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Dutchtown Baptist Church

Prairieville, Louisiana, United States

Date Posted:
01/20/2010
Categories:
Senior Pastor
Denomination:
Baptist --SBC
Church Size:
251 to 350
Job Type:
Full-Time
Dutchtown Baptist Church
Job Description:
Dutchtown Baptist Church (DBC), located in Prairieville, Louisiana, is seeking a full-time pastor. DBC offers two Sunday morning services, a full Sunday school program, Sunday evening prayer/discipleship, and Wednesday Night service. DBC currently employs a part-time Associate Pastor, full-time Music Minister and secretary. DBC is seeking the man whom God has called, who will work well with existing staff, and who has prepared himself to fulfill the position of pastor.

DBC is seeking a pastor that possesses the following characteristics:
• A man called of God and ordained to the gospel ministry as a life calling
• Exemplifies the Godly characteristics of the office as stated in 1 Tim. 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; and 1 Peter 5:1-4
• Affirms and supports the Baptist Faith & Message Statement adopted June 13, 2000
• Committed to deep personal prayer and Bible study
• Relates well to all ages in the church
• Man of faith demonstrated in lifestyle and testimony
• Led by God with a contagious vision for the church and himself
• Strong family leader and supportive of families in the congregation
• Proven heart for missions

The pastor of this church shall fulfill the following roles:
• Leading the church in following the Great Commission
• Leading the church to function as a New Testament church, including the administration of the church and the church ordinances
• Leading the ministries of the church as he works with deacons, church council, and other church leaders
• Preaching and teaching the Bible and proclaiming the gospel to believers and unbelievers
• Equipping, helping, and assisting the congregation to carry out their ministries as they utilize their spiritual gifts
• Acting as moderator in all church business meetings, serve as moderator on the church council, and acting as an ex-officio member of all church committees
• Provides counseling as needed
• Leader/Participant in mission outreach

Requirements: A minimum of two years of seminary
A minimum of 5 years of Pastoral Experience

Interested candidates may submit a letter of introduction, faith statement, and résumé to the address listed below. The resume shall contain at a minimum the information presented within the attached Biographical Profile.

Dutchtown Baptist Church
P.O. Box 546
Prairieville, LA 70769

BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE

Please attach a recent photo.
Name: _____________________________________________________________________________________ Home address: ______________________________________________________________________________
Social Security number:_______________________________________________________________________ Home telephone: _________________________ E-mail: ____________________________________________ Age: ___________ Date of birth: ___________ Birthplace: _________________________________________ Marital status: ? Married
? Married (previously divorced)
? Single (never married) ? Single (previously married) Wife’s name: _______________________________________________________________________________ Wife’s hometown: ___________________________________________________________________________
Children
Name Age Living at home? ___________________________________________________________________ ____ ? Yes ? No ___________________________________________________________________ ____ ? Yes ? No ___________________________________________________________________ ____ ? Yes ? No ___________________________________________________________________ ____ ? Yes ? No ___________________________________________________________________ ____ ? Yes ? No ___________________________________________________________________ ____ ? Yes ? No
Formal Education
High school: ___________________________________ Graduation year: ____________________________
City and state: _______________________________________________________________________________
College: ____________________Year: _____ Degree: ____________________________________________
City and state: _______________________________________________________________________________
Seminary: ____________________Year: _____ Degree: ___________________________________________
City and state: _______________________________________________________________________________
Other: _____________________________________________________________________________________
Are you presently attending school? ? Yes ? No
If yes, name of school: ________________________________________________________________________
City and state: _______________________________________________________________________________

Continuing Education
Include seminars, workshops, seminary programs, etc.
_____________________________________________________________________________________

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Licensed? ? Yes ? No Year: _____ By what church? ____________________________________________ City and state: ________________________________________________________________________________ Ordained? ? Yes ? No Year: _____ By what church? ____________________________________________ City and state: ________________________________________________________________________________
Philosophy of Ministry
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Experience
Record employment in church-related ministry.
Years Church/Organization Location Attendance Position
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_____ to _____ ___________________________________________________________________________
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Current Church Ministry
Average Sunday School attendance: ______ Average morning worship: ______
Average annual baptisms: ______ Average transfers of membership: ______
Describe the church setting (rural/suburban/urban, growing/declining community, ethnic makeup, etc.).
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What has God done during your ministry? _____________________________________________________________________________________
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Other Current Employment if Bivocational
Company: ____________________________________________ Telephone: ________________________ Address:_____________________________________________________________________________________ Position: _____________________________________________ Hours per week: _______________


Denominational Service
Include major positions held, writings, teaching assignments for conference centers and retreats, etc.
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Civic/Community Activities
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Business and/or Military Experience
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Hobbies and/or Other Special Interests and Abilities
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Other
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Church-Related References
1 _________________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________
2 _________________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________
3 _________________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________
4 _________________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________

Character References
1 _________________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________
2 _________________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________
3 _________________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________
4 _________________________________________________ Telephone: ______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________


Pastor Search Committee Handbook. ISBN 1-4158-5214-6. © 2002 LifeWay Press®. Made in USA.




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