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Cool Spring Baptist Church
Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 04/12/2011
Categories: Senior Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Cool Spring Baptist Church (CSBC) is searching for a pastor to lead our church in Mechanicsville, Virginia, a rapidly growing northern suburb of Richmond. CSBC is intentional in using creative and innovative means to present Jesus Christ to the world and to meet the needs of our community. We offer both traditional and contemporary worship, opportunities for participation in local and international missions, Upward sports, outdoor ministries, and Bible teaching for all ages. CSBC is affiliated with the Dover Baptist Association, the Baptist General Association of Virginia, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Willow Creek Association. Founded in 1870, CSBC has an active membership of approximately 1,200.

The Pastor will provide visionary leadership to nine staff ministers, support personnel, and the congregation as we collectively seek to achieve our mission of sharing the redemptive work of Jesus Christ with the world, and leading those who believe to become His fully committed followers.

The Pastor must meet the biblical requirements of I Timothy 3 and Titus 1 and believe that the Bible is the authoritative Word of God. The successful candidate is expected to have proven leadership and organizational skills, a strong Baptist identity, one or more degrees from an accredited seminary, a minimum of 5 years pastoral experience, and a strong pulpit presence.

If interested, please provide the following in either .doc or .pdf format to

Brief introductory letter indicating why you should be considered for the position
Philosophy of ministry statement
Links to on-line samples of preaching and/or teaching

Or mail a packet with the above information including audio or video CD/DVDs to:

Cool Spring Baptist Church
Attn: Gary Baker, Pastor Search Team Chairman
9283 Atlee Station Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116