Job Description

Minimum Qualifications: 

The Minister to Students must possess a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, have a passion to reachstudents and make disciples, agree to FBC Decatur's mission, value, and doctrinal statement, have acompleted undergraduate degree, and have a completed or current work towards a masters degree from anaccredited 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 evaluationfor submission to the Personnel Committee. The Minister will supervise a shared administrator and MiddleSchool Minister, while coordinating with volunteer leaders. He will also work closely with other FBC Decaturministers.


Full time

Work Hours:

The Minister will work a minimum of forty (40) hours per week, subject to the requirements of the ministry andother 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.

To Apply:

Email [email protected] with your resume.

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About First Baptist Church of Decatur

We are a multigenerational Southern Baptist church with a desire to Reach People and Make Disciples. We want those around us to know and love Jesus! That’s why everything we do points to Him. 

Our church is in an extremely healthy position with momentum for amazing ministry ahead! We have a solid biblical foundation, an established staff and culture, average ~700 in corporate worship, have added 300+ new members in the past 3 years, baptized 80+ of those, and have the most loving church family you will find! 

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
2 weeks ago
Decatur, Alabama

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
500-750 people

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