Associate Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries – Metuchen, NJ

Associate Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries
First Baptist Church of Metuchen (FBCM)

First Baptist Church of Metuchen (FBCM) is a midsized Conservative Baptist church seeking its next youth pastor. Metuchen is in central New Jersey in Middlesex County, a suburban area with an ethnically diverse community. Our church is family oriented, having originally started as an outgrowth of a Sunday School over a hundred years ago. Our congregation reflects the area, being both multigenerational and ethnically diverse.

We are looking for a person who will engage the next generation from birth to high school. We want this person to get to know all the children who attend our church. We want our students to say “He is my Pastor. I know him and he knows me.” If you feel led by the Lord to apply for this opportunity, please send your resume to

The Associate Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries would be responsible for:

  • Development and implementation of a ministry plan focused on all youth ministries
  • Leading the Youth Group (6th-12th grade)
  • Engaging the families of children, working with parents to develop their children spiritually
  • Supervise all youth teaching ministries
  • Overseeing VBS and other children’s ministry outreaches in the community

Qualifications for the Associate Pastor would include:

  • Reflects qualities in 1 Timothy 3
  • Strong teaching skills
  • Love for children of all ages, especially teens
  • 2-4 years’ experience leading youth and family ministries in a midsized church
  • Agrees with the vision and mission and core values of FBCM (website)
  • Agrees with what we believe (Website)


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Housing
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Simple IRA Match of up to 3%
  • Vacation – 3 weeks

 Application Requirements:

  • Current resume
  • Cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position
  • Optional: links to social media posts and blogs

Any questions or concerns please contact us at:

First Baptist Church
225 Middlesex Avenue
Metuchen, NJ. 08840-1634