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Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church


Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church
Elyria, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 11/10/2016
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Pastor is responsible for providing administrative leadership for the church and for using his skills in proclamation and pastoral care in meeting the needs of persons in the church and community.



  • He is the spiritual leader and overseer of the congregation
  • Provide administrative leadership for the total church program
  • Serve as chairman of the Church Council
  • Proclaim the gospel and lead the church in proclaiming the gospel to the church and community
  • Lead and staff the church in a caring ministry for persons in the church and community
  • Lead or delegate the leadership of the congregational services: plan, coordinate and evaluate congregational services
  • Preach at all worship services which include preaching or arrange for someone else to perform this function
  • Recommend and advise on the selection of all staff members and determine their duties
  • Give supervision to other members of the church staff
  • Plan for and provide leadership in the observance of the church ordinances 
  • Conduct funeral services and wedding ceremonies as he is able, sharing and delegating to others on the staff, responsibilities in this area
  • Appoint committees as set forth in the constitution and by-laws and other such special committees as the church may request or may deem advisable from time to time
  • Counsel with and assist in training deacons for their responsibilities