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Pastor of Youth and Students Full Time

Grapevine Baptist Church

85 Sandcut Road, Madisonville, Ky. 42431




The Pastor of Youth and Students of Grapevine Baptist Church should be:

  • A Christian with a growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A mature individual
  • Teachable with a desire to learn and grow as a person and leader
  • A Calling, not a career.  Called to Student Ministry – long term commitment.
  • Experienced Student Minister
  • Prefer College Degree with a major or minor in Ministry.
  • A Southern Baptist in Doctrine and Theologically Conservative
  • Married with supportive wife
  • Self-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Team Player- work well with others
  • Understand today’s youth culture
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Media Technology experience


The Pastor of Youth and Students is responsible to the Pastor to:

  • Plan, develop, and accomplish a balanced program for students involving grades 6 through 12 in evangelism, discipleship, ministry, worship, fellowship, etc.
  • Set a vision for the student ministry.
  • Involve students in outreach, ministry and mission opportunities.
  • Involve students in the overall ministry of the church.
  • Connect with students in the community, school lunch, sporting events, etc.
  • Connect with parents involving them in the overall student ministry – keeping them informed, via regular contact and available as a resource person.
  • Lead regular leadership meetings involving youth leaders, Sunday School Youth Department; Youth Committee, etc.
  • Enlist a balance of men and women youth leaders through nominating committee.
  • Provide leadership development of students and workers to expand the student ministry.
  • Provide training opportunities through the church at the local, state, or national levels.
  • Network with Youth Workers in the Little Bethel Baptist Association and community.
  • Draw up a yearly Student Ministry BUDGET and work within that budget.
  • Assist and serve as a resource person to Children’s Ministry.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Pastor.

To apply for this job email your details to nancy@gbcky.net

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