Ministry Opportunities

Children's Pastor

Calvary Church
Contact: Pastor Sid
1375 State Street
(801) 918-7984

We are excited to welcome an experienced and enthusiastic Kids Pastor to join our vibrant church community in Lemont, IL. As the Kids Pastor, you will play a pivotal role in leading and growing our already active kids ministry. We are seeking a passionate individual with a heart for children’s ministry, strong leadership skills, and a commitment to fostering a team effort that embraces the philosophy of “teamwork makes the dream work.” If you have a desire to make a lasting impact in the lives of children, we want to hear from you!

– Oversee and lead the kids ministry, catering to children ranging from birth through fifth grade, with an emphasis on continuous growth and expansion.
– Develop and implement creative and engaging age-appropriate programs, events, and activities that align with our church’s vision and values.
– Nurture a welcoming and inclusive environment where children can experience the love of Christ and grow in their faith.
– Build and maintain strong relationships with kids and their families, providing pastoral care and support as needed.
– Empower and equip a dedicated team of volunteers to effectively serve in the kids ministry, fostering a collaborative team effort.
– Collaborate with other church staff and leaders to integrate kids ministry into the overall church community, facilitating seamless transitions from children’s to youth ministry.
– Organize and participate in family-oriented events and activities that strengthen connections between kids and their parents.
– Champion a missions-focused approach by providing opportunities for kids to engage in outreach and service projects.
– Provide mentorship and discipleship to kids, encouraging their spiritual growth and understanding.
– Stay current with trends and best practices in kids’ ministry, seeking continuous improvement and innovation.

– A genuine passion for children’s ministry and a demonstrated love for kids.
– Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
– Ability to work collaboratively and foster a team-oriented environment.
– A creative approach to ministry, with the ability to make biblical teachings relevant and engaging for children.
– Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with kids and their families on a personal level.
– Bachelor’s degree in theology, ministry, education, or a related field (preferred but not required).
– A deep and authentic personal faith in Jesus Christ.

– Full-time position.
– Dental plan coverage provided.
– Phone plan included.
– Generous vacation and personal leave.
– Opportunity to work with a supportive and welcoming church community.
– Chance to lead an already active kids ministry with the potential for further growth and impact.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your experience and passion for kids ministry to [email protected]. We encourage you to visit our website and follow us on social media: or

We are eager to find the right Kids Pastor who will partner with us in nurturing the faith of our children and guiding them on their spiritual journey. Join us in this fulfilling opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of kids and families in Lemont, IL and the surrounding area.

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