Senior Pastor

Nottingham Baptist Church Willoughby Hills, OH Full Time
2 weeks ago

Job Description

Nottingham Baptist Church is seeking the LORD to provide a senior pastor. The right candidate will demonstrate a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, will direct by servant leadership, will meet scriptural requirements outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9, and will hold fast to a doctrinal position consistent with ours. Strong emphasis in our search will be placed on pastoral experience, pulpit ministry, handling the Word of God, and relational skills. As the pastor of a medium-sized congregation, a blend of shepherding and administrative skills will be imperative.

Qualifications

Required Characteristics:

  • Biblically sound expository preaching
  • Teaching, discipling, Biblical counseling
  • Doctrinal position in agreement with our Articles of Faith
  • Accessible for congregational needs, demonstrates care for people, visitation
  • Bible college degree strongly preferred
  • Pastoral experience is required, Senior Pastor preferred

Additional Characteristics:

  • A visionary that helps individuals fulfill their roles
  • Local outreach and global missions minded

Salary & Benefits

$70,000 - $80,000

  • Health care
  • Vacation days
  • retirement
  • Housing Expense
  • Ministry Expenses

Can be done remote?

  • No

About Nottingham Baptist Church Church

Baptist - Other 100-250 people

Together we

Gather in worship of God

Grow in Biblical truth

Go in God’s love to all

For the glory of God


Nottingham Baptist Church is a 115-year-old congregation of believers located in beautiful Willoughby Hills, Ohio. Our membership includes a variety of ages and family sizes. The activities and ministries at Nottingham represent a commitment to our purpose as a New Testament local church: glorifying God through worship, edification, and evangelism – all through the power and authority of the Word of God.


Worship Style: God’s Word and Biblical preaching is the focus of our services. We also have a strong music ministry: a small worship team and orchestra leads the congregation in a blend of traditional hymns and worship music, a choir sings regularly, and multiple gifted musicians provide live music ministry.


Our budget demonstrates the high value we place on missions – both locally and globally. The following information summarizes our organization and ministries.

  • Annual budget: $400,000
  • Membership: 141
  • Weekly attendance: Sunday School (75), AM Service (105), PM Service (47), Wednesday/AWANA (64)
  • Staff: Senior Pastor, secretary (part-time), and custodian (part-time)
  • Church offices: Deacons (that also act as trustees), Treasurer and Associate Treasurer, Financial Secretary and Assistant, Clerk and Assistant
  • Services: Adult Bible Classes/Sunday School (9:30 AM), Morning Worship (10:45 AM), Evening Service (5:00 PM), Tuesday Men’s Prayer Reveille (8:00 AM), Wednesday Prayer meeting/AWANA ministry (6:45 PM).
  • Other Ministries: Ladies Missionary Fellowship, Senior Saints, Youth BLAST, Journey (Young Adult), Baptist Bible Institute of Cleveland (http://bbicleve.org/)
  • Outreach: Vacation Bible School, Easter outreach and Fall Festival, Sports (Softball, Volleyball)
  • Missions: 27 missionaries from 5 mission agencies; 25% of budget; missions minded church
  • Other established committees: Christian Education, Women’s Ministries, Worship and Music, Safety and Security, Maintenance, Missions, Youth, Outreach. A strategic planning committee is currently in progress.
  • Facility: large handicap accessible building on a 14-acre campus                                       
  • Technology: Nottingham live streams the Sunday morning worship services (YouTube: Nottingham Baptist), conference call for Mid-week prayer meeting
  • Associations: General Association of Regular Baptist Churches (GARBC), Ohio Association of Regular Baptist Churches (OARBC)

Pictures of church and congregation available on-line: www.NottinghamBaptist.org