First Baptist Church

Student Pastor

First Baptist Church
Bolivar, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 10/30/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

First Baptist Church Bolivar is a growing and dynamic church.  Our vision is to be one church, diversely gifted, accomplishing one mission:  becoming disciples who make disciples and influencing the world by daily following the Lord Jesus Christ.


The Minister of Students/Activities is a vital part of the mission to successfully launch students beyond their senior year of high school. We are seeking a Minister of Students/Activities to prepare and equip students to live godly lives utilizing their God-given gifts and abilities. The minister will foster an environment that facilitates spiritual growth through the process of discipleship, built upon the foundation of God’s Word, toward students gaining a thorough understanding of God’s call for their lives.


The Minister of Students/Activities will plan, coordinate, direct and evaluate the student ministry of the church:

  • Plan and implement discipleship opportunities for students to grow in their knowledge and relationship with Christ.
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents and the larger church body.
  • Enlist, train and guide student ministry volunteers.
  • Coordinate and administer activities in the Recreation Building.
  • Formulate and execute a student ministry plan that oversees goal setting and budgetary preparation.
  • Collaborate with the ministry staff to execute our Living Beyond Us Strategy.


To succeed in this position, you must love Jesus and people. Moreover, our expectation is that you have a passion for working with teens and tweens and have a heart for reaching the lost. We are looking for a man of impeccable character who demonstrates excellent collaboration and communication skills. 


We strongly prefer a graduate degree and three to five years of ministry experience, but we will follow the Holy Spirit’s leading in filling this position.


If you sense God’s leading to find out more about this exciting ministry opportunity at First Baptist Church Bolivar, please send your resume and other credentials to  For more information about our church, visit our website at and review the Student Ministry FAQ sheet at


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