Category Archives: Vacant Churches

Vacant Church: Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, KY (deadline September 15, 2014)

Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church is now accepting resumes to fill the position of Pastor. Please send resumes to:

Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church
Attn: Pastoral Search Committee
PO Box 161836
Louisville, Kentucky 40216

NOTE: The Pastoral Search Committee will not be responsible for travel and lodging expenses incurred by a candidate.

Resumes must be postmarked by Monday, September 15, 2014.

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Vacant Pastoral Staff Position: Associate Pastor of Family Ministries, St. John’s Congregational Church, Springfield, MA (Deadline July 25, 2014)

St. John’s Congregational Church

Springfield, MA

 

Overview

 

St. John’s Congregational Church in Springfield, MA is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Family Ministries. St. John’s, a predominantly African-American congregation, has been pointing souls to a better religious, social and economic life since it was founded in 1844. It is located in an urban, multi-ethnic community and enjoys growing ethnic and cultural diversity in its membership. Currently, St. John’s has over 1,500 individuals on its membership rolls and a weekly attendance of between 650-700. There are approximately 30 ministries that provide service, support, fellowship and outreach to the congregation and beyond. St. John’s is on the cutting edge of ministry in New England.

ST. JOHN’S CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

JOB DESCRIPTION

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES

MINISTRY: MINISTRIES

 

REPORTS TO: SENIOR PASTOR

HOURS: 40 PER WEEK

 

STATUS: FULL TIME

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries shares in the basic functions of pastoral ministry with special emphasis in areas related to ministries directly related to the Family. The Associate Pastor will plan, organize and implement, along with ministry coordinators, a wide range of activities for those under their care. He/she will be responsible for recruiting and training adult and youth volunteers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

Primary Responsibilities involve, but not limited to the following duties:

  1. Participates in the leadership of worship in the congregation on a regularly scheduled basis.
  2. On an ongoing basis, plans for, organizes, and implements a youth activities program for school-aged youth and young adults.
  3. Plans, organizes, and implements special youth worship services, retreats, camps, trips, etc.
  4. Develops youth leadership to assist in ongoing and special youth programs.
  5. Recruits, orients and trains adult volunteers to assist in youth activities and special events.
  6. Advocates youth issues to the congregation with the objective of making the youth more visible to and involved with the congregation.
  7. Plans and promotes worship education and leadership skill development for ministries.
  8. Maintains regular contact with youth and young adults as may be required. Available on a limited basis for crisis intervention and counseling. Serves as a resource for those involved in ministries for the development of their own faith journey and to assist in coping with challenges of daily life.
  9. Works cooperatively with the church staff to coordinate activities with those of the whole church and to help achieve the church’s mission and goals.
  10. Supervises the following ministries and ministry volunteers:

Youth Ministry Coordinator(s)

Children’s Ministry Coordinator(s)

Married Couples Ministry Coordinator(s)

Single’s Ministry Coordinator(s)

Seasoned Saints Ministry Coordinator(s)

  1. Performs other duties as may be requested or required from time to time by the Senior Pastor.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will be a person who:

  1. Is gifted and is called to youth ministry and who can teach/preach, loves young people, and has a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and at the ministry level;
  2. Knows the Bible and can relate faith to the needs of children, youth and their families;
  3. Has the ability to communicate and demonstrate his/her personal life journey, faith, love and commitment to Christ daily;
  4. Has a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with, preferably leading youth, young adult ministries or family ministries;
  5. Must have strong skills to organize programs and activities and to activate responsibilities with minimum supervision and follow-up;
  6. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and is willing and able to take initiative and problem-solve when necessary;
  7. Has a high standard in attitude, outlook, and morals, with an awareness of the importance of example.

 

EDUCATION:

The successful candidate will have, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree. A theological degree (Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Theology) is preferred.

 

SALARY:

Commensurate with experience.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references (2 ministry and 1 personal), and a DVD or video clip demonstrating your preaching and teaching abilities.

 

Mail applications to:

St. John’s Congregational Church

Attn: Associate Pastor Search Committee

45 Hancock Street

Springfield, MA 01109

 

Or

 

E-mail:

SJKBAssociatePastorSearch@yahoo.com

 

Deadline: Applications are due Friday, July 25, 2014.

 

St. John’s Congregational Church

45 Hancock Street

Springfield, MA 01109

413-734-2283

www.sjkb.org

Vacant Church: Tabernacle Baptist Church, Oklahoma City, OK (Deadline July 31, 2014)

Pastor Vacancy Announcement

Tabernacle Baptist Church of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is currently seeking a full-time pastor. We are a loving, historical church and we are affiliated with the East Zion Consolidated District, the Oklahoma State Missionary Baptist Convention, and the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

The church is seeking a spirit-filled leader with sterling qualifications. A seminary-trained leader with a minimum of five years of experience as a pastor is p…referred. Tabernacle seeks a gifted teacher and an effective communicator. The applicant must be able to provide pastoral care to our multi-generational congregation. This leader must have a divine calling and fully embrace the Baptist Doctrine.

Click the link below to download an application package.

http://tbcok.org/Tabernacle+Pastoral+Application+2.pdf

If you are unable to download this application, you may request a copy by calling the church office at 405-424-7767; between the hours of 10:00am – 2:00pm, Tuesday – Friday.

Applications and resumes will be accepted July 1 through July 31, 2014.

Please submit by U.S. Mail to:

Pastor Search Committee
Tabernacle Baptist Church
P. O. Box 721863
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73172

The committee will acknowledge receipt of all applications and resumes.

Questions may be referred to:

Deacon Roderick Bruner
405-570-4873, cell

or

Deaconess Ruby Harris
405-843-7025, home
405-414-9605, cell

Vacant Church: Rushing Spring Baptist Church, Tarrant, AL (Deadline: Unknown)

Rushing Spring Baptist Church Tarrant

Vacant Church: Little Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Indianapolis, IN (Deadline: July 31, 2014)

Little Bethel Baptist Church Indianapolis

Vacant Church: Antioch Baptist Church, Bedford Hills, NY (Deadline: September 1, 2014)

antioch baptist church bedford hills

Vacant Church: Calvary Baptist Church, Santa Monica, CA (deadline: August 15, 2014)

Calvary Baptist Church Santa Monica

Vacant Church: Grace Baptist Church, Waterbury, CT (Deadline: Unknown)

Grace Baptist Church Waterbury

Vacant Church: Metropolitan Baptist Tabernacle, Flint, Michigan (Deadline: August 31, 2014)

Metropolitan Baptist Tabernacle Church Flint

Vacant Church: Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, Lexington, KY

From the American Baptist Newspaper:

The Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, 8 miles west of (downtown) Lexington, established in 1896, seeks a spirit-filled minister to pastor our flock. We are seeking someone whose preaching and teaching is solidly rooted and grounded in God’s Holy Word without compromise. The Pulpit Search Committee will not be responsible for travel or lodging expenses incurred by a candidate.  Please send all resumes and letters of intent to:

Pulpit Committee
Bethany Missionary Baptist Church
4710 Parkers Mill Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40513

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