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First Christian Church

Youth Pastor

First Christian Church
Hannibal, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 06/28/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

First Christian Church of Hannibal, Missouri, is an established church in our community.  We have two services – one is casual, the other more traditional.  We are church governed and proudly connected to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  We are seeking a transitional servant leader to lead our youth programs who is enthusiastic, self-motivated, outgoing, possesses strong faith, organized, strong Bible teacher, loves God’s people.

First Christian Church is entering a new growth program to expand God’s church in this community.  We are dedicated to leading and demonstrating discipleship in as many forms as we effectively can in our maximum ministry area.

First Christian Church is a congregation of 650 members with a participation membership of 350.  Our youth programs involve 65-70 youth on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.  Meals are served at each meeting by volunteers.

This position will require you to:

  • Lead the youth to Christ by modeling discipleship, hence encouraging them to grow and build deeper spiritual lives.
  • Expand the integration of youth into the life of the church.
  • Develop strong relationships with youth and their families in order to have a greater impact in their lives for Christ.
  • Plan coordinate, and continue to grow our Junior Disciples program, senior high program (CYF), and led other youth social events.
  • Schedule volunteers to host meal for youth meetings on Tuesday (Jr. Disciples) and Wednesday (CYF) nights.
  • Lead and develop the annual Vacation Bible School program.
  • Create worship services for the youth that bring them closer to God and life changes.
  • Attend staff meetings and be active as a pastoral team member to the entire church.
  • Plan and manage the budget for effective Youth Ministry according to board guidelines.


Requirements:  Education background (BS) preferred or equivalent youth work leadership experience.

Interested candidates should submit the following to First Christian Church, 1101 Broadway, Hannibal, MO 63401, by July 30, 2017.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter outlining your interest and reasons for applying for this position.
  • Names and contact information on at least three (3) references who have at least 12 months first-hand knowledge of you and your experience.