Rockingham Christian Church , Salem, NH - Family Minister

Rockingham Christian Church

Family Minister Position

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
5 330 Salem , NH USA

Contact Information


Ben Siemon
phone   (603) 952-0522

2 Keewaydin Drive
Salem , NH 03079

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Other Family Minister Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Description

Job Title: Family Minister      
Supervisor Title: Lead Minister 
Date Prepared: March 13th, 2019 

Personal Responsibilities:

Exhibit a mature relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior

Practice spiritual disciplines regularly

Maintain an active prayer life

Show evidence of the fruit of the Spirit

Demonstrate strong relationship skills

Sustain a healthy balance of work and rest in their life

Model integrity

Be a student of your craft: read & listen to the best voices and freshest ideas on partnering with families to reach young people today

Skills and Abilities:

Be a Leader of Leaders

Face of Family Ministry, and connect relationally with parents and children/teens

Work with volunteer teams

Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Teach children/teens

Collaborate with RCC staff team, elders, and volunteers

Develop family ministry goals and strategies to meet those goals

Ability to develop & oversee an annual budget for each area of ministry responsibilities

Recruit and inspire volunteers in various roles 

Do whatever is necessary to help Rockingham Christian Church achieve its mission


The Family Minister reports to the Lead Minister


Sunday AM responsibilities

You are the face of RCC Family Ministry

Host Worship Service once a month

Preach as needed

Lead Kidz Rock Sunday AM Huddles once a month and be present when available

Connect with people on Sunday AM, intentionally seeking out ICNU conversations (Hero Maker Book) to create a constant flow of new people serving on the Family Ministry team in various capacities

Support Kidz Rock Team Lead as necessary

Just-A-Phase (Partnering with Parents)

Develop a team of parents who are parenting in different phases who can lead parents either in the same phase or one phase behind them in making the most of their child’s phase.  This can be accomplished through a Life Groups, Just-A-Phase Events or Workshops, and/or Phase Celebrations (i.e. Baby Dedication, Preparing for Adolescence, Rites of Passage and Senior Banquet). Meet every six weeks with this team.

Family Outreach (Serving our Community)

Develop a team to evaluate current community outreach events (i.e. Egg Hunt, Camp Create, SalemFest 5K) and determine best practices for engaging new families in the community and introducing them to RCC.  Meet every six week with this team.

Explore ways for RCC to continue to partner with Salem Pride events (Senior Safe Night, July 4th, Salem Scramble, Night of Lights and Holiday Parade) in the community.

Key Relationships:
Jenny Lacasse, Dave Olsen, Michelle Olsen, Melissa Sorcinelli, Melissa Durant

Youth Ministry (Widening the Circle)

Lead a team of small group leaders who partner with Middle and High School students throughout their journey through middle and high school.  Raise up leaders and create a volunteer leadership structure within the youth ministry.  Meet every 6 six weeks with these leaders.

Oversee curriculum and develop an annual ministry plan to include but not limited to worship, service and social events for high school students and The Middle for middle school students. 
Coordinate a Winter Retreat (i.e. Deep Freeze) and Summer Camp (i.e. WorkcampNE) experience for students.

Key Relationships:
Small Groups leaders (Tony Spero, Trevor Glines, Dave Thompson, Alycia Cone, John Durant, Karla Gallager, Donna Murphy, Mike Convey, Caleb Harmen, Michelle Olsen, Brooke Giddings, Deirdre Smith), Events Team (Wendy Borges & Melissa Durant)

Kidz Rock

Be the direct report for the Kidz Rock Team Leader.  Meet with this leader on a monthly basis.  Oversee curriculum.  Assist in recruiting and equipping Kidz Rock team members as needed, especially working with middle/high school students to serve on the Kidz Rock team.

Key Relationships: Jenny Lacasse (Elementary), Erika Desena (Early Childhood) and Jen Harmen (Kidz Rock Check-in)

Job Summary

We are seeking someone who will lead our Family Ministry Team. You will be the Direct Report over part-time Kidz Rock Director. Must be highly organized, leader of leaders, create and execute systems, and you must LOVE THINK ORANGE/ FAMILY MINISTRY.

Job Description

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Applicant Requirements

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree from Bible College and/or Seminary 3-5 years of experience in Children’s and/or Youth Ministry Adhere to the values and beliefs of the Restoration Movement