Associate Pastor of Youth and Children at Sardis Baptist Church
Hartwell,Georgia

“And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes. You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.” - Deuteronomy 6:6–9 (ESV)

 

Position Reports To: Senior Pastor

 

Job Classification: This position is a full-time position.

 

Purpose: This person will function as a pastoral team member to give support to Sardis Baptist Church and its mission to minister to both youth and children. This person will help provide vision, oversight, and direction to all aspects of both ministries, ranging from birth to high school. This person will serve as a pastor/shepherd for families and volunteers at Sardis and will implement a ministry that is consistent with the overall beliefs, mission, and vision of Sardis Baptist Church.

 

Qualifications:

Ø Must have a dynamic, passionate, and maturing walk with Jesus.

Ø Must have a passion to see families -- men, women, boys and girls -- transformed by the gospel and grow in their relationship with Christ.

Ø Must affirm the inspiration, inerrancy, infallibility, and full sufficiency of the Bible.

Ø Must agree with Sardis Baptist Church’s doctrine and beliefs

Ø Must have the ability to recruit, teach, and train volunteers.

Ø Must have good communication and organizational skills.

Ø Having formal theological education from a Southern Baptist school/seminary is preferred; master’s level seminary education is desired.

Ø Having 3-5 years ministry experience is preferred.

 

The Scope of the position includes:

Ø Expand ministry strategies that help parents and families in every stage of life.

Ø Oversee and implement child protection policies and training.

Ø Serve as a pastoral presence for our entire church.

Ø Provide direct leadership to our Youth and Children’s Sunday school ministry, which will include training of teachers, class structure, and providing oversight (along with the Senior Pastor) of literature.

Ø Lead, develop, encourage, and care for the Children and Youth volunteers.

Ø Attend weekly staff meetings.

Ø Help develop an overall assimilation process for visitors and new members.

Ø Be open to provide leadership in other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Ø Provide pastoral care (along with Senior Pastor), including hospital visits, prospects, and crisis situations (a full team effort is needed in times of crisis).

Ø Assist Pastoral staff and all members in times of need.

Ø Preach in the absence of the Pastor.

 

 

 

Some Personal Requirements:

Ø Excel at leading and developing leaders.

Ø Be able to establish credibility with parents and Church members.

Ø Is knowledgeable and up to date regarding the Christian and secular issues of the day and how they affect ministering to our families.

Ø Be a team player, who enjoys collaborative ministry and thrives in a team setting.

Ø Can bring fresh thinking to our strategies for adults, youth, and children.

Ø Abide by Sardis Baptist Church Constitution and Bylaws.

Ø Must submit to a criminal background check.

Ø Must complete security training for children.

 

General Information: This job description is not all-inclusive and may be amended by the Pastor and Deacons. This is intended to provide a general understanding of the duties and responsibilities for this position. As with all staff positions, our desire is for the staff members to be team players and growing as disciples of and disciple-makers for Jesus Christ.

 

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Address

Sardis Baptist Church
4359 Anderson Hwy,
Hartwell, Georgia 30643

Contact

Sardis Baptist Church
(706) 856-8561
annamaria@justchurcjobs.com

Website

2528

Location
Hartwell,Georgia
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
40
Pay rate
TBD
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Skills
Communication
Encouragement
Leadership
Industries
Church Ministry