Date Posted: March 18, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40+
Community Baptist Church
Pascoag, RI, USA
Job Type: Solo Pastor
Other Details

We are a well-established independent Baptist congregation in rural northwest Rhode Island, adjacent to Massachusetts and Connecticut. The church facilities include a sanctuary, fellowship hall, Christian school and parsonage. Church beliefs include the inerrancy of scripture, holy lifestyle of the believer and active participation in church fellowship. The church has a congregational form of government administered by a Board of Deacons, elected at the annual church business meeting.

Pastoral duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversight of spiritual duties of the church body as listed in scripture.
  • Provide visionary leadership to facilitate church growth.
  • Preaching/teaching at Sunday services.
  • Administering the church ordinances of communion and baptism.
  • Visitation to regular church members as necessary.
  • Counsel and discipline of church members.
  • General oversight of all church activities, including the Christian school (K-8).

Benefits include:

  • Monthly salary.
  • Exclusive use of parsonage.
  • Other included expenses and benefits to be listed at initial interview.


  • Belief in a born-again experience (John 3:3-8), inerrancy of scripture and the requirements of an elder (1 Timothy 3:1-7).
  • Agreement with the church’s Statement of Faith, Church Covenant and Constitutional By-Laws. (Note – the by-laws describe the form of church government).
  • An earned degree in biblical studies, theology or Christian ministry from a recognized accredited school.
  • Ordination with experience in ministry.
  • Willingness to relocate.

These requirements should be considered general and not inclusive.  Further requirements for successful preliminary applicants will be provided.

How To Apply

Please respond to [email protected]