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Family Pastor Full Time

Bethel Baptist Church

Sumter, SC




The Family Pastor is responsible for leading the church in discipling Kids, Students and their families in a way that equips and encourages maturity in Christ. This is a full-time position that is voted on by the congregation and reports to the Lead Pastor.

The package includes salary and leave benefits.


• Have an active, growing and personal relationship with Christ.

• Meet the requirements of an elder, set forth in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.

• Have a clear call from God and a passion to disciple and strengthen families.

Sees Family Ministry as a foundational ministry within the context of the local church.

• Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college and at

least two years of related experience and/or training or an equivalent

combination of education and experience, preferably in youth or family ministry.

• Be able to effectively communicate the Gospel along with any written and spoken communications required for the position.

• Affirm and support the purpose, values, theology, ministry philosophies and methodology of Bethel Baptist Church.

• Have the ability to lead a team of volunteers by casting vision and then organizing the skills and talents of the team to reach their God-given potential as they help others find and follow Jesus.

• Be reliable, self-motivated and well-organized.

• Be a team player — able to collaborate, cooperate and communicate well in a team environment and maintain confidentiality.

• Be proficient in basic computer skills, general software and information systems.

• Willing to build relationships within the church and community at large.

• Participates in the planning and execution of Family Ministry events, such as:

❖ Vacation Bible School

❖ Combined Camp

❖ Church-wide events: Fall Festival, Easter Egg Hunt, etc.

❖ Mission opportunities, retreats and any other trips, camps or events

• Helps recruit ministry volunteers and creates a list of “substitutes” for when emergencies or vacancies occur.

• Ministers to young adults in College & Career through regular phone calls and texts. And encourages them to connect through ministry events and one-on-one meetings so they continue to grow in their faith. Also, intentionally points them toward on-campus ministry opportunities at their respective school.

• Effectively manages personal workflow and prioritization of assignments.

• Serves as an initial counselor for Family Ministry matters such as salvation, baptism, health problems, addictions, sin struggles, and family/friend issues.

• Leads ministry visits of those involved in the Family Ministry and assists or visits others as requested by the Lead Pastor.

• Fosters good communications by ensuring events and opportunities are

promoted in a timely manner via the church’s website, social media, bulletin announcements, texts, personal calls, school visits, family visits, etc.

• Assists with and keeps teams within approved budget amounts for all Family Ministry-related activities by properly stewarding church resources: money, supplies, equipment, etc.

• Solicits and provides feedback from church members to leadership to ensure Family Ministry is biblical and effective.

• Understands and adheres to the church’s procedural guidelines and policies.

• Assists the Lead Pastor and Nominating Committee in identifying potential Leaders and Teachers.

• Available to assist the Lead Pastor in visitation and counseling as needed.

• Other duties as assigned by Lead Pastor, Deacons or church leadership.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter outlining their qualifications to https://seekyeandfind.org/. Please include “Bethel Family Pastor Application” in the subject line.

To apply for this job email your details to jordan@seekyeandfind.org

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