Children’s Minister at Gateway Christian Church
Mount Sterling, KY 40353

Children’s Minister

Gateway Christian Church | 801 Winchester Road | Mount Sterling, Ky

Mission: Teaching children to know God and make him known as we reach the next generation for the kingdom of God.


Candidate must be a person who loves God and loves others. Someone who desires to see children grow in the Lord. The candidate will have a deep personal life in Christ and capacity to lead and develop a safe and growing culture in the children’s ministry that surrounds and supports the mission and vision of Gateway Christian Church.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Spiritually mature, with a good knowledge of scripture.
  • Strive to have a next level ministry heart and mindset.
  • Organization and administrative skill set.
  • Relational skills. (Training, recruiting, and developing volunteers.)
  • Must be able to lead and delegate with volunteers.
  • Have a passion for outreach, reaching kids in the community with creative approaches. (VBS, camps, conferences, family service projects, etc.)
  • Experienced in working with or alongside children in a management setting is
  • Experience in children’s ministry is preferred.
  • Candidate is preferred to have a bachelor’s degree relevant to the ministry position.


  • Recruit, develop, and oversee volunteers.
  • Plan, execute Sunday morning responsibilities. (Life groups, children’s church, etc.)
  • Plan, execute non Sunday service events. (Mid-week programming, etc.)
  • Create a ministry that aligns with the vision of the church. (Through curriculum,
    teaching, techniques, etc.)
  • Have a strong culture of communication.
  • Create intriguing environments for children to learn more about and love God.
  • Being aware of cultural trends.
  • Strategically set personal goals as well as ministry goals.
  • Partnering with parents to assist their children in spiritual development.
  • Show interest in the children’s lives beyond church. (Sporting events, recitals, etc.)
  • Communicate with children outside of church on their level. (texting, social media, mail, etc.)
  • Additional ministry responsibilities as needed.


Gateway Christian Church
801 Winchester Road PO Box 1069
Mount Sterling, Kentucky 40353


Seth Lawson
(859) 498-3876


Mount Sterling, KY 40353
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
$15-20+/hr commensurate with education/experience
Ordained position
Exempt status
Next Gen Ministry
Working with Children
Church Ministry