Bi-vocational Pastor of Families and Students Part time

@ Hallsville Baptist Church
  • Hallsville, Missouri View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry, Family Ministry, Pastor / Senior Pastor
  • Date Posted: 23 October 2022
  • Application closes: 31 January 2023
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    Job Description

    Job Overview

    • Responsibilities
      • To direct and promote the Youth activity program of the Church. The purposes of the student activity program are to promote Bible study, evangelism, fellowship, spiritual growth, and holiness in conduct & character.
      • To oversee the Student Council (pending updated Constitution & By-laws).
      • To be the Student and Pre-teen Camps Director and Coordinator.
      • To give Student activities reports to the Church.
      • To secure signed permission slips from parents/guardians for all activities away from the Church.
      • To be certain that no student/child is allowed in a private setting with an adult.
      • All activities will be chaperoned by two (2) or more adult members of the Church.
    • Operating Procedures
      • There will be no less than one activity per calendar quarter.
      • The Church Council (pending updated HBC Constitution & By-laws) will describe in writing and recommend additional operating procedures to the Church. The Family & Student Pastor will join the current pastoral leadership team and work closely with the deacons, committee chairs, and ministry area directors to pursue the goal of making disciples while focusing on the key area of whole-family discipleship and student/youth ministry. The Pastor will facilitate integration of student/youth ministry with the family discipleship model (including adults and younger students) while assisting with the overall pastoral responsibilities of the church as a whole. The Family & Student Pastor will help facilitate and equip family ministry—including seasonal small groups and small group leader development, children’s ministry leader development (Sunday School teachers, Wednesday/Sunday Children’s Ministry teachers/leaders, VBS Director & Leader training.

    Job Description

    Percentage of time/responsibility to key areas:

    • Pastoral Responsibilities (10%) – Shared ministerial duties including weddings, funerals, counseling, visitation, and/or administration of the ordinances. The Family & Student Pastor may have regular opportunities to preach, if desired.
    • Family Ministry (30%) – Facilitate a comprehensive family discipleship model. Equip families by utilizing the ministry vehicles in place such as Sunday School, VBS, Discipleship Ministry (Sun/Wed pm), Home Small Groups. Plan and propose budgets for this Ministry area.
    • Student Ministry (40%) – Execute and Oversee the Student/Youth ministry. This includes working with the Sunday School Director to recruit, train, equip Sunday School teachers and/or Youth Group leaders. Plan regular events in one of three general categories: Outreach/Missions, Fellowship, Service. Summer camps and retreats will need to be planned. Incorporate student/youth into the “Body Life” areas of service and worship. Plan and propose budgets for this Ministry area.
    • Equipping Ministry (20%) – Provide both area workers and families with resources, training and/or counsel to “come alongside” them as they serve and shepherd either children in their household or students in their charge.
    • The expectation with this position will not be on numbers per se but on depth of discipleship.

    How To Apply

    1. Read our church’s Mission and Beliefs.
    2. Submit the following items to the Pastor Search Committee by email
      1. A professional résumé detailing education, experience and attributes.
      2. An explanation of your call to the ministry.
      3. Your personal testimony of salvation in Jesus Christ.
      4. All social media handles and identities (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
    Application closes: January 31, 2023

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