Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist Church
3261 Old Waynesboro, Georgia 30830
“And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which will feed you with knowledge and understanding.” Jeremiah 3:15
Pastoral Vacancy Announcement
Opening Date: June 10, 2020
Closing Date: August 10, 2020
Job Category: Pastor
Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist Church, located in Burke County, Hephzibah, Georgia County) is seeking a Pastor called by God and dedicated to the ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ. The Pastor shall be guided by the principles set forth in I Timothy 3:1-7. The Pastor shall instruct the congregation in religious truth and guide the church to internal order. All Candidates must be licensed and ordained in the Baptist Church and seeking to lead the membership congregation as a visionary of God to further grow the church. The Pastor shall be a believer in the basic doctrine of the regular Missionary Baptist Church and a Preacher of the Gospel. Theological education and work experience must reflect the ability to exercise intellectual and spiritual leadership for the congregation. All education and work experience will be verified.
A successful candidate will meet the following minimum criteria:
Licensed and Ordained Baptist Minister
Ministerial experience: Significantly related ministry experience which includes in-church administration (i.g. Associate Minister, & Ministerial Leader)
Candidate's personal character and financial standing must be above reproach.
Demonstrate the ability to deliver biblically sound, stimulating, inspirational and spirit-filled sermons
Must be filled with the Holy Spirit, exercising the gifts of the Spirit
Continue a relationship with General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia, Inc.,10th District Parent Body, National Baptist Convention, Noah Central Ebenezer Association, Burke Black Churches and Burke County Improvement Association activities and conventions
The following are primary duties expected of a pastor:
Serve as a spiritual leader and demonstrate love for the congregation
Provide guidance and support for all ministries of the church
Effective Preacher and Teacher
Effective Communicator and Listener
Plan and conduct worship service and additional services of the Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist Church
To officiate weddings, funerals, baby dedications, etc.
Discretionary pastoral counseling
Lead in administering the Holy Ordinances of Baptism and Communion
Provide pastoral ministry to those experiencing illness, bereavement or other conditions
Demonstrate ability to work with a diverse population
Support and Commit to the Palmer Grove Missionary Baptist Church Operating Manual and Mission Statement
Able to collaborate with the Leadership Ministry (the Deacons Ministry, the Board of Trustees and Ministerial Ministry) to administer church business
Strong supporter of Youth Ministry and Programs
Perform other duties as may be required
The following additional items are required information which must be submitted with your application packet.
Official college transcripts
Submit to a criminal background check
Copy of Driver's License
Copies of noted diplomas, certificates and degrees
Once all of the information has been received, you will be notified by the Pastor Search Committee.
Thank you again for your interest,
The Pastor Search Committee