Student Pastor Full Time

@ First Baptist Church in Flippin
  • Flippin, Arkansas View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 19 January 2023
  • Application closes: 30 April 2023
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    Job Description


    Purpose: This position will be a full-time position which will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of student ministries (children and youth).

    Qualifications: The Student Pastor must have a growing, vibrant relationship with Jesus, love working with and ministering to students, have a pastoral heart and desire to see the students grow in their relationship with Christ. Listed below are additional requirements:

    General Requirements: 

    •       Must be a born-again Christian

    •       Meet the 1st Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5 qualifications for church leadership

    •       Commit to the church doctrines and beliefs clearly defined in scripture and expressed in the Baptist Faith & Message 2000, referenced in the church            constitution and by-laws.

    •       Pastoral philosophy of equipping and discipling students

    •       Commitment to Accountability

    •       Strong teacher with a love for the Word of God

    •       Relational style of leadership and ministry

    •       General availability to Pastor, parents and student ministry volunteers

    •       GED or High School Diploma required; Bible College, seminary or some experience preferred.


    •       Faithfully teach God’s infallible word. Seek to help students develop a strong daily relationship with Jesus Christ by emphasizing spiritual disciplines of daily Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, service and witnessing

    •       Lead students and families to regular participation in corporate worship with the whole church body

    •       Oversee weekly youth ministry meetings including but not limited to: Youth Life Groups, Youth Sunday Evening Activities, and Mid-Week Youth Program

    •       Lead Student Ministry Team (Youth Committee) in planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing student ministry programs and activities

    •       Arrange for a variety of age-appropriate activities, both at the church and outside the church, that will attract many different youth to the church and hold their interest – It is encouraged that there be a minimum of one youth activity a month during the school year and one a week during the summer.

    •       Enlist and train an effective volunteer ministry team

    •       Work with the student ministry team to achieve the collectively articulated goals of the ministry

    •       Prepare and submit annual budget request for all areas of assigned responsibility

    •       Involve students in missions, evangelism and community outreach

    •       Promote student ministry to the church and community utilizing the church bulletin, social media, church website and other means

    •       Communicate regularly with Pastor to ensure discipleship strategy is coordinated

    •       Periodically evaluate the student ministry and recommend improvements

    •       Be an extension/representation of church at youth, community and school events off the church campus.

    •       Other duties as assigned by Senior Pastor


    •       Children’s ministry responsibilities will be largely administrative.

    •       Organize and lead the teams that carry out our major community outreach events – Vacation Bible School, Eggstravaganza (Easter), Trunk or Treat,             etc.

    •       Lead and attend summer camps (children and youth) as well as youth mission trips.

    •       Organize midweek programming (BLAST and G3) – including the assigning of teachers and curriculum selection.

    •       Help students successfully transition from the children’s department to the youth.


    •       Competitive – TBD based upon candidate’s qualifications and experience.


    •       Please submit resumes by email with Attn: Student Pastor Search Committee.  You may also submit to First Baptist Church, 721 Alford, Flippin, AR 72634.

    Application closes: April 30, 2023

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