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Pastor (Full Time and/or Bi-Vocational) Full Time

First Baptist Church of Clarkton

Clarkton, North Carolina



First Baptist Church of Clarkton

Pastor’s Job Description


The pastor’s role in the Body of Christ is to feed and lead the church and it’s

communities through the ministries of preaching and teaching God’s Word

and ministering the Sacraments – baptism and the Lord’s Supper.  The role

of the Pastor in Christ’s Church is a servant role.

Professional Qualifications:

·         Licensed & Ordained Baptist minister with 0-15 years pastoral ministry


·         Theological degree from an Association of Theological Schools

accredited education institution.

·         Devout personal faith in Christ in the Baptist tradition.

Knowledge, Skills and Character:

·         Comprehensive knowledge of the Bible

·         Possess strong integrity and confidentiality indicative of a spiritual

leader of the church.

·         Strong spiritual conviction.

·         Ability to show impartiality, patience, perseverance and fiscal responsibility.

·         Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

·         Ability to show compassion for struggles and concerns for others.

·         Ability to relate and minister to a wide diversity of congregants.

·         Provide effective leadership or church operations.

Working Conditions:

·         The position of pastor requires great flexibility in hours available for work,

including evenings, holidays and weekends.

·         The pastor should be in the office and/or be accessible a sufficient amount

of time to meet with members of the congregation and prospects.


·         Provide spiritual, pastoral, outreach, administrative and servant leadership

to the congregation.

·         Prepare weekly sermons that capture the essence of the biblical vision;

preach and conduct worship services.

·         Interpret biblical scripture for the congregation.

·         Visit and comfort the sick, shut-in and bereaved.

·         Provider counseling to the congregation and prospects.

·         Officiate at special services (e.g. baptisms, weddings, funerals, infant

dedications, etc.)

·         Collaborate with church music leaders to integrate appropriate worship

music into church services.

·         Attend monthly church council meetings, some committee & deacon

meetings as requested to coordinate ministries.

·         Support and coordinate with church staff as a team.

·         Represent the congregation in denominational or community

organizations and activities to learn new ways the church can support

and engage the surrounding area.

·         Actively participate in the Bladen Baptist Association.

·         Assist in developing a shared vision (or plan) for the church to show spiritual

growth and membership growth.


This is a full-time or bi-vocational position.  In addition to salary, compensation may

include retirement, housing allowance, health insurance, book/education allowance,

travel/conference allowance, paid parental leave depending on full-time or bi-vocational


NOTE: All applicants will be required to pass a background check prior to employment.

To apply for this job email your details to cfbcpastorsearch2024@yahoo.com

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