Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church of Metuchen

225 Middlesex Ave, Middlesex, NJ 08854 USA   MAP
Demographic: Suburban, diverse
Statement Of Faith:

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

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 (

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

225 Middlesex Ave
Middlesex, NJ 08854