Senior Pastor

Date Posted: April 29, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
Church of the Open Bible, Athens, ME
Athens, ME, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Counselor,Lead/Head/Senior Pastor
Other Details

We are a non-denominational independent evangelical Christian church that is biblically centered. 


The Senior Pastor exercises the oversight of the work and the pastoral care of the flock in accordance with the Scriptures. In this he is first and foremost accountable unto God. As his principal counsel the church will elect from among its members a Board of Deacons to assist him in his calling.

  • The Senior Pastor preaches the Word, has charge of the services, and administers the ordinances of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper.
  • The Senior Pastor shepherds the flock on a personal basis as time, energy and gifts will permit.
  • He is an ex officio (non-voting) member of all the boards and committees of the church and a voting member to those boards to which he was directly assigned by the congregation.
  • He will have ultimate responsibility for all ministerial staff and secretaries.

How To Apply

Invitation To Apply

The Church of the Open Bible, Athens, Maine is inviting qualified & called candidates to apply for the full time ministry position of Senior Pastor.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send an email to: [email protected] .Please include your full name, mailing address, email address & phone number.  You may also choose to attach your resume’ in electronic form.

We will mail you an application packet including:

  • The application
  • A church & community profile
  • The Constitution / By-Laws
  • Statement of Faith
  • A cover letter to explain our Pastoral Search process.

Thank you for your prayerful consideration of our church.

Warmest Regards,

John Grooms,

Corresponding Secretary,

Pastoral Search Committee,

Church of the Open Bible, Athens, ME