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First Baptist Church

Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church
Pekin, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/22/2015
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

First Baptist Church of Pekin, IL is an active body of believers with a desire to grow, whose mission is: “To produce fully devoted followers of Jesus, who love God and people!”  We are currently searching for a passionate individual who is committed to lead us in both reaching those in our community for Christ, and ministering to those who are hurting.


First Baptist Church Pekin is searching for a Senior Pastor who above all, loves Jesus and is:


-Living a life consistent with the qualifications of an Elder as stated in 1Timothy 3 and Titus 1.


-A dynamic preacher/teacher, led by the Holy Spirit, who can communicate  Biblical truth along with practical application to all ages through relevant and applicable teaching of the Scripture.


-Focused on reaching unbelievers in our community.


-A visionary, who can look to the future of the church and its potential of impacting our community for Christ, with the leadership Skills to accomplish these goals.


-A caring Shepherd, with a passion to minister to everyone in the church family.


-A Mentor who understands the importance of discipling and training young leaders, recognizing they are future leaders of the church.


Additional Qualifications


-A man over the age of 30.


 -A successful candidate would likely have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from an accredited Bible college or seminary. He would also demonstrate a passion for lifelong learning along with personal and professional development.


-Have a minimum of 4 years of pastoral experience.


-Our bylaws will not allow the hiring of a divorced pastor.


To apply, applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and available sermon links to