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Student / Youth Pastor

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  • The mission of First Baptist Church Vancleave is to make disciples of Christ who make disciples. Every team member is essential to fulfilling this mission.



  • To support the ministries of FBC Vancleave by moving students, grades 7th – 12th toward spiritual maturity, multiplication, and service.



  • At least a bachelor’s degree in related fields
  • Training in disciple making is highly preferred
  • Experience in mid-size church environments is preferred
  • Experience in successfully building and leading teams



  • Must be a passionate follower of Jesus Christ and have doctrinal beliefs that are consistent with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000
  • Understanding of and willingness to minister within the church’s statement of beliefs
  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9)
  • Commitment to serve within the church’s current denominational and interdenominational partnerships
  • A calling to pastoral ministry
  • Must be a passionate and consistent disciple maker



  • Lead in the growth and multiplication of Connect Groups in the student ministry
  • Recruit, train and shepherd volunteers to serve in the student ministry
  • Oversee ministry budget, website, and calendar related to student ministry
  • Develop, implement and oversee student mission/outreach experiences
  • Develop and oversee a pathway of effective programming for students as it relates to the church's discipleship pathway (Explore, Connect, Invest and Multiply)
  • Provide oversight of all guest and member follow up related to student ministry
  • Oversee the making of disciples for students and training parents to be the lead faith trainers in their homes
  • Dream big and constantly seek God for effective methods to reach and grow students
  • Oversee the development and execution of all goals for the student ministry
  • Perform related duties as directed or assigned



  • Denomination: Southern Baptist
  • Weekly Attendance: 375
  • Location: Vancleave, MS (MS Gulf Coast)


  • This role will be full-time with competitive salary and benefits, including paid vacation, paid sick leave, health insurance, life insurance, and retirement.
  • Qualified applicants can send their resume with relevant experience, education, and references to: Terry Shows, Pastor of Operations and Spiritual Development -

Job Classification

  • Status: Full-Time


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