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Lakeside Baptist Church

Salem, Virginia, United States

Date Posted:
Senior Pastor
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
Lakeside Baptist Church
Job Description:

We are actively searching for the new Senior Pastor whom God has prepared to lead, guide, and minister to the congregation of Lakeside Baptist Church (LBC).  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 deacon and trustee boards, his oversight shall include supervising and mentoring a staff of pastors, as well as helping the congregation to 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 the Scriptures and exalt Biblical principles to encourage the congregation.



  • Meets the Biblical requirements of an elder found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9
  • B.A. or greater theological degree from an accredited Bible college or seminary
  • Ordained minister with a minimum of five years in full time pastoral ministry and church leadership
  • Agreement with the Lakeside Baptist Church Statement of Faith


Compensation and benefits are commensurate with experience and qualifications.  For a full church overview and job description, please download the following information packet:



To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to resume@lbcva.com.  Applicants should include a brief statement describing their philosophy of ministry, education background, experience details, and statement of faith.

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About the Church

Lakeside Baptist Church

Lakeside Baptist Church is located in Salem, Virginia and is part of the Greater Roanoke Valley. The Roanoke and Salem area is in Southwest Virginia and located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The ministry has been in existence since 1970 and has approximately 450-500 members and regular attendees. Lakeside is an Independent, Fundamental Baptist church reaching out to Salem, the Roanoke Valley, the surrounding community and the world through Missions Outreach. Our congregation is a multi-generational church that is reached through pra More...