Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry and Outreach
Eastview Baptist Church (Eastview) in Belleville, Illinois, is a Southern Baptist Church, established first as a mission in 1953 and then as a church in 1956, has a 69-year history of serving God and spreading the gospel. Eastview is looking for an Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry and Outreach who loves God and His word. Our church is a friendly, loving, community minded church averaging 52 Sunday worshippers. Our average Sunday School attendance is 47 with an average of 7 youth students. We are located within the Greater St. Louis Metro area.
Eastview, as with many churches, has faced reduced attendance following the COVID-19 pandemic. We are seeking an Associate Pastor to partner with our Senior Pastor and church membership on youth programs, community outreach initiatives, and showing the love of Christ in a very practical way.
The successful candidate shall have a vibrant and growing relationship with Christ and believe the Bible is from God and is inerrant. The applicant must possess a spiritual calling to Christian ministry, the ability to lead and shepherd, as well as a passion to communicate the gospel in everyday conversations with youth. He must be a motivated and organized person with a dynamic personality that motivates and inspires others. The man shall meet the Biblical qualifications of 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and shall affirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
- Youth leadership
- Community outreach
- Disciple and mentor people
- Interest in missions
- Perform duties as delegated by the Senior Pastor
- Help to hold the Senior Pastor and congregation accountable
- Pulpit supply
- A great attitude and passion for ministry
- Ability to relate to and lead youth to a closer personal relationship with Jesus
- Seminary student or seminary/ministry graduate
- Youth leadership experience
- Ordination preferred but not required
- Musical ability would be beneficial
- This position will be full time
- Pay will be proportional to experience and education
- Once a month potluck meal
If you believe that God is calling you to apply for our Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry and Outreach, please send your resume, 3 references, a written testimony, and a cover letter with a picture of you, to include your family (if you are married), to email@example.com.