Pastor

Company: 

Mid Valley Baptist Church MVBC

Location: 

Dryden, WA

 

Job Title: Pastor

Employer: Mid Valley Baptist Church MVBC

Contact Information: Bill Smith Elder at 509-421-0614 at bill@smittyhouse.com

Address: 8345 Stine Hill Rd, Dryden, WA 98821

Web Site: midvalleybaptist.org

Education or Degree Required: Seminary or Bible college training is preferred

Job Location: Dryden, WA

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed: Other

Specified Other Application Material: Please see our application process at midvalleybaptist.org

Job Description:

  • Mid Valley Baptist Church in Dryden, Washington is seeking a full-time pastor. 
  • Our church was founded in 1970 by Pastor Charles Smith and has a congregation whose weekly attendance averages between 80 and 90. 
  • We are located in an agricultural community that includes several small towns; Cashmere, Dryden, Peshastin and Leavenworth. 
  • We also have members that come from the larger city areas of Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. 
  • Our original building is approximately 10,000 square feet. 
  • We also have a portable building that houses four additional Sunday School classrooms. 
  • Our facilities are paid for and the church has no financial debt.
  • We are an independent local community church with no affiliation to a denomination or conference. 
  • We are a conservative, Bible centered congregation that is known for our love for God and for each other. 
  • Our Church body is Elder board and Deacon led. 
  • We regularly support several different missions/ministries both local and abroad. 
  • Our ideal candidate would be a spiritually mature leader with Pastoral experience. 
  • He would have a passion for preaching and teaching the word of God, a desire to shepherd the flock and to reach our community and the world with the Gospel message.
  • Seminary or Bible college training is preferred and must affirm the principles contained in our Statement of Faith. 
  • If you would like more information about our church, you can find us on the web at midvalleybaptist.org or you can find us on Facebook at Mid-Valley Baptist Church. 
  • Interest in this position may be expressed by submitting your resume and letter of introduction along with a response to the applicant questionnaire. 
  • See the Pastor application tab at midvalleybaptist.org where you will find this letter, the questionnaire and our Statement of Faith.

Responsibilities:

Requirements

  • Provide spiritual and administrative leadership of the church; use skills in pastoral care to meet the needs of persons in the church and community; to preach the gospel and have charge of the spiritual welfare of the congregation.
  • Provide spiritual leadership
  • Provide pastoral care
  • Preach the gospel, oversee worship services, ordinances, funerals, and weddings
  • Lead members to love God, one another and their neighbor
  • Partner with elders and deacons to direct the affairs of the church
  • Encourage stewardship in tithes, offerings and missions
  • Provide counsel in times of need
  • Train, organize and lead members for visitation of and witnessing to unchurched persons
  • Lead church in planning regular outreach emphasis
  • Provide administrative leadership in church operations
  • Lead church to develop and sustain basic church programs
  • Direct church employees