South Side Church of Christ

South Side Church of Christ is a non-denominational church of 300 members located approximately 45 minutes south of Columbus and an hour from Cincinnati. The community surrounding the church is growing and offers many opportunities for youth ministry. At this time, we are in a season of growth and development. We have a wonderful facility with a family life center and plenty of room for growth. The vision of South Side is to Know Christ, Grow In Christ, and Go for Christ. We are positioned for greatness in our community and are looking for someone with experience to come and be a part of this wonderful ministry.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
3 300 Washington Court House, OH USA

Contact Information


Barry Pettit

921 South Fayetteville Street
Washington Court House, OH 43160

Position Information

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

Job Summary

What we are looking for: We are prayerfully seeking a full-time youth minister, and desire to find someone who is passionate to reach, disciple, and equip this generation to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ, and to see students on mission to reach the lost. The primary area of focus will be to oversee and coordinate all areas of children and youth ministry which includes K-12th grade at this time. Our future plans will be to compartmentalize those groups when the church is ready. Candidates will be given the opportunities to develop other ministerial skills under the mentorship of the Lead Minister. Monthly Details: Keep office hours from 9:00-12:00 Monday thru Thursday. (Except when approved by Sr. Minister) Organize a children’s and youth ministry team that meets once a month for the planning of activities. Attend a monthly Leadership Meeting. Attend South Side Church of Christ activities and services offered with your family. Visit sick children and youth in emergency situations. Attend community events outside of church programming when South Side Children and youth are participating. Oversee all aspects of children-youth programming including: lessons, activities, teacher recruitment, fundraisers, and anything else pertaining to infant-12th grade. Review the weekly bulletin and all church publications. Take on Additional responsibilities as assigned by Sr. Minister. Other: A competitive Salary and benefits will be determined annually by the Elders. Vacation: Two weeks the first year, Three weeks the third year, Four weeks after four years none of which can be taken consecutively, and are required to be used within one calendar year. One month notification prior to any vacation taken. Sundays and Wednesday are all day employment. Any time taken off on these days has to be approved in advanced and will be counted as a vacation day. 5 Sick Days each year. Bereavement and Child birth days off will be approved by the Eldership. Holidays will be approved by the Eldership.

Applicant Requirements

Qualifications: To be considered for this position the applicant must: Have a Bachelor’s degree in youth ministry. Be married. Have strong Christian character, belief that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, and live out a solid Christ-like example. Have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Have a passion for excellence and continuous development in all areas of ministry. Be a strategic thinker who is able to create and successfully implement new programs. Be able to collaborate with fellow staff toward the common church vision. Have a teachable spirit, humble heart, and a bold passion to disciple our students in Christ. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: Also send at least two videos of you teaching. Once your resume has been received you will be sent a confirmation. After resumes are reviewed, you may also receive a questionnaire that will need to be filled out and returned. Successful candidates will be further contacted about the next steps in the process, which will be phone/Skype interviews. Thank you and God bless you as you prayerfully search for the ministry God has called you to serve in! Email us at: