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Associate Pastor of Youth and Children

Shady Grove Baptist Church

Belton, South Carolina

Full-Time Ministry Position


Southern Baptist


Associate Pastor of Youth and Children_SGBC


Responsible for discipling and serving the youth, children, and their families at Shady Grove Baptist Church.


  • Create and maintain vision for youth and children’s ministry
  • Supervise youth and children leadership teams and volunteers
  • Implement ongoing Sunday morning and Wednesday night youth lessons and activities for youth • Oversee children ministry volunteers, teachers, and activities
  • Create and implement a budget for youth and children’s ministries
  • Disciple and counsel youth, children, and their families


  • Organize evangelistic activity surrounding the youth and children’s ministry including outreach events
  • Provide avenues for theological as well as social development—(Weekly teaching on Wednesday nights, small groups, book studies, campouts, ice cream nights, game nights, etc).
  • Coordinate youth camp and non-camp retreats and weekends.
  • Assist the children's committee with planning weekly services, children’s camps and activities (i.e. Children’s church, Wendesday night activites, summer activities)
  • Intermittent Sunday morning preaching opportunities and intermittent teaching opportunities (membership classes, new believers classes, etc.)
  • Coordinate the participation of youth and children in the participation of Sunday morning worship services
  • Represent the youth and children ministries in the planning and coordinating of church events


  • Ability to cast a comprehensive vision for youth and children ministries
  • Effective communicator
  • Passion for studying and teaching Scripture
  • Alignment with the theology, core values, and ministry objectives of the senior Pastor and Deacons • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Flexibility in job role
  • Desire to grow through continued education, training, and conferences
  • 2-3 years experience preferred
  • Seminary degree preferred

Please submit all resumes to David Cox at


$45,000 to $55,000


David Cox