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First Baptist Church

Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church
Marshalltown, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 04/25/2013
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist -- American
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:  

First Baptist Church of Marshalltown is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. We minister during the week with 2 contemporary Sunday morning services, Sunday school, Wednesday night Bible Studies, Friday night Hispanic service, small groups, and an active worship, children’s, and Preschool ministries. We also have a heart for our community as well as the world through our support of Missionaries and mission projects around the world. We started a children’s home in Honduras that includes a Christian school and feeding program.


Marshalltown is located 50 miles northeast of Des Moines, the state capitol, and within a half day’s driving distance of some major cities, like Chicago, Omaha, Kansas City and Minneapolis. Marshalltown has a population of approximately 27,500. While keeping a mid-west feel, Marshalltown has many elements that make up a great community: An exceptional YMCA, an aquatic center, a historical downtown, excellent schools, a local community college, the Iowa Veterans Home and a state of the art library. Marshalltown continues to be a thriving, family-friendly town, located in the heart of Iowa.


First Baptist Church is a growing, diverse and vibrant church, and we are looking for a Senior Pastor to replace our retiring Senior Pastor, that will equip and lead our congregation to better serve our diverse community and varied ministries. We have 675 regular attenders and a ministry staff of 7 besides the Sr. Pastor.


Job Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years Senior Pastor experience preferred. Exceptionally qualified Associate Pastors may be considered. Seminary required. Must be ordained in agreement with historic Baptist doctrines. Ministers in accordance with the Bible and Baptist distinctives. Gifted for preaching, teaching and pastoral care.

First Baptist Church is a conservative American Baptist Church.

Salary: Negotiable

Denomination: Conservative American Baptist

Worship Style: Contemporary


Interested applicants are invited to submit resumes and a DVD of a full service where you have preached by mail to Brice Shanks 410 New Salem Road Marshalltown, IA 50158 or by email to with a link to your YouTube complete service.