Student / College Minister Full Time

@ First Baptist Church in Cleveland
  • Cleveland, Mississippi View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 1 December 2022
  • Application closes: 31 March 2023
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    Job Description

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
    The Student Minister is responsible for organizing, coordinating and implementing a healthy culture of discipleship for students (Junior High, High School and College).  This includes being a resource for parents, ministering to students, equipping volunteers, and fulfilling any other responsibilities assigned by the Pastors.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    •      The Student Minister must meet the qualifications of 1 Timothy 3:1-7 & Titus 1:6-9.
    •      The Student Minister must demonstrate a clear call to vocational ministry.
    •      The Student Minister must have earned or be pursuing a master’s degree or higher in Biblical Studies or a ministry-related field.
    •      The Student Minister must have sufficient ministry experience.
    •      The Student Minister must be in full agreement with our statement of faith (The Baptist Faith and Message 2000).

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Resource for Parents
    The Student Minister will be available and provide resources to parents to assist them as they engage in discipleship within the home.
    •      Contact parents regularly for prayer, discussion, and fellowship.
    •      Provide resources such as books, articles, podcasts, conferences, etc. that deal with family worship and teenage discipleship.
    •      Stay in touch with teenage/college trends in order to inform and guide parents to better engage their children at home.
    •      Develop healthy relationships with parents in order to partner well with them in their pursuit of making disciples at home.
    •      Plan & provide opportunities for students and parents to participate together in various events.

    Ministering to Students
    Lead students in gospel-centered discipleship through the proclamation of God’s Word.  Teach God’s Word, develop personal relationships and interact with students outside the normal church gathering.
    ·      Teach the full counsel of God’s Word & ensure sound doctrine is being taught.
    ·      Cultivate a welcoming environment motivated by grace, truth and love.
    ·      Be available to counsel students as needed.
    ·      Plan events that will help develop their spiritual growth.
    ·      Lead students to develop spiritual disciplines: study, prayer and missions.

    Equipping Volunteers
    Develop and train new & current volunteers for service in the youth ministry.  This will primarily include developing small group leaders who will build intentional gospel-centered relationships with parents and students.

    Application closes: March 31, 2023

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