Senior Pastor

Mountain View Baptist Church

Hickory, NC

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Mountain View Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Pastor to lead our multigenerational church. The Senior Pastor will be responsible for shepherding and leading our church body, preaching Bible-based sermons, casting vision in fulfillment of the church's mission, and developing discipleship strategies that cultivate spiritual growth and outreach.

Role of the Senior Pastor:

The Pastor serves many roles, including that of Shepherd and Teacher. In addition, the Pastor serves as Chief Administrative Officer of the church under the authority of the congregation and in consultation with other designated leadership and appropriate_noemailmittees. The Senior Pastor's primary role is to faithfully preach God's Word, supervise and hire ministerial and support staff, and to care for the members of MVBC.

Vision and Passions:

- Has a passion for expository preaching
- Has a desire to promote church unity throughout the congregation
- Oversees pastoral care and able to work with staff and lay leaders to carry out ministry
- Has a desire to see numerical growth in the church by reaching out to the surrounding_noemailmunity through various ministries of the church and by his personal involvement in the lives of people within his sphere of influence
- Has a passion for growing the church by baptizing new believers
- Establishes a vision for the church staff that encourages cohesiveness and a purpose-driven, coordinated effort to constantly strengthen the ministry
- Develops focused ministry plans each year and casts the vision for discipleship plans to the church
- Has a passion for studying God's word
- Pursues both spiritual and physical renewal in his own life
- Supports the Baptist Faith and Message 2000, NC Baptist State Convention, and our local Baptist Association

Education & Experience:

- Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
- Masters Level required, Doctorate degree or actively working toward that degree preferred
- Minimum of 5 years as Senior Pastor of a Southern Baptist Church experiencing worship attendance above 300

Salary and Package:

- $115,000 Beginning Salary (negotiable based upon education and experience)
- Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance
- 10% retirement contribution
- Paid holiday, vacation, and sick days based upon Personnel Policy

To apply please submit your resume at MVBChickory_noemail/jobs 

About Mountain View Baptist Church:

MVBC exists to Love God, Grow people, Serve people, and reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Senior Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor
Organization Type:
Baptist - SBC
Worship Style:
Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Mountain View Baptist Church
Contact Name:
Nathan Riley
4266 River Rd
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ZIP Code:
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