This is a full time position that combines the responsibilities of the Discipleship Pathway and the Children's groups.
The Discipleship Ministry is responsible for creating, managing and executing the aspects of our church that make disciples and encourage Christian maturity. This includes collaboration with the pastor, D (Disciple) groups, life groups, outreach, assisting ministry teams and committees. The Children's Minister is responsible for creating, conducting, promoting and evaluating a comprehensive and balanced ministry to children (infants through sixth graders) and their families.
Demonstrate a clear call to children's/vocational ministry. Degree is preferred but will take into consideration completed Biblical studies and/or work experience as it pertains to the position. Sufficient experience in Discipleship and Children's Ministries. Be or become a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills. Possesses strong technology skills. Must possess a clear conviction that all God's people are to make disciples and seek to fulfill the Great Commission. Expertise in current discipleship methods and models. A desire to teach and mentor children with patience and an accepting heart. Maintain a humble spirit and commitment to teamwork with other pastors, staff and church members. Trust and confidentiality regarding information of the people of the church.
There is something special about New Hope that seems to draw people. There is a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere in our services, classes and events. The children's programs are really something your kids will want to come back to. You'll find our youth participating in high energy events but also getting grounded answers to today's issues. Our the music is contemporary which means drums and guitars but we still rever and love hymns. In this environment, people are building new relationships, mending old ones, finding hope and discovering they are actually able to enjoy the process. New Hope is an old and a new church. Although it began in 1846, the last ten years have been marked by change and growing as we seek to be culturally relevant, but still Biblically accurate. We attempt to be practical in addressing the questions and problems of the day in which we live. Our pastor is Raymond Vogtner and his vision is to continue to see people become fully devoted followers of Christ. So if you're looking for a community church or looking to find your way, there's a New Hope for you....just around the corner.