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The Ridge Church

Associate Pastor of Youth

The Ridge Church
Villa Ridge, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 07/31/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Associate Pastor of Youth is one called to shepherd the youth ministries of the church. Responsible for the oversight of all youth ministry functions and responsibilities. Associate Pastor duties may include teaching the gospel, administering the ordinances, tending to the spiritual welfare of the members, equipping members for ministry, hospital visits, caring for, protecting and strengthening the spiritual life of the church and all people. Additional duties will be assigned based on an individual's qualifications, experience and the needs of the church.



  • Shall have a commitment to the total mission and vision of the church.
  • Accepts the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message as adopted by the Southern Baptist Convention.
  • Ability to lead in all aspects of youth ministry
  • Actively pursuing personal growth in Christ through daily Bible study and prayer.
  • Prefer a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in youth ministry. Preferred degree requirements may be substituted for equivalent experience.
  • Clear criminal background check and clean credit report check.


  • Ministry to the youth of the church, youth ministry workers, and parents of youth members.
  • Accept opportunities to counsel and advise youth group members and parents of youth members as they arise.
  • Responsible to the Pastor for the development and promotion of the youth ministry.
  • Develop and lead a Youth Committee (comprised of youth workers and parents) to coordinate programming, activities, and events.
  • Help people discover, develop and utilize their God-given talents for the Lord.
  • Direct the planning, organizing, scheduling, conducting, promoting, and evaluation of a comprehensive youth ministry program.
  • Responsible for recruiting, training, staffing and scheduling volunteers for the youth ministry including the youth Sunday school and Wednesday evening youth gatherings.
  • Plan and lead weekly youth services.
  • Prepare and administer annual youth budget.
  • Cooperate with associational and state leaders in promoting activities for the youth group.
  • Other duties as assigned.


$40,000 annually. Would commensurate with experience.


Additional Information:

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