Spray Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor called by God. Spray Baptist Church is located in Eden, NC.
Our mission: Spray Baptist Church exists to love and glorify God, make disciples, and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.
The Pastor will provide for the spiritual oversight and leadership of the church; he will give direction and support to the ministries of the church and help plan, organize and evaluate the total program of the church in conjunction with lay leaders. The pastor will lead, plan, and conduct worship services for Sunday morning, Sunday evening, and Wednesday evening.
The pastor will provide biblical teaching and preaching. He will prepare and deliver sermons. He will communicate the mission and vision that God gives to the church.
The pastor will provide or oversee pastoral care to the members of the church family, including conducting weddings and funerals. In conjunction with the deacons and other ministries he will help with visitation, including the sick and shut-ins. He will be available to provide counseling. The pastor will relate to and develop relationships with all ages of individuals within the church and develop leaders and followers of Jesus Christ.
The pastor will lead the church in evangelistic outreach and engagement with the community and will lead in a plan to follow up with prospects that have been identified as potential members of the church family.
The pastor will serve as the administrator of the ministry staff, both volunteer and paid. He will oversee the proper administration of the policies and procedures of the church. He will work with the deacons and committees as thy perform their assigned responsibilities.
The pastor is expected to be a Godly, servant leader and live an exemplary life modeling the call, character, and competencies as a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ. He will provide leadership by example, showing the following leadership attributes: a close personal relationship with Jesus, integrity, humility, financial responsibility, perseverance, effective communication, and self-motivation. He will also serve as a good listener, encourager, and mentor, and display a peaceful gentle spirit, lead by example, and be willing to listen.
Bachelor's degree or better
Minimum of 5 years of pastoral experience