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  Senior Pastor

Carolina Baptist Church

Clover, SC

Category: Senior Pastor

Posted on: April 28, 2018

Job Description:

POSITION: Lead Pastor

REPORTS TO: Congregation and the Deacons

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Lead Pastor provides spiritual, pastoral, outreach, administrative, and servant leadership to the congregation of Carolina Baptist Church. The Lead Pastor relates to and connects with multiple generations and a diverse congregation within an suburban environment. Recognizing the importance of spiritual health and oneˇ¦s personal relationship with God, the Lead Pastor takes time for regular prayer, Bible study, rest, and recreation. Lastly, the Lead Pastor extends Godˇ¦s grace to others and leads by example as one who is relational, authentic, transparent, and humble. ˇ§But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.ˇ¨ Galatians 5:22-23

- Conduct worship that enables people to hear the word of God and participate in personal and corporate devotion and relationship with God.
- Plan, in consultation with the Music Director, all elements of all regular worship services of the Church.
- Prepare and deliver sermons and lessons at all regular worship services of the Church.
- Prepare and lead all special worship events of the Church as well as weddings and funerals unless otherwise provided for as authorized by the Church.

Spiritual Formation:
- Guide the spiritual formation of the congregation through teaching, preaching, and leadership by example.
- Work with the Staff and Missions Committee to ensure that the Church is provided with opportunities to be involved in hands-on service opportunities within and beyond the Church.

- Oversee all areas of the congregationˇ¦s ministry in consultation with the Deacons, and Committees.
- Support, supervise, manage and provide input for the evaluation of church employees in conjunction with the Deacons.
- Build a sense of team-work among church staff and Committee Chairs. Hold and/or attend regular meetings to coordinate the ministries of the church and facilitate_noemailmunication.
- Enable Deacons, Church Officers, and Committee Chairs to better perform their duties through training and support.

- Have a heart for urban ministries and an understanding of the challenges of sharing the gospel in a city with many differing views and opinions.
- Make a concerted effort to engage new visitors and encourage them to take an active role in the church.
- Provide training opportunities to the congregation for outreach and evangelism.
- Work with the Missions Committee to support various mission opportunities, to encourage the Church in giving to missions, and to involve the Church in personal mission service.

Pastoral Care:
- Visit or contact church members to encourage their involvement or to address their personal needs (especially all homebound church members).
- Provide pastoral care in conjunction with other staff,_noemailmittees, and deacons through visitation, counseling, and prayer.
- Make appropriate referrals when necessary and quickly respond to crisis situations which arise in the congregation.

Professional Qualifications:
- Devout personal faith in Christ, familiar with the Baptist tradition and able to fully support the polity and mission of Carolina Baptist Church.
- Theological degree from an accredited seminary or Bible school.
- At least five years of experience in a similar ministry position is preferred.

Working Conditions:
- The position of Lead Pastor requires great flexibility in hours available for work, including evenings and weekends.

About Carolina Baptist Church:

Carolina Baptist Church Profile Church Operational Details: 2017 Annual Operating Budget: General Fund $89,220 planned; GF Income $134,400; Actual Expenses $105,554 Missions Fund $9,600 planned; Missions Income $4,382; Actual Expense $13,275 2018 Annual Operating Budget: General Fund $90,000 planned Missions Fund $10,000 planned Church Staff Head Count: Senior Pastor (current)- Kevin Falde (paid position; leaving for Mission Field) Assistant Pastor- Keith Falde (volunteer position) Leadership Team- Shane Thorpe, Joe Costello, Norm Ducharme, Keith Falde Weekly Average Sunday Morning Attendance: 50-60 average attendees Church owns 11 acre tract of land in neighboring town for potential building site. Organization: CBC was founded in June 2006 by Pastor Kevin Falde who moved from Florida with his family to start the work in Clover, SC. The Church attendance has ranged from 15 or so when it first started to up to 100 or so at its peak attendance. At the highest peak, the 


Looking for an individual that has already served in a church leadership / pastoral role but doesn't necessarily have to have been in a Senior/Lead Pastor role previously. 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Senior Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Senior Pastor
Organization Type:
Baptist - Other
Worship Style:
Church Size:
less than 100

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Carolina Baptist Church
Contact Name:
Carolina Baptist Church
114 Kings Mountain St, Clover, SC 29710
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