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Associate Pastor of Students & Families

Edgewood Baptist Church, South Main Street, Nicholasville, KY, USA

Job Type  |

Full Time

Edgewood Baptist Church, located in Nicholasville, Kentucky, is seeking an Associate Pastor of Students & Families. The Associate Pastor of Students and Families will serve with the Senior Pastor in leading Edgewood Baptist Church to fulfill its disciple making mission.  He will provide pastoral leadership for the generations of the church by overseeing the youth and children’s ministries to ensure that the family of God is working together to make disciples of the next generation. He is a shepherd for parents of the young people because it is their duty in God’s orderly design to train, disciple and raise their children in the fear and admonition of the Lord. He provides pastoral care for the young (children, youth).

Interested candidates may submit a RESUME and COVER LETTER to



  • Mature and growing relationship with Jesus

  • Fulfill the Biblical qualifications for a pastor

  • Possess a passion to make disciples

  • Able to clearly communicate the gospel

  • Committed to the sufficiency of Scripture

  • Possess a passion for the health and maturity of the local church

  • A healthy work/life balance

  • Strong abilities and experience in equipping leaders and working with teams

  • Ability to connect relationally with parents, young adults, and students

  • Appropriate experience or a bachelor’s degree in a ministry related field  


  • Oversee relational and biblical ministries to children, youth, and their parents

  • Ensure that the curriculum used at each level of spiritual development connects to the next level and is faithful to the aim of the Bible as a whole

  • Train ministry teams to co-lead in the student area

  • Lead a consistent ministry that focuses on teaching the Bible and demonstrates living out the Christian faith

  • Be active in local school systems/groups

  • Oversee the church’s ministry to the community through Vacation Bible School and other outreach ministry events

Parent Training

  • Develop and implement a plan for on-going parent training and encouragement

  • Oversee discipleship that focuses on biblical roles and responsibilities of parents

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