Pastor of Family & Student Ministries Job Description

Job Posted:  September 12, 2018
Full-Time:      Salary and benefits $40,000+ based on experience
Location:       Livingston, Texas

Central Baptist Church of Livingston, TX is a dynamic congregation with a tenured history in the community. The youth ministry currently has a weekly attendance average of 50, and a Sunday Bible Study attendance of 25. We are seeking a full time Pastor of Family & Student Ministries who is not only passionate about youth and families, but also has experience in building and leading teams, and partnering with parents for the spiritual development of youth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, coordinate, integrate, lead and evaluate a family-oriented Christ centered ministry for the students and families of Central Baptist Church including S.S., youth camp, youth band and other related youth events and programs.
  • Recruit and participate with student ministry volunteers to implement a comprehensive program for leading students to a knowledge of saving faith in Christ and to encourage further sanctification and discipleship.
  • Encourage student and families to serve in their church.
  • Encourage, resource and equip parents to minister to their children and view themselves as the primary disciple-makers.
  • Provide biblical support to families and/or students.
  • Encourage a multigenerational community within the church between students, families and senior adults.
  • Provide and support small group discipleship activities for students, be it in church, in home and/or on multiple JH & HS campuses for local school districts.
  • As much as possible attend student activities and events.
  • Develop outreach opportunities to reach students and young families for Christ.
  • Plan and manage student resources including yearly budgetary needs and policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the student ministry participation in the local, national and international missional focus of Central Baptist Church with Associate Pastor.
  • Maintain a community network of like-minded youth pastors across the county for the purpose of prayer, support and implementation of yearly activities such as SYATP and other such opportunities.
  • Participate in weekly ministerial and staff meetings to plan and discuss church-wide activities and vision.
  • Additional duties as assigned, including preaching and other pastoral duties needed, etc.

 SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Must be a committed, practicing, born again disciple of Christ
  • Meets qualifications for biblical leadership as set forth in 1Timothy 3 and Titus 1
  • Regularly exhibits the Fruit of the Spirit seen in Galatians 5
  • Practices and teaches personal evangelism
  • Lives a faithful commitment to prayer and the Word
  • Recognizes the importance of discipleship in growing the depth of families
  • Is in agreement with Central Baptist’s Faith Statement

 QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • College degree or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to teach, develop strategy, solve problems, and other administrative skills
  • Strong, compassionate leader and team player
  • At least 3-5 years full time ministry experienced
  • Prolific knowledge of social media strengths, weakness, and uses preferred
  • Preferably married

    CONTACT:  Kevin Kaleh   searchteam@centrallivingston.com