Ministry Positions Available

The following is a list of ministry positions submitted. Posting is reserved for churches that are members of the National Association of Free Will Baptists. Posts older than 90 days will be removed. To renew your post, re-submit the ministry posting form or contact the webmaster.

This page is for postings of “secondary” ministry positions. Churches seeking a lead pastor can submit information here, and pastors seeking a church can submit their information here.

The posting section of this website is an exchange of information only. The inclusion of a name or position on the site should in no way be considered an endorsement. Please be diligent in your research.

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Harmony FWB Church – Fresno, CA (Youth Pastor)

Post Date: 9/19/23

Church Name: Harmony Free Will Baptist Church
City: Fresno
State: CA
Position Available: Youth Pastor
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Person: Trent Walley
Contact Phone Number: 586-506-4700
Contact Email: trent@harmonyfwbchurch.org
Brief Job Description:

THE ROLE

Create environments, events and experiences that connect students to God, each other and the church family.

SOME KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop a strong youth ministry program that supports the five pillars of Harmony: Discipleship, Evangelism, Community, Worship, and Corporate Prayer.

Build an effective leadership team by identifying and recruiting consistent, caring adult and student leaders.

Equip, train, encourage, and empower the leadership team for ministry.

Responsible for the midweek youth service and other youth minded discipleship/service opportunities.

Communicate well with parents and come alongside them to encourage and equip.

Plan and implement events and opportunities that promote community, service, worship, outreach, and a deeper walk such as: summer mission trip, camps/retreat, fellowship events, and community service.

Give general oversite and direction to the Children’s Director and Children’s program.

Direct the Upwards Sports outreach program.

Ability to participate in the worship team is a plus but not a requirement.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO

  • Has a degree in youth ministry, Christian ministry, or similar degree
  • Is knowledgeable in student ministries and loves teenagers
  • Is awesome at communicating and relating to others
  • Is skilled at recruiting, training, and leading adult and student leaders
  • Is detail orientated with the capacity to see the big picture
  • Is willing to take initiative and get things done
  • Is a team player who collaborates with all ministries

Please supply to the email listed above:

  • a resume with 3-4 references
  • a philosophy of youth ministry being sure to include specific core values and strategy ideas for implementing your philosophy and core values.
  • 2-3 video links to sermons and Bible studies

For any questions, please email or call Trent Walley, Lead Pastor at (586) 506-4700.

 

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Thayer FWB Church – Thayer, MO (Assistant Pastor to Work With Youth)

Church Name: Thayer Free Will Baptist Church
City: Thayer
State: MO
Position Available: Assistant Pastor who will work with our youth.
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Person: Melvin Haas
Contact Phone Number: 573-330-5098
Contact Email: fwbpastor@gmail.com
Brief Job Description: Thayer Free Will Baptist Church is searching for an assistant Pastor who will work with our young people. We offer a parsonage and salary.The candidate would work directly under the pastor and be accountable to him.
He would be responsible for teaching the youth on Sunday and Wednesday, planning activities for them, attending youth camp with them and assisting the pastor with various needs. He must be willing to preach on occasion.We are searching for a man who meets the qualifications set forth in Timothy and Titus. We desire a man who is called of God into the ministry and it either a FWB licensed or ordained minister or is in the process of becoming so. He should be self-disciplined, a hard worker, willing to work with others, love the Lord, love people and live a life that is a testimony of a faithful walk with the Lord.We would prefer a graduate of one of our Free Will Baptist colleges.

Please send a resume with a picture and references to Pastor Melvin Haas at fwbpastor@gmail.com

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LifeGate FWB Church – Turlock, CA (Youth Pastor)

Church Name: LifeGate FWB Church
City: Turlock
State: CA
Position Available: Youth Pastor
Job Type: Bivocational
Contact Person: Pastor Tim Hibbard
Contact Phone Number: 209-632-0404
Contact Email: Lifegateturlockpastor@gmail.com
Brief Job Description: LifeGate FWB Church is seeking a bi-vocational Youth Pastor to oversee and direct our youth and children’s ministries reporting directly to the Sr. Pastor.

Responsibilities
Direct weekly Wednesday evening youth program
Lead and teach Jr. High and High School classes
Organize and oversee youth events
Organize and oversee fundraisers for youth camp
Be available to preach occasional Sunday morning
Be active, attend, and support other ministries of the church
Serve on the church General Board
Other duties assigned by the Sr. Pastor

Required Qualifications
A calling from God to youth ministries
A servant’s heart
A desire for personal spiritual growth
2-4 years college course work in Biblical Studies
Experience working with youth
Ability to connect with youth

Preferred Qualifications
College Degree in Biblical Studies or Youth Ministry
FWB License or Ordination or ability to be within 1 year of hire date

Compensation
3 bed 2 bath parsonage with expenses included

Please send resume to Pastor Tim Hibbard at lifegateturlockpastor@gmail.com

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First FWB Church – Florence, AL (Music Minister)

Post Date: 7/17/23

Church Name: First Free Will Baptist Church
City: Florence
State: AL
Position Available: Music Minister
Job Type: Bivocational
Contact Person: Pastor Mike Crews
Contact Phone Number: 256-702-4899
Contact Email: bromike45@gmail.com
Brief Job Description: First Free Will Baptist church of Florence AL is seeking a minister of music to serve in our congregation. The following are requirements for any who seek this position.A deep and growing relationship with Christ.

