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Columbus Avenue Baptist Church

Associate Pastor of Youth and Next Gen Ministries

Columbus Avenue Baptist Church
Waco, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 04/01/2014
Categories: Associate Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Associate Pastor for Youth and
Next Generation Ministries

Job Description

Columbus Avenue Baptist Church

Principle Function

            The Associate Pastor for Youth and Next Generation Ministries is responsible for planning, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive Christian discipleship ministry for preschool, children and youth to achieve the mission of CABC to make disciples who make disciples.


            Senior Pastor


Minister for Childhood Education, Youth Ministry Associate, Youth Ministry Assistant, Student Worship Coordinator

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of CABC’s “Next Generation” (preschool, children and youth) discipleship strategy for reaching, equipping and mobilizing the next generation in becoming life-long disciples who make disciples. This strategy includes the following:
    • Coordinated plan and implementation from birth to high school graduation
    • Parent(s) equipped and mobilized as the primary discipler of their children/youth
    • Cross-generational relationships formed for the sake of mutual encouragement and wisdom
    • Kingdom focused initiative
  • Provide vision and leadership to the youth ministry’s implementation of the Next Generation strategy
  • Develop personal relationships with youth and their families
  • Meet with youth and their families for general counseling as needed
  • Coordinate volunteers for Sunday School leadership, youth leadership, youth committees, and other adult leadership for the youth ministry
  • Direct and participate in ministry to prospective and absent members who are youth or are families with youth
  • Correlate Next Generation program plans and activities with other Church Ministers as appropriate

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Oversee and participate in age specific, seasonal events
  • Plan and conduct consistent communication with youth parents
  • Work with the Associate Pastor for Worship and Music to coordinate the relationship between the youth ministry and youth choir ministry
  • Oversee budget preparation for Next Generation Ministries
  • Pursue continuing education in current student ministry trends, methods and needs
  • Serve on Pastor-On-Call rotation with other Associate Pastors and Senior Pastor
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Pastor

Degree: College required; some seminary preferred

Experience: 4+ years in church-based youth ministry 


Post resume on this web site or mail to PO Box 345, Waco, Texas 76703
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