First Christian Church

Non-denominational Christian Church

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
7 300 Carrollton, GA USA

Contact Information


Shane Sadler
phone   4043794093

306 College Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Jr/Sr High Youth Minister Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

Job Title: Youth Pastor
Status: Full-time
Church Size: 300
Date Prepared/Revised:  March 15, 2017
Supervisor: Lead Pastor

1st Christian Church in Carrollton, Georgia (located 50 miles west of Atlanta) is seeking a mature follower of Jesus Christ to become a full-time Youth Pastor. We are looking for candidates who have a big heart for God and love for kids, strong team players with great leadership skills to move our Student (Youth) Ministry team toward an even greater eternal impact in the lives of children at First Christian.

Education and Experience Requirements
Four-year degree in Children’s Ministry or education from an accredited college or university required (Master’s Degree preferred)
2+ years church experience with substantial understanding of Christian theology and mission

Primary Responsibilities
Lead children and their families to follow Jesus.
Consistently deliver an outstanding environment so that children are educated to become followers of Jesus Christ.
Create systems necessary to attain consistent, measurable results beneficial to the mission and vision of FCC. Systems include, but are not limited to:
Child Safety
Guest Follow Up
Weekend Services
Recruit, train, organize and empower volunteers to assist in leading the children’s ministry.
Provide a showcase event on Sunday mornings.
Lead creative team meetings in order to maximize the impact of Sunday mornings.
Communicate weekly and meet regularly with Children’s Ministry Leaders in order to build ownership and equip them to lead.
Oversee communication between the church, children and families.
Provide resources for parents and families, as needed.
Oversee curriculum selection for children, nursery through 5th grades. 
Oversee the setup and operation of all related children’s ministry environments on Sunday morning and Wednesday nights, including check-in, individual children’s environments, security, check out, setup and tear down.
Oversee the Children’s Ministry budget, and plan special events, as needed.
Participate in staff meetings, as scheduled.
Create a children’s ministry “brand” within First Christian Church, to include: a name, theme, décor, graphics, website, etc.

Traits & Skills Necessary
Heart for kids
Constant encourager
Great people skills
Strength in recruiting, training and overseeing volunteers
Driven by a vision of the potential of the Youth ministry they are leading
Excellent communicator
Experienced leader, specifically in the area of a group of volunteers
High energy
Favors creativity and innovation over tradition for tradition’s sake
Capable of planning a weekly Sunday morning showcase event for kids
Social media savvy
Well read
Knowledge of church systems, organization, and structure
Team Player
Teachable/ Lifelong learner

Personal Responsibilities
Maintain God ordained priorities in your life by putting Jesus Christ first.
Tithe according to what scripture teaches.
Be loyal to the vision and staff of First Christian Church and always protect the unity of the church.
Personally model the mission of First Christian so that people may be led into a growing relationship with Jesus.


Link To Job Description

Applicant Requirements

Please see Careers in Ministry on our website for information and online questionnaire.