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Lakewood Park Baptist Church

Auburn, Indiana, United States

Date Posted:
Senior Pastor
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
Lakewood Park Baptist Church
Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Pastor

Reports to: Elder Board

Level: Staff Leadership Team

Type of Position: Full Time

Hours: 40+ hours per week (including worship services)


Overview: To serve as the spiritual leader of this local church and lay out and implement a clear and compelling plan that accomplishes the purpose and mission of Lakewood Park Baptist Church.


Shepherd the Flock – John 10: 3-4, 14

Develop loving relationships within the flock

Model Christ-likeness for the flock

Earn credibility and trust of the flock

Pray for the flock

Help and care when a member of the flock is in crisis

Protect the flock from the harm of sin and of false teaching


Feed the flock

Preach and Teach – I Timothy 3:2; I Peter 5: 2

Develop and deliver sermons that emphasize a commitment to the sufficiency of Scripture and are both practical and relevant to today’s culture

Function as the lead teacher in other non-pulpit teaching opportunities


Oversee the Ministry – I Timothy 3: 4-5; I Peter 5: 2

Daily management

Collaborate with & manage church leadership teams: Pastoral Staff, Elders, Deacons, etc..

Collaborate with & manage individual pastoral staff, administrative staff and other employees

Collaborate with the leaders of Lakewood Park Christian School & Early Learning Ministry

Collaborate with and manage church ministry leaders

Oversee church finances

Strategic development, planning and implementation of the mission


This profile is not intended to be a complete job description but rather an overview of pastoral responsibilities.


To apply or get more information about the job please email “resume@lakewoodpark.org


Thank you for your interest in the Senior Pastor position available at Lakewood Park Baptist Church.  Please provide the following information for our search team to review.


  • Personal  testimony of salvation
  • Personal statement of faith
  • Personal philosophy of ministry
  • A detailed resume including the following:


                 Date of Ordination

                 Years of experience

                 Ministries of which you have served

                 Successful programs you have led

                 Areas of ministry leadership

                 Trainings you have led

  • 5 References: Include at least 3 of the four below:

                 Fellow pastor with whom you have served

                 Elder and/or deacon

                 A mentor (past or present)

                 Another member or your present church

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