Available until: 6th May 2019
Restore Community Church is a growing community church, based in the North-East London Region and currently operates on three sites (two Restore congregations and one partnership with the Methodist Church).
Children’s ministry at Restore is for children to encounter Jesus, to grow in relationship with God and with each other. Each child can explore how God made them in an environment infused with the Spirit. Relationships and fun are key to discipleship, as children discover how to follow Jesus for themselves. The Restore Kids team is committed to pursuing God with passion, and each member of this team is expected to follow Jesus and actively engage in spiritual growth. Hearing God’s voice and obeying him is the basis by which we lead.
As Loughton Children’s Ministry Leader, to lead, coordinate and develop ministry for 0-11 year olds in the
Restore Loughton congregation so that children know and grow in their relationship with Jesus.
Reports to Associate Leader, Loughton Congregation
Planning and provision of children’s ministry
Source, develop and maintain structures and content that create engaging and empowering environments for children to encounter Jesus and be discipled.
Ensure a high quality, Holy Spirit inspired time for children in the Loughton congregation on a Sunday morning
Liaise with families to support and encourage them to bring their children up knowing Jesus
Plan and manage the children’s ministry budget
Source and maintain equipment and supplies for the effective running of children’s ministry
Provide opportunities for midweek engagement and discipleship in small groups
Training of volunteers and team building
Inspire and coordinate the Restore Kids team
Ensure the ongoing training and development of the Restore Kids team, including leading regular team times
Undertake ongoing professional development and research in secular and church-based practice and transfer to the local context where possible and appropriate
Policies and Procedures
Ensure all relevant policies and procedures are implemented in children’s ministry
To be the local site safeguarding officer for Restore Loughton
Integration and championing of children in the life of Restore
Envision children’s ministry teams, leadership teams and the congregation that every child can have a meaningful, Spirit-led relationship with God
Member of planning team for family services and special children’s and family events
Oversee baby dedications
Contribute to the welcome and newcomers’ process for children
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