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Senior Pastor Full Time

Forest Hills Baptist Church

Burgaw, NC



Forest Hills Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a Full Time Senior Pastor. We are a congregation located in Burgaw, North Carolina that has an average weekly attendance of about 100 members. Burgaw is a small town located about 30 miles North of Wilmington and 35 miles West of Jacksonville. Over the past two years we have been undergoing a transition process in which the Lord has been preparing us for the future and we feel that He has been preparing a man to fill this role in the same manner. We are a church dedicated to the teaching and application of the inerrant Word of God as should our pastor be. Our church website is currently being updated, but feel free to check out our Facebook page and YouTube channel.




The Senior Pastor should be a man

  • who has felt God’s call upon his own life to be in full time vocational ministry
  • wholly devoted to the complete and inerrant Word of God that has been canonized and preserved in the 66 books of the Protestant Bible
  • who meets and adheres to the qualifications of a pastor as laid out in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1
  • who adheres to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000


  • Help lead Sunday Morning and Wednesday Evening worship by preparing and preaching a sermon
  • Work with other staff to plan and coordinate worship services and events
  • Lead the Congregation in accordance with the New Testament church laid out in scripture
  • Under the direct authority of Jesus Christ he will work alongside staff and the deacons to:
    • Lead the congregation in fulfilling the mission statement of the church
    • Lead by example and help guide the congregation in discipleship
    • Lead the congregation to rely on the Holy Spirit and seeks ways in which to evangelize to all people
    • Exhibit a sensitivity to the Holy Spirit and helps the congregation to develop the same sensitivity 


All interested and qualified men must submit an initial application consisting of the following information:

1. Cover letter

2. Resume consisting of all relevant educational and professional/ministerial history

3. Proof of license by a certified Baptist Church or recognized affiliate.

4. Proof of ordination

5. Two or three recent sermons (please provide the web address of other access if necessary)

6. A letter of recommendation from each of the following: pastor, layperson, community representative 


Submit your complete applications to [email protected] or mail them to 2711 Penderlea Hwy, Burgaw, NC 28425

Please add any additional information that you feel will help the search committee in getting to know you as a candidate as well as confirming your eligibility for the position. 

We are eager to review your application and will reply promptly to confirm that it has been received.

God bless,

FHBC Pastor Search Team 

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

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