Associate Pastor Full Time

@ First Baptist Church in Augusta, KS
  • Augusta, Kansas View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist
  • Job Category: Associate Pastor
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2023
  • Application closes: 30 April 2023
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    Job Description

    First Baptist Church in Augusta, KS is looking for an Associate Pastor with a Youth emphasis who will introduce young people to Christ, disciple them in spiritual growth through God’s word, and train them in serving Christ. The position of Associate Pastor is responsible for providing leadership in planning and implementing a Christ-centered ministry by specifically developing disciples among middle, high school, and college age students. This position will assist the Senior Pastor, Deacons, and ministry leaders in fulfilling the mission of the church; other duties will be considered based on spiritual gifts of the individual.

    The Associate Pastor position is a full-time position with an emphasis in youth ministry. Candidates must possess sound doctrine and agree with church’s articles of faith. A ministry related bachelor’s degree is necessary, a seminary degree is preferred. Must have a heart for youth and discipleship. Must plan mission trips, church camps, and other youth events. The candidate must be a skilled communicator with relational and administrative ability.

    Ministry Focus: The Associate Pastor shall work with the Middle School, High School, and Young Adults (out of high school, but under age 25) in the church and community in order to bring them to Jesus Christ and a mature Christian lifestyle.

    Relationships: The Associate Pastor shall be a full-time staff member of the church and shall serve under the direction of the senior pastor with advisement from the Discipleship Core Team and the Deacons. The Associate Pastor shall also be an ex-officio member of the departments and committees as assigned by the senior pastor.

    Qualifications: The Associate Pastor must comply with the appropriate provisions of the church constitution. The Associate Pastor must be a strong, mature Christian individual, and have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a field that is conducive to working with youth, and preferably should also have either a seminary degree or some additional training in youth work, leadership development, and the Bible. The Associate Pastor should have the demonstrated ability to work with youth and to cooperate with the rest of the church’s people and programs. The Associate Pastor should have a specific call to youth ministry.

    Application closes: April 30, 2023

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