Pastor at Reformed Baptist Church
Lewisburg, PA

Reformed Baptist Church (Lewisburg, PA) – Pastor

The Big Picture

Reformed Baptist Church (rbclewisburg.org) is seeking a full-time Pastor.

 

 

Prerequisites

Biblically qualified.
A born again and baptized man.
A man who gives clear evidence that he is filled with the Holy Spirit and walks with the Lord on a regular basis.
His life is a godly example for both the church and community to follow.
Believes in the power of prayer and seeks God’s guidance for His church through earnest prayer.
He has confidence in God’s calling on his life to serve as a pastor.
Possesses a solid understanding of the entire word of God.
Preaches and teaches sound biblical doctrine.
Fully supports the mission and/or purpose of the church.
Is in full agreement with the church’s statement of faith.
Maintains a healthy balance between pastoral responsibilities and family life in
accordance with the scriptures.

Demonstrates a personal, intentional and daily devotional experience for spiritual growth.
Demonstrates a genuine love for people and a commitment to work with all ages of
the membership and all areas of ministry.

 

 

Purpose of the Position

The Pastor shall serve the Lord by serving the congregation of RBC in shared ministry with the church officers. His primary responsibility shall be to provide leadership to the congregation through the preaching and teaching of the Word of God, oversight of personal shepherding, and by facilitating vision and planning by the church officers and ministry teams.

 

 

Spheres of Responsibility

 

 

Preaching and Teaching

The primary responsibility of the Pastor shall be the communication of
God's Word in preaching and teaching settings to promote the spiritual nurture of the congregation. The following guidelines are important:

In the scope of preaching and teaching over time, effort shall be made to encompass the whole counsel of God's Word, particularly as expressed in the church’s statement of faith
The preaching shall be expository and exegetical in nature – incorporating both
topical and book series in the Old and New Testaments

The preaching and teaching shall seek to communicate and apply the Scriptures
with relevance to multiple generations and an increasingly diverse congregation

He shall oversee the subject matter of preaching and coordinate the preaching
schedule as well as guests who will fill the pulpit

He shall preach and teach the Word of God in the context of relationships with
people in the church and community, and shall evidence the ability to speak the truth in love, yet with conviction

He shall support the teaching of the Word of God in adult Bible study

 

Spiritual Formation

The Pastor shall seek to promote the spiritual formation of the leadership
and congregation through personal modeling, teaching, and encouragement. He shall cultivate and foster his own personal spiritual well-being as well as that of his family, practicing the spiritual disciplines necessary for genuine godliness.

Worship - He shall be integrally involved in planning the worship services and work with the music ministry personnel to promote meaningful worship
He shall coordinate the ordinances of the local church - the Lord's Supper and
Believers' Baptism

He shall promote the importance of and facilitate meaningful membership in the local church as a part of God's will for every believer
Prayer - He shall oversee and promote the prayer ministry of the congregation, both individual and corporate
Body Life - He shall promote the fulfillment of the "one another" commands of
Scripture through personal modeling, teaching, and encouragement

 

 

Leadership

The Pastor shall provide leadership for RBC by facilitating vision and planning by the church officers and ministry teams that is consistent with the Mission Statement of the church.

He shall be a team leader, seeking to promote oneness among the church officers and ministry team leaders, facilitating communication and working with the church’s leadership toward effective ministry
He shall be committed to a servant leadership model and be willing to build
consensus whenever possible

He shall facilitate the orientation, spiritual enrichment, and skill enhancement of
those who serve as Elders and Deacons

He shall work with the other Elders in identifying potential godly leadership and shall implement leadership training that will insure the provision of ongoing leadership for the church
He shall implement the decisions and policies of the church officers in leading the
congregation

He shall seek to enhance his own ministry effectiveness by availing himself of
appropriate educational opportunities and seminars

 

 

Pastoral Care/Shepherding

The Pastor shall share in pastoral care, visitation, and counseling in coordination with other church officers and the ministry teams.

He shall be active in the shepherding of the congregation after the example of Christ in such a way as to remain "connected" to the congregational life
He shall work with the church officers and ministry teams to mobilize the
congregation for greater ministry to one another

He shall be available and involved in the baptism of believers, weddings, funerals, recognition of new members, and instruction and counseling appropriate to each
He shall provide spiritual and biblical counseling according to his gifts, capabilities, and time, and shall be free to refer to others at his discretion

 

Administrative

The Pastor shall demonstrate administrative abilities to promote excellence in the ministries of RBC.

He shall participate in meetings as appropriate and necessary for the efficient
implementation of the ministry

He shall be free to delegate appropriately
He shall utilize the master church calendar in such a way as to coordinate ministry opportunities throughout the year
He shall submit a written report to the congregation at the annual meeting
He shall oversee the office staff in its daily operation, seeking to insure efficiency
and excellence

He shall maintain regular office hours

 

Community

He shall promote the RBC’s oneness with other local evangelical churches as well as upholding a God-honoring reputation in the community on behalf of the congregation, along with the church officers and ministry teams.

? He shall participate in local and regional ministerial fellowships as time and

discretion allow

 

 

 

Address

Reformed Baptist Church
Lewisburg, PA
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837

Contact

Jason Lancaster
3122313401
[email protected]

Website

www.rbclewisburg.org

Location
Lewisburg, PA
Job type
Full Time
Posted
Hours/week
40
Pay rate
TBD
Ordained position
No
Exempt status
Exempt
Skills
Accuracy
Adaptable
Administrative
Advising
Analysis
Industries
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