Overview

First Baptist Church of Freeport, Illinois, an independent Baptist church, is looking for a full-time senior pastor. We are a Bible-based, mission-oriented church that serves both international missions and local outreach. The church is in Freeport, Illinois, a community of approximately 25,000, with solid public and Christian school systems.

The church has experienced the loss of members during the past few years. Someone with a healing nature is needed to love and build up the believers as they work to show the love of Christ to the community. Church website: www.fbcfreeport.church; Facebook: FIRST BAPTIST ON EMPIRE, https://www.facebook.com/groups/771106920404253.

Eligible Candidates must meet the requirements of 1 Timothy 3:1–7 and Titus1:5–9 and should possess:

A pastoral heart and a calling from God
Sensitivity to the Holy Spirit
A passion for foreign missions and local outreach
A heart for revival and church growth
A desire to teach the true Gospel of Jesus Christ
Responsibilities:

Pastoral oversight of the church
Teaching, training, and providing opportunities for members to grow in the use of their gifts
Developing ministry opportunities
Mentoring and discipling
Crisis response – hospital visitation, addressing personal and family problems
Providing Sunday morning services, Bible studies.  Leading special services (Good Friday, Christmas Eve, etc.) as necessary
The compensation package includes a direct salary; use of the church parsonage, including utilities; and other benefits.

Education

Seminary (Preferred)
Experience:

Pastoral: A minimum of ten years as lead pastor (Preferred)
License/Certification:

Ordination (Preferred)
You may apply by sending your resume to the following email address: [email protected]

US
IL
Freeport
Denomination:
Baptist - Other
Church size:
Under 50