Pastoral Vacancy
The Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church of Wilson
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN PASTOR POSITION Closing Date: September 16, 2019 The Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church of Wilson, North Carolina, organized in 1872, is seeking an ordained Pastor called by God to be the spiritual and administrative leader of the congregation. We seek a Baptist Biblical leader who will preach and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The candidate must be equipped to provide bible-based training and be committed to offering pastoral care through counseling, visitations, prayer, weekly bible study, officiating weddings, funerals, baptizing converts, and baby dedications. Qualifications: • Must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from an accredited college or seminary with a minimum of three (3) - five (5) years of pastoral experience in a Missionary Baptist Church. • Trained, licensed and ordained with a strong knowledge of the Missionary Baptist doctrines, policies, and practices. • Personal character and family standing that is above reproach. • A spiritually gifted preacher and bible-based teacher. • Strong leadership, communications, and administrative skills. • Ability to work with diverse groups (age, race and religion). • Must be willing to support and participate in Local, State and USA National Baptist Conventions. • Must be committed to church growth and membership retention. • Must practice the Biblical principles of Christian stewardship. • Demonstrate financial awareness and responsibility. • Willing to consider a bi-vocational pastor residing in Wilson County and will consider a candidate whose residency is within a 50 mile radius. • A willingness to teach and speak on social issues impacting our community. • Exemplify qualities as described in 1Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9. Interested and qualified persons should apply with a resume (include daytime phone number) to Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church via Email: jacksonchapel.wilson@gmail.com Or Lcooper_suggs@yahoo.com 252-290-0905 Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church Pastoral Search Committee 571 Nash Street E Wilson, NC 27893 252-243-4496 Along with resume, please include the following: 1. Color Photo (Headshot) 2. Two personal and two professional references (name, address, phone number, email address) 3. Copies of licenses, ordination certificates and/or educational degrees 4. Video or DVD of a recent sermon (within last 6 months). This can be attached if sent via email. 5. Resume should include current church affiliation. Please include Pastor’s name and contact information. 6. A cover letter to include your personal mission statement. ****Candidate must be willing to submit to background checks****
Posting Dates: 
08/05/2019 to 09/16/2019
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Contact Name: 
Linda Cooper, Suggs
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