Senior Pastor

Chatham Baptist Church | Chatham, IL

Posted Date 6/05/2024

Chatham Baptist Church (CBC) is prayerfully seeking a full-time Senior Pastor whom God has prepared to lead its congregation into the future. CBC is in a fast-growing village near Springfield, IL. The ideal candidate should be strong in delivering sermons that can challenge the congregation which leads to personal life application. He will be a team builder with excellent communication skills that would relate to all age groups, as CBC is a multigenerational church. Leading by example he will understand how important it is to help the congregation to have healthy connections and relationships that promote discipleship and growing in faith. Participate, encourage, and motivate CBC in evangelism through preaching, teaching, and outreach. All evangelistic activities should show Jesus through the Word and action. His most important spiritual gifts should be leadership, shepherding, faith, teaching, and evangelism. This Senior Pastor has earned a minimum of a Master of Divinity Theology from a Southern Baptist Convention Seminary or accredited seminary aligned with the SBC. He should have a minimum of 6-10 years of Senior Pastor experience in a church comparable in size to that of CBC with multiple staff that includes other ordained ministers and staff. Meets the qualifications of a church leader in accordance with 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:7-9 and affirms and believes in and will support the Baptist Faith and Message 2000. He will also embrace CBC's established long-range goals of creating a more inviting culture, developing a discipleship roadmap, expanding our prayer ministry, and realizing our Acts 1:8 potential.

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Senior Pastor Search Committee

1500 E. Walnut St.

Chatham, IL 62629

Sr/Lead Pastor
Highest Level of Education Required
Minimum Experience in Years

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