Job Description

FBCO is looking for a Youth & Children’s Pastor who will actively seek to build thriving youth and children’s programs. This person will serve as the primary leader at FBCO for nursery through twelfth grade.

Personal Qualifications

· Must be passionate about evangelism.

· Exhibits a personal lifestyle of spiritual growth through Bible study, prayer, and service.

· Must be passionate about youth and children’s ministry.

· Must be aligned with the vision and mission of FBCO, and with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.

· Must have training or experience in leadership and/or ministry to children or youth.

· Must be a positive team player as a part of the larger staff and leadership team.

· Willingness to assist in additional areas not mentioned below, as needed by the senior pastor and church body.

· A capable teacher, and willing to preach on occasion.

Primary Responsibilities


· Develop a ministry that fosters an environment of discipleship, community, and faith.

· Prepare and teach weekly lessons.

· Organize and maintain calendar of events and outings (camps, mission trips, etc.).

· Recruit, equip, and disciple volunteers.

· Have regular communication with parents.

· Actively seek to reach un-churched youth, children, and their families in the community.

· Invest in the lives of students and their families.

· Manage ministry social media accounts (e.g., Instagram).


· Oversee and direct each of the following ministries to ensure their growth: nursery, children’s church, children’s Sunday School, and children’s Wednesday night.

· Recruit, equip, encourage, and disciple volunteers.

· Direct Vacation Bible School each summer.


· Maintain regular office hours.

· Manage ministry budgets for youth and children’s ministries.

· Participate in all staff meetings.

· Identify and implement strategies of growth and outreach for the youth and children’s ministries.


· Two weeks of vacation per year along with one personal day each year, and two days off per week.

· Salary: $40,000

Experience Required
Entry level
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type

Oxford, Florida
Baptist: SBC
Church Size