Job Opportunities 
NextGen Pastor
 
How to Apply: 
*Read the Job Description 
*Email resume & a brief description of yourself to: nextgen@mtcarmeldemorest.com  
*If you have a teaching video sample, please include one in your email (file or link is fine).
 
Job Description

    The NextGen Pastor of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church is responsible for providing leadership in planning, conducting, and evaluating a Christ-centered ministry from cradle through college/career age group.

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong, dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ demonstrated through regular prayer, Bible study, and worship attendance.
  • Fulfill the character qualifications as taught in 1 Timothy 3:1-7. Ordained or be willing to be ordained as a Pastor.
  • Passionate about reaching children, youth, college/career and parents for Jesus Christ.
  • A degree in church-related ministry from a conservative seminary.
  • Experience in children’s, youth or college/career ministry.
  • Ability to teach Scripture in a manner that is biblically sound and culturally relevant.
  • Have strong gift of leadership and proven experience developing leaders.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use email and social media to connect and promote ministry.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to manage, mobilize and motivate people.
  • This person should have a heart for gospel-focused, family-based ministry with the goal of leading children, youth, college/career, and parents toward spiritual maturity.
  • Able to fully commit to the mission, vision, and values of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
  • A healthy family life. If married, the spouse must be a believer and supportive of the ministry.
  • A servant’s heart.
  • Commitment to the unity of the staff team and the church.

 

Big Picture Responsibilities:

  • Gives overall leadership direction to Children’s, Youth, and College/Career Ministries to ensure strong biblical teaching and authentic worship.
  • Develops and empowers staff and lay leaders.
  • Develops and oversees policies and procedures for an effective children’s, youth, and college/career ministry.
  • Manages and/or provides oversight of administrative needs of Children’s, Youth, and College/Career Ministries with support of each elected coordinator of these groups

(i.e., budget and events calendars, etc.).

  • Ensures smooth transition for students entering college/career life from middle school from the children’s ministry.
  • Provides shepherding, counsel, and care to students and their families.
  • Participates in all groups.
  • Participates in other Pastoral duties: participates and serves at weekend services in pastoral/counselor capacity; conducts hospital visits, funerals and weddings, as needed.

 

Children’s Ministry:

  • Develop and implement a discipleship strategy that helps children (Birth to Preschool through Grade 5) and parents connect with Jesus and grow spiritually.
  • Lead the Children’s Ministry Team to plan and execute ministry.
  • Recruit and develop a ministry team of effective volunteers that strive for excellence in

children’s discipleship.

  • Build a team that will help all kinds of children and families in our community experience the love of Jesus and learns to follow Him.
  • Champion fresh and new ideas to engage and train parents in avenues of family worship.
  • Plan and participate in regular and special events that involve children’s ministry.
  • Oversee publicity with the church, and communication of children’s ministry to parents, and church family, and possibly local schools.

 

Youth Ministry:

  • Develop and implement a discipleship strategy that helps youth (6th through 12th grade) and parents connect with Jesus and grow spiritually.
  • Recruit and develop a ministry team to effectively minister to students. This includes a

significant level of leadership development.

  • Develop and provide oversight to a strategy for identifying the specific needs of both middle school and high school students and how Youth Ministries can best meet these needs.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to ensure that Youth Ministries is effectively reaching out and impacting their community, schools, and families.
  • Recruit and develop a ministry team of effective volunteers that strives for excellence in youth discipleship.
  • Develop intentional events designed to build community, reach new youth, and develop students spiritually.
  • Lead the teaching ministry and is an effective teacher of biblical truth within the Youth Ministries community.
  • Help develop/facilitate a cohesive ministry pipeline from youth to young adult.
  • Actively seek to be a bridge to young adults for the church.

 

College/Career Ministry:

  • Develop and implement a discipleship strategy that helps young adults (College/Career age 19-25) and parents connect with Jesus and grow spiritually.
  • Recruit and develop a ministry team to effectively minister to College/Career. This includes a significant level of leadership development.
  • Develop and provide oversight to a strategy for identifying the specific needs of both college students, careers, and how College/Career Ministries can best meet these needs.
  • Develop and implement a strategy to ensure that College/Career Ministries is effectively reaching out and impacting their community, schools, and families.
  • Recruit and develop a college/career ministry team of effective volunteers that strives for excellence in youth discipleship.
  • Develop intentional events designed to build community, reach new young adults, and develop students spiritually.
  • Lead the teaching ministry and is an effective teacher of biblical truth within the College/Career Ministries community.
  • Help develop/facilitate a cohesive ministry pipeline from youth to young adult.
  • Actively seek to be a bridge to young adults for the church.

 

Practical Duties and Responsibilities:

    Teaching and Leading:

  • Oversee/lead weekly mid-week gathering
  • Oversee/lead Sunday morning class
  • Oversee/lead student discipleship groups
  • Student leadership development
  • Develop an adult volunteer leadership team

   Service and Mission:

  • Oversee various service projects
  • Oversee yearly mission trip
  • Oversee winter and summer camps

   Miscellaneous:

  • Participate in staff meetings
  • Regular attendee of deacon board
  • Meet regularly with pastoral staff
  • Other duties as assigned