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Interim Student Pastor

Macedonia Baptist Church/Newnan, GA

Macedonia Baptist Church is a multi-generational congregation located in a growing rural/suburban area of Coweta County.  Our student ministries (6th grade through college) averages around 30 each week.

Part Time Student Pastor 

Objective: To lead our middle and high school students (and possibly college students) to follow Jesus Christ as fully devoted disciples.

Qualifications:

  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ that pursues growth in Christlikeness
  • Passion to minister to middle and high school students (and possibly college students)
  • Teachable spirit that is open to correction if necessary
  • Team player who works well with others
  • Five years of student ministry experience preferred
  • Christian College or seminary education preferred
  • Conservative theologically (in agreement with The Baptist Faith and Message 2000) and on social issues
  • Satisfactory background check and credit check
  • Disciplined in use of social media platforms

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proclaim the gospel and disciple students
  • Work with the lead pastor, church staff and student ministry leaders to carry out the overall mission of our church – to glorify God by leading people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Oversee, develop, and coordinate the work of the student ministry
  • Plan and oversee the student ministry budget
  • Lead and teach students in Sunday School, Wednesday worship, etc.
  • Develop relationships with teenagers and their parents
  • Lead students in reaching out to other students
  • Recruit, train, encourage and support student ministry volunteer leaders
  • Plan, lead, and conduct church camp trips, mission trips, etc.
  • Attend workshops and personal growth conferences to stay informed on new and effective ways to implement student ministry
  • Call on students and parents in pastoral need situations such as sickness, hospitalization, crisis intervention, death and other situations in which students may need help and support
  • Conduct parent meetings two-three times a year to communicate about the student calendar, ministry needs and opportunities, parental concerns, etc.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and other ministry meetings as needed
  • Work as a professional with the other staff to provide for the pastoral needs of the congregation

Though this is initially an interim, part-time position, the interim student pastor will be considered as a candidate for the permanent student pastor role.  Bi-vocational candidates will be considered as well.  Contact Pastor Matthew Myers at mmyers@mbcnewnan.com for information.

Posted 9/20/2022