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Lakewood Baptist Church

Lakewood, New York, United States

Date Posted:
Senior Adult Pastor
Church Size:
151 to 250
Job Type:
Lakewood Baptist Church
Job Description:


We are actively searching for the Senior Pastor whom God   has prepared to lead, guide and minister to the Lakewood Baptist Church   family. The Senior Pastor of LBC shall serve as its Christ led spiritual   shepherd. His primary role shall be preaching, teaching, and training the   congregation. In collaboration with the elders, his oversight shall include   supervising and mentoring a staff of 1 associate pastor, a part time worship   leader, a business manager, a secretary, and a facilities manager.  He will also take an active role in helping   people develop their spiritual gifts and grow in their love for and   dependence upon the Lord Jesus Christ. He should be ready to affirm the   authority of Scripture and exalt biblical principles throughout his ministry.



  •   A high degree of personal spiritual maturity, reflecting   the character of Christ in both his private and public life.
  •   The ability to follow the leading of the Holy   Spirit and counsel of other mature believers to develop a vision for the   church and a plan to move the church toward that vision.
  •   The ability to communicate meaning and insight   from Scripture in a way that connects with the congregation and effectively   leads to learning, understanding, and application.
  •   A strong commitment to fulfill the great   commission and to support and encourage local and worldwide missions.
  •   Minimum of 5 years of experience in full-time   pastoral ministry and church leadership is expected
  •   Master's degree from an accredited seminary is   preferred

Compensation and benefits are commensurate with experience and   qualifications. For additional information regarding the responsibilities and   involvement of our Senior Pastor within the church and community, visit our   website at: www.lakewoodbaptistny.com

Interested Candidates:

Lakewood Baptist has contracted with Converge Midatlantic (our   denominational organization) to assist in the pastoral search process. Candidates   are asked to apply through the Converge P3 on-line system.  All applicants will complete a personal   profile and a series of leadership and personality inventories. The cost to   complete the surveys is $175 per applicant. For additional information,   contact Anna Roland or Dan Peterson at the Converge Midatlantic office at   330-757-7970 or e-mail Dan Peterson at Dan@convergemidatlantic.com.

If you have interest in this position please submit your resume to Gary   Schroeder at gary@convergemidatlantic.com.

To apply, follow this link: www.convergep3.com

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Lakewood Baptist Church

Our purpose and vision at Lakewood is for people to Come to God, Grow together, and Go impact our world. All this can be summed up in three words: COME, GROW, & GO More...