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First Baptist Church

Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church
Forest City, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 05/12/2008
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The First Baptist Church of Forest City, IA, affiliated with the Baptist General Conference, is actively seeking a full time Senior Pastor. We are a congregation of 275 people located in North Central Iowa, halfway between Des Moines and Minneapolis/ St. Paul. Forest City is a town of 4,500 residents, and the surrounding area would include an additional 20,000. The purpose of the church is the salvation of souls at home and abroad, and the development of Christians through the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ and the teaching of God's word, the Bible. Senior Pastor duties would include: preparing and presenting weekly messages, overseeing worship services, facilitating discipleship, and working with the deacons in exercising spiritual leadership of the congregation. The Senior Pastor would be working with an Associate Pastor, and an office staff of two. Church website:
We desire an evangelical pastor whose character is above reproach and whose life is a reflection of the faith he professes. This man should have the spiritual qualities mentioned in I Tim. 3:1-7 and in Titus 1:7-9. He should have a passion for bringing people to Christ, a desire to grow the body both spiritually and physically, and the vision to accomplish that. The candidate should have at least a masters degree. At least 1-5 years of experience is desired but not required.