Youth and Children's Pastor

First Baptist Church of Oxford

Job Description

FBCO is looking for a Youth & Children’s Pastor who will actively seek to build thriving youth and children’s programs. This person will serve as the primary leader at FBCO for nursery through twelfth grade.

Personal Qualifications

·      Must be passionate about evangelism.

·      Exhibits a personal lifestyle of spiritual growth through Bible study, prayer, and service.

·      Must be passionate about youth and children’s ministry.

·      Must be aligned with the vision and mission of FBCO, and with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.

·      Must have training or experience in leadership and/or ministry to children or youth.

·      Must be a positive team player as a part of the larger staff and leadership team.

·      Willingness to assist in additional areas not mentioned below, as needed by the senior pastor and church body.

·      A capable teacher, and willing to preach on occasion.

Primary Responsibilities



·      Develop a ministry that fosters an environment of discipleship, community, and faith.

·      Prepare and teach weekly lessons.

·      Organize and maintain calendar of events and outings (camps, mission trips, etc.).

·      Recruit, equip, and disciple volunteers.

·      Have regular communication with parents.

·      Actively seek to reach un-churched youth, children, and their families in the community.

·      Invest in the lives of students and their families.

·      Manage ministry social media accounts (e.g., Instagram).


·      Oversee and direct each of the following ministries to ensure their growth: nursery, children’s church, children’s Sunday School, and children’s Wednesday night.

·      Recruit, equip, encourage, and disciple volunteers.

·      Direct Vacation Bible School each summer.


·      Maintain regular office hours.

·      Manage ministry budgets for youth and children’s ministries.

·      Participate in all staff meetings.

·      Identify and implement strategies of growth and outreach for the youth and children’s ministries.


·      Two weeks of vacation per year along with one personal day each year, and two days off per week.

·      Salary: $40,000

Position Filled
Experience Required
Entry level


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Oxford, Florida

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
75-125 people

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