Christ Lutheran Church

Santa Clarita, California, United States

Family Ministry Director

  • Address: 25816 Tournament Rd, Santa Clarita, California 91355-2323
  • Affiliation: LCMC
  • Contact: Garrett Siemsen
  • Phone: 661.289.2993
  • Email:
  • Website: Click Here
  • Position Title: Family Ministry Director
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Family Ministry Director

    Full-Time, Non-Exempt

    Salary: $45,000-$55,000

    The Family Ministry Director at Christ Lutheran Church will provide leadership to all kids’ ministries from nursery-age through high school. He/she will be able to develop a highly organized ministry that is marked by well-equipped volunteers and and well-communicated plans. The right candidate will evince a love for the formation of kids and an appreciation for the vocation of parents. 

    The Family Ministry Director will have primary responsibility for two main areas of ministry: Children’s Ministry (Nursery through 6th grade) and Student Ministry (7th through 12th grade). Candidates able to lead only one of these two areas are still encouraged to apply for the area in which they are interested. 

    Children’s Ministry (20 hours per week)

    • Sunday School Ministry
      • Choose curriculum that is both orthodox in content and vibrant in method
      • Create and lead a dedicated team of Sunday morning teachers who have a deep faith in God and a great love for kids
        • Recruit, equip, and encourage teachers with quarterly teacher trainings
        • Communicate weekly with teachers so that they are comfortable and confident teaching the coming week’s lesson
    • Midweek Ministry 
      • Choose curriculum and train teachers for Wednesday Night Ministries (currently 10 weeks in the fall, 5 weeks in the winter, 5 weeks in the spring)
      • In coordination with pastoral staff, equip and encourage the parents of young children so that they can confidently teach and model the faith at home
      • Plan and participate in the annual 4th-6th grade retreat
    • Nursery Ministry
      • Provide leadership to and oversight of nursery staff and volunteers
      • Maintain schedule of nursery staff and volunteers, ensuring excellent nursery care at all family-oriented events
    • Preschool Family Ministry
      • In coordination with pastoral staff, create a bridge for families of Christ Lutheran Preschool into the life and ministry of Christ Lutheran Church

    Student Ministry (20 hours per week)

    • Confirmation Ministry (7th-8th grade)
      • In coordination with pastoral staff, create annual teaching schedule that identifies (a) the teacher and (b) the content being taught
      • Communicate weekly with parents of Confirmands
      • Plan and participate in the annual Confirmation Retreat
    • High School Ministry
      •  In coordination with Student Ministry Leadership Team, create annual teaching schedule that identifies (a) the teacher and (b) the content being taught
      • Recruit, equip, and encourage Student Ministry Leadership Team so that they can faithfully invest in the lives of teens
      • Communicate weekly with high school families
      • Plan and participate in the annual Summer Trip and the annual Winter Retreat

    Accountability & Reporting 

    • Reports to Lead Pastor
    • Subject to provisions of the Personnel Manual

    Interested in applying? Please submit a resume and cover letter to Pastor Garrett Siemsen: