Senior Pastor
Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Joliet, Illinois
Mt. Zion Baptist Church (MZBC), located in Joliet, IL (35 miles southwest of Chicago), is prayerfully seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. MZBC seeks a self-motivated individual who understands their call to ministry. The candidate’s commitment to ministry will be evidenced through their demonstration of love for God’s people and desire to nurture their spiritual growth through the dynamic delivery of God’s Word. MZBC is a Bible based body of believers dedicated to serving the whole man. We strive to be living extensions of God’s love by “Living, Loving, and Learning.” Qualifications ❖ Possess a degree from an accredited Theological Seminary; MDiv preferred ❖ Possess a minimum of 6 years of pastoral experience ❖ Demonstrates excellence in administration, organizational planning and development ❖ Be licensed and ordained Candidate Responsibilities ❖ Serve as a spiritual leader of the church ❖ Create and develop a vision for church growth and retention ❖ Lead weekly ministry of Bible based preaching and teaching ❖ Establish and maintain regular office hours that will allow ministering to the membership ❖ Provide an overall vision for the direction of the ministry ❖ Encourage an intergenerational approach to spiritual and congregational growth ❖ Create a zeal for Christian education To apply, please submit the following materials: ❖ Cover letter ❖ Resume/Curriculum Vitae with references ❖ Letters of recommendation (2 professional, 1 personal) ❖ Unofficial transcripts Mail all materials in a packet to: Mt. Zion Baptist Church P.O. Box 4001 Joliet, IL 60434 Applications must be received or postmarked by May 17, 2019 Send all questions or comments regarding the position or application materials to: searchcomm@mtzionjoliet.org
Posting Dates: 
04/12/2019 to 05/17/2019
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
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Search Committee
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