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Pastor Full Time

West Asheboro Baptist Church

Asheboro, NC



Pastoral Job Description Primary function—To provide leadership that equips the church to carry out its five functions of: evangelism, discipleship, ministry, fellowship, and worship, as it fulfills the Great Commission General Description: The Senior Pastor is the spiritual leader of the church. He/she is responsible to the Lord and the church to primarily proclaim the gospel and teach the bible. He/she is to be engaged in pastoral care, providing supervisory and administrative leadership in all areas of congregational care including paid and volunteer staff. Responsibilities: Leading: ·       Lead the church in an effective evangelism program and in a caring ministry for those in the church and the community. ·       Lead an effective program of visiting sick and shut-in members and prospects ·       Lead the church in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating all church programs and ministries in conjunction with Deacon and Trustee Boards. ·       Provide leadership and vision for the church. Direct plans for ministry and church growth. Proclaiming: ·       Plan/ Prepare for/ Lead the worship services of the church including, but not limited to delivery of the sermon ·       Motivate, equip and nurture the people of the church through example, preaching and teaching God’s Word and spiritual counseling ·       Demonstrate a passion, ability, and willingness to share Christ and disciple others in their walk with the Lord Ministering: ·       Conduct counseling sessions. ·       Conduct funerals and weddings as opportunities arise and in accordance with biblical and church guidelines ·       Demonstrate an obvious love for the fellowship of the local church. ·       Develop and maintaining strong relationships with all church members through regular visitations, counseling, and support. ·       Actively engage the young adults and young families of our community Administering: ·       Work with deacons, board of trustees, church officers, and committees/auxiliaries as they perform their assigned responsibilities ·       Oversee church discipline and manage conflict in the church. Seek to reconcile relationships and promote unity within the church. ·       Work with various standing and special committees in accomplishing their respective duties. Desired biblical qualities and skills: ·       Meets qualifications of teacher/elder: 1 Tim 3:1 7, Titus1:5 9, 1 Peter 5:1 4 ·       Demonstrates spiritually maturity ·       Ordained by a church body with a strong commitment to the Baptist faith ·       A good communicator (written and spoken) with good people skills ·       Technologically proficient ·       Demonstrated experience in pastoral ministry (including preaching, counseling, and leadership) ·       Demonstrated ability to foster church growth

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