Trinity Baptist Church

Flushing, MI

Category: Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor

Posted on: January 28, 2024

Job Description:

Trinity Baptist Church bylaws summarize the pastor's responsibilities as follows:

(A) The pastor, and all associate and assistant pastors, shall meet all of the Biblical qualifications set forth in 1 Tim. 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9. The pastor shall preach the Gospel regularly and shall be at liberty to preach the whole counsel of the Word of God as the Lord leads him. He shall administer the ordinances of the church, act as moderator at all church meetings for the transaction of church matters, supervise the teaching ministries of the church, and tenderly watch over the spiritual interests of the membership.

(B) The pastor shall appoint the members of the various_noemailmittees as needed. He shall serve as the president of the corporation. He shall inform all newly elected officers of the function and responsibilities of their respective offices. He shall extend the right hand of fellowship to all new members on behalf of the church and shall perform such other duties as generally appertain to such a position. The pastor shall be free to choose the means and methods by which he exercises the ministry God has given him.

(C) All appointments for public worship and Bible study and the arrangements thereof, including time and place and the use of the property belonging to the church for purposes other than the stated appointments, shall be under the control of the pastor, who shall be able to determine the appropriateness of practices as well as persons permitted to use the church property.

(D) The pastor shall be responsible to fill the pulpit for each regularly scheduled church service as well as any special services. In the event of his absence, he (or the chairman of the deacon board in the case of a vacancy in the office of pastor or where the pastor is ill and unable to perform his duties) shall be responsible to invite speakers from within the membership or outside the church to preach in a manner consistent with the beliefs articulated in the Statement of Faith.

(E) The pastor shall be responsible, in coordination with the deacons, to establish mandatory safety and security procedures for all ministries and programs involving minors.

About Trinity Baptist Church:

Trinity Baptist is an independent Baptist church located in Flushing, Michigan. Started in 1956, the church has seen nearly 70 years of Bible-centered teaching and preaching, equipping of the saints, and ministry. This local body of Christ seeks to honor the Lord through growing (II Peter 3:18), loving (Luke 10:27), and serving (Galatians 5:13). 


Apt to teach - doctrinally sound and applicable to families of TBC

In agreement with the doctrinal statement of TBC

Worship style and sacred demeanor of services in agreement with culture of TBC

Steady, slow to adopt change - prudent, careful, deliberate consideration

Given to hospitality within the congregation, to visitors, and the local community; inspire church leadership and members to do the same

Balanced approach to developing programs/ministries and casting a vision for TBC; builds bridges with with congregation and evangelism through programs

Humble, gracious leader and mentor - leads other church leaders to servant-leadership

Pattern of behavior and relationships that will "build" a strong church body and leadership team

Sound biblical family structure - wife joins with her husband as a ministry team - a healthy family needs to be supported by church leadership

Assertive demeanor, not passive or aggressive 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor
Organization Type:
Baptist - Other
Worship Style:
Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Trinity Baptist Church
Contact Name:
Dan Hoeflinger
4222 N. Elms Road
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ZIP Code:
United States
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