(ing) and SHOW(ing)" others Jesus. This mission sets the course for all we do as a church to fulfill the mission our Savior has given us.
One our greatest passions is telling others about Jesus. We make it a priority to be a Church that unchurched people love to attend. We aim to be a place where everyone is welcome.
INSPIRE is in a season of growth and development. We are currently revamping many of our ministries while striving to disciple the 500+ people who attend. When people walk through the doors of our corporate worship service, we strive to meet each attendee with tremendous hospitality. When they are ready to take a next step, we help them experience our 6 fold mission.
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT OUR AREA: As a rural area that's only a few miles from the amazing sandy shores of Lake Michigan, there are lots of things to do with your family - shopping at the farmers market, hiking the dunes, biking, beaching, and camping.
POSITION PROFILE: INSPIRE Church is seeking a high-level, high-capacity, hungry-to-learn leader who can work both independently and collaboratively as the Children's Ministry Pastor. This position will oversee all aspects of ministry from birth to 5th grade.
WE'LL CONNECT QUICKLY IF YOU... Love to build, create and are a results-oriented achiever Passionately lead the local church toward community, discipleship and an outward focus Are comfortable and gifted within the context of a multi-site church Naturally connect with others and they're drawn to you Enjoy building sustainable pathways for continued ministry effectiveness
YOU'LL THRIVE WITH US IF YOU... Value leadership coaching that is fast-paced, forward-thinking and strategic Challenge the status quo and always seek out ways to get better Love being part of a team with big dreams and a belief in a bigger God Appreciate small-town living within a stone's throw of a "big" city. Are committed for a minimum of 3 years.
SKILL SET: Must possess effective discipleship, leadership, administrative and equipping skills Demonstrates a passion for people Experienced and gifted communicator Ability to manage a high-functioning team of volunteer leaders Operate effectively in a high paced environment
RESPONSIBILITIES: To oversee the Children's Ministry at INSPIRE Church. This includes oversight for other paid departmental staff and volunteers. 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 Groups, UPWARDS, 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. We are a multi-generational church that wants to impact our world! 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
EDUCATION: The right candidate will have a four-year bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university. Preference is given to a pastoral or other ministry-related degree.
EXPERIENCE: Our hope is to hire a Children's Pastor with at least 5 years of ministry leadership experience but are open to individuals with other leadership experience.
To Apply: If you sense that you may be the right individual for this position, please send an email directly to keith@liveINSPIRED.church and include: Cover letter Resume with photo of you and your family (if applicable) Links to 2-3 videos of you teaching Ministry Philosophy Statement of Faith including core beliefs Optional but helpful: Strength Finders, Disc Test Results, Enneagram, or other personality profiles.
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