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New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Music

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
Wilson, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/22/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Family Pastor - Music Ministry
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Music

Objective: To oversee a comprehensive ministry to families that includes children and youth. To be responsible for the execution of the worship and music ministries of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.

Personal Requirements:

1. A mature relationship with Jesus as Savior and Lord

2. Regular practice of spiritual disciplines

3. A person of prayer

4. Exhibits the fruit of the Spirit and knows how to walk in the power of the Spirit

5. Strong relationship skills

6. A healthy balance of work and rest in their life

7. A person of integrity who has a good reputation with those inside and outside of the church

8. In agreement with the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message of the Southern Baptist Convention

Knowledge / Gifting / Skills / Abilities / Experience:

1. Abilities and experience in equipping and mentoring leaders

2. Ability to connect relationally with parents, children and adults

3. Good teaching ability and communication skills

4. Ability to work closely with other Ministry Staff and Ministry Leaders

5. Proven ability to develop and implement strategy

6. A willingness and ability to pioneer new things and inspire others to new initiatives

7. Experience in Youth or Children’s ministry

8. Experience in raising a family would be an asset

9. Experience as a vocalist

10. Ability to read and direct music

11. Ability to play an instrument would be a plus

12. Ability to mentor vocalist, musicians and others involved in video, sound and lighting

13. Knowledge, experience and ability to incorporate current technology into the family ministries and music ministries of our church

Bible College or Seminary degree preferred. Other qualifications and training will be considered.


1. To build a discipling culture among children, youth, parents and leaders

2. Recruiting and equipping a team of volunteers in Family Ministries and Music that leads to sustainability in these ministry areas (not dependent on paid staff).

3. Create a safe environment for children and youth that encourages growth in spiritual maturity.

4. Encourage and equip parents in their role as primary disciplers of their children. * Support them in teaching and mentoring their children in a life of following Christ.

5. Develop a Student Leadership Team who will be equipped to lead and make disciples of their peers.

6. Integrate youth and children into the larger church community. Help foster an extended family atmosphere where all ages are valued and contribute.

7. Assist the pastor in planning, organizing and leading worship for Sunday morning service

8. Assist with planning and implementing new services and experiences throughout the year.

9. Develop and implement child abuse and sexual exploitation prevention policies.

10. The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Music will be involved in the community, seeking out relationships with those who do not know Christ; modeling a missional lifestyle.

Result-Based Job Description:

Relationships: This is a highly relational ministry and priority must be placed on building healthy relationships among children, youth, parents, adults and staff.

1. The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Music knows the youth and children in our directory by name as well as their parent’s names.

2. The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Music participates in and/or attends community/school events involving youth or children.

3. Children or youth and their parents who are new to New Hope are followed up in a timely manner and made to feel welcome.

4. The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Music is accessible to parents as a sounding board and provides prayer and counsel when needed.

5. Events are planned on regular bases that are engaging not only to church families but also those in the community.

Recruiting and Supervision: This position requires someone who enjoys seeing others succeed and grow in their leadership abilities. The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Music must first be an equipper, and secondly a doer.

1. All volunteers receive training and regular feedback.

2. Regular meetings of adult volunteers and Student Leadership Team are being held for training, encouragement, planning and prayer.

Programs: Youth and children’s programs need to maintain the focus on making disciples who have been equipped to make other disciples..

1. Youth and Children are regularly participating in Sunday morning ministries, learning how to use their gifts and serving others.

2. Youth and Children are serving alongside adults in ministries and missions to others in and outside of the church.

Accountability: The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries and Music is part of the church staff and works under the supervision of the Senior Pastor. This position will be reviewed periodically by the personnel committee.

Salaries and Benefits:

This a full time position funded for a total package of $40,000.00 per year.

Email resume and references to Pastor Steve Stephenson


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

5142 NC Highway 58 N

Wilson, NC 27896


Phone: 252-237-1688