Job Description

Principal Function


The Youth & Teaching Pastor will lead our middle and high school ministries to make gospel-centered disciples for the glory of God. This includes modeling and coordinating evangelism efforts; helping students grow into mature followers of Christ; and leading them to live on mission on their campuses. The ideal candidate will have a dynamic personality, strong relationship building skills, passion for evangelism, experience in discipleship, and be a detail-oriented hard-worker. This person should be a leader who is a self-starter and is comfortable leading other leaders. They should be skilled in adapting their ministry strategy to a particular context. The Youth & Teaching Pastor should have a desire to lead and preach beyond the youth ministry to contribute to the overall purposes of the whole church.


Overview & Qualifications


  • Reports to Lead Pastor
  • Full-time with benefits, salary commensurate with experience
  • Must agree with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.


General Responsibilities


  • Design and execute an outreach and evangelism strategy that fits our area’s culture and context.
  • Align a disciple-making strategy with the larger strategy of First Baptist Wentzville.
  • Equip and provide opportunities for students to serve within the church and community.
  • Recruit and equip a team of volunteers to multiply our impact.
  • Identify and train student leaders to take ownership of the ministry.
  • Build relationships with school leaders in an effort to be a presence on middle and high school campuses.
  • Oversee the weekly Bible study groups and Wednesday night programming for students.
  • Plan, schedule, and execute various events, trips, and retreats to support the ministry.
  • Build relationships with and equip parents, leading them to make disciples at home.
  • Provide pulpit supply, counseling, hospital visitation as needed.


About The Church & Community


First Baptist Wentzville is a multi-generational congregation in Wentzville, MO. We have a wide variety of ministries to meet the needs of families of all ages within our community. The church has a long-tenured Lead Pastor and staff. The church values solid Bible teaching and is very generous, caring, and a hard-working people. Wentzville is one of the top 10 fastest growing cities in Missouri. It’s a community that has a small town suburban feel with the amenities of a large city nearby. It is a family-oriented community with a rapidly growing school district. Projections have the district growing by over 25% in the next 10 years with a current MS and HS enrollment over 7,500. Our youth ministry is positioned for someone to take advantage of the tremendous growth opportunities Wentzville presents for gospel and kingdom impact.

Experience Required
Entry level
Education Required
High school diploma
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Wentzville, Missouri
Denomination
Baptist: SBC
Church Size
350-500