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Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Position at Countryside Christian Church, Kirksville, MO

The leadership of Countryside Christian Church announces the opening of a youth minister position for their congregation.   This adventure would start with building relationships with the 30-35 students and their families, as well as partnering with youth ministry volunteers.  Supporting this venture is the team of a youth focused Preaching Minister, four encouraging Elders, and a refreshing church family of about 160.  Countryside is looking for a creative and growing disciple of Christ with the passion to work with this team to lead students to be disciples who make disciples for Jesus.  Countryside is located in Kirksville, Missouri which is also home to Truman State University, AT Still University, and Thousand Hills State Park.   Contact – Harold Engel, Preaching Minister at 660-342-5374,,


 A Job Description can be viewed at

Countryside Youth Minister (YM) Job Description – Full time

  1. YM will oversee the 6th -12 Grade Youth Ministry.
  2. YM will lead equip the Jr./Sr. High Youth Team.
  3. YM will be responsible to train and recruit teachers and youth workers for the Jr/Sr High and in that way to multiply himself.
  4.  YM will seek to build relationships with youth and their parents through attending school events Countryside youth are involved in.
  5. YM will keep office hours as worked out with the minister and elders.
  6. YM will organize and supervise Jr/Sr High trips, especially mission trips.
  7. YM will work with Harold in other ministries when needed to fill in or help out.
  8. The Leadership Team wants YM to have the freedom to be creative, to spark positive change in the Youth Ministry, and to tweak the Youth Ministry to make it more effective.


Education and Experience preferences

Bible college education preferred, but not required

Ministry Experience preferred, but not required


Salary Package – Starting at $35,000 per year for full time position (depending on education and experience)  





Physical Address:
Countryside Christian Church
23153 State Hwy H
Kirksville, MO  63501

Harold Engel, Preaching Minister


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