About the job
Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry and Outreach
Eastview Baptist Church (Eastview) in Belleville, Illinois, is a Southern Baptist Church, established first as a mission in 1953 and then as a church in 1956, has a 69-year history of serving God and spreading the gospel. Eastview is looking for an Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry and Outreach who loves God and His word. Our church is a friendly, loving, community minded church averaging 52 Sunday worshippers. Our average Sunday School attendance is 47 with an average of 7 youth students. We are located within the Greater St. Louis Metro area.
Eastview, as with many churches, has faced reduced attendance following the COVID-19 pandemic. We are seeking an Associate Pastor to partner with our Senior Pastor and church membership on youth programs, community outreach initiatives, and showing the love of Christ in a very practical way.
The successful candidate shall have a vibrant and growing relationship with Christ and believe the Bible is from God and is inerrant. The applicant must possess a spiritual calling to Christian ministry, the ability to lead and shepherd, as well as a passion to communicate the gospel in everyday conversations with youth. He must be a motivated and organized person with a dynamic personality that motivates and inspires others. The man shall meet the Biblical qualifications of 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and shall affirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
Disciple and mentor people
Interest in missions
Perform duties as delegated by the Senior Pastor
Help to hold the Senior Pastor and congregation accountable
A great attitude and passion for ministry
Ability to relate to and lead youth to a closer personal relationship with Jesus
Seminary student or seminary/ministry graduate
Youth leadership experience
Ordination preferred but not required
Musical ability would be beneficial
This position will be full time
Pay will be proportional to experience and education
Once a month potluck meal
If you believe that God is calling you to apply for our Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry and Outreach, please send your resume, 3 references, a written testimony, and a cover letter with a picture of you, to include your family (if you are married), to email@example.com.