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Children’s Director Full Time

First Baptist Church Diamond

501 W Market St. Diamond MO, 64840



First Baptist Church Diamond is an exciting place to be! We are located in the 4-state area, positioned between major communities. While our town is small, 82,000 people reside in a 12-mile radius of the church. Our church averages 230-250 with much room to grow. We desire to reach young families and we know that that means preparing a place where families feel comfortable bringing their children.

The Children’s director will develop, implement, and coordinate ministry to children (ages birth – 6th grade) and their parents.  The director will oversee and help implement the strategy for discipleship for children and young families and help them integrate and become involved in the life and mission of First Baptist Church Diamond.

The Director of the Children’s Ministry will serve under the supervision of the Senior Pastor and will work in collaboration with the staff in the continuing development of a Christian family ministry.


– Develop a clearly defined vision and strategy for discipleship within the children’s ministry that works in conjunction with the overall vision and strategy of First Baptist Church.
– Develop and implement a strategy for whole-family discipleship; working with families to equip and empower parents/families to disciple their children.
– Provide oversight and planning for all aspects of Children’s ministry programming including Sunday morning Children’s Worship, Wednesday night Diamond Kids Klub, Vision-casting and planning for small community outreach events, and Family events/programming.
– Provide oversight to the Children’s Ministry budget and help develop the budgetary needs for the upcoming year.
– Lead and coach the Children’s Leadership team of volunteers.
–  Recruit, train, and motivate volunteers for leadership and service.
– Plan, coordinate, and implement a yearly calendar in conjunction with the Church calendar and collaboration with all ministries.
–  Establish goals and objectives to assist in the review, evaluation, and enhancement of the Children’s Ministry.
–  Provide an exciting and effective Children’s Worship experience.
–  Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor or Personnel Committee.



–  Firm personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
–  Strong leadership, organizational, administrative, and motivational skills.


–  Has expressed and demonstrated a call to ministry to children (birth-6th grades) and families.
–  Experience around children and family ministry (4-5 years preferred).
–  Ability to connect relationally with parents and children.
–  Ability and willingness to live in and develop community relationships locally by our church vision.
–  A passion to create an environment for spiritual growth in children and their families.
– Strong abilities and experience in equipping leaders and working with teams.
–  A willingness and ability to pioneer new things and inspire others to new initiatives.
–  Good teaching ability and communication skills.
–  Ability to make a creative contribution to the total church program.
–  Ministerial concern for all persons connected with children ministries.
–  Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people of all ages.
–  Ability to pass a background check.


–  High School Diploma is required.
–  Prefer the applicant to have a bachelor’s degree or higher, however experience in related ministry may be substituted.

The salary ranges from $30,000-40,000 based on education and/or experience. In addition to salary, employees will receive insurance and annuity paid in full by the church.

Please send your resume to [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to pastor@fbcdiamond.com

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