Senior Pastor

Date Posted: May 16, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Greenwich Baptist Church
Greenwich, CT, USA
Job Type: Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
Other Details

The Senior Pastor of Greenwich Baptist Church is to be a Christian, growing in wisdom, faith and love with the spiritual gifts of preaching and teaching the Word of God.

The Senior Pastor of Greenwich Baptist Church is to be able to share the Good News of Jesus Christ and the clear plan of salvation in a compelling, loving way to engage more people in the community in today’s world, that they will come to know JESUS. Able to share their salvation story and when they came to know Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. The Senior Pastor is responsible for providing spiritual leadership demonstrating spiritual wisdom and God’s grace in all aspects of the church life.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • To labor over the flock with the goal to bring forth maturity in all of the sheep. Galatians 4:19.
  • Helping identify the sheep’s gifts.
  • Encourage and equip lay ministry teams to fulfill their vision and goals, using their spiritual gifts for God’s glory and the growth of the church.
  • Oversee the planning and facilitating of all elements necessary for maintaining quality workshop services, ministries, Small Group Studies and Bible Studies for all ages.
  • Take primary responsibility for the preaching in all church services.
  • Work with the deacons and other staff in providing for the shepherding needs of the whole body as we fulfill the church’s vision and mission statements.
  • Participate/lead the mission in establishing elders in the church.
  • To preach to the church from the Bible as directed by the Holy Spirit, administer the ordinances of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper, and provide a shepherd’s care to the membership.
    • The pastor, with the support of the deacons, shall also guide the church and development of an effectively balanced church program of
      evangelism, Christian growth, and a Christ-centered outreach ministry.
  • To arrange for the temporary preachers, in a timely manner, in his absence.

Personal Qualities:

  • A Man of Prayer.
  • Loves the Lord and is evidenced in his life.
  • Demonstrates the Fruits of the Spirit, Galatians 5:22 – 23.
  • Effective and spiritually gifted preacher /teacher.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • A team player.
  • Heart to serve and minister.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to work independently and keep other people, deacons, committee chairs informed.
  • Counseling skills.
  • Resourceful.
  • Encourager / motivator.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to delegate.

Qualifications: The Senior Pastor shall be a committed Christian whose life demonstrates the Biblical qualifications of the Senior Pastor, I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-10. His beliefs shall be consistent with Greenwich Baptist Church’s Statement of Beliefs and the Baptist Faith and Message, and his walk with God will exemplify the teachings of the New Testament. He will testify to a clear sense of God’s call to the pastoral ministry and strong sense of God’s leadership to pastor this church. He will have a combination of formal education and demonstrate experience in pastoral ministry and a knowledge of God’s Word.

How To Apply

Contact Bon at above email [email protected].