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Associate Pastor of Student and Family Ministry

First Baptist Church
Allegan, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 04/25/2018
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Associate Pastor of

Student and Family Ministry


Position Objective:

 Glorify God by making disciples of Jesus by helping people grow on their own and together.


Primary skills and giftedness:

  1. Rightly handle the Word of God in study, instruction and application
  2. Gifted and effective communicator
  3. Motivated toward conversion of new believers
  4. Enjoys the discipleship of young people into full believers of Jesus Christ
  5. Relates well with families of all ages



  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Bible, Youth Ministry or Equivalent
  2. Prefer a minimum of 5 years or more of church pastoral experience or equivalent
  3. Seminary a plus
  4. Must live within Allegan Public School District



  1. Oversee Junior and Senior High student ministry as part of the whole discipleship plan of FBC
  2. Attend Junior and Senior High events
  3. Primary teacher within all student events/programs
  4. Oversee Coffee House Ministry    
  5. Responsible for the Student Ministry Budget
  6. Connect with area students at the public schools (eat lunch with them, attend sporting events, etc)  
  7. Meet weekly with senior pastor
  8. Communicate with staff and volunteers as needed  



  1. Oversee and develop Growth groups
  2. Oversee and develop Affinity Groups: Nursery through JOY Group
  3. Present a bi-annual spiritual gift assessment such as: SHAPE workshop



  1. 40% Student Ministry
  2. 40% Affinity & Growth Group Ministry
  3. 15% Administration
  4. 5% to serve the greater needs of the church as directed by the senior pastor