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Fellowship Bible Church

Lead Youth Pastor

Fellowship Bible Church
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Date Posted: 12/16/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Title: Youth Pastor - Lead

Is this a new or previously existing position? Previously Existing

If this is a previously existing position, why is it open?

Strategic decision to change leadership of our senior high student ministry


Church Overview

Fellowship Bible Church has been growing for over 35 years, and is a Christ-centered, biblically-based congregation in the beautiful “green country” of Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Our membership is comprised of over 800 members with about 180 kids involved in youth ministry (Junior and Senior High).  We have two Sunday morning worship services as well as Sunday night and Wednesday night youth gatherings.


What are the major responsibilities associated with this position:

Oversee all aspects of youth ministry regarding junior and high school students including:


    • Supervise associate youth pastors
    • Work in conjunction with  youth advisory and support team
    • Administration duties
    • Setting goals
    • Planning
    • Coordinate logistics, travel arrangements, etc.
    • Record-keeping
    • Manage youth budget and expenses
    • Crisis counseling and referrals
    • Weekly/mid-weekly youth group meetings
    • Write or select curriculum
    • Recruit/train small group leaders, teachers, volunteers
    • Mentor/disciple youth
    • Develop leadership skills in youth
    • Leading worship
    • Serving in church
    • Attend extracurricular events involving students (sports, plays, informal gatherings, etc.)
    • Retreats
    • Mission trips
    • Fund-raising
    • Assist with Sunday morning worship (announcements, prayer, reading Scripture)
    • Participate in occasional preaching
    • Communicate effectively through a variety of media (phone, email, social media, website)


Skills/Strengths Needed:

We’re looking for someone who has a sound knowledge of the Bible, theology, and doctrine, with the ability to communicate biblical truths to our youth and families. Our church has a relational approach to ministry, so you will be expected to communicate and connect with both youth and adults (parents and church leadership). As the Lead Youth Pastor, you will need managerial skills as you direct the efforts of other youth pastors, support staff and volunteers.  Communication is key, and you’ll need good skills, both written and spoken, in addition to using social media and the church website to communicate with youth and families. This leader must be in agreement with our doctrinal statement available on our website,


Min Experience Required:      5 Years preferred

Min Education Required:       Master’s preferred


Please describe briefly the kind of person you are looking for in this position:

Our ideal candidate is someone who loves Jesus and feels called to a career in youth ministry. We want someone who is energetic, creative, and loves to have fun, but who can also guide kids to a deeper level in their faith. We’ll expect you to be able to hit the ground running but with an eye to make our youth ministry even better. You’ll be leading a great team of passionate youth staff and volunteers.  You will be supported by a youth advisory and support team.  Our desire is that you will make this your church home for many years.


Salary:                                       Dependent on Experience.

Housing:                                    Housing Allowance - (Amount Not Specified

Benefits Package:                  Standard insurance, PTO and Continuing education.


Please compose a summarized description of this position such as you would use to advertise it in a Ministry classified ad.

Fellowship Bible Church of Tulsa, a Christ-centered, biblically-based congregation is seeking a full-time Lead Youth Pastor. FBC s student ministry currently involves more than 180 junior and senior high students in large gatherings, small groups, and local/global mission teams. Many adults and parents serve as volunteers, demonstrating the congregation’s commitment to excellence in student ministry.

Fellowship Bible Church is located in one of America’s Best Cities and is recognized as a great place to raise a family. The church has utilized insights drawn from Dallas Theological Seminary.

Experience in leading another student ministry is expected, and a seminary degree is preferred. This leader must be in agreement with our doctrinal statement available on our website,

For a complete job description, contact Don Mann, Executive Administrator at Applicants should provide a resume, list of references, and, if possible, access to a teaching video (in student ministry context