St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church is seeking a full-time leader who will effectively manage the day-today operations of the Children and Youth ministry. The Children and Youth Pastor reports to the Senior Pastor and will be responsible for leading St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church's (SPMBC) middle and high school students in their journey to understand their faith and identity in Christ. With the help of the Holy Spirit, the Minister of Youth Worship will grow spiritually healthy students by providing leadership, emotional support, and pastoral care. Additionally, the Children and Youth Pastor must demonstrate:
-Belief in, and adherence to, the Bible as God's Holy Word;
-A growing theology and practice of Christ-centered worship;
-Ability to shepherd the entire children and youth ministry team members, assisting them in their spiritual and personal needs.
Believe in, know, and follow the Word of God, as set forth in the Bible and demonstrated in the way you live your life.
Care for, counsel, and disciple children and youth of St. Paul and the surrounding community.
Develop and maintain relationships with the students, encouraging fellowship among students by creating an atmosphere of acceptance and belonging.
Develop a creative biblical teaching ministry.
Develop and maintain effective relationships with parents and leaders within the church and community for children and youth outreach opportunities and building bridges across generations.
Consistently pray for and with children, youth, parents, and leaders.
Administer and plan children and youth programs like evangelism, events, and Bible Study sessions.
Assist in the organization and compilation of curriculum for the Sunday school program.
Active participation in administrative tasks and meetings, as appropriate.
Maintain a high-quality ministry environment where children, youth, and parents feel safe and secure.
Train and recruit volunteers for efficient implementation of church programs.
Train youth on how to be faith-filled leaders and set up programs to facilitate spiritual growth.
Equip children and youth to defend their faith, teach and lead their friends to the Lord.