Senior Pastor

Immanuel Baptist Church | Benton, IL

Posted Date 10/28/2021



Date 10/28/21


Immanuel Baptist Church in Benton Illinois, with an average attendance of 400, is seeking a Senior Pastor to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the biblical revelation, to engage in pastoral care ministries, supervise paid church staff, conduct the ordinances and functions of worship, and to provide leadership in all areas of church life.   The Senior Pastor shall be recognized as the spiritual leader of the church assuming the general guidance,  care for the religious interest of the church. and to equip the saints for the work of ministry for building up the body of Christ (Eph 4:12). The pastor shall adhere to the Church Constitution, By-Laws and Policies and Procedures adopted by the church. 

The pastor that we believe would fit our needs would be a seminary graduate with a minimum of 5 years experience.  He would be warm, outgoing, friendly, approachable, and able to relate to all age groups within the church and community meeting the  qualifications as described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9.  He would be Christ centered and mission minded with a heart for evangelism, discipleship and spiritual growth.  He must be in agreement with our Southern Baptist beliefs (2000 Baptist Faith & Message).  

Those interested should apply by email to  Second round cutoff date to apply is December 31, 2021.  Please include the following in your application:

  • Cover Letter with a picture of you/your family.
  • Resume with three references.
  • A link to a recent sermon.

 Salary Package:  $85,000 - $100,000

 Category:  Senior Pastor

Status:   Full Time

Education: Preferred Seminary Graduate

Minimum Experience:  5 years 

Church Information:

Immanuel Baptist Church

516 North Main Street

Benton, IL  62812

(618) 439-3513

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