Minister To Families With Students

Grace Baptist Church

Bakersfield, CA 93312

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: April 20, 2016

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Grace Baptist Church is a fellowship of followers of Jesus Christ covenanted around the mission to Love God, Love Others, and Reach the World. Grace Baptist Church is located in Bakersfield, CA and our worship services and ministries minister to over 350 people on a weekly basis. The church is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention and is an elder-led, congregationally-ruled church.

Our senior pastor is Dr. Andy Prince. Grace Baptist Church is focused on reaching the un-churched in its community, equipping new disciples, and desires to continue to grow, with the vision of planting a new church from our congregation.
Grace Baptist Church is now seeking a Minister to Families with Students. The Minister to Families with Students is the minister for the younger generations of the church and will oversee the ministries, systems and environments of the church to ensure that the family of God is working together to make disciples of the younger generation. He is first a minister for the young (children, youth and early adults) because these are the people who are least knowledgeable and least experienced in the Christian life. He is next a minister for the parents of these young people because they are in the greatest position to influence the young.

This person will work closely with the pastoral team and elders to implement the church's mission and provide leadership in helping our younger generation grow in their relationship with God through His Word and prayer; by encouraging obedience to Christ; by equipping the younger generation to walk in fellowship with each other; by assisting in training them to build relationships intentionally to share the gospel; and, assisting them to discover and use their spiritual gifts to grow God's church. Helping the younger generation to apply God's Word to their lives and be able to help others to know God's Word is essential to the ministry of this position.

The compensation for this position is $35,000 - $42,000, plus medical insurance compensation, retirement and vacation.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree (Christian emphasis a plus)
Experience on a church staff a plus
Experience in Youth, Children's, College Ministry a plus
Candidate needs to be able to affirm the Baptist Faith and Message (2000)
Must be team oriented in practicing his ministry
Fully believe and support the vision and philosophy of GBC
Be able to work with and support the pastoral team
Spiritual giftedness in leadership, teaching, and administration (organizing ministry is also a plus)
Being organized and able to oversee and delegate to assistants, apprentices, and Director of Ministries
Being able to develop and communicate a vision for a "cradle to college ministry", passionately

Areas of Responsibility – Younger Generation Ministries
1. Reveal High School and Revive Junior High Ministry
This will be the primary role and responsibility for this position. The Minister to Family with Students will invest the majority of his time (75% - approximately 30 hours a week) to disciple and develop these students, as well as to build relationships with the parents. Developing and planning Sunday school, Wednesday Night youth meetings, discipleship groups, monthly activities, retreats and camps will also be vital in accomplishing the vision of this ministry.

2. Refuge College Ministry
This will be an administrative oversight ministry, working alongside a volunteer Director of Ministry with the purpose of encouraging and equipping college students to lead outreach college events on our local campuses. Overseeing and planning weekly Bible studies, campus outreaches, and yearly retreats will be vital in accomplishing the vision of this ministry.

3. Grace Kids Children's Ministry
This will be an administrative oversight ministry, working alongside a part-time Children's Ministry Director with the purpose of building upon our current Children's Ministry. Overseeing and planning Sunday school, AWANA ULTRA, VBS, and summer camp will be vital in accomplishing the vision of this ministry. This position will also oversee our preschool ministry and work alongside our part-time Preschool Director.

For a complete job description, contact Associate Pastor George Ohmstede at george@gbcbak.org.
 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Minister To Families With Students
Time Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
250 - 500

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Contact Name:
George Ohmstede, Associate Pastor
Address1:
2550 Jewetta Ave
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City:
Bakersfield
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ZIP Code:
93312
Country:
USA
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