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Opportunities at Bethel

Here is a list of the current job opportunities available at Bethel:

Children’s Pastor (Full Time)

Position Description:
Bethel Church Choctaw is currently accepting resumes for the full-time position of Children’s Pastor. The Children’s Pastor will lead all aspects of our preschool and elementary programs from birth through 5th grade. We want kids to know Jesus, know the Word, know love, know how to love, and know how to lead others to this same journey.

Church Description:
We are a Bible-believing, inter-denominational church in the growing community of Choctaw, Oklahoma. We have been in this community for 48 years and are still experiencing growth and relevance. We believe in impacting the world with God’s love and teaching others to do the same. We are excited about the new things that God desires to do to us and through us. One of our main focuses in 2019 will be the health and dynamics of our children’s ministry. Our motto this year for all ministries is
“Love, Learn, Grow, Go”.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide vision and direction for the children’s ministry
  • Recruit and train volunteers
  • Sunday Morning Worship, Sunday Night Kids Connect, and Wednesday Services
  • Create/Organize and Execute Events:
    o Vacation Bible School
    o Camps
    o Family Outings
    o Outreaches
    o Etc.
  • Oversee all programming for children new-born – 5th grade
  • Maintain the children’s ministry electronic check-in system
  • Explore and engage in current and future technologies that help involve more
    volunteers and children in the ministry
  • Be a team player
  • Recreate yourself in others
  • Pastoral care for children (calls, visitation, cards, etc.)


  • A Bachelor’s degree with some Biblical and/or child education is preferred
  • Spiritually mature and uncompromising character
  • Highly relational
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Experience in recruiting, motivating, and equipping volunteer leaders
  • Experience with children and ministry
  • General technological experience
  • Ability to connect with parents and children
  • Be teachable and disciplined
    We do not expect perfection, but we stretch for excellence.

Favorable Characteristics:

  • Wildly creative
  • Crazy about sharing God’s love and excited to teach others to do the same
  • Having an appreciation for honest feedback, even when it hurts, giving it and taking it. Difficult conversations are sometimes vital, but they may help us grow

Required Resources:
Please include a hyperlink to a YouTube (or Vimeo) video introducing yourself. Please take 3 minutes or less and share your testimony and why you think you may be a good Children’s Pastor for Bethel Choctaw. Please include any other websites or videos that may help us in this decision concerning you.

Compensation will include:

  • Annual salary commensurate with experience
  • Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave
  • bonuses
  • free coffee

Please send a resume, cover letter and reference letters to