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Youth Pastor

Water Valley First Christian Church
1020 N Main St, Water Valley, MS 38965
(662) 473-2884


Title:         Youth Pastor (Full-time)

Reports to:     Senior Pastor

Duties:     Minister of  Worship

                Minister of  Children (Nursery to High School)

                Connections and Outreach

                Volunteer Coordinator

                Compensation: Depending on Gifts and Experience.


  1. Hold a Bachelor’s degree (Biblical Studies or related field of study) or higher in ministry with some experience in youth ministry. Endorsement by a Christian Church Pastor and or Board of Elders is preferred. (Experience may be substituted for educational requirements for persons with exceptional gifts).

  2. Demonstrate gifts and calling to Youth Ministry, love young people and have a calling for evangelism and outreach.

  3. Must be self-motivated and capable of sharing the Gospel with others, relational with youth, parents and staff.

  4. Strong communication skills are a must and a desire to outreach within the community. This position requires excellent leadership, organizational and administrative skills.

  5. Must be able to research the community, develop a plan to reach the un-churched youth through social media, connections and or technology.

  6. Must be able to work together as a team, cooperating with members of the staff and all church members.

  7. Be able to act with minimal supervision and provide guidance to church members and volunteers regarding all aspects of Youth Ministry.

  8. Exhibit the ability to teach and train the youth in deeply enriching and meaningful discussions on faith.

  9. Exemplify obedience to the word of God and devotion to prayer life.

  10. Must have a clear testimony to a saving, sanctifying and growing relationship with our savior Jesus Christ.

  11. Model a Christ-like lifestyle and a passion to reach the lost.

Job Summary

The Youth Pastor will lead and organize an effective Youth Ministry, implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teachings, discipleship and evangelism. Demonstrate a hunger for God and must have a passion to lead youth to Christ. The overall objective is to make Christ like disciples of our youth and train and mobilize them to make others, Christ like disciples.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Provide leadership to the overall Youth Ministry to include accomplishing goals and objectives

  2. Model a Christ like lifestyle and be an example for all youth

  3.  Build a growing Youth Ministries Team, managing and recruiting volunteers, managing Christ centered curriculum and reaching the un-churched youth

  4. Maintain a close working relationship with members of the community, surrounding churches and schools. Make connections with students and youth and helping draw them into a close personal relationship with Christ.

  5. Collaborate with members of the church to establish new ministries as needed

  6. Facilitate the training and mobilization of our youth to become Christ like disciples.

  7. Establish strong relationships with youth of our church, maximizing ministry

  8. Provide individualized counseling and spiritual direction to youth

  9. Maintain contact with youth and parents, keeping them informed on activities Keeping parents involved and informed that encourages excitement and partnership.

  10. Participate in staff meetings, one on one meetings with Lead Pastor

  11. Other duties as required and requested by Lead Pastor

Email Cover Letter and Resume:

Water Valley First Christian Church (
Questions please contact office at (662) 473-2884.
Application accepted through 9/01/2021 at midnight.

Physical Address:
Water Valley First Christian Church
1020 N Main St
Water Valley, MS 38965

Brandon Winters


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