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CRBC Children and Families Ministry

Colchester Road Baptist Church Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
Full Time
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Description of Job

Colchester Road Baptist Church (CRBC) is an inclusive family church where the needs of families and children are an integral and important part of our ministry. Our mission statement as a church is that everything we do should be a gateway or a pathway to bringing people to know Christ and to helping them grow in their faith. Regular visits to parents and work in schools are key areas, seeking to form meaningful relationships to build on to reach out and show Jesus’ love in our community   

In line with this vision our children’s ministry aims to disciple children in the church aged 11 and under, and runs alongside our Youth Ministry. Children’s ministry is predominantly through a programme of church-based activities, some of which have children attending who would otherwise have no contact with CRBC. We encourage our young people to get involved with helping to lead some of the activities for children.

In addition to our groups for children on Sundays we ran a popular mid-week parent & toddler group, which aims to build links with young families and to introduce them to Jesus. We also had a weekly club for children aged 7 to 11, where we enjoy games and activities and where we explore the Bible together.

Team based ministry is central to CRBC’s vision and plan and an essential part of this role is leading, working with and supporting a large team of children’s ministry volunteers. We value them immensely, consider them part of the team, and see them as key to the development of the vision and plan. 

There is an occupational requirement for this role to be held by a practicing Christian, who accepts our statement of faith.

CRBC can offer you  

  • A dedicated volunteer base that has a desire to see our Children come to know Jesus and are committed to journeying with them. 
  • Membership of a welcoming and inclusive church family, who prayerfully encourage and care for one another. 
  • The opportunity to be part of a staff team, led by our lead minister and the support of our trustees. 
  • A retreat day once a month 
  • Regular prayer and team meetings 
  • Appropriate training and ongoing development 
  • Competitive pension  
  • 5 weeks holiday a year 

 CRBC look forward to welcoming someone with fresh ideas and new skills that will serve this important part of church family with passion, enthusiasm, and the love of Christ. 

 There is an occupational requirement for this role to be held by a practicing Christian, who accepts our statement of faith. You will become part of a community of people who are passionate about sharing the love of Jesus and to journey with them 

 The role is intended to be full time, however part-time applicants will be considered.


Colchester Road Baptist Church

Ipswich, England, United Kingdom

Colchester Road Baptist Church is a growing mission focussed Church Community in East Ipswich.

Our vision of CRBC is that

“Everything we do is either a gateway or pathway to Jesus and everyone of us seeks to be a gateway or pathway to Jesus”

We increasingly want to be a community of people who introduce people to Jesus, help them to become followers of Jesus and walk with them as we all become more like Jesus.

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