Minister of Youth and Discipleship

Scottsville Baptist Church

Job Description

We are prayerfully searching for our next full-time Minister of Youth and Discipleship at Scottsville Baptist Church.


ABOUT SCOTTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH

Positioned in a quaint, rural setting, our church has a rich history and has a heart to reach people with the Gospel and help them grow in their walk with the Lord. Scottsville is a small community with a big reach, being the starting place of Dollar General. We are located just 20 minutes from Bowling Green, KY (home of the Corvette), and 45 minutes from Nashville, TN. Our church’s worship style could be described as ranging from traditional to blended. We currently have around 225 in average worship attendance and are blessed to have new guests coming quite often to our church. Our Senior Pastor has been at our church for 4 years and has a vision for our church to connect every generation to God, others, and service. Much of our building has been updated recently, including our youth space, and we are just now completing a renovation of our sanctuary (new carpet, paint, pews, platform reconfiguration, etc.). If you’d like more information about our church, check out our church website: www.scottsvillebaptist.org.


ABOUT THE POSITION


PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To ignite a desire for a genuine relationship with Christ and to equip the youth for the spiritual battle they are in.
  • To partner with parents and help them disciple their teenagers.
  • To lead and equip all generations to make disciples.


RESPONSIBLE TO:

  • Senior Pastor and Personnel Committee. (Evaluations will be conducted after the first 6 months and annually thereafter by the Senior Pastor and will be reported in writing to the Personnel Committee.)


RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:

YOUTH MINISTRY

  • Responsibility for the oversight and leadership of the youth ministries (7th-12th grades). This includes: regularly scheduled activities for youth during church meeting times (e.g. Sunday School), special events, etc.
  • Create, plan, and lead special events and trips for youth and families such as D-Now weekends, camps, trips, holiday-themed events, Youth VBS, mission trips, etc. These events will be placed on an annual calendar and submitted to the Senior Pastor.
  • Use creativity to plan and execute relevant, new ideas within the ministry.
  • Recruit, train, pray for, and involve new and current youth ministry volunteers.
  • Create and effectively manage the ministry’s budget and submit annual budget proposal to finance committee for approval.
  • Communicate consistently with parents as well as provide the tools they need for spiritual leadership.
  • Decide on curricula and other teaching materials for youth areas, upon approval of the Senior Pastor.
  • Use creative ways to connect new individuals and families to our church through the youth ministry.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.


DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRY

  • Oversee and maintain all discipleship activities within the church. This includes but is not limited to Sunday School, weekly small group Bible studies, etc.
  • Regularly communicate with discipleship leaders within the church and provide them with necessary resources, including materials and training.
  • Work with the Senior Pastor in creating new Bible study classes and discipleship opportunities.
  • Work with the nominating committee and committee on committees in enlisting qualified workers for leadership in discipleship areas.
  • Create and effectively manage the ministry’s budget and submit annual budget proposal to finance committee for approval.
  • Use creativity to plan and execute relevant, new ideas within the ministry.
  • Decide on curricula and other teaching materials for discipleship classes, upon approval of the Senior Pastor.
  • Use creative ways to connect new individuals and families to our church through the discipleship ministry.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.


OTHER GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Should always exhibit professionalism, demonstrated by: a well-groomed appearance, conscientious work ethic, willingness and ability to work at a fast pace within a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility.
  • Should be committed to growing the youth and discipleship ministries, both spiritually and numerically.
  • Should be ever conscious of the need for confidentiality.
  • Should maintain regular office hours.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Should be a continual learner and team player.
  • Should exercise discernment and wise judgment.
  • Should conduct a lifestyle congruent with biblical requirements for church leaders.
  • Should be a person who gives extreme attention to details with an eye for excellence.
  • Should be a self-starter, good at multi-tasking and prioritizing projects.
  • Maintain personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer, and Christian community.
  • Be involved in the community of Scottsville, especially in youth-related community activities (e.g. FCA, sporting events).


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Be a member in good standing of a Baptist congregation.
  • Have a desire to teach and mentor youth with patience and an accepting heart.
  • Have a passion for leading and equipping Christians to disciple others.
  • Have experience in teaching youth in an educational or Christian setting.
  • Must pass a mandatory background check.
  • Must be proficient with computers and social media.
  • Related Bible college or seminary degree preferred.
  • Willingness to join, endorse, and support Scottsville Baptist Church and her mission as well as the ministries of the worldwide work of the Southern Baptist Convention.


APPLY FOR THE POSITION

To apply, email a resume and any accompanying documents to our search committee at [email protected]

About Scottsville Baptist Church

Our church is situated on Main Street in downtown Scottsville, Kentucky. Scottsville is a small rural community that boasts the birthplace of Dollar General. It is located about 20 minutes south of Bowling Green, KY (home of the Corvette) and 45 minutes northeast of Nashville, TN. Our church has a rich history, being over 175 years old. Our vision is to connect every generation to God, others, and service. We average around 215 regularly in worship attendance. We hold regular gatherings on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings and often will hold special gatherings on Sunday evenings. Our worship style ranges from traditional hymns to songs from modern hymn writers such as the Gettys, Andrew Peterson, and Matt Boswell. Our Senior Pastor has been serving our church for 4 years. Recently we have been able to update most of our building and are finishing an update of our worship space. We are excited about what God may do over this next season of ministry! If you'd like more information about our church, visit our website at www.scottsvillebaptist.org.

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Experience Required
Entry Level

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Some College

Date Posted
1 week ago
Location
Scottsville, Kentucky

Denomination
Baptist: SBC

Church Size
200-300 people


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