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Monthly Archives: September, 2017

Vacant Pulpit: Mount Gilead Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX

Pastoral Search Committee Announcement
Application Deadline October 15, 2017

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Preferred Seminary Master’s Degree
Experience: Preferred 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

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 an 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 an 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 1 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.

REFERENCES:

Resume with cover letter
Four (4) references

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, detailed resume, and complete contact information by October 15, 2017, to:

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

Contact Person: Pastoral Search Committee Chairperson, Deacon Roy Paley
Contact Number: 817-437-6218

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Homegoing of a Saint: Bishop Henry Barnwell, Phoenix, AZ

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Global United Fellowship sadly announces the transitioning of Bishop Henry Barnwell.

Bishop Barnwell was one of the first public supporters of GUF, and having already retired from full-time ministry, continued to offer his support to our presiding prelate and the fellowship, also attending his inauguration in November of 2014.
Our sincerest sympathies and heartfelt prayers are extended to his loved ones and church family members, during this time of bereavement.  We share in their sorrow and praise God for the life of our Beloved brother, Bishop Henry Barnwell.  May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Celebration of Life Services are as follows: 
Body to “Lie in State”
Wed. Sept. 20th, 2017
First New Life Church, 1902 West Roeser Rd.,
Noon to 8pm, Phoenix, AZ (Open to public)
Viewing / Wake
Thur. Sept. 21st, 2017
Pilgrim Rest Church, 1401 E. Jefferson
5pm – 7pm & 7pm – 9pm Wake, Phoenix, AZ
Funeral Service
Fri. Sept., 22nd, 2017
Pilgrim Rest Church, 1401 E. Jefferson
9am – Viewing / 10am Funeral Service, Phoenix, AZ
Interment to follow immediately after the service at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona,  23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ
Please send all acknowledgements and resolutions to Preston Funeral Home: email address  Pfh3800@qwest.net
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to the MLK Scholarship Fund.

This is the link to the Arizona Republic article on Bishop’s life.

THE WIRE

by Pastor Robert Earl Houston

H.B. Charles Jr.

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