The Minister to Students must possess a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, have a passion to reach students and make disciples, agree to FBC Decatur’s mission, value, and doctrinal statement, have a completed undergraduate degree, and have a completed or current work towards a masters degree from an accredited seminary.
Oversee the student ministry, which includes 6th – 12th grade.
Develop and execute a discipleship strategy to train up and disciple students.
Lead a regular midweek service for students, and oversee the Sunday morning Sunday school structure,including volunteers and student leaders.
Pursue a consistent presence on the school campuses of current students.
Oversee communication through the means of student ministry social media accounts.
Efficiently and effectively communicate the gospel on a regular basis.
Organize and lead annual student trips, including but not limited to summer camps, mission trips, etc.
Actively connect and communicate with students regularly.
Develop and maintain methods to communicate with parents and family units.
Assist the Education Team in keeping the desire to reach the next generation in front of our congregation.
Develop and manage an annual budget for the student ministry at FBC Decatur.
The Minister to Students will report to the Discipleship Pastor, who will conduct an annual ministry evaluation for submission to the Personnel Committee. The Minister will supervise a shared administrator and Middle School Minister, while coordinating with volunteer leaders. He will also work closely with other FBC Decatur ministers.
The Minister will work a minimum of forty (40) hours per week, subject to the requirements of the ministry and other church needs. Sunday will be designated as a work day for the Minister. Under normal circumstances, subject to ministry obligations, the Minister will be provided Friday as a day off in lieu of Sunday.