Second Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
1243 Summer Street
Augusta, Georgia 30901
Subject: Pastoral Vacancy Announcement
Application Acceptance Period: August 1 – September 14, 2019
Pastoral Candidate Packets: Application along with Résumé Must Be Submitted by: September 14, 2019.
Second Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a pastor who is called by God and equipped to effectively preach and teach the Word of God. The candidate must possess the biblical and spiritual qualities as outlined in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9. 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 for the congregation. The candidate must also 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 these minimum requirements:
Must be a licensed and/or ordained Baptist minister duly ordained in accordance with the Christian Faith; and meets the biblical qualification of a Pastor, as stated in I Timothy 3:1-7; and Titus 1:5-9
Must have a clear understanding of the Baptist Doctrine and Articles of Faith as well as being an effective communicator with the ability to teach sound doctrine and to preach effectively from the Holy Bible
Must have effective written, oral and Interpersonal communication skills
Must be an effective leader with proven managerial and administrative skills
Must be proficient in the use of modern technology to enhance education and outreach
Must be committed to further Biblical training
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
Must be willing to attend, support and encourage the membership to attend Associations, Conventions, Congress and the State and National Convention for Biblical education that will enhance the church's existing ministries as well as establishing new ministries
Must demonstrate a record of community and mission outreach
Must demonstrate an intergenerational approach to spiritual and congregational growth
Must be able to work with youth as well as promote and develop youth programs
Must be able to provide spiritual base counseling in the areas of bereavement, marital, and other various individual needs of the congregation.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PASTOR (INCLUDE BUT ARE N0T LIMITED TO):
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 (a) lead this church in the achievement of its mission, (b) proclaim the gospel to believers and unbelievers, and (c) care for this church members and others in the community.
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.
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 be in charge of serving communions, conducting midweek services and visiting the sick. The Pastor's duties and responsibilities shall include officiating the ordination of ministerial candidates, deacons, officiating funeral services, wedding ceremonies and baptism.
Submit the Candidate Packets – Application along with Résumé by certified/registered mail to: Second Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Pastoral Search Committee P.O. Box 5561, Augusta, Georgia 30916.
Candidate Packets postmarked after September 14, 2019 and/or that do not contain the requested information will not be considered. Candidates selected for further consideration will be notified and asked to provide additional information later in the selection process. Those candidates must consent to a background check, updated physical, drug screening test, and credit and a financial history review (performed through outside agency to ensure complete confidentiality), to advance through the process.
All information presented will be treated as CONFIDENTIAL.
***Travel Expenses will not be reimbursed
Yours in Christ,
Second Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
Pastor Search Committee