Senior Pastor

Covenant Baptist Church

Gastonia, NC 28054

Denomination: Baptist - Other

Category: Church Staff

Church Size: less than 100

Salary: $60,000 -70,000

Posted on: April 29, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

General Responsibilities: The Senior Pastor shall serve as the chief Under Shepherd and overseer of Covenant Baptist Church by feeding, leading, and nurturing the members. The Senior Pastor's main responsibilities will be to communicate God's Word, minister to spiritual needs, and provide biblical leadership for the church.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Plan, coordinate, and lead Sunday morning worship services, and any other special worship services.
- Plan and lead Bible study and Pray Meeting on Wednesday night.
- Provide Bible-based preaching with clear and concise sermons.
- Provide leadership and vison for the church. Direct plans for ministry and church growth.
- Provide pastoral care.
- Oversee staff
-Supervise and coordinate staff, including staff meetings.
- Work effectively with the leadership of the church, including encouraging and supporting the church's mission activities.
- Provide premarital counseling, counseling regarding salvation and spiritual issues, and other counseling for church members.
- Oversee ordinances of Communion and Baptism.
- Oversee church discipline and manage conflict in the church. Seek to reconcile relationships and promote unity within the church.
- Relate to all ages in the congregations. Be approachable and easy to talk to.
- Attend committee meetings, such as Diaconate and Church Council and others as requested.
- Conduct Weddings and Funerals.
- Maintain regular office hours.
- Participate in outreach activities by contacting prospects.

Job Qualifications:

Covenant Baptist Church of Gastonia, NC, is seeking a full time Senior Pastor. We are a small CBF church inclusive of women in ministry and leadership with full-time & part-time staff. Sunday morning worship attendance is typically 50 60.

We are seeking a pastor who can preach clear and concise bible-based sermons. The pastor should be a good communicator, encourager and motivator of the staff, church leadership and all ages in the congregation. The pastor should also put an emphasis on pastoral care,

Candidates should have a minimum of a 4-year degree from an accredited seminary, and preferably have senior/lead pastor experience. Candidates with extensive relevant experience such as associate pastor may also be considered. Please send resumes to



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Senior Pastor
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Full Time
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$60,000 -70,000
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less than 100

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Steve McCraw
3131 Erskine Drive
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