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First Baptist Church

Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted:
Family Pastor
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
First Baptist Church
Job Description:

First Baptist is a gospel-centered church seeking a full-time Family Pastor. We are committed to being a church that leads people to life and growth in Jesus Christ.  We are located in a wonderful community north of Philadelphia: approximately 100,000 people reside within 5 miles of our campus; an elementary, junior high and high school border our campus; YMCA, college, hospital, county courthouse and restaurants are all within walking distance of our campus.  The ideal candidate for this position will possess a passion to shepherd and lead families to life and growth in Jesus Christ.


Job Description:

The Family Pastor will provide pastoral leadership, strategic planning, and development of an integrated and gospel-centered family ministry. This pastoral leader will oversee ministry to children (birth-6th grade), youth (7th-12th grade) and their families.  Part of the oversight will be to develop lay leaders in those ministries and insure that ministries are aligned with the church's vision.  The Family Pastor will be under the leadership of the Executive Pastor and will serve as a voting member of the elder board. 


Essential Job Functions:


Children's ministry (Birth – 6th Grade)

-Provide oversight, training and equipping of children’s volunteers.

-Plan events and activities for children.

-Shepherd our children’s ministry so that it fulfills the vision of FBC.


Youth Ministry (7th – 12th Grade)

-Provide oversight, training and equipping of youth volunteers.

-Teach weekly at the Sunday night youth group.

-Plan events and activities for youth.

-Shepherd our youth ministry so that it fulfills the vision of FBC.



-Help provide pastoral care for children, youth and families.
-Partner with and assist parents as they seek to nurture their children in Christ.

-Shepherd our families so that they fulfill the vision of FBC.



-Preach a few times a year during the Sunday morning service.

-Provide leadership on how FBC can reach families in our community.

-Perform baptism services, counseling, weddings, funerals, etc. as needed.




-Able to fulfill the requirements of an elder as outlined in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1.

-Alignment with First Baptist Church of Doylestown’s statement of faith (www.fbcdoylestown.org).

-Completed a Master of Divinity.

-Has 2-3 years church ministry experience in working with children or youth. 


To Apply:

Submit your resume to Brad McKerley at brad@fbcdoylestown.org.   

(Please do not respond through ChurchStaffing)

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First Baptist Church

Our Purpose: Leading People to Life and Growth in Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:18-20) Our Focus: Loving God and Loving Others (Matthew 22:37-39) Our Defining Characteristics: Incurably Local (Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8) Culturally Relevant (1 Corinthians 9:22-23) Intergenerational (Deuteronomy 6:4-7; 2 Timothy 2:2) More...