Interim Pastor at Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church
Garland, TX


This “Interim Pastor” position has become available because of the announced retirement of our Senior Pastor effective 12-31-2022. The Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church “The Mount” is seeking a person to serve in this interim capacity until our Pulpit Search Committee finds and recommends a person to serve as our next full-time Senior Pastor. Per our church policy, this “interim pastor” role cannot be a candidate for the full-time senior pastor role.

The Mount, located in Garland, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, Texas, is seeking a person called by God to serve as our interim pastor to preach and teach the Word of God. The Mount is a historically African American church with a diversity of people and cultures. Our church enjoys an average weekly attendance of over 650 people comprised of both in-person worship and members who view on-line.

Candidates must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree. A master’s or doctoral degree is preferred. Prior experience (5+ years) as either a pastor or as an Associate minister, serving under a senior pastor is a plus. The Mount is a congregationally led church. Any candidate for this role must have views that are consistent with those of Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church.

Our church:

Slogan:  Look at what the Lord has done…and it’s marvelous in our eyes!
Motto:    We’re Into What God Is Up To
Vision:   We’re making disciples by Redeeming the Lost, Redirecting Lives and Rejoicing in The Lord!

Applications are being accepted until Thursday, October 20, 2022
How to apply:
Required Documents
All interested and qualified candidates should submit the following information:

A cover letter explaining your interest
A copy of your resume

Please email your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

Final candidates must consent to a background check including criminal history, a drug test, and a credit check. All information will be treated as “Confidential” and for “Official Use Only”. The Interim Search Committee will acknowledge receipt of all timely submitted application packages.

The Interim Pastor will be responsible for leading the church until a Senior Pastor is identified and hired by the church. This interim role will not be considered as a candidate for the Senior Pastor role. The Interim Pastor will focus on transitional ministry. This position is temporary and may be estimated to last in duration up to 12 months.

This person must possess the skills:


To provide leadership to help carry out the vision and mission of the church

To provide transformational preaching and Bible teaching



Biblical qualifications in accordance with 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and 1 Peter 5:1-4

Have a clear and open calling to serve the Lord in pastoral ministry

Strong leadership, problem-solving, and communication skills

Licensed and Ordained or Interim Pastor Ministry (IPM) training certification

Experience (5+ years) as a pastor or as an associate minister under a Senior Pastor

Bachelor’s degree preferred, Master’s degree in Divinity is a plus

Energetic, punctual and a team player

Demonstrated ability to engage all ages into the church’s vision and increase involvement in ministry



Prepare for and facilitate worship services every Sunday

Collaborate with the Music Ministry, as needed, to support Sunday worship services

Lead in observance of the Ordinances of Baptism and Communion

Perform wedding ceremonies, baby dedications, funerals, as requested

Provide counseling services, as needed

Consult with Deacons, Ministers, and Executive Council in carrying out their assigned tasks

Meet with the church Executive Council bi-weekly

Pray for this church to stay unified and seek God’s patience to wait until our next pastor is sent by God

This position is accountable to the Executive Council of the church




Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church
1233 State Highway 66
Garland, Texas 75040


Scott Young

[email protected]


Garland, TX
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Church Ministry