First Baptist is located in beautiful southern Indiana, Bedford is a city of 14,000 people located midway between Indianapolis, IN and Louisville, KY. We are prayerfully seeking a full-time Youth Minister (40 hours / week) to come alongside us in reaching the youth of this community.
Ideal candidates should have or be working toward a Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study. The selected candidate will develop and administer Bible-based programs for a middle and high school youth ministry which currently averages 25 students per week. These programs, including worship services and mission projects, should be designed to provide individual and collective spiritual growth and discipline. The youth minister must have teaching and counseling skills to nurture teens in their social and emotional needs, and be passionate, excited, and energetic in leading youth to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Having a heart for youth and a strong personal faith, this person will be encouraged to develop relationships with youth and their parents through presence at school and community activities, with a further goal of reaching other youth within the community. Finally, the selected candidate will integrate youth ministry into the larger ministry philosophy of the church in ways that promote intergenerational dialogue, understanding, and collaboration.
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