Bi-Vocational Pastor

Date Posted: February 11, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Riverview Baptist Church
New Milford, CT, USA
Job Type: Bi-vocational
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Riverview Baptist Church (New Milford, CT) Bi-Vocational Pastor

The Big Picture

Riverview Baptist Church (riverviewbaptistchurch.us) is seeking a bi-vocational Pastor who will oversee the church ministries guiding the church through his preaching, teaching, shepherding, and training of others to do the work of ministry.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preaching/Teaching:
    • Speak at 40+ services per year. As bi-vocational, one Sunday off each month.
    • Speak at various weekday ministries.
    • Speak on behalf of the church, as requested, at community events or meetings.
  • Pastoral Care:
    • Oversee pastoral care and counseling.
    • Make regular hospital visits (hospital is 2 miles away).
    • Pray with people on a regular or daily basis.
    • Develop people to assist in the spiritual care of members and attenders.
  • Discipleship:
    • Supervise age-related ministries.
    • Ensure all ministries focus on conversion and spiritual growth.
    • Ensure doctrinal integrity across all ministries.
    • Bring clarity to Biblical interpretation.
  • Communication:
    • Oversee churchwide communication with an open hand.
    • Develop external communication including social media.
  • Prayer Ministry:
    • Establish a churchwide emphasis on prayer as a priority in ministries.
    • Highlight prayer as a key component in ministry.
  • General:
    • Make the development of leaders one of the church’s priorities.
    • Work with all leadership teams of the church.
    • Assist in the alignment, development, and oversight of the church budget.

Personal Requirements:

  • A clear conversion testimony, immersion baptism, and firm call to ministry.
  • Agreement with the doctrine, vision, and practices of Riverview Baptist Church.
  • Passionate about personal evangelism and making reproducing disciples.
  • Lead people as he reveals the fruit of the spirit in his life.
  • His family, if married, must wholeheartedly and actively support his calling.
  • We are seeking a non-divorced man as pastor.
  • A bachelor or M.Div. from a Bible college or theological seminary.
  • Preferably ordained.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to pass all approved church background checks.

The Compensation

* Living accommodation – Parsonage

* Oil & Electricity – covered by the Church

* Salary $1000/Month

How To Apply

The Process

Please look over the job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these four questions:

  • Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the pastor for Riverview Baptist Church?
  • Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor at Riverview Baptist Church?
  • In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of Riverview Baptist Church?
  • What is your bi-vocational plan?

Please send your resume and the answers to these questions to [email protected].