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Youth and Children's Ministry

Student & Worship Pastor

First Congregational Church
Posted: 07/12/2022

First Congregational Church is a non-denominational Church located in the friendly rural town of Parkersburg, Iowa. We are currently looking for a Student/Worship Pastor to assist our Senior Pastor in serving our Church body.


The Student and Worship Pastor must be a believer in Jesus Christ. He must be called by God into ministry, have a servant’s heart and a desire to live for God’s glory. His life should model the Christian characteristics of an elder as described in 1 Timothy 3:1-13, Titus 1:5-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-4. He must have a clear calling to student ministries and a proven ability to successfully minister to both students and their parents. He must have a shepherd’s heart and a love for people. He must have the ability to clearly share the Gospel, teach the Word of God, and offer life-application.


He must be a self-starter, able to coordinate schedules and share the vision of the church along with those on the leadership team. He should be gifted in leadership and administration and be a team player. He should be organized, able to clearly communicate, and able to delegate. He must have at least an associate ministry degree as well as previous ministry experience. This man must be in agreement with First Congregational Church’s Mission and Statement of Faith.


Primary Responsibilities:

The Student and Worship Pastor will be responsible to provide leadership and oversight to the children and youth ministries of the church. He will be expected to build relationships with students and parents and be visible in the community to help promote the outreach ministry of the church. He will be expected to offer leadership and support to leaders in the children and youth ministries by providing teaching material, helping to recruit and train volunteers, and be present to assist in each of the student ministries. He will be expected to offer initial counseling and support to students and their parents and connect with parents on a regular basis. He will be expected to help plan, promote, and execute summer mission opportunities as well as opportunities for students and leaders to grow.


The Student and Worship Pastor will be a member of the worship committee and will be responsible for communicating with the Worship committee and Senior Pastor to help create services that are well ordered and done at a high level of excellence. The Senior Pastor has the final approval for all worship services. He will work to build relationships among the church family and community.

The Student and Worship Pastor will oversee the operation of the sound board and live streaming equipment during both services. He will provide sound equipment training for the volunteers. He will oversee the music ministry of the Church by working with the music committee to schedule volunteer music teams and lead worship as often as is needed.


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