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Full Time Pastor Full Time

Providence Baptist Church

Providence Baptist Church, 2539 Rockford Ave St Louis, MO 63144



General Description of Responsibilities

The Leader Pastor is the spiritual leader of the church. He is responsible to the Lord and the church to primarily proclaim the gospel and teach the bible. He is to be engaged in pastoral care, provide supervisory and administrative leadership in all areas of congregational care including paid and volunteer staff.

Pastors are committed to the inerrancy and authority of the Holy Bible. The Pastor must meet the requirements found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and be committed to continual growth in his relationship with Jesus and his fellow believers. The Pastor must accept the Holy Bible as the sole authority for faith. The Pastor must have a willingness to abide by the PBC Constitution and Bylaws. The Pastor will be an effective oral and written communicator and an active listener with exceptional problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. The Pastor is responsible for the overall leadership and spiritual welfare of the church toward the accomplishment of the church’s vision and mission. Relying on the guidance of the Holy Spirit, the Pastor will support the church’s mission by providing spiritual leadership. The congregation will support the Pastor as he oversees all areas of the church. The Pastor should continually strive to develop leadership skills so that he can equip and encourage our church leaders to join him in serving the congregation and community through evangelism. The Pastor will provide the church with tools for spiritual development and be responsible for leading the church to function as a healthy church.

Duties and Responsibilities (in no particular order):

•         Organize the pulpit, the Order of Service, and church sponsored activities.

•         Perform all responsibilities with a spirit of Christian love and humility as found in 1 Corinthians 13:1-8, Ephesians 4:2, Philippians 2:5 and Titus 3:2.

•         Perform the Church Ordinances, Baptisms, the Lord’s Supper, and other pastoral duties including teaching Sunday school, counseling, marriage and funeral services. Must adhere to strict standards of confidentiality.

•         Serve as the spiritual leader and overseer of the congregation.

•         Proclaim the gospel and lead the church in proclaiming the gospel to the church and community.

•         Preach at all worship services or arrange for someone else to perform this function.

•         Lead or delegate the leadership of the congregational services, plan, coordinate and evaluate congregational services.

•         Participate in the church visitation program which includes hospital visitation and any other outreach that is necessary.

•         Lead the staff and the church in a caring ministry for persons in the church and community.

•         Provide administrative leadership for the total church program.

•         Serve as moderator of the elders meetings.

Candidate qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree (or in progress) in Christian Studies or similar from an accredited seminary or university. Demonstrated ability to effectively preach and teach God’s word. Prefer residency within the local community to be personally available throughout the week.

Doctrinal beliefs

The doctrinal positions which PBC hold to as Reformed Baptists.

•         1689 Baptist Confession of Faith

•         2000 Baptist Faith and Message

•         Answers in Genesis: Creationism

•         Danvers Statement: Men/Women in Church

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

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