Senior Pastor

First Community Antioch Baptist Church | Lutcher, LA

Posted Date 9/09/2020
Description

Position:    Senior Pastor    Job Type:  Full Time  

First Community Antioch Baptist Church is an African American, Southern Baptist Church, that is located in the suburban rural town of Lutcher, LA.  The Church’s roots can be traced back to Paulina, LA, in 1870.  At one time, it was the only African American church for miles on the East bank of the Mississippi River. The Church is extremely proud of its heritage, and the culture of its congregation.

 

Senior Pastor Role Description

 

Character – The Senior Pastor of First Community Antioch Baptist Church will...

  • Exemplify the biblical leadership qualities of an overseer, as found in

 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9

  • A person who plans to be transparent with the church membership

Qualifications – The Senior Pastor of First Community Antioch Baptist Church will…

  • Be able to assist the Congregation in overseeing the life and direction of the Church
  • Have a firm grip on the mission and strategy of the Church
  • Be able to align ordained, lay staff, and key leadership teams with the mission of the Church
  • Be able to offer Pastoral leadership to the Congregation, alongside clergy and lay staff
  • Be able to ensure that procedures and policies of the Church responsibly and effectively support its ministry activities
  • Has at a minimum an Undergraduate degree in Theology from an accredited seminary or is currently enrolled in an accredited seminary.
  • Has, at a minimum, 3 – 5 years Pastoral experience
    • Officiating weddings, funerals, christenings, baptisms
    • Leading Sunday fellowship services – Lord’s Supper, (Communion), and all others
    • Overseeing the pastoral needs of the congregation
      • Hospital and home visitations
      • Counseling
      • Mentoring
      • Responding to crisis situations for members, and in the community

Responsibilities – The Senior Pastor of First Community Antioch Baptist Church will…

  • Be the Pastor of one Church
  • Be the primary Preacher for Sunday Worship Service
  • Be responsible for strategic planning and staff coordination in the execution of the Church’s purpose
  • Oversee and execute the administration of the Church through appropriate staff and lay leadership teams
  • Ensure the completion of ministry, business, facility, and logistical support functions through staff and lay volunteers
  • File quarterly reports to the Congregation on Ministry accomplishments and activities.
  • Conduct annual performance evaluations, and review compensation packages for all staff personnel

How to Apply: Submit -

  • Resume with, at a minimum, two (2) personal references, and two (2) professional references
  • Testimony of conversion; wife’s testimony, as well as the adult children still residing in the household
  • Brief account of why you feel led to explore this opportunity
  • A brief doctrinal statement (if you have a lengthy one prepared, please send that)

 

RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED, UNTIL OCT. 9TH, 2020, OR UNTIL A TOTAL NUMBER OF 375 RESUMES HAVE BEEN RECEIVED, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST

 

ALL RESUMES MUST BE SUBMITTED TO FCABC.PSC@OUTLOOK.COMNO EXCEPTIONS

Department
Sr/Lead Pastor
Status
Full-Time
Highest Level of Education Required
Graduate/Seminary
Minimum Experience in Years
0-5
Southern Baptist TEXAN Announcement (max 50 words). Please include whether FT/PT and the City/State.
First Community Antioch Baptist Church, located in Lutcher, LA is currently seeking a full-time Lead Pastor.

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