Reports To: Board of Deacons
Websterville Baptist Church is seeking applicants for the position of Pastor where you can put your talents to good use in reaching and nurturing souls for Christ. If you have this passion and want to be an important part of our church’s promising future,
we welcome a discussion with you. The state of Vermont is truly a recipient of God’s abundant radiance and beauty, and we encourage you to let the Lord lead and guide your heart on why you could be the person He has chosen for us.
Preaching and Teaching:
The Pastor will be an experienced and dynamic preacher/teacher, whose sermons are expository in nature and applicable to mature Christians as well as seekers. The ministry of the Word of God is one of the essential duties of this position.
The Pastor will be responsible to lead the church in accordance with the church mission already established. Creative strategies and new means to achieve the mission are encouraged. The Pastor guides the Board of Deacons and oversees the Pastoral and Professional
staff. Especially prized will be the individual who has a collaborative style of leadership.
The Pastor will oversee, but not direct, all the ministries of the church. He is responsible to mentor new leaders and to equip the whole church for ministry through his preaching and leadership. He should be able to synthesize multiple points of view,
and must be prayerful in making decisions.
Pastoral Care and Shepherding:
The Pastor will faithfully lead the church in corporate worship and encourage a growing community that praises God and seeks to obey Him through Bible Study, prayer and humility. His shepherding duties will include oversight over and participation in the
elements of congregational care. He will provide counseling and/or referral to members and/or non-members as needed.
STATUS AND SCOPE
The Pastor is responsible to oversee and give direction to the overall ministry of Websterville with the help of the Deacons, Trustees, Pastoral Staff, School Teachers, and key volunteer leaders.
Special Skills include:
Collaboration: The Pastor must be able to lead a group through integrating different points of view while maintaining biblical integrity. In addition, he must be able to help others build more significant relationships with others, showing
compassion, empathy and emotional intelligence.
Strategic Ability: The Pastor must evidence strategic planning and a vision for the future.
Motivational Energy: The character of the Pastor must reflect the fruit of the Spirit. He should be enthusiastic and demonstrate the ability to motivate and encourage others.
Musical Interest: The Pastor must possess an interest in music and participate and/or encourage growth of the music ministry.
Education: Applicant must have a degree from an accredited Bible college or seminary in Biblical Studies or related field.
Experience: Previous church leadership experience in a supportive or similar role is preferred.
How To Apply:
Applicants must submit a faith statement, a cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position, and resume to
For more information about Websterville Baptist Church, see our website
www.wbcsvt.org or check us out on Facebook. A more detailed job description is available upon request.