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Capshaw Baptist Church

Student Pastor

Capshaw Baptist Church
Harvest, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 07/16/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title:                   Student Pastor

Reports to:                Executive Pastor

Payroll Status:          Full Time (Salary)

Definition & Summary of Position:

Responsible for providing leadership to students and their families by planning, conducting, and evaluating a Christ-centered ministry for middle school, high school and college students that affirms the vision and mission of the church.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serves as a member of the Ministry Team and Ministerial Staff
  • Works closely with Executive and Senior Pastor to ensure student ministry aligns with the overall vision and mission of the church as a whole
  • Plans, conducts and evaluates all aspects of the student ministry to ensure effectiveness including Wednesday night worship services and Sunday morning Small Groups. 
  • Works closely with the student leadership team to administer a comprehensive discipleship strategy for students
  • Recruit, enlist and train volunteers to ensure a capable and willing volunteer base that is committed to excellence
  • Develop and execute a family strategy that fosters ongoing relationships with parents and students both inside and outside of church
  • Develop and plan community-focused outreach and mission events to promote an externally focused ministry
  • Build a strong presence within local educational communities developing relationships that support overall community mission
  • Develop an effective communication and feedback strategy to ensure students, parents and volunteers are well informed and have the opportunity to invest in the ministry in a God-honoring manner.
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process to ensure wise use of church funds
  • Perform other pastoral and ministerial duties as may be assigned to ensure the needs of the church are met in a timely way.

Necessary Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to preach/teach, leading the students in worship on a weekly basis
  • Strong theological foundation consistent with the 2008 Baptist Faith and Message
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communicator in both written and verbal applications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have experienced salvation
  • Must have experienced a call by God to Student Ministry
  • Must be ordained, commissioned or licensed by a local church
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited college (preferably a Southern Baptist School)
  • Five years experience in student or family ministry 
Persons Interested in this Position Should Email the Following Information to
  • Cover letter describing current ministry and why you are interested in our position
  • Current resume
  • Current photograph with family if applicable
  • Electronic links to current videos that demonstrate your preaching/teaching style.  If electronic videos are not available, an audio file may be submitted.