Lead Pastor – Rose of Sharon Baptist Church

Lead Pastor – Rose of Sharon Baptist Church

Affiliated with the North American Baptist Conference, Rose of Sharon Baptist Church (ROSBC) is prayerfully seeking a full-time lead pastor to join our active and caring Board of Elders. Working alongside this position, ROSBC also has a full-time pastor of Family Ministries, three additional paid staff, and a host of gifted volunteers.

ROSBC fully supports Aldergrove Christian Academy, an in-house private K–12 school, and New Life Christian Counselling, a counselling clinic; the lead pastor is the executive director of both ministries, providing administrative oversight.

As a congregation, we share a desire to know our Lord more intimately and serve Him more faithfully, fellowshipping together to spur one another toward love in action. For more information about us, please visit www.rosbc.com.

About the Position


  • Preaching and teaching
  • Makes the Gospel plain, clear, and relevant through good public presence, voice, and close study of the Scriptures
  • Exposits the Scriptures for the growth and equipping of the believers
  • Shepherding
  • Is approachable and a wise counsellor, with a high regard for confidentiality
  • Is an effective overseer of the welfare of the flock
  • Commits to both personal and corporate prayer
  • Discipling
  • Modelling, teaching, and encouraging multiple generations to grow in their relationship with Jesus, deepening their knowledge, commitment, and service for His glory and the spread of the Gospel



  • Pulpit ministry
  • Oversight and coordination of the teaching and preaching in all classes (e.g., baptism, membership, etc.) and worship services, as well as delivering the majority of Sunday morning sermons
  • Mentoring of pastors and staff
  • Role of lead pastor and administration elder
  • Member of our Board of Elders in providing oversight to the church body
  • Supervision of all church administrative functions
  • Provision of oversight for the other pastor, interns, administrator, property and facilities manager, and office staff in their duties and responsibilities and shall normally chair all staff team meetings
  • Pastoral care
  • Spiritual encouragement, sick and shut-in visitation, and care to those in the Leadership Team
  • Biblical counselling as directed by the Elder’s Board

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Must be fully and unreservedly in agreement with ROSBC Statement of Faith
  • Meets all the qualifications of an elder as identified in Scripture (1 Timothy 3:1–7, Titus 1:5–9, 1 Peter 5:1–4)
  • Has ten years of ministry experience, including five years as lead pastor
  • Has experience discipling and mentoring others and leading a team
  • Preference will be given to candidates with seminary or formal biblical training

Special Notes

  • If you feel called to apply to become our next lead pastor, please submit a written testimony of God’s work in your life and your resume or MIP to psc@rosbc.com with “Pastoral Search Committee” in the subject line
  • A church profile is available upon request
  • Preference will be given to those who are legally eligible to work in Canada


26245 28th Ave. Langley, British Columbia V3A 5Z3 Canada

Date Posted: March 2, 2021

Job Type: Full Time

Congregation: 175

Church Website: http://www.rosbc.com/