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Minister of Children

First Baptist Church of Las Cruces, NM is searching for an FT Minister of Children. FBC is experiencing growth, especially among families with children. FBC currently has four worship services, one traditional and three modern/contemporary. In addition, we have Wednesday night activities during the school year which includes AWANA for children. FBC also produces its own Children’s Camp and we have VBS. For more information visit us on Facebook, Instagram, or our website,


Please email all resumes to Resumes must include references for consideration. Video and digital resumes or resume components are acceptable, provided that they include references.


Principal Function: The Minister of Children is to provide overall leadership for the Children’s and Preschool ministry (referred to as CM) of First Baptist Church of Las Cruces. He/She will report directly to the Campus Pastor.


Qualifications: The Minister of children should have five years of experience serving in a similar or related role at a Southern Baptist, or comparable, church. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but additional experience may serve as a substitute for a degree.




Oversee, plan, evaluate and provide general leadership and supervision for all FBC CM-related ministries, programs, and activities.


Enlist, develop, train, and evaluate all volunteer workers related to the CM.


Work with the Campus Pastor to provide the proper resources and materials for the CM.


Submit an annual budget request for assigned programs and organizations for the CM.


Annually attend conferences or seminars for professional development.


Have a cell phone and be reasonably accessible by phone.


Oversee hiring and supervision of any paid childcare workers, maintaining a schedule for each person & ensure

proper supervision of children during events.


Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Pastor or Campus Pastor.


Must maintain strict confidentiality.