Youth Pastor

Anna First Baptist Church | Anna,, IL

Posted Date 7/10/2024

Anna First Baptist Church is seeking a part-time Youth Pastor with strong desire to engage today's youth. Candidate would be expected to develope their own circulum. 

 About Us:

We are a vibrant and growing church community committed to fostering spiritual growth, nurturing relationships, and serving our local community. With a strong emphasis on youth ministry, we are seeking a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team as a Youth Pastor. Our church is in Anna, IL., and we have a diverse congregation of various backgrounds and ages.


  • Lead and oversee all aspects of the youth ministry program, including weekly gatherings, special events, retreats, and service projects.
  • Develop and implement an engaging and relevant curriculum that addresses youth's spiritual, emotional, and social needs.
  • Build strong relationships with youth, parents, volunteers, and church leadership, fostering a sense of community and belonging.
  • Provide pastoral care, mentorship, and support to youth as they navigate life's challenges and grow in their faith.
  • Equip and empower youth to become disciples of Jesus Christ and leaders within the church and community.
  • Collaborate with other ministries and church staff to coordinate intergenerational events and initiatives.
  • Stay informed about current trends, issues, and best practices in youth ministry, incorporating relevant resources and strategies into programming.


  • A personal commitment to Jesus Christ and a passion for sharing the gospel with youth.
  • At a minimum, an associatedegree, in ministry, or a related field (preferred).
  • Previous experience in youth ministry leadership, including planning and facilitating programs and events.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to connect with youth from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative abilities, with attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and collaborate with others in ministry.
  • A positive attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to adapt to the evolving needs of the youth ministry.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Professional development opportunities and support for continuing education. A supportive and collaborative work environment within a vibrant church community. Opportunities for spiritual growth and personal development.

Application Process:                                                                                                                                                                                    Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to                                                                  Please include a statement of faith and a brief description of your philosophy of youth ministry. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 Join Us:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of youth and are committed to helping them grow in their relationship with Christ, we invite you to apply for the position of Youth Pastor at our church. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to our team as we continue to impact lives and build God's kingdom together.



Highest Level of Education Required
High School
Minimum Experience in Years

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