Associate Pastor of Youth and Children Full Time

@ Shady Grove Baptist Church
  • Belton, South Carolina View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Associate Pastor, Children’s Ministry, Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2022
  • Application closes: 28 February 2023
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    Job Description

    PRINCIPAL FUNCTION:
    Responsible for discipling and serving the youth, children, and their families at Shady Grove Baptist Church.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    • Create and maintain vision for youth and children’s ministry
    • Supervise youth and children leadership teams and volunteers
    • Implement ongoing Sunday morning and Wednesday night youth lessons and activities for youth
    • Oversee children’s ministry volunteers, teachers, and activities
    • Create and implement a budget for youth and children’s ministries
    • Disciple and counsel youth, children, and their families

    GENERAL DUTIES:
    • Organize evangelistic activity surrounding the youth and children’s ministry including outreach events
    • Provide avenues for theological as well as social development—(Weekly teaching on Wednesday nights, small groups, book studies, campouts, ice cream nights, game nights, etc).
    • Coordinate youth camp and non-camp retreats and weekends.
    • Assist the children’s committee with planning weekly services, children’s camps, and activities (i.e. Children’s church, Wednesday night activities, summer activities)
    • Intermittent Sunday morning preaching opportunities and intermittent teaching opportunities (membership classes, new believers classes, etc.)
    • Coordinate the participation of youth and children in the participation of Sunday morning worship services
    • Represent the youth and children ministries in the planning and coordinating of church events

    NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Ability to cast a comprehensive vision for youth and children ministries
    • Effective communicator
    • Passion for studying and teaching Scripture
    • Alignment with the theology, core values, and ministry objectives of the senior Pastor and Deacons
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently
    • Flexibility in job role
    • Desire to grow through continued education, training, and conferences
    • 2-3 years experience preferred
    • Seminary degree preferred

    Application closes: February 28, 2023

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