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First Baptist Church

Missions Pastor

First Baptist Church
Bryan, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 09/10/2015
Categories: Missions Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Pastor of Mission

Job Description



Position Description:  The Pastor of Missions will work under the direction of the Pastor of Ministries.


Primary Function: The Minister of Missions is responsible for planning, conducting and evaluating a comprehensive program of mission involvement for the members of the church.



Duties Related to Missions:


  1.  Serve as the chairman of the mission leadership team (Acts 1:8) and work closely with the committee in balancing traditional missions with expanded outreach and new approaches - oversee the execution of the goals and plans of the missions committee.
  2.  Promotion of annual mission offerings:  March – North American Missions; May – Church Directed Missions; September – State Missions; December – International Missions.
  3.  Facilitate mission projects and short-term mission trips. Give general administrative leadership to all lay led mission projects and trips.
  4.  Challenge, motivate and recruit church members for involvement in missions.
  5.   Provide for assimilation of home assignment missionaries that stay in the mission house, into the life of the congregation.
  6.   Assist in the development and administer the annual mission’s budget.
  7.   Ensure active communication, oversight, support for and pastoral care for church supported missionaries.
  8.   Participate in church sponsored mission trips and encourage other staff members to participate and assist other staff and members in organizing projects and programs.
  9.   Encourage new ideas and ministries that will stimulate the mission vision of the church.

10. Guide the long range planning of the church missions program..

  1. 11.  Ensure active communication between the mission pastor and the  church. Teaching and preaching on missions.
  2. 12.  Identify, develop, and counsel potential mission candidates in the church.
  3. 13.  Accept other assignments as made by the Pastor of Ministries.


General Ministerial Duties

  1. Perform      other ministerial duties as assigned by the Pastor of Ministries including      administer ordinances, conduct religious worship services, perform marriages,      conduct funerals and visit the sick.
  2. Work      with appropriate committees and leaders in carrying out the Missions      Ministry of the church.
  3. Attend      staff meetings and retreats.