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Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church

Associate Pastor of Youth

Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church
Emporia, Kansas, United States

Date Posted: 04/17/2012
Categories: Other - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Associate Pastor of Youth

Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church, an SBC-affiliated church, seeks a vibrant Associate Pastor of Youth to lead and grow an established, dynamic Youth Ministry. While denomination affiliation is nat a requirement, agreement with our church doctrinal values is required.

The ideal candidate will: be experienced in teaching, motivating and leading youth in a variety of settings using strong Biblical teaching skills and counsel; demonstrate a proven ability to grow a ministry and those within it toward a mature faith in Jesus Christ; continue to develop volunteer leaders to maintain a relevant and effective program.

Primary Qualifications:
Teaching, Leadership, and Relational Skills to relate one-on-one with students and adults.

Self-Care: Maintain an ongoing, growing personal relationship with Christ through personal prayer and Bible study.

Teaching: Use the gift of teaching in various settings to motivate and prepare students' hearts for God's transformative work.

Relational: Personal contact with the youth in grades 6-12 on a regular basis. This may be accomplished through regular group meetings, visitation, counseling, discipleship, etc.

Leading: Communicate a clear vision; plan, coordinate and direct the youth activities of the church for grades 6-12, including (but not limited to):
Christian Education activities, Discipleship and Outreach
Fellowship activities for the youth
Student leadership training
Youth retreats/conferences

Evangelism: Challenge each young person to faith in Christ and seek to provide ongoing discipleship.

Administration: Formulate, submit and administer a budget for youth and facilities.

Team Building: Recruit and develop volunteer leadership to assist with various areas of youth ministry.

Other: A second area of ministry will be assigned based on the individual's giftedness.

The serious candidate will submit a resume and picture, and if available, a sample dvd/video recording of teaching in action. Email to, or mail to Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church, 2023 12th Ave., Emporia, KS 66801. Please do not submit your resume via the Churchstaffing/ website. Kindly explain any missing materials in your submission.

Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church ( is located in Emporia, Kansas. Average weekly attendance is 450. Typical Youth Group numbers around 50 students. Salary commensurate with experience, minimum starting salary/benefits package is $45,000.