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Upper Room Bible Church

Senior Pastor

Upper Room Bible Church
Paxton, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 03/23/2013
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Church Description: Upper Room Bible Church is an evangelical, non-denominational church located in Paxton, Illinois. Our purpose is threefold: worship, discipleship, and evangelism. Our mission is to make faithful and obedient disciples of Jesus Christ. Key distinctive characteristics of our church body include:

• An uncompromising commitment to the clear proclamation of God’s eternal, life-changing Word

• A passion for engaging in vibrant corporate worship

• An emphasis on the value of participation in small discipleship groups as a means of nurturing a

spirit of community and promoting personal spiritual growth

• A desire to participate in the Great Commission by sending out missionaries from our own body

and supporting other ministries around the globe

• A strong tradition of welcoming people of any age, culture, ethnicity, or economic status, which is

reflected by the diversity of our current membership

• An elder-led form of church governance, with the senior pastor included as a voting member of the

Elder board

• For additional information visit


We are looking for a Senior Pastor candidate to lead a growing church from a church led by a part time Pastor to a full time Shepherd who fulfills the below requirements:

  1. Meets the qualifications detailed in 1Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9
  2. Demonstrates attitude and behavior guided by biblical principles.
  3. Makes time for a devotional and prayer life.
  4. Is gifted as:
  • a teacher (preaches God’s Word boldly and effectively)
  • a leader (casts vision, calls others to action, invests in developing other leaders)
  • a shepherd (displays a caring and nurturing heart)
  • The ability to think strategically to continue the growth of URBC.
  1. Has a minimum of a bachelor's degree or diploma in theology, biblical studies, pastoral ministry, or a related field from an accredited college, university, or seminary.
  2. Has at least 5 years of experience serving as Pastor or Associate Pastor or other related ministry with similar experience.

To apply, send resume and professional references to Please provide or direct us to examples of your teaching.