Senior Pastor - Bivocational

Emmanuel Baptist Church Lemont | Lemont, IL

Posted Date 10/19/2020

Emmanuel Baptist Church of Lemont, IL is seeking candidates for the position of a Bivocational Senior Pastor.


ABOUT US: Lemont, IL is 30 miles southwest of Chicago. We are a church with a weekly attendance of about 45 active congregants. In addition to Sunday morning worship we have a Sunday Morning Christian Essentials Study Hour and Small Group Discipleship. 


REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will have an ability to communicate through teaching and preaching; to work well with ministry team members, elders and deacons; to care for individual members through counsel and discipleship; to manage and administer the Church organization; to grow and establish ministries in the church; and to work with community activities. The candidate is required to be a member of the Southern Baptist Convention.


RESPONSIBILITIES: The Senior Pastor will lead the ministry team, deacons, and church in carrying out its mission to proclaim the gospel, and care for church members and other persons both in Word and deed. Pastoral ministries will include Biblical preaching, the ordinances of Baptism and Lord’s Supper, performing Christian wedding ceremonies and officiating funerals, providing spiritual, grief, and crisis counseling, and effectively managing the day to day administrative responsibilities of the church.


QUALIFICATIONS: A committed Christian who brings enthusiasm, integrity, and discernment to his ministry. A team player who has experience working with and delegating to staff and volunteer leaders. Upholds the doctrinal statements of the 2000 Baptist Faith & Message. Has obtained or is working to obtain at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Divinity, Ministry or similar field of study from a Southern Baptist Convention or affiliated College or Seminary. Preferably has at least 5-10 years pastoral experience.


BENEFITS: Benefits for the pastor will be an appropriate compensation package, parsonage housing, paid parsonage utilities except cable, paid vacation, convention expenses and other items that may be negotiated.


APPLICATION: Submit cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three personal and professional references to:  

We will be accepting applications until December 31st, 2020.


You can find further information about us at:


Emmanuel Baptist Church Website


Sr/Lead Pastor
Highest Level of Education Required
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