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Associate Pastor to Families with Students Full Time

First Baptist Church of Olney, Texas

201 West Main Street, Olney, Texas



The First Baptist Church of Olney, Texas is seeking a Full-Time Associate Pastor to Families with Students.
The Associate Pastor to Families with Students, among other duties, will:

  • Lead and facilitate the youth ministry
  • Help the Senior Pastor get things done
  • Learn and help with technology and media

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your resume to Jan Simmons at [email protected] You may also mail a hard copy to Box 734, Olney, Texas 76374.
You can learn about our church by stalking our website and Facebook page. Sermons and other documents are available on our website: fbcolney.com

-This position is open to men who are ordained to the ministry (or who aspire to be ordained) and are presently qualified according to
1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Peter 5:1-4, and Titus 1:5-9. The candidate should also demonstrate the personality, gifting, and talents that accompany a ministry calling.

-This position is for an extroverted person who has a love for students and genuinely enjoys being with people. If you love kids, are intentional about making them feel welcome, are full of compassion, and are relatable, this will be a good fit.

-The candidate should be a strong teacher, grounded in the text, with a desire to grow as a teacher and pastor.

-Olney, Texas (population 3,200), is a wonderful rural community situated about 100 miles west of the DFW Metroplex.  We have an excellent school system, great healthcare, a warm culture, friendly people, and a healthy church that loves Jesus!  Learn more at olneytexas.com.

-Our church attendance runs between 250-280 on average. Our annual budget is around $640K. FBCO is SBC and dually aligned with the BGCT and the SBTC.  Our Statement of Faith is the 1833 New Hampshire Confession, although we have slightly modified it and added some language to it from the BFM2000.  We also agree with the 1978 Chicago Statement on Inerrancy, and the 2017 Nashville Statement on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.  We have a Church Covenant that lays out the expectations of membership.  You may view our Statement of Faith and Covenant at fbcolney.com.

Job Summary:

-This is a full-time vocational ministry position. We are seeking a candidate who is a hard-working team player with a wide variety of talents and skills.
-The candidate will help the Senior Pastor serve in different areas of the church as needed. The candidate will have specific oversight of the ministry to our families with youth.
-Compensation is range is 40K+ per year with a parsonage. The church does not offer health insurance for the minister and his family as a benefit. Church ministers and employees purchase their own insurance. The church matches the minister’s contributions to a 403(b) plan up to 3%. The parsonage is a spacious three bedroom, two bath home located in Olney

We are expecting applicants to:

  • Have a history of commitment to the local church
  • Understand social media
  • Have a humble and teachable spirit
  • Thrive in a creative, team-oriented church
  • Love people and love the truth of God’s word
  • Be excited about ministering in a rural context and enjoying all the awesome things about small-town life
  • Love kids and teenagers and be excited to work with them
  • Have a high view of God’s Word and expositional preaching
  • Be committed to congregational church government, meaningful church membership, and a high view of scripture
  • Have an excellent work ethic
  • Respond professionally and promptly to questions and text messages, phone calls, and emails, especially when they are from parents
  • Maintain a proper work/life balance
  • Be a disciple-maker
  • Be always growing as a student of Scripture and a person of prayer
  • Learn to recruit volunteers, delegate, and build a team
  • Preferably be musical, but this is not a deal breaker
  • Be a cheerful and sacrificial New Testament giver
  • Be kind

To apply for this job email your details to fbcjan@brazosnet.com

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