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Full-Time Youth Pastor at Waterhouse Church Weatherford, Texas

Waterhouse Church in Weatherford, Texas, is seeking a full-time youth pastor to oversee a vibrant and growing youth group of 35+ students. 32 to 40 hours a week and pay shall commensurate with experience and qualifications. Waterhouse Church is a fast-growing Assemblies of God church located west of Fort Worth, Texas. We have two Sunday services and average 300+ in-person attendance in 2023, up from 158 average attendance in 2022. Weatherford is a rapidly growing community, and we are strategically located across from a middle school and school district building.

Required Hours:

Sunday: 8AM to 1PM 

Wednesday: 9:30AM to 12:30PM and 5PM to 8:30PM

Expected Work Days:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday or Friday

Job Duties:

  • Teaching and Preaching: Prepare and deliver engaging and relevant teachings, sermons, and lessons that effectively communicate Biblical truths to youth in a relatable and understandable manner
  • Prepare message topics for Wednesday night youth group
  • Create small group questions for Wednesday night youth group
  • Volunteer Recruitment and Training: Recruit, train, equip, and supervise volunteers who will assist in youth ministry activities, ensuring a safe and supportive environment for young people
  • Train and equip your Student Leadership Team
  • Collaborate with Worship Pastor to train and equip Youth Worship Team
  • Plan and coordinate youth events outside of Wednesday night youth group
  • Outreach and Evangelism: Encourage and equip youth to share their faith with others, actively engaging in outreach efforts and evangelistic opportunities within the community
  • Administrative Tasks: Handle administrative duties related to youth ministry, such as budget management, record-keeping, communication with parents and guardians, and coordination with other church staff members
  • Attend and coordinate summer youth camp
  • Counseling Skills: Basic counseling skills are beneficial for providing guidance and support to youth who may be facing personal, spiritual, or relational issues. While not required to be a licensed counselor, the youth pastor should possess the ability to offer Biblical counsel and refer individuals to professional help when needed
  • Attend and serve on Sunday mornings at Waterhouse Church
  • Arrange for food for Wednesday night youth group

Job Qualification Requirements:

  • Must have a passion for serving God through youth ministry
  • Spiritual Maturity: The youth pastor should demonstrate a vibrant and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ. This can be characterized by a deep understanding of Scripture, prayer, and a commitment to living out Biblical principles in daily life
  • Must be Spirit filled
  • Humble and teachable
  • Must have prior experience working with youth (volunteer or paid)
  • Must agree with doctrinal stances of Waterhouse Church found on website about us page 
  • Personal Character: A youth pastor should demonstrate integrity, humility, and a strong commitment to personal and ethical conduct. They should be a positive role model for youth and exhibit a lifestyle that reflects the teachings of Christ
  • Must have a strong understanding of Biblical principles
  • Pursuing or agree to pursue credentials
  • Must be able to pass a background check and be drug and alcohol free

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficient in ProPresenter, Google Suite, Planning Center, and Canva
  • Team building skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Can lift up to 50 pounds


  • Paid time off
  • 6 week sabbatical every 6 years
  • Professional development allowance

Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Please include "Youth Pastor Application" in the subject line.

Note: The above job description is not exhaustive and may be subject to change based on the needs of the church.