Senior Pastor

Shiloh Baptist Church
262 Macon St
Mcdonough, GA 30322
United States

Church / Religious Organization
Application Closing Date
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

Principal Function

The pastor is responsible to the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the biblical revelation, to engage in pastoral care ministries, to provide administrative leadership in all areas of church life, and to act as the chief administrator of the paid staff.


1. Plan and conduct the worship services; prepare and deliver sermons; lead in observance of ordinances.

2. Lead the church in an effective program of witnessing and in a caring ministry for persons in the church and community.

3. Visit members and prospects.

4. Conduct counseling sessions; perform wedding ceremonies; conduct funerals, baptisms, baby christening, and ordination of deacons and ministers.

5. Serve as chairperson of the Church Leadership Team to lead in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the church ministries.

6. Work with deacons, church officers, and committees/teams as they perform their assigned responsibilities; train and lead the deacons in their ministry.

7. Act as a moderator of church business meetings.

8. Cooperate with association, state, and denominational leaders in matters of mutual interest and concern; keep the church informed of denominational development; represent the church in civic matters.

9. Serve as chief administrator of the paid church staff; supervise the work of the staff.

10. Conduct bible study, and any educational program consistent with biblical teaching and spiritual growth.

All applicants must provide the following information:

a. Letter of Intent (Cover Letter)

b. Resume

c. Copy of Ministerial License

d. Sealed college transcripts

e. Sealed Official Verification of Theology training/Degree

f. Completed Application

g. Three (3) letters of recommendation (2 clergy, 1 personal)

h. Other information/items may be required throughout the interview process

Final candidates shall consent to a reference check, a full background check including criminal history, a drug test, and credit check. These checks will be performed by an outside agency for complete confidentiality.

Salary and Benefits

Compensation, including salary, and other benefits will be offered consistent with candidate’s experience and the Shiloh Baptist Church compensation guidelines. All applications must be postmarked by September 24, 2021.

To apply please feel free to send an electronic copy of your qualifications to:

You may also mail your completed packet to:

Shiloh Baptist Church/C/o Pastoral Search Committee

P.O. Box 2410

McDonough, Georgia 30253

*If applicable, please attach or provide links to at least three sermons.

Additional Job Details
Job Requirements
Qualifications and giftedness should be pursuant to 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:6-9, 1 Timothy 5:17, 2 Timothy 2:24-25 (Holy conduct), Malachi 3:10 (Tither), and Galatians 5:22-23. (Christian Conduct)
The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:
a) Must be a licensed, ordained Baptist Minister in accordance with the Baptist Doctrine and procedures that has received the Divine calling and has demonstrated the commitment to the call,
b) Ordained minister with at least five years of verifiable Baptist Church experience as an assistant pastor, associate pastor or senior pastor
c) Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
d) A graduate degree or Masters of Divinity degree (M.Div.) from an accredited seminary preferred
e) Must have excellent church administration and organizational skills
f) Must have a clear understanding of the Baptist Doctrine and Articles of Faith.
g) Must be an effective communicator, demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver biblically sound lessons and messages,
h) Must have a verifiable record of community involvement
i) Must be willing to support and participate in local, state and national Baptist conventions
j) Must be committed to church growth and membership retention
k) Must be able to articulate Shiloh’s vision for the church that emphasizes spiritual growth and development
l) The pastor must serve to provide spiritual leadership that will lead the congregation to live in service for Christ

262 Macon St
Mcdonough GA 30253
United States
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