Vacant Pulpit: Mount Gilead Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX (NEW Deadline July 10, 2016)

Mount Gilead Baptist Church
600 Grove Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Pastoral Search Committee Announcement
Application Deadline July 10, 2016


Education:     Seminary Master’s Degree
Experience:    4-7 years as Pastor or Pastor’s Assistant

Ministry Priorities:

  • A saved, sanctified Holy Ghost filled believer
  • Administrator
  • A gifted teacher who enable persons to learn and understand deep spiritual truths
  • A person that emphasizes discipleship and spiritual growth
  • A person who emphasizes the importance of strong families
  • A person with leadership vision and a well developed vision for the Church’s future growth
  • An effective communicator of well prepared sermons
  • A skilled counselor available to assist with personal and spiritual problems
  • A person who communicates well with youth
  • A nurturing leader who grows and helps others to grow


The Pastor is accountable to the church congregation. The Pastor’s responsibilities include preaching, teaching, pastoral counseling, performing weddings, funerals, baptisms, planning and guiding the Church to grow and fulfill its purpose as set forth in Matthew 28:18-20.


The Pastor shall have in his care the spiritual and moral welfare of the Congregation. The Pastor shall preach the Gospel, support the doctrine of the Church, administer the ordinances and watch over the membership. The Pastor shall have charge of all services of public worship. He shall be ex-officio member of all Boards and Committees of the Church, its auxiliaries and organizations.  The Pastor shall preside at all meetings of the Church, except where good taste and his own involvement dictate otherwise.

The Pastor must possess and extensive and rigorous foundation in the Word of God. The Pastor must be dependable, demonstrate discretion and integrity in all activities and exhibit the character qualities outlined in 1st Timothy 3:-2-7 and Titus 1:7-9. The Pastor shall be ordained.

Mount Gilead Baptist Church endeavors to be obedient to the Great Commission, to be involved in Evangelism through Missions and to minister to social needs through Christian worship and Bible study.


  • Resume with cover letter
  • Four (4) references


Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, detailed resume, and complete contact information by November 8, 2015 to:

Mount Gilead Baptist Church
Attention: Pastoral Search Committee
600 Grove Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Contact Person: Pastoral Search Committee Chairperson, Deacon L. Davis
Contact Number: 682-433-4955

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