Children’s Ministry Director,Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church-Midway,KY

Job Description:

A unique opportunity to serve in an alive, growing church (2000+ members) with a small-town feel. In this beautiful horse-country setting, we minister to people from several large metropolitan cities as well as rural areas. We are seeking a full-time Children’s Ministry Director to serve as a staff member within a vibrant congregation, working with a committed staff and gifted lay leadership in order to nurture children from birth through 5th grade, and their families, in the love and grace of Jesus Christ.


  • Must be a committed person of God with a strong relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Must demonstrate a love for children and knowledge of child development; possess the ability to establish rapport with them; and lead them in their Christian walk
  • Will be expected to become a member of this church
  • Must use appropriate child development knowledge to best meet the needs of Forks children in curriculum selection, child discipline, classroom grouping, etc.
  • Must be committed to the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church’s doctrine, vision, values, and beliefs
  • Must be able to train and lead volunteers with a team approach to ministry
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university and possession (or be in pursuit of) an advanced degree in Christian Ministry is preferred. A degree in Children’s/Christian Education is preferred but not required. Those who are in the process of acquiring a Bachelor’s degree in Children’s Ministry or Children’s/Christian Education will also be considered.
  • Must possess budgeting/financial skills
  • Must have basic computer skills and be willing to learn specific programs and protocols
  • Must have strong communication/organizational skills
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with volunteers and staff
  • Must be able to be hands-on in leading Children’s Church, VBS and all other functions of the Children’s Ministry.
  • Must be able to work actively with safety/security team and participate in volunteer training


Please send a letter of interest and resume including references to:

Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church

ATTN: Office/Communications Director

495 Duckers Rd

Midway, KY 40347 Or email to:

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