THE BIG PICTURE
Springfield Bible Church (springfieldbible.org) is seeking a Youth Pastor.
We are an evangelical church of about 250 people located in the state capital of Springfield, IL. Springfield is approximately 200 miles south of Chicago and 100 miles north of St. Louis. The greater Springfield area has an approximate population of 200,000, consisting of a thriving medical community, a university (UIS), and many State of Illinois jobs. The church was founded in 1974, and we have a good mix of multiple generations in the church. We believe this position is very important in helping us train up the next generation in the Lord.
We are looking for someone in this leadership role who would possess a high biblical character as described in 1 Timothy 3:1–13.
Our Sunday worship services consists of some traditional hymns and songs as well as some contemporary songs. We presently have a youth group (6th – 12th grade) with 10 – 20 students who attend a Wednesday night weekly meeting. We also have a growing children’s ministry (Pre-K – 5th grade) with 20–30 children who attend Jr. Church on Sunday mornings.
This position would involve overseeing the church’s student ministries (6th – 12th grade), teaching each week, planning special events, and overseeing special summer events and trips. The youth pastor would be heavily involved in the discipleship of the students in the church. We also have an annual Vacation Bible School with attendance often in the 80’s.
To learn more about the church, we invite you to visit our website, www.springfieldbible.org. Our Statement of Faith is there, and doctrinal agreement would be very important. We have two teaching pastors– both are graduates of Dallas Theological Seminary.
We seek to be evangelical and broadcast our messages on several TV affiliates in different states, in addition to livestream and YouTube.
$60,000 plus health benefits
Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:
Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Youth Pastor at SBC?
Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Youth Pastor of SBC?
In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of SBC?
Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online message to [email protected]
Springfield Bible Church