Southern Baptist Convention

Englewood Baptist Church (EBC) is searching for a godly, Baptist senior pastor that meets the biblical requirements of a pastor. What are some reasons you should prayerfully consider sending your resume to EBC?

- We love the Lord!
- We are excited to continue relevant, authentic, effective ministry within the community God has placed us. -- EBC is celebrating over 90 years of ministry. We love and care for our pastor and his family. Our current pastor is retiring after 30 years of ministry at EBC. We will miss them very much, but we are looking forward with excitement and anticipation in our next chapter of ministry.
- We are a debt-free church that completed a major building project in 2007 and retired the debt in 2014!
- EBC is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and actively participates in the state and regional associations.


REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements
- Mature born-again believer with a clear call from the Lord to be a pastor
- Licensed and ordained Baptist minister
- Minimum of five (5) years of relevant ministry experience; pastoral is preferred
- Bachelor’s degree; graduate seminary degree preferred
- In agreement and aligned with the EBC Statement of Faith
- Meets biblical requirements of a pastor as stated in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 1 Peter 5:1-4, and Titus 1:5-9

Characteristics
- Strong personal walk with the Lord and commitment to family
- Passion for preaching and teaching God’s Word
- Focus on evangelism and discipleship
- Encourager and compassionate servant leader who guides staff and church with confidence and humility
- Visionary

Responsibilities of the Senior Pastor
- Responsible for preaching and teaching the Word of God
- Encourages and leads the church in prayer, worship, and fellowship
- Oversees daily operations of the church; has a good sense of financial management; fiscally responsible
- Shall have general oversight of the activities and programs of the church
- Shepherds the congregation by providing spiritual guidance and counsel
- Leads the church in observances of ordinances; performs weddings and funerals
- Cares for the church’s members and other persons in the community; values visitation
- Engages the church to align with God’s will

Englewood Baptist Church
englewoodbapt.com/

Mission Statement
EBC exists to seek the lost and offer opportunities to worship and study God's Word. Uniting all believers through Christ and challenging all to learn their God given gifts through serving together for the glory of God.

Overview
EBC was established in 1926 in Bedford, Indiana. We have seen God at work over the past 90 years, and expect to continue to be a blessing to the community and people around us. We are excited to continue relevant, authentic, effective ministry within the community God has placed us. Englewood Baptist Church is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention.

Weekly Schedule
Sunday Mornings
9:30 Sunday School
10:30 Worship Service, Children’s Church, Nursery

Sunday Evenings
6:00 Worship Service

Wednesday Night
7:00 Bible Studies:
Two adult classes
Student ministry 6th - 12th grade
Children’s ministry; Our Navigator Program is available for Elementary age students

Our average Sunday morning worship attendance is 125.

Our current staff includes a youth/young adult pastor, a part-time administrative assistant, and part-time custodian.

Encouragement to Apply
Please sincerely pray about sending us your resume to see if God is opening this door for you. We are earnestly seeking God’s will as He calls and draws our next shepherd to EBC. We are anxiously waiting for God to reveal His will, but are willing to wait on His perfect timing.

We are looking for a man of God to lead us into our next phase of ministry while honoring our past and casting a vision for the future.

If the Holy Spirit is prompting you to consider this ministry opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to ebc_search@att.net or mail to:

Senior Pastor Search Committee
Englewood Baptist Church
3118 Washington Avenue
Bedford, IN 47421

We are accepting candidate resumes until December 31, 2018 or until God directs otherwise.


CONTACT:

Troy Williams
ebc_search@att.net



Englewood Baptist Church

3118 Washington Avenue
Bedford, IN 47421
englewoodbapt.com
(812) 279-2449

Located in Southern Indiana, Englewood has become one of Lawrence counties most stable witnesses for Christ. Known as “The Friendly Church on the Corner,” the church is committed to “Teaching Values for a Lifetime.” We have Sunday morning and evening worship services along with a mid-week service each Wednesday evening. We have a traditional worship service with many opportunities for the whole family. Along with our 3 weekly worship services we also offer a fully staffed Sunday school, Wednesday evening children’s ministry and youth program. We invite you to become part of our church family and hope that you will call Englewood your home.