Senior Pastor – Ashley Baptist Church


Senior Pastor – Ashley Baptist Church

Ashley Baptist is seeking a Senior Pastor. Résumés may be submitted via email to abaptistchurchpastorsearch@gmail.com or mailed to Ashley Baptist Church P.O. Box 184 Ashley, ND 58413.

Our Pastor has the responsibility to preach/teach God’s Word, provide spiritual leadership and guidance, and maintain and enhance the congregation’s health and ministry. He will also take an active role in casting vision to support the mission statement of Ashley Baptist Church: “A body of believers empowered by God to serve and disciple others locally and globally.”

Requirements and Qualifications

Position Description

Our pastor has the responsibility to preach/teach God’s Word, provide spiritual leadership and guidance, and maintain and enhance the congregation’s health and ministry. He will also take an active role in casting vision to support the mission statement of Ashley Baptist Church: “A body of believers empowered by God to serve and disciple others locally and globally.”
 

Qualifications

  • Character, conduct, and competence as found in 1 Timothy 3:1–7, Titus 1:5–9, and 1 Peter 5:1–9
  • Ordained as a minister or eligible for ordination based upon North American Baptist Conference beliefs as found at the NAB website
  • Agreement with Ashley Baptist Church constitution, core values, and mission statement
  • Full-time ministry experience preferred, but those recently called to ministry will also be considered

 

Responsibilities

 

Preaching/Worship and Pastoral Care

  • Prepare and present clear and relevant sermons and Bible studies that communicate God’s inerrant, infallible, and inspired Word
  • Teach the Word of God and administer the ordinances of the New Testament
  •  Model and teach Godliness and Christian commitment
  • Counseling, visitation, etc.

 

Leadership and Training

  • Recruiting and training lay leaders in the church
  • As the Spiritual leader – work with members of all ages
    1. Impress on youth the importance of receiving and living for Christ as their Savior
    2. Encourage senior members to serve in church activities as valuable assets to the congregation and community
  • Have a faithful vibrant prayer life
  • Work with church leaders in planning and developing vision for the church’s mission

 

Administration

  • Coordinate the church’s administrative activities in compliance with church core values and constitution
  • Serve as ex-officio member of all church boards and committees
  • Represent the church at North Central Association meetings and NAB Triennial conferences
  • Interact with people from the greater Ashley community, engage in community activities, and become an active member of the Ministerial Association

 

Accountability

  • Be accountable to God and then the church congregation
  • Cooperate with the Board of Deacons to maintain integrity

 

Application Deadline: July 15

For Further Information Contact:

Mark Pfeifer
Search Committee Chairman
Ashley Baptist Church
P.O. Box 184
Ashley, ND 58413
(701) 535-1312

Additional reference:
Randy Jaspers
Northern Plains Regional Minister
North American Baptist Conference
(701) 320-1222
nprjaspers@gmail.com

Special Notes

Details

208 Center Ave S Ashley, ND 58413 United States

Date Posted: June 17, 2019

Job Type: Senior Pastor, Full Time

Congregation: 75

abaptistchurchpastorsearch@gmail.com