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CedarCreek Church – Children Ministry Pastor

29129 Lime City Rd

Position Type

Children Ministry Pastor



Ministry Area

Children’s/Family Ministry

Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

CedarCreek Church is a multisite, non-denominational church located in and around the Toledo, OH area. The church has 6 different locations and currently sees around 5,000 in attendance between all campuses on a typical weekend. The Perrysburg campus is led by Campus Pastor Luke Shortridge, who has been the campus pastor at the Perrysburg Campus for the last year, and on staff for over 15 years. The campus currently has three services offered on Saturdays at 5:00p, and Sundays at 9:00a and 11:00a. All services are identical and offer a modern style of worship. The church’s kids ministry, known as CedarVille, is offered at every service as they see almost 300 kids on average get checked in at the Perrysburg Campus every weekend. Perrysburg also sees around 80 volunteers that serve in various roles in kids ministry.

The church is seeking the right candidate to take over as the new Director of Kids to oversee the kids ministry at Perrysburg, which is the broadcast campus. The right candidate will have a deep personal life in Christ and the character and capacity that align with the church’s overall mission and vision. Below are the qualifications and responsibilities Froot Group and the church have identified for this role:

Oversee the CedarCreek’s Kids Ministry of children birth-4th grade.
Provide primary leadership for Kids Ministry projects and events.
Recruit, equip, care for, and develop key DreamTeam (volunteers) and future interns.
Ensure the DreamTeam is scheduled and staffed to support kids ministry events; primarily weekend services.
Assist with Kids central support details as needed.
Collaborate with campus’ Student Director to foster a Family Ministry approach.
Be the primary connector between CedarCreek and families with children.
Ensure the CedarVille environment remains irresistible to children and families and is also supportive of all volunteer responsibilities.
Ensure that all Large and Small Groups are implemented with excellence at all services.
Ensure the Guest Service experience for new and regular families is excellent.
Ensure all Kids Ministry Playbook policies are read, understood, and implemented by the Campus Kids Ministry Staff and DreamTeam.
Clearly communicate verbally and in writing on an individual basis, in small group settings, and in large group settings. This relates specifically to communicating vision and may extend to other teaching and communication avenues.

A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5- 9).
A calling to ministry.
Excellent communication and public speaking abilities.
Outgoing, engaging, and enthusiastic personality with a strong passion for kids ministry.
Excellent spiritual and organizational leadership skills.
A team player and team builder who focuses on the good of the entire organization.
Being a tithing, Missional Member in good standing at CedarCreek Church.
Attendance at a weekend service and in a small group.
Commit to attend weekly campus and central staff meetings.
Modeling and championing the Mission, Vision and Core Values of CedarCreek Church.
Commit to the CedarCreek Church Staff 10 points of accountability.
A bachelor’s degree in a relative field is preferred, though not required.
At least one to two years of experience in leading a kids ministry and can provide tangible measures of growth in those past ministry experiences.

Reports to: Perrysburg Campus Pastor

For more information, view the FULL CHURCH PROFILE at

To apply, email your resume to Meggan at [email protected].