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Associate Pastor of Equipping Full Time

First Baptist Starkville

Starkville, MS



The Associate Pastor of Equipping oversees the discipleship ministries of First Baptist Starkville through Community Groups, Discipleship Groups, the Starkville Institute, and Residency. The Associate Pastor of Equipping will oversee the Family Ministry Team and work alongside the Senior Pastor and other Pastoral Staff to ensure our church is equipped to fulfill our vision.


  • Oversee the Family Ministry Team and leverage them towards outreach
  • Oversee all Discipleship of the church including curriculum suggestions and selection for Community Groups and D-Groups
  • Provide regular training for Community Group and D-Group leaders
  • Hold teachers and leaders accountable
  • Develop new teachers
  • Develop forums (and other opportunities) for all ages to develop a clear biblical worldview
  • Oversee and Develop Starkville Residency
  • Ensure all visitors are contacted
  • Ensure baptisms are scheduled
  • Ensure First Baptist Starkville is a welcoming church
  • Coordinate Volunteers for Guest Services
  • Meet weekly with staff


This full-time position is seminary required and doctoral degree preferred. The individual must have an Ephesians 4 heart of equipping, must be relational, and exhibit a high regard for details.

Committee Responsibilities:

  • Men’s Ministry
  • Women’s Ministry
  • Committee on Committees
  • Nominating Committee

Accountable to:

Senior Pastor

Application is via email only at this time. Please attach a copy of your resume, a cover letter, and provide three references when applying for this position. Applications will remain confidential during the preliminary stages of the interview process.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@fbcstarkville.com

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