Full-time Senior Pastor
The First Baptist Church of Washington, KS is seeking a full-time Pastor to lead our congregation. The pastor must be able to lead and disciple our members as we seek to reach and affect our_noemailmunity for Christ through outreach events, Awana, VBS, and other service projects.
About Our Church:
The First Baptist Church of Washington, KS saw their well-loved Pastor and family of 9 years answer God's call to a new ministry in June of 2012. The church has an average attendance of 60 individuals each Sunday, with 40 in attendance for Sunday School. The church is active in the_noemailmunity with an Awana program at the local elementary school, VBS each summer, evangelistic outreaches and other service projects. Sunday night activities include Home Bible Studies led by the Deacons every other week and evening worship and prayer services fill the other weeks. Group Bible Studies occur on weekdays in homes as well. The church also has many opportunities for fellowship with monthly potlucks and mini-potlucks for small groups in member's homes.
We are in the final stages of building a new fellowship hall on to our current building with the help of volunteer Christian builders.
About Our Community:
Washington, KS is a town of nearly 1,200 people with quite a few small towns in close vicinity. The town is clean and well-cared for, offering the many charms of small-town living, including an excellent school system. Washington is located in north central Kansas, 14 miles south of the Nebraska border and 65 miles north of Manhattan, KS.
About the Position:
The Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Washington should:
Ascribe to the doctrinal statement of our church (available upon request)
Be focused on the spiritual development of our church
Be focused on reaching and affecting our_noemailmunity
Be_noemailfortable working with all age groups
Be servant minded
Be a confident preacher and teacher