First Baptist Church of Owen Sound Published: July 10, 2019
Job Type
Permanent Position
Number of Hours per Week
10 hours/week


We are seeking a person to provide overall leadership and oversee our Sunday morning children’s ministry, develop and oversee a mid week program and eventually a school program. This position requires someone with experience and a passion for working with children, who relates well with children and their parents. This person must have a high level of self-initiative and leadership abilities. 

Overview of Church and Community

First Baptist Church of Owen Sound has a Sunday morning attendance of 50-60 people. We have a blended worship service, and small group of children each Sunday morning. We want our children’s ministry to grow. Owen Sound is the hub of Grey County, and offers a great lifestyle in a beautiful part of Ontario.   

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Some post-secondary education is preferable (example: children’s ministries, theology, education, social work). Some experience in a church or para-church ministry is also preferable, especially working in children’s ministries and/or family ministries. 

Role and Responsibilities

This person will have the freedom to develop our children’s ministry, and utilize their gifts and abilities. 

Preferred Skills

We are looking for a passionate follower of Christ with high self-initiative who is creative, and energetic. This person will be able to develop ministry plans and plan weekly children's ministry programs, and teach the Bible to children in an age-appropriate and practical manner. We are looking for a person with a heart in reaching our community children/families through various efforts who is team oriented and able to oversee a volunteer children's ministry team. 


Resumes can be emailed to Rev. Dr. Keith Sweeting or you can sent to First Baptist 990 4th Ave. East Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 2P1. For more information, you can call 519 376-2692.  


First Baptist Church of Owen Sound welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. ***