Lead Pastor – Immanuel Baptist Church

Lead Pastor – Immanuel Baptist Church

Immanuel Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time Lead Pastor and is accepting applicants for this position. We are a congregation of approximately 75 members with an average weekly attendance of 35. Loyal is a rural community located one hour northwest of Oklahoma City, OK. Immanuel Baptist Church has a ministerial alliance with three other churches in the area to support one another and help with the needs of the community. The community also has an excellent K-12 public school system and Career/Technical school.

Primary Duties – Lead Pastor:
o Preach and teach the Word of God for the purpose of strengthening the Church
o Administer the ordinances
o Perform duties incumbent of his office such as baptisms, weddings, funerals, etc.
o Provide vision for ministry direction of the church and for new ministry opportunities
o Be an ex-officio member of all boards and committees
o Attend the Oklahoma Fellowship Church camp
o Be passionately involved in the community

Requirements and Qualifications

Personal Qualifications: The applicant must
o Be a graduate of a Bible-based seminary and ordained or eligible for ordination in the Baptist faith.
o Agree with the North American Baptist Conference Statement of Beliefs and Code of Ministerial Ethics
o Be a believer in and a preacher of the Gospel and of the basic doctrines of faith as traditionally held by Baptists
o Exemplify character, conduct, competence depicted in I Timothy 3:17, Titus 1:5-9, I Peter 5:1-9
o Other desired attributes: Approachable and ability to relate to others
o Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications
o Benefits and housing are available (We are currently in the process of building a new parsonage)

Special Notes

Graduate of a bible-based seminary and ordained or eligible for ordination in the Baptist faith


Rural Loyal, Oklahoma 73750 United States

Date Posted: January 8, 2020

Job Type: Lead Pastor, Full time

Congregation: 75