Family Pastor/Director
Brookfield Bible Church
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description:

Do you have a deep love for Jesus, a passion to reach families for Christ and help them grow into mature disciples, and a desire to take a vibrant, relevant and growing family ministry to the next level? Do you desire to serve a church of about 230 people that want to have a dynamic impact in the community and are sold out to the mission of winning others to Christ? Do you have the ability to organize, motivate, and lead people? If this describes you, Brookfield Bible Church is looking to hire a full-time Family Pastor/Director. We are located in the Susquehanna Township area of Harrisburg, PA. To learn more about us, please check out our vision and values.

Specific Job Responsibilities and Expectations


  • Partner with parents by equipping them with resources, discipleship strategies, and ministries which help them intentionally lead their families in spiritual growth
  • Minister personally to children, students, and their families as they have need
  • Relate effectively to both youth and adults


  • Develop, implement, and oversee a strategic, cohesive, and comprehensive family ministry that connects families and teachers/leaders relationally
  • Establish short and long-term goals and lead teams effectively to accomplish them
  • Develop fun, exciting, and relevant programming ideas and outreach events that help churched and non-churched families experience Jesus
  • Maintain, and where necessary, develop a safe and secure environment for children and youth including effective screening procedures for volunteers and staff


  • Motivate others to change by providing clear vision and direction to ensure effective ministry in an ever-changing world
  • Recruit and work closely with volunteer staff by providing motivation, encouragement, and training opportunities


  • Teach and communicate effectively to both large and small groups


  • Collaborate with the Lead Pastor on ministry strategy and report progress in weekly meetings
  • Perform other responsibilities as directed by the Lead Pastor
  • Perform duties within the shared vision and values of the church


  • Have a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ
  • If applying as a Pastor, meet the Biblical qualifications of an elder as found in 1Timothy 3 and Titus 1.  If applying as a Director, demonstrate excellence in character.
  • Giftedness in administration, leadership, and teaching
  • Previous experience in ministry to children, students, and families is required
  • 4 year degree in ministry a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing


  • Must subscribe to the beliefs, doctrine, and vision/values of Brookfield Bible Church


  • The Family Ministry Pastor/Director is directly accountable to the Lead Pastor


  • Nationally competitive salary and compensation package

Resumes, cover letters and Candidate Questionnaire should be submitted to:
Pat Phenicie, Pastoral Assistant

Or mailed to:
Brookfield Bible Church
ATTN:  Pat Phenicie, Pastoral Assistant
3601 Brookfield Rd.
Harrisburg, PA 17109