Pastor of Youth and Children at Rooftop Church
St. Louis, MO

Rooftop Church

Job Description: Pastor of Youth and Children

October 2022


Job Responsibilities and Description


General Description

Rooftop Church is a medium-sized church in an inner suburb of St. Louis, MO. We are an interdenominational Christian church rooted in Biblical orthodoxy but also valuing humility, honesty, and humor. The Rooftop Pastor of Youth and Children is a full-time paid ministerial position. The Pastor of Y&C will lead, manage, and grow both the Youth and Rooftots ministries. This will include managing and developing leader and volunteer teams, planning the schedule and calendar, and working with the staff and elders to integrate both ministries into the overall life of the church.


Rooftop Kids
Plan and oversee Sunday morning children’s classes
Manage, recruit, and train teachers and volunteers
Lead the Rooftops deacon team and assigned areas: room management, scheduling, supplies, finances
Research and select curriculum
Plan additional events for kids and families
With the staff, promote the ministry to the church and community
Provide additional Rooftops services for special worship events
Maintain high ministry standards
Look for opportunities to grow and improve the ministry
Rooftop Youth

Plan and oversee weekly middle school and high school youth meetings
Manage, recruit, and train leaders and volunteers
Lead the Rooftop Yth deacon team: event planning, security and check-in, discipleship, finances, worship
Plan additional events for youth
With the staff, promote the ministry to the church and community
Connect with youth individually and socially
Maintain high ministry standards
Look for opportunities to grow and improve the ministry

Work with staff and elders to integrate children and youth into the overall life of the church as the student ministry representative.
Assist the staff in the general execution of ministry goals
Maintain regular presence in office as requested by the LP.
Meet with church elders as requested by the elders for purposes of encouragement, prayer, support, and accountability.
Meet with LP and staff weekly for purposes of communication, development and discipleship.
Be available to preach occasionally or regularly, according to needs and giftedness.

Pursue personal development opportunities (through prayer, reading and mentoring) to grow in wisdom and ability to service more effectively as a Christian leader and pastor.
Seek out professional development opportunities to grow in key gifts: leadership, teaching, etc.
Continue reading and studying as a leader of God’s people.
Congregational Life

Remain involved in the life of the congregation through social functions and attendance at all fourth-floor Rooftop events and as many other events as possible.
Remain committed to the purpose and values of the church: teaching, worship, evangelism, community, service and prayer.

Model Christian maturity in personal, family, and professional life.

Completion of bachelor-level theological and ministry education. Masters-level preferred.
Passion for youth and children’s ministry, and some experience leading either of these ministries preferred.
High sociability and love for people, and able to connect with all kinds of people across the demographic spectrum.
Ability to preach a bonus.
Organized and responsible and a track record of strong and effective leadership.
History of submission to church leaders and elders.
Reputation for integrity, servanthood, spiritual fervor, and emotional maturity.
An overall eagerness to learn and grow.
Honest and forthcoming concerning patterns of sin and past history.
Committed to basic Christian theology and Rooftop’s Statement of Faith.
Committed to Rooftop’s purpose, practices, and personality as a church.
Model Christian maturity in personal, family, and professional life.

Competitive Compensation & Salary. Retirement program after two years.

be prepared also to provide:
Include 1-2 letters of recommendation.
Include a list of 4-5 references with email contacts.
Keywords:  Next Generation Pastor, Family Pastor, Pastor of Student Ministries


Rooftop Church
9217 Gravois Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63123


Paul Mueller

[email protected]


St. Louis, MO
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Church Ministry