Placement

Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church of Metuchen

225 Middlesex Ave, Middlesex, NJ 08854 USA   MAP
Demographic: Suburban, diverse
Statement Of Faith: https://www.fbcmonline.org/what-we-believe

First Baptist Church of Metuchen (FBCM) is a midsized Conservative Baptist church seeking its next lead pastor. Metuchen is in central New Jersey in Middlesex County, a suburban area with an ethnically diverse community. Our church is family oriented, having originally started as an outgrowth of a Sunday school over a hundred years ago. Our congregation reflects the area, being both multigenerational and ethnically diverse.

We are looking for a lead pastor who will engage the next generation, creating a culture of making disciples of Christ who impact the communities in which they live. If you feel led by the Lord to this opportunity, please send your resume to resumes@fbcmonline.org.

The lead pastor would be responsible for:
• Development and implementation of a ministry plan
• The pulpit ministry
• Manage the pastoral staff
• Supervise teaching ministries
• Steward doctrinal soundness and church policy
• Oversee church finances
• Preside over foreign and domestic missions, as well as local outreach opportunities

Qualifications for the lead pastor position would include:
• Reflects qualities in 1 Timothy 3
• Strong teaching skills
• Expository preaching and teaching approach
• A Master of Divinity degree from an accredited seminary
• Ten to fifteen years’ experience in a leadership position in a midsized church
• Experience leading and engaging in local outreach efforts, and development of discipleship culture is preferred
• Agrees with mission and values of FBCM (https://www.fbcmonline.org/what-we-believe)

Compensation/ Benefits
• Salary commensurate with experience
• Housing and professional expenses provided
• Three weeks paid vacation
• Medical and dental insurance coverage
• Matched simple IRA retirement plan

Application Requirements
• Current resume
• Cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position
• Optional: links to social media posts and blogs

Date Posted: Wed, Apr 8, 2020   (127 days ago)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Housing allowance, healthcare
Anticipated Hire Date: 2021

Point of Contact:

Adrian Emerson

Elder
732-968-1866
225 Middlesex Ave
Middlesex, NJ 08854
USA