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Calvary Baptist Church

Warren, PA

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: June 24, 2018

Job Description:

The ability to maintain a strong emphasis on traditional pastoral priorities:
Preaching and teaching the Word of God; presenting it boldly in a clear and understandable manner and helping our congregation apply His Word to their lives.
Pastoring and shepherding people in a sincere and humble way. Being a servant-leader; able to discern the particular needs of individuals and provide them with appropriate pastoral care. Being able to delegate pastoral care responsibilities to individuals. Providing leadership for church discipline.
Participating in the planning and/or leading of worship services that are biblical and engaging for the congregation.
Visiting individuals and families within the church and_noemailmunity and to encouraging the congregation to demonstrate hospitality.
Having ability to_noemailmunicate well with all age groups.
Perform pastoral activities in a manner that is consistent with a typical functioning church:
Biblical counseling.
Personal evangelism training and encourage outreach to the_noemailmunity.
Utilizing gifts and talents of members.
Possess the awareness to perform or engage others in the following church ministries:
Providing oversight of church ministries and activities.
Encouraging missions.
Supporting and participating in children and youth ministries.
Participating in denomination (Converge) activities.
Encouraging small group gatherings of the church family.
Maintaining an awareness of the financial condition of the church.

About Calvary Baptist Church:

Calvary Baptist Church was founded in 1890 as a Swedish Baptist Church but was not identified as Calvary until 1932. We are affiliated with Converge Worldwide, formerly known as the Baptist General Conference. Doctrinally, Calvary is conservative, evangelical and subscribes to the attached Affirmation of Faith. Currently there are 120 members of Calvary. Over the past three years, there has been an average weekly attendance of 101 people. Approximately 75% of those individuals attend Sunday School. In 2015, we restructured our Wednesday evening service to attract new attendees. Celebrate the Family includes a light meal, family worship and age appropriate class time. The church's annual budget for fiscal year 2017 2018 was $182,482 with 23% percent, going toward world missions. A big part of our outreach to the community is hosting a Christmas Bible walk-through named Bethlehem Marketplace. Our auditorium seats 300 people and was constructed in 1961. Our facility includes  


We are seeking a pastor who maintains a strong devotional life. He should be an individual who sees this as critical to the success of his preaching and other pastoral functions. We will encourage professional growth (seminars, conferences, etc.) including meeting with like-minded pastors for mutual encouragement. The pastor of Calvary will need to be comfortable living and ministering in a small town. Calvary consists of believers who desire to impact our area and county for Christ. We desire for our pastor to challenge our congregation to use our resources in a manner that is consistent with the Bible.  

Position Information:

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Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor
Organization Type:
Baptist - Other
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Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Calvary Baptist Church
Contact Name:
Pastor Search Committee
445 Connewango Ave
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