Children and Families Pastor (Full Time)

Job Details

Do you have a passion to see children come to faith and grow in their faith in Jesus? Do you have
a heart to see children and their families fulfil God’s purpose for their lives as His followers? Are
you passionate about seeing the church reach out into the community blessing the lives of children and young families, seeing them become Jesus’ disciples? Then we’d love you to apply to be our Children and Families Pastor, and join our Kingdom adventure.

St. Luke’s Maidstone is a charismatic evangelical Anglican church with strong links to New Wine and the Diocese of Canterbury. Our vision is to be a church family who passionately ‘LIVE for Jesus and LOVE one another, LEADing to transformed lives and communities.’


Children and Families Pastor

Full-Time (37.5hrs/wk)
Salary – £26-28k p.a. FTE (depending on experience) + 10% into C of E pension


Description of the job

We’re looking for someone with a passion for children’s ministry and a heart to reach children and their families beyond the church community with the good news of Jesus. A dynamic leader for our children’s ministry. Someone who loves Jesus and loves seeing children come to faith and grow in their faith. You will have experience in developing a vision, building teams, training others and delivering an exciting and fun children’s ministry.
This role builds on the great work of our previous post holder and our amazing volunteer kids team at St. Luke’s over many years. The role will require elements of building on existing ministries and pioneering new ones both inside and outside the church in our community.

Take a look at our Kids Page to find out more.

How to Apply for the Job

If this role grabs your attention we’d love to hear from you. You can find out more on our website Full details and an application form are available by emailing the vicar
Gareth Dickinson (garethdickinson (at)

Closing date for applications: 29 June
Interviews: Early July
Start Date: Aug/Sept.

For an informal conversation about this role please email Gareth Dickinson.
St. Luke’s Church is committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of children, young
people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The St. Luke’s PCC as part of the Diocese of Canterbury has formally adopted the Paraklesis
Charter for Churches (

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