Children's Pastor

This is a full-time position with direct focus on ministry to 1st—6th grade children and their families. The ideal candidate will possess a strong call to children’s ministry, some theological education, and experience in children’s ministry. The children’s pastor must also exhibit strong leadership skills, the ability to recruit, train, equip, and encourage a large team of volunteers, relational skills with both children and their families, and most importantly a passion for the Lord, His church, and children. The children’s pastor should be eager to grow both theologically and practically and should exhibit a track record of spiritual growth and basic spiritual disciplines. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.

FBCO has a long and rich history of God-centered ministry and growth. The church holds 3 different worship services each Sunday (traditional, blended, modern) and 3 hours of LIFE Groups (Sunday school). Additional discipleship and fellowship opportunities are offered for all ages including ministries for men, women, families, students, and elementary and preschool children, with a variety of opportunities within each ministry.

FBCO maintains an average weekend worship attendance of 1,600-1,700 and average Sunday school attendance of 1,300. The average Sunday school attendance for 1st—6th grade children is 217. Vacation Bible School has long been the biggest children’s event of the year attracting over 1,000 children and 250+ volunteer workers each year. To find out more about FBCO, visit



Those interested in applying for the position of First Baptist Church O’Fallon’s children’s pastor should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references via email to John Howard at or by mail at 1111 E US Hwy 50, O’Fallon, IL 62269 (Attn: John Howard). No phone calls please.



John Howard