Lead Pastor

Date Posted: February 7, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40-50
Fifth Avenue Baptist Church
Huntington, WV, USA
Job Type: Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
Other Details

Pastor: Fifth Avenue Baptist Church of Huntington, WV, a member of the American Baptist and WV Baptist Conventions, is actively and prayerfully seeking our next Lead Pastor. Founded in 1872, our downtown church has a rich history of being a loving and welcoming part of our unique community. Our congregation is comprised of multi-generational families, couples, young families, and regular attendees. We seek a strong leader who will work collaboratively with our hardworking staff, enthusiastic church leadership (we have a commission/council structure), and our local community leaders. Worship attendance averages 150, and is traditionally liturgical with a blend of contemporary elements, centered around Christ-focused sermons. We are a motivated, dynamic, diverse, and compassionate congregation focused on loving God and our hurting world.

Building off our strong foundation and history, which spans more than 150 years, our church continues to thrive at its location in downtown Huntington, WV. Our congregation is composed of multi-generational families, families who have joined in recent years, couples, young families, and regular attendees. Our entire history is built upon the simple premise that everything we do must reflect the love of our God and our love for others.

We are seeking a strong leader, who works collaboratively with our hardworking staff members, enthusiastic church leadership commissions, and our many community leaders. We look forward to welcoming a Lead Pastor who will continue to grow and develop Fifth Avenue Baptist Church as Huntington’s community-wide church.

How To Apply

Interested candidates with an advanced degree (MDiv preferred) from an accredited seminary may submit their application and resume here: http://fifthavenuebaptist.org/about-us/pastoral-search. Questions can be directed to Spencer Murphy, our Search Committee Chair at [email protected].