First Baptist Gulfport

Associate Pastor of Students & Missions
First Baptist Church Gulfport

Gulfport, Mississippi
Nothing will stop this church! FBC Gulfport didn’t let Hurricane Katrina stop them and they are looking for a student pastor who is ready to AMPLIFY HOPE across the Gulf Coast by connecting people to life in Jesus. FBC Gulfport is willing to do whatever it takes to engage their community through service and building relationships. Whether it’s riding a Harley, cruising in a classic car, supporting national and international missions, or helping local residents, FBCG is committed to their mission.
Church Description *
First Baptist Church Gulfport is a grace-filled community with their arms wide open to their community. Their commitment to do life together is revealed in their high value of small groups. They transitioned from a Sunday school model to an emphasis on group life meeting on Sundays at church or in homes throughout the week, and their community mindset is shown in the design of their building, including a student room featuring numerous areas for groups to meet.

Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi and part of the Gulf Coast in southern Mississippi along the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you like to visit historical sites, museums, eat delicious food, or enjoy a myriad of water sports and other outdoor recreation, Gulfport is a beautiful, family friendly area.

Position Description *
Opportunity abounds at First Baptist Church Gulfport. Their new Associate Pastor of Students & Missions would enter a church culture with a healthy and supportive view of student ministry. While the student ministry position is 85% of the job, the ability to link it with church-wide missions is a wonderful way to connect the rest of the church with an active student missions mindset.

The ministry currently has fifteen adult leaders and numerous student leaders eager to be led. The Assoc. Pastor of Students & Missions will find core students eager to serve and who take time to invest in younger students. The student ministry also has an exceptional ministry assistant on staff (PT with student ministry) who is both administratively gifted and relational.

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