Bethel Baptist Church Inc. is looking for a senior pastor who is responsible for the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the Biblical revelation, to engage in pastoral care ministries, to provide administrative leadership in all areas of church life and to act as the chief administrator of the paid staff.
We are a conservative Southern Baptist Church that adheres to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000. We are a mission minded church and we strive to be the light in the community that will encourage others to come and be a part of God's work here at Bethel Baptist Church.
*Plan and conduct the morning worship services; prepare and deliver sermons; lead in the observance of ordinances.
*Lead the church in an effective program of witnessing and in a caring ministry for persons in the church and community
*Lead the church in a program of visitation to members and prospects.
*Conduct counseling sessions, perform wedding ceremonies, conduct funerals.
*Work with deacons, church officers, and committees as they perform their assigned responsibilities; train and lead the deacons in a program of family ministries.
*Cooperate with associational, state, and denominational leaders in matters of mutual interest and concern; keep the church informed of denominational development; represent the church in civic matters.
*Supervise the work of assigned staff workers.
*In the event of non-ministerial staff conflict that cannot be resolved between pastor and/or non-ministerial staff; the Administrative Leadership Council will mediate such conflict resolution.
*Ministerial staff conflict resolution shall be mediated by the deacons.
Bethel is “A growing church for A Coming Lord.” We are located in Locust. Locust is a small town in Stanly County N.C. We are centrally located only 20-30 minute drives from Charlotte, Concord, Monroe, and Albemarle. The mission statement of Bethel Baptist Church is to grow a community of faith that loves and serves the Lord Jesus Christ.