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Youth & Children's Pastor

First Baptist Church

Oxford, FL

Full-Time Ministry Position
FL, Oxford - First Baptist Church  | YOUTH & CHILDREN'S PASTOR Image Shadow
FL, Oxford - First Baptist Church  | YOUTH & CHILDREN'S PASTOR Image Shadow
FL, Oxford - First Baptist Church  | YOUTH & CHILDREN'S PASTOR Image Shadow


Southern Baptist


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.

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.


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.






Personnel Committee
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