Student Minister

FULL-TIME  (Salary: $40k-50k)
Location: Decatur, AL

This position will oversee the entire Student Ministry (5th-12th grades) by being the primary point person for High School students (9th-12th grades) and by giving leadership to an Associate Student Minister, who will be the primary point person for Middle School students (5th-8th Grade).

This position works as a team with the church staff to coordinate events, volunteers, and other shared resources.
This position will recruit and train a team of adult volunteers.

Biblical teaching that is in alignment with the PMPBC Statement of Faith ( pmpbc.com/about-us/our-beliefs).
Coordinate and manage the student small group ministry (curriculum selection, planning, preparation, and training)
Communicate clearly and effectively with parents, volunteers, and students.
Help disciple and mentor students in one-on-one, small group, and large group settings
Oversees student ministry outreach and service opportunities (mission trips, projects, camps, retreats, etc.)
Submit an annual student ministry budget to the Finance Team.


The Student Minister will be evaluated on the following three metrics:
1. Students are challenged to grow in their walk with Christ.
2. Volunteers are effectively trained and encouraged.
3. Parents are equipped to lead their children into a growing relationship with Christ.

Dismissal from this position will result from a failure of any of these three leadership essentials:
Character: (example: extreme moral failure)
Competency: (example: poor communication and planning, unsafe environment)
Conviction: (example: loss of joy or passion for your calling)

Candidate Profile
You love Jesus.
You love the local church.
You love to equip students with the gospel.
You are willing to gladly submit to the leadership of the PMPBC pastors.
You have a strong work ethic and a “get it done” mentality.
You have an attitude of constant improvement.
You are teachable.
You enjoy working with a team of people and you’re not a lone ranger.
You are an organized planner.
You can give and receive correction with a Christ-like attitude.
You maintain an authentic and growing walk with Jesus Christ through the ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, and personal worship.
If you are married, you are a good spouse. If you have kids, you are a good parent.
You spend time developing relationships with lost people so as to be personally effective in pursuing the Great Commission and helping the church to do the same.
Formal theological education for this position is preferred.

Regular office hours are Monday to Thursday 9 AM – 2 PM. Our offices are closed on Friday.
Regular church gatherings are Sundays, 8AM—12PM; Wednesdays, 6-7PM.


JD Thorne
[email protected]
(256) 355-4057

Point Mallard Parkway Baptist

3518 Indian Hills Rd SE
Decatur, AL 35603
(256) 355-4057

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