Main Street Baptist Church, a medium size, East Tennessee Southern Baptist congregation, is seeking a full time Associate Pastor/Youth Leader to assist current pastor with all areas of ministry duties, continue to build a growing youth group and minister to their families. Although Main Street is a small community about 25 miles from Knoxville, the demographics for the church show a diverse population from both Rocky Top and other areas of Anderson County. The church was established in 1928 and continues to see growth in all areas of its ministry programs. Main Street's current pastor has been at MSBC for 26 year, beginning as Youth Pastor in 1997. His passion in ministry is to bring people in Rocky Top and the surrounding communities to know Jesus Christ and his ministry programming reflects a desire to develop active individual and inter-generational, Christ centered ministries from a supportive, committed staff.
The Associate Pastor/Youth Leader would be under the pastor's guidance to develop new and exciting ministry programming that would encourage members to grow and lead them to a richer, fuller Christian life. This person would, by teaching and example, prepare children/youth/adults to come to know Jesus Christ and prepare them for their future roles as Christians in a changing world.
Licensed or ordained in the Baptist Church with experience working in a church environment
Experience in leading worship and sharing the gospel in a worship environment
Some college preferred with a commitment to contiune to further training/education
Passion to serve families/youth of the church - encouraging spiritual growth and commitment to discipleship
Successful completion of criminal/financial background check
Effective communication with staff, membership and community to understand and minister to their needs
Excellent communication skills, organizational skills and a commitment to teamwork in all areas of church ministries.
FULL TIME POSITION - Resumes to P O Box 405 - Rocky Top, TN 37769 or
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