Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
27 Girtman Street
Hazlehurst, Georgia 31539
March 28, 2019
Subject: Pastoral Vacancy Announcement
Application Acceptance Period: March 29, 2019 thru April 30, 2019
Pastoral Candidate Packets Must be Postmarked by April 30, 2019
The Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Hazlehurst, GA is prayerfully seeking a pastor who is called by God and equipped to effectively preach and teach the Word of God. The candidate must be a licensed, ordained Baptist minister qualified to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the Bible, to provide Christian leadership in all areas of the church and engage in pastoral care of the congregation. The candidate also must, be able to articulate a vision for the church that emphasizes the spiritual growth, Christian education and development.
All interested ministers who wish to be considered must meet the following requirements:
Ø Must be a licensed and ordained Baptist minister duly ordained in accordance with the Christian Faith; and meets the biblical qualification of a Pastor, as stated in 1 Timothy 3:1-7; and Titus 1:5-9.
Ø Must have a clear understanding of the Baptist Doctrine and Articles of Faith as well as being and effective communicator with the ability to teach sound doctrine and to preach effectively from the Holy Bible.
Ø Must have effective written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Ø Must be proficient in the use of modern technology to enhance educational and outreach ministries.
Ø Must be committed to further Biblical training.
Ø Must be committed to and able to articulate and implement a vision for the church that emphasizes spiritual growth, membership development, Christian service and ongoing Christian Education Development.
Ø Must be willing to attend, support and encourage the membership to attend Associations, Conventions, Congress and the State Convention for Biblical education that will enhance the church’s existing ministries as well as establishing new ministries.
Ø Must be able to work with youth as well as promote and develop youth programs.
Ø Must be able to provide spiritual base counseling in the areas of bereavement, marital, and other various individual needs of the members.
Responsibilities of the Pastor (includes but not limited to):
Ø Shall lead the membership and church staff to perform their tasks and lead the
Pastoral ministries. Shall work with the Deacon Ministry and staff to:
o Lead this church in the achievement of its mission.
o Proclaim the gospel to believers and nonbelievers.
o Care for this church members and other in the community.
Ø Shall be an ex-officio member of all ministries, committees and other
organizations connected with this church and have the right to advise and be
advised of all matters pertaining to the welfare of this church. As an ex-officio
member, the Pastor will be consulted on all issues in discussion related to Pastoral
responsibilities. As an ex-officio member, the Pastor may participate in the
committee discussions but cannot make formal motions or vote on the matters
Ø The Pastor shall perform the duties inherent in the office of Pastor. It shall be the
Pastor’s duty to preach at the services of public worship, to oversee serving
communions, conducting midweek services and visiting the sick. The Pastor’s
duties and responsibilities shall include officiating the ordination of ministerial
candidates/deacons, baptism, officiating funeral services, wedding ceremonies (at
the discretion of the family request and approval of the pastor).
If you meet the above requirements, please submit a complete candidate packet
consisting of the following:
1. Cover Letter
2. Ministerial Resume
3. Secular Career Resume
4. Details regarding a ministry that you initiated within the church or community; details should include the type of ministry, the impact of the ministry, who was affected, and if the ministry is still active.
5. Valid copy of ministerial license and ordination certificate
Submit completed packet to Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Attention:
Chairman of Deacon Ministry, P. O. Box 604, Hazlehurst, GA 31539 by
registered/certified mail. (Receipt of your submission will be acknowledged in writing).
Candidates selected for final consideration will be notified and asked to provide
additional information. Those candidates must consent to a criminal background check,
updated physical, drug screening test and credit and a financial history review (performed
through outside agency to ensure complete confidentially), to advance through the
process. All information presented will be treated as confidential.
****No phone calls please ****Travel Expenses will not be reimbursed.
Gregory Rainey, Sr.
Chairman of Deacons