A talent and knowledge of music, both vocal and instrumental

A committed Biblical marriage.

Spiritual leadership skills, including working with the pastor and congregation

A plan to move the church from traditional to blended worship.

Preaching skills are a plus.

This position is currently bivocational with plans to move towards full time as soon as possible.

If you are interested, please contact pastor Mike Crews at 256-702-4899 or send resume to bromike45@gmail.com.

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Heritage FWB Church – Ashland, KY (Minister of Worship)

Post Date: 6/16/23

Church Name: Heritage FWB Church
City: Ashland
State: KY
Position Available: Minister of Worship
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Person: Barry Long
Contact Phone Number: 9544956893
Contact Email: pastorbarrylong@gmail.com
Brief Job Description: Heritage Church is a growing and vibrant body of faith. Heritage Church is located in the Tri-State area of Eastern Kentucky. We are committed to worshiping the Lord by praying, reading, singing, and preaching the Word. Our church currently has a blended style of worship, consisting of congregational hymns, a praise team, and an occasional choir.

Music

The oversight of all music ministries at Heritage Church.
Lead the music for Sunday morning services, Sunday evening as well as any other scheduled service.
Lead and plan (with the Lead Pastor) Christ-exalting music for worship services.
Encourage all generations in the church by recruiting, teaching, and training musicians/singers to serve the Lord in the areas where they are gifted.
Coordinate and direct rehearsals for the music ministries of the church.
Help lead and guide our church in a blended style of worship music that includes our Praise Team singers, other instrumentalists, and on special services our Choir.
Utilize a mix of hymns and contemporary music Most important aspect is that the words of the songs are theologically rich and God-exalting.
Manage upkeep and maintenance of all instruments and A/V equipment.
Media

Provide guidance for the media production of all our services.
Work with our church’s A/V team to ensure all sound, music slides, etc are prepared and provide clear communication to what is needed from them.
Oversee the church website.(can be discussed)
Provide oversight and scheduling for church social media.(can be discussed)

Qualifications

Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Him.
A clear call to vocational ministry.
Leads a life governed by the Bible and in accordance with the guidelines recorded in 1 Timothy 3:2-7.
Must be willing to be a part of the team approach to ministry, serving as part of the church staff.
Qualified to lead a gifted praise team, direct a choir and be able to contribute musically and vocally.

Personal Qualities

Spends time daily with the Lord in Bible study and prayer.
Maintains a high standard of personal purity.
If married, demonstrates an unwavering love for his wife in speech and actions. His wife should express support for his ministry and pursue personal spiritual growth.
Possesses a cooperative, flexible, and teachable spirit.
Must be a team player and willing to contribute to the overall mission of the church.
Upbeat personality, able to engage the congregation with calls to worship, and able to effectively administer and lead the music.

Other Responsibilities

Maintain clear communication with praise team members.
Attend staff meetings and participate in the planning and implementation of church ministry and programs aligned with the vision of the church.
Attend workshops, conferences, and other professional meetings as appropriate to one’s development in the music ministry.
Develop and manage the music ministry budget.
Meet with the pastor for accountability, and spiritual growth.
Maintain a balance of office hours for study and administration while recognizing ministry will take place outside of the church building.
Perform other duties as determined by the Lead Pastor.

Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Lead Pastor.

Next Steps

Email pastorbarrylong@gmail.com the following:
Resume (with at least three references)
Video/Sample of music leadership
List of top three most influential authors

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Martin Hill FWB Church – Booneville, MS (Children & Youth Pastor)

Post Date: 4/24/23

Church Name: Martin Hill Free Will Baptist Church
City: Booneville
State: MS
Position Available: Children and youth pastor
Job Type: Bivocational
Contact Person: David Harper
Contact Phone Number: 15015800324
Contact Email: david.harper.bulldog@gmail.com
Brief Job Description: Childrens and youth Pastor. Could be a married couple. Coordinate and work with children and youth ministries within the church as well as outreach events. Must be able to teach children and teens and have good tech and communication skills. Compensation would be from $400.00 to $500.00 weekly. Send resume to Pastor David Harper- david.harper.bulldog@gmail.com or call 501-580-0324

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