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Youth/Worship Pastor

Website Grace Southern Baptist Church

Grace Southern Baptist Church (GSBC) of Virden, IL is seeking a Youth Pastor to lead the discipleship and development of our student ministry grades 6 through 12. The mission of GSBC is to make disciples who glorify God and serve Him. As such, GSBC believes that the discipleship of our youth is a sacred stewardship of our church.

GSBC is a Southern Baptist Church in the Springfield and greater St. Louis area. We are located in a rural community in the far north of Macoupin County about 30 minutes south of Springfield, IL and 1½ hours from St. Louis, MO. Our church is located in the city of Virden, population about 3,400. The local high school, North Mac, has about 430 students. Grace Youth has seen large numbers and student development in the recent past, but due to Covid and loss of volunteers, these numbers are currently down.


Must have a firm foundation upon the Word of God
Must live a life that is exemplary and above reproach
Devotional life must continually and actively be characterized by growth, repentance, sanctification
Must be in agreement with the doctrines of GSBC
Must be willing to follow the decisions of the church as God leads the body by His Spirit
Must be a regular participant in fellowship with GSBC


Disciple the students of Grace Youth
Equip gospel witness to impact and serve others
Supervise and equip any relevant leaders, teachers, or volunteers
Develop and implement outreach strategies to North Mac students