Lead Pastor Job Description
Oakbank Baptist Church is a friendly, midsized congregation, affiliated with the North American Baptist Conference. It is located in the growing community of Oakbank, Manitoba (roughly 20 kilometers east of Winnipeg). We are currently looking for a Lead Pastor who will help to lead us in becoming a church that passionately reaches out and connects with those in the Rural Municipality of Springfield. We have an active and growing Children’s and Student Ministry, as well as a regular outreach to a local Senior’s home. We are looking for a leader who is committed to teaching scripture, working with teams, and developing leaders.
We are also looking for someone who possesses a commitment to the ongoing development and training of leaders. The appropriate candidate will also be responsible for cooperatively preparing our weekly worship services, preaching, conducting weddings, funerals, baptisms and child dedications, as well as representing our church at denominational and regional ministerial meetings. We are looking for a qualified individual who will be able to manage the administrative aspects of church life as well as providing overall direction and supervision to the OBC staff. This position will require a regular participation and scheduled meetings with the church board deacons as well as other committees within our church.
The suitable candidate will display the character, conduct and competence as found in 1Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; 1Peter 5:1-9.
Resumes with current references will be accepted and can be submitted by email to email@example.com . Only applicants given serious consideration will be contacted.
Preference will be given to those willing to relocate to Oakbank or the surrounding community.