Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Life

First Baptist Church of New Bern

2019 Job Posting
First Baptist Church of New Bern, NC, a church affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, seeks a personable initiative-taker for a full time position of Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Life. Founded in 1809 and with a current membership of 550, FBC is one of the oldest Baptist congregations in North Carolina. Established as the first permanent capital of North Carolina, New Bern is a thriving coastal community located just 30 miles from the Atlantic Ocean at the confluence of the Neuse and Trent Rivers. It boasts art, theater, family-friendly activities, boating, fishing, and hunting. Responsibilities for the position include an active pastoral concern for the youth grades 7-12 and their parents, being available to all parties, including parents, for counsel. A candidate must be an advocate for youth, willing to communicate often with the congregation about the hopes, concerns, and activities of the youth in the church and the community. The candidate will integrate the parents of youth and the adults of the church into the life of the youth by recruiting, training, and motivating involvement. He or she will also offer numerous mission opportunities to involve the youth in ministering to others within and outside of the church. The candidate must be committed to living and modeling a Christian lifestyle while creating an environment that encourages, educates, and excites young people to love and to seek first the Kingdom of God. He or she will also fill additional pastoral duties as needed and develop and promote activities for the Family Life Center at FBC. These regular activities should meet the overall needs of the church to foster Christian personal growth, evangelistic outreach, and fellowship among all members of the congregation. A Master's degree, counseling training related to youth and families, and previous work experience in youth ministry are required, but candidates pursuing a Master's degree would also be considered
Master's Degree
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First Baptist Church of New Bern
First Baptist Church of New Bern
239 Middle St.
NEW BERN, NC 28560