Youth Pastor, Aberdeen, SD


First Baptist Church is in Aberdeen, South Dakota which is the third largest city in the state and a college town. Aberdeen offers a wide variety of attractions and there is something for everyone in the community. First Baptist Church is seeking a full-time youth pastor responsible for guiding all aspects of our Alive student ministries (grades 7-12). The youth pastor will provide leadership to youth in a relational way and through a Bible-based program. As a leader of the youth program, he will also work closely with parents and youth ministry volunteers to create a welcoming environment where teens will thrive and spiritually grow. As a member of a church staff, the youth pastor will report to the lead pastor and work alongside fellow staff members. Candidates should fully support the FBC statement of faith and the FBC purpose of Helping People to Find and Follow Jesus. The candidate should enthusiastically embrace a worship style that blends praise singing and hymns. A bachelor’s degree is preferred in ministry or a related field, or equivalent experience. Major responsibilities include the leadership of the Sunday morning Jr & Sr Hi Sunday School program, evening youth groups, monthly events, outreach programs, discipleship groups, summer camps, and mission trips. This position is part of a dynamic multiple staff that collaboratively leads the ministries of the church. First Baptist church is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches of the Dakotas. Compensation: $40,000-60,000 salary per year depending on education and ministry experience E-mail resumes, cover letter, and references to A church statement of faith is available upon request.


First Baptist Church
Pastor Gary Compton
1500 Melgaard Road
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Phone: 605-228-6377