Lead Pastor

Pleasant Street Baptist Church

Mechanic Falls, ME 04256

Denomination: Baptist - Other

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Church Size: less than 100

Salary: $40,000 - 50,000

Posted on: April 01, 2024

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Pleasant Street Baptist Church is seeking a spiritually mature Lead Pastor to provide pastoral care for our long established, multi-generational, independent (non-affiliated) and financially solvent Baptist church. The ideal candidate must possess a solid foundation of biblical knowledge and understanding with a passion to study and teach the Word of God, a love for God's people and a desire to help them grow spiritually.

He must be able to confidently present the Gospel of Jesus Christ through his preaching, teaching, discipleship and demonstrate a commitment to continued spiritual and professional growth and development. Sunday sermons are a primary responsibility.
The quintessential candidate is a natural spiritual mentor, wholly dedicated to God, his family, and the church, be loving to all and approachable by every generation.

Our congregation is praying for a man who knows he is being called by God to lead a small-town church. PSBC has been in continual operation since its inception in the mid-1800's and we offer a contemporary service, sound stage for live worship, tech/audio team for audio/visual support for Sunday sermons and live-streaming services to our Youtube channel.

About Pleasant Street Baptist Church:

We believe in One God, who exists eternal in the three distinct persons of Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We consider the bible to be the holy and inspired Word of God. PSBC
is located in Mechanic Falls, Maine, a community with all the local perks one would expect to find. If you are seeking something that will dramatically change your life and purpose, come join us. We are an actively growing church dedicated to putting Jesus first within our hearts, knowing we are imperfect, but still loved by God. The church is excited to learn God's plan as we seek a new pastor to shepherd our flock, and ready to put into action the gifts God has given us.
Nestled in-between the small towns of Minot and Poland, Mechanic Falls is a quaint former mill town. Located about 15 minutes from the nearest city, Auburn and about 45 minutes from Maine's largest city, Portland. Our tri-town community offers a small-town feel with local restaurants and nearby attractions.  

Job Qualifications:

Qualified according to 1Tim. 3 and Titus 1
Has a heart for God
Approachable and able to meet with all generations
Dedicated to God with a servant's heart
Must have a solid marriage (if married) and a well-ordered family that can complement and support your ministry
Seminary degree preferred
2+ years ministerial experience preferred
To prepare and present doctrinally sound Biblical preaching and teaching
To receive God's vision for the church and communicate it effectively
To provide leadership and develop leaders to carry out the vision and mission of the church without fear of making changes
Willing to counsel, exhort and admonish when needed.
Effectively utilize church leadership to improve ministries and communication

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Lead Pastor
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Full Time
$40,000 - 50,000
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less than 100

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Jim Hamper
56 Pleasant St.
Mechanic Falls
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