Emmanuel Baptist Church
2409 Ainger Place, South East
Washington, DC 20020
Opening Date: APRIL 10, 2017
Closing Date: MAY 31, 2017
Emmanuel Baptist Church is seeking a full-time Pastor who conforms to the Biblical qualifications in Titus 1:6-9 and 1 Timothy 3:1-7. This Pastor should have a compassionate shepherd’s heart, ready to lead our church in reaching out to our community and the world as we proclaim the good news of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This Pastor should have strong and challenging Biblically based preaching and teaching abilities, and a passion for evangelism, discipleship, and families. The Pastor should also stand boldly to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Responsibilities: The Pastor will plan and conduct worship services; prepare and deliver sermons; lead in observance of the ordinances; provide pastoral care for members and prospects and be especially cognizant of members who are sick and shut-in; provide pastoral counseling, perform weddings, and conduct funeral and memorial services; organize, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the total program of the church; participate in Baptists conventions at the local, state and national levels; represent the church in civic and community matters; plan and provide revivals as appropriate, and provide members with counseling assistance; be a living example of a born-again Christian who lives according to Christ’s teachings and commandments; promote Biblical giving, exercise financial confidentiality, and be a good steward of God’s resources. The Pastor is expected to work in collaboration with the joint ministry (Deacons and Trustees) in compliance with the Constitution and By-laws of the Church.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school, Licensed Baptist Minister and ordained in accordance with the Baptist Faith; must have a clear understanding of the Baptist Doctrine and Articles of Faith; be an effective communicator with the ability to teach sound doctrine and preach effectively from the Holy Bible; must be able to plan and conduct worship services; must have skills in written and oral communication; must possess strong leadership skills; must be committed to further religious training (seminary, bible college); must be able to articulate a vision for the church that emphasizes spiritual growth; evangelism and Christian Education development; must demonstrate a record of community and mission involvement
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