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Senior Pastor Full Time

Maplewood Baptist Church

8700 TN-218, Paris, TN



The pastor shall serve as the chief under-shepherd and overseer of this local church, feeding, leading, and nurturing the sheep.  The pastor’s main responsibilities will be to communicate God’s Word, minister to spiritual needs, and provide biblical leadership for the church.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.     Proclaim the Word of God in a regular pulpit ministry.  The pastor shall be responsible for three (3) services per week unless the church calendar indicates otherwise.

2.     Oversee pastoral staff and be committed to their spiritual growth. Provide direction for the church program.

3.     Provide leadership and vision for the church.  Direct plans for ministry and church growth; develop and fine-tune the church structure based on the Team philosophy of ministry.

4.     Motivate, equip, and nurture the people of the church through example, preaching, and teaching God’s Word and spiritual counseling.

5.     Spend significant time in prayer and Bible study.

6.     Facilitate the contact/visitation of hospitalized or grieving church members.

7.     Officiate weddings and funerals.

8.     Oversee church discipline and manage conflict in the church. Seek to reconcile relationships and promote unity within the church.

9.     Participate in evangelism through preaching and giving invitations during worship services, revival or other special services, visitation and other outreach efforts.

10.  To manage his money with integrity so as not to bring reproach upon the church.

11.  When possible, moderate all business meetings of the church.

12.  Work with various standing and special committees in accomplishing their respective duties.

13.  Lead in observance of the ordinances of the church.

14.  Cooperate with local, state, and denominational leaders in matters of mutual interest and concern; keep the church informed of denominational developments; represent the church in denominational and civic matters.

15.  Creating church unity and church discipleship.

To apply for this job email your details to maplewood.baptist.resume@gmail.com

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