Youth & Family Life Associate at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs
Sutherland Springs, Texas

First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs is looking for a Family Life Associate to help fulfill the mission of First Baptist Church through leading and serving in all areas of ministry to further the Kingdom of God. In doing so, the Family Life Associate Pastor will help individuals to:

BELIEVE in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and make connections to help people.
BELONG to the First Baptist Church faith family.
BECOME who God created us to be and
BUILD up the Kingdom of God.

Student Ministry

1.  Set the vision for the student ministry with a plan to carry it out.

2.  Oversee ALL FBC student activities and events.

3.  Plan activities and events that create opportunities for students to worship, fellowship, and apply Biblical truths to their lives.

4.  Plan activities or events that grow students in outreach and service to others.

5.  Recruit/train volunteers. Lead volunteers in praying, caring, and investing in students’ lives.

6.  Train and equip student, college, and adult leaders for discipleship.

7.  Intentionally build and maintain relationships with students, including unchurched students.

8.  Seek opportunities to "hang out" with students on campus, at sports events, or in the community.

9.  Build and maintain quality relationships with parents/guardians.

10.   Involve students in the overall ministry of the church, supporting and participating in the church's vision, worship services, and events.

11.   Attend church staff meetings – Provide a weekly report to the senior pastor of ministry schedule, successes/opportunities for growth, and prayer/ praise reports.

Associate Pastor Ministry

1.  Support Senior Pastor in overall vision and leadership of church’s teaching.

2.  Passionate about the authority and inerrancy of the Holy Bible.

3.  Assist the Senior Pastor in all areas of pastoral ministry.

4.  Identify community needs that will direct our church to be an effective outreach.

5.  Ability to preach during Sunday Services as needed or determined by the Senior Pastor.  Assume primary leadership responsibilities of the church when the Senior Pastor is away.

6.  Work with Senior Pastor to ensure services are planned and executed.

Family Ministry

1.  Building connections and relationships with families with varying levels of discipleship.

2.  Work with Senior Pastor to create ministry opportunities that resonate with families.

3.  Oversee all aspects of the children’s ministry as we create positive family involvement within FBC.

Personal Attributes

1.  A driving passion for leading children, youth, and families into a fully devoted relationship with Jesus Christ.

2.  A positive, outgoing personality who enjoys building and leading teams.

3.  An effective multitasker with a self-motivated work style.

4.  Provide evidence of consistently planning, communicating, and following through.

5.  Demonstrates a loving and Christ-like attitude by exhibiting a prayerful disposition and a gentle, humble character.

6.  Knowledge and ability to use the Bible to guide a new disciple to ongoing spiritual maturity.

7.  Set an example of spiritual maturity and personal health through prayer, a healthy marriage and family life, Bible Study, rest, worship, and financial stewardship.

8.  Builds personal accountability safeguards into his life.


The current package will be set at $45,000 annually. Can be divided according to the needs and desires of the candidate and his family.

To apply email cover letter and resume to: [email protected]




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First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs
216 4th St
Sutherland Springs, Texas 78161


First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs
+1 830-947-3333
[email protected]


Sutherland Springs, Texas
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Church Ministry