Date Posted: January 31, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
First Baptist Church
Maxwell, NE, USA
Job Type: Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
Other Details

First Baptist Church (Maxwell, NE) – Pastor

The Big Picture

First Baptist Church is a conservative Independent Baptist Church seeking a Pastor with gifts of preaching, teaching, shepherding and leadership skills.

Job Description

  • Senior Pastor, seeking a man that fits the qualifications as seen in I Timothy 3:1-3 and Titus 1:5-9
  • Duties are found in the Church Constitution, Article VII, C 1-7
  • We have one paid ministry position, that of Senior Pastor
  • Maxwell is a small, close-knit community. It is important that the Pastor have a heart for people and community involvement.

Pay Package

  • Includes housing, utilities and health insurance. Parsonage is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath, Ranch Style home, within walking distance of the church.
  • $40,300 annual salary, negotiable

Church Building

  • Original building includes a sanctuary that seats approximately 115, balcony that will hold about 30, nursery and a basement with several classrooms, Handicap accessible.
  • We have a large addition that is about 10 years old which has several classrooms, restrooms, well-equipped kitchen, library and a gym that can be used as an event room. Handicap accessible.


  • All projects or building needs have always been paid through giving. We have never had church debt.


  • 67 members
  • 75-100 average Sunday morning attendance
  • All age groups are well represented


  • Sunday services are traditional with casual dress
  • Sunday School for all age
  • Sunday morning service includes Children’s Church. Sunday evening Bible study and prayer time.
  • Wednesday evenings include Youth Group, grades 7-12 with an average of 12-15 teens. Awana with an average of 50-60 kids.
  • Wednesday evening Bible study during the summer
  • We are missions minded as we support 16 missionary families worldwide
  • VBS
  • We have Homeschool families in our congregation
  • Ladies Bible Study
  • Outdoor Expo & Wild Game Feed
  • Access to several youth Bible Camps
  • Funeral dinners for church members
  • 5th Quarter is a youth outreach held after each home football game of Maxwell Public School. It gives the kids a safe place to go after games. We have food, fun and the sharing of God’s Word.
  • Our congregation is very involved in each of these ministries. They lead and head up these many activities, which the Pastor oversees and can be involved in, as much as he wants too.

How To Apply

The Process

Please look over this job description and the church Facebook Page. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

  1. Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Pastor for First Baptist Church?
  2. Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor at First Baptist Church?
  3. In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of First Baptist Church.

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to [email protected].