Southern Baptist Convention

The Preschool/Children's Minister will serve as the chief leader and communicator for preschool and children's ministries at FBC for birth-6th grade. While all ministries at FBC should function within the framework of the larger church vision, this position will seek to creatively implement that vision in a relevant and effective manner in the preschool/children's ministries large group and small group structure. the preschool/children's minister will be responsible for all of the operations, structure, curriculum, and worship experience of the Nursery, Preschool, and Children's Ministry. First Baptist Church is seeking someone who will be a leader of leaders and provide visionary, energetic, creative, and strategic direction to the preschool/children's ministries.


Have an active, consistent, and fruitful relationship with Jesus Christ.
Live a lifestyle that honors Christ and blesses others.
Have a servant spirit and a can-do attitude.
Be team oriented, teachable, and a self-starter.
Have a personality that is contagious and positive.
Have an attitude of support and cooperation.
Possess attention to detail, problem solving, and excellence.
Have the ability to effectively organize, prioritize and lead multiple projects, with the ability to meet deadlines.
Have the the ability to interact face to face with children, but also possess administrative skills to lead the entire ministry.
Have desire to see families, preschoolers, and children become spiritually mature.
Have experience and/or knowledge of general education practices and developmental stages of children birth-6the grade.
Have an ability and willingness to follow oral and written instructions.
Have the ability to organize work, set priorities, and work independently.
Be able to work a flexible schedule as well as be flexible with regard to daily work and assignments, and maintain a regular time attendance.
Be physically active in order to be involved with children.
Be able to motivate, encourage, and lead others.
Adhere to all local, state, and national regulations and codes.
Be fully supportive of FBC and church leadership.


Brandon Spain

First Baptist Church

551 N Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901-4719
(573) 785-1431

First Baptist Church is a church with a strong tradition and an exciting future. We believe that God has an unchanging message that must be presented to an everchanging world. Service times: Traditional Worship - Sunday 9:00 AM Sunday School/Bible Study - Sunday 10:00 AM Contemporary Worship - Sunday 11:00 AM Sunday Evening Worship - Sunday 6:00 PM Wednesday Evening Activities 6:00 PM