Vacancy Announcement For
Connors Temple Missionary Baptist Church
509 W. Gwinnett Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Pastor Vacancy Announcement
Located in the Historic District of Savannah, GA, Connors Temple Missionary Baptist Church (founded on March 14, 1927) has served the present age for almost 93 years. During this time we have had four Pastors and one Interim Pastor. A church of love and a church of truth is our motto. We will admit that we are not a perfect church but a church striving for perfection.
The Connors Temple Missionary Baptist Church Family is presently seeking applicants for the position of Pastor. We believe that with the Lord’s guidance Connors Temple Missionary Baptist Church will be able to call an educated family-oriented God focused Pastor experienced in preaching and teaching the word of God. The applicant should possess strong leadership abilities and most importantly; be committed to the Word of God. The applicant must be a motivating minister and teacher. The applicant should provide leadership in all aspects of church growth and development. The Pastor is expected to formulate innovative means for increasing membership. The applicant should have the ability to establish programs that will address the needs of all ages, gender and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Therefore, we need a Visionary Pastor led by God that is aligned with the qualifications presented in: 1Timothy 3: 1-7; Titus 1:5-9 and 1Peter 5: 1-4. We seek a Pastor that is committed to preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ and teach sound Baptist Doctrine while engaging in all Pastoral duties; such as, planning and conducting worship service, marriage counseling and marriage ceremony, burying the dead and consoling the bereaved, having a presence in the community and take charge of the spiritual welfare of the church family.
Display in life 1Timothy 3: 1-7, Titus 5-9.
Must be called by God and equipped to effectively preach and teach the Word of God and understands the knowledge of God’s word Jeremiah 3:15.
Feed the flock of God, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind.
Work/Serve as Full-time Pastor, 24 hours on call; with a minimum of 4 office hours a day between the hours of 8am and 4pm , Monday through Friday at the church.
Fulfill the spiritual needs of the congregation through visitations, prayer, conducting weddings, funerals and administering the ordinances of the church.
Be a licensed and ordained minister in the Baptist faith.
Be a visionary with sound judgment and discernment.
Have a minimum of five years pastoral experience.
Have at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited College/University and Theological Seminary training (preferred).
Possess effective communication skills (written and oral).
Committed to Christian Education for self and members.
Demonstrate ability to work effectively with a congregation across all ages and gender.
Possess effective administration skills and able to organize and lead church staff
Submit to background check.
Exemplify denominational relationships (District Associations, State Convention/Congress, and National).
A Willingness to have a pulpit susceptible to males and females.
A. Submit three letters of recommendation (one from clergy, one from a layperson and one personal).
B. Submit copies of license, ordination, transcripts of educational accomplishments.
C. Submit resume, a copy of license, ordination certificate, degrees certified (stamped by college, university, seminary) and other certificates.
D. Submit CD or DVD of recent sermons and Bible teaching.
E. Submit A, B, C and D by September 15, 2019.
Connor’s Temple Baptist Church
Pastor’s Search Committee
P.O. Box 23233
Savannah, GA 31403
“A Church Of Love and A Church of Truth”