A church represents a Community of Christian believers who come together to form a fellowship from which they will be part of in their journey of salvation. A church is hence run as an organization since it has several Sectors to be taken into consideration. For it to run effectively, it should have a structure of leadership that is clear to be able to handle the different dockets that need to be attended to. The kind of leadership structure to be used will be dependent on the size of congregation and the various tasks that a church will be involved in.
One sector of the leadership that is found in a church is the pastoral leaders who get to head the various Ministries that are there. In it, there is the overall or the lead pastor who is the one in charge of the running of a church. Depending on various churches the lead pastor could be the Vision bearer of that ministry or may have been appointed to lead a specific church. He gets to give the leaders serving under him direction in which to take and how to run the various activities in the church. They also get to be the ones to give approval on various issues that need to be implemented.
Another dockets that is commonly found in the church leadership is the music and worship pastor. Worship is a major component in every gathering of Believers hence there needs to be someone well capable to run this docket. The worship pastor hence gives direction to the worship experiences of a church and goes ahead to help in planning of events that are to involve music and worship. They should be people who are excellent in music and at the same time well able to guide people into worship sessions that helps them to connect with God.
The children ministry is another docket that is given attention. Children ministry pastor should also be part of a church leadership to be able to nurture the Young Ones as they grow in their Christianity. He or she should be one who values family so as to see the need of bringing up the children in a manner that makes them mature up emotionally, physically and spiritually. The person in this ministry should be one who has a heart of compassion, love, patient and gracious which enables them to connect with children bringing out the best in them.
The young people are a major part of most church congregation. It is evident that they are in a different phase of life from that of adults. Due to this, it becomes important to have a youth ministry which they are to belong to as part of the church. This is given to a youth pastor who should be an individual who is passionate about the growth of young people. They should also be people who are young so that they can be able to connect with this young Believers. This is because of they are able to know the issues they are going through and any current trends that could be affecting them. With such they are able to know how to guide them.