Careers @ Firewheel Bible Fellowship

Firewheel Bible Fellowship is the "You Are Loved" Church. We are a passionate, mission-oriented ministry, seeking to be of service to Christ and our community. Our mission as Firewheel is to reach the least likelies with Jesus, through sound Biblical teaching, intentional discipleship, and a loving community.  

Current Job Listings:

Children's Pastor/Director

About Us

Firewheel Bible Fellowship is the "You Are Loved" Church. We are a passionate, mission-oriented ministry, seeking to be of service to Christ and our community. Our mission as Firewheel is to reach the least likelies with Jesus, through sound Biblical teaching, intentional discipleship, and a loving community.  

During this season in our children’s ministry, we have had an average of 40 children from newborn – 5th grade on Sunday mornings and 17 for Wednesday night activities. Before coronavirus, we averaged 90+ children on Sunday mornings and 30+ on Wednesday nights. Our children’s building has recently been updated with fresh paint, new floors, new classroom equipment, and other activity boards. A large group room is located upstairs and has media equipment for showing slides, videos and playing music.

Description

Firewheel Bible Fellowship is seeking a person who loves Jesus and who is going to love Firewheel like we love Firewheel, serve our community like we serve our community, and is going to be willing to invest real blood, sweat, and tears to reach, disciple, and equip children and parents with real spiritual tools. We currently have a great core group of faithful children’s volunteer leaders and resources to implement some really strategic ministry. We are looking for an applicant who is ready to put down roots and serve this community.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a children’s ministry program that includes:
    • Wednesday night teaching /activities
    • Sunday morning teaching /activities
    • Discipleship program that our children can understand and grow in
    • Service opportunities and special events
  • Show children, parents and volunteers a passion for Jesus and the Bible
  • Build relationships with children, parents  and volunteers
  • Develop and implement a volunteer structure plan
  • Prepare, support and resource volunteers
  • Prepare classrooms for Sunday morning and Wednesday evenings
  • Create and implement an outline for VBS
  • Create and implement an outline for Camp
  • Plan and implement a children’s ministry budget
  • Attend weekly staff meetings, active participation and a team player
  • Personal development (ex. Conferences, training, reading, mentor)
  • Counsel parents and hospital visits as needed

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has a passion and calling specifically for children’s ministry. 

Education

  • An undergraduate degree is required. A degree in Biblical Studies is preferred.

Experience

  • 3-4 years of experience as a Children’s Pastor / Director
  • 3-4 years of supervisory experience (leading volunteers)

Personal characteristics

  • Called to Children’s Ministry
  • Passionate about discipling children
  • Strong Biblical knowledge and a desire to share that with children
  • Self-starter who takes initiative
  • Hard worker
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Creative
  • Strong interpersonal skills allowing collaboration with other staff members
  • Excellent communication skills as it relates to engaging both children and adults

What Firewheel has to offer:

  • Committed lead pastor – leading Firewheel for 11 years
  • Mentoring and coaching from the lead pastor
  • Growing community in a suburban location
  • Core volunteer base
  • Part of a team/team player (churchwide events, weddings, funerals, etc.)
  • Grow and develop in all aspects of ministry (teaching, discipleship, relationships, counseling opportunities)
  • Medical benefits
  • Conference budget & further education costs

Please email your resume and list of references to hiring@firewheelfellowship.com