First Baptist Church Boyd


Please submit resumes for Pastor position by Email to our Pastor Sesarch Team at all resumes must be submitted by April 30th. No mailed or hand delivered resumes will be accepted.

Pastor Job Description


The pastor is responsible for leading the church to function as a New Testament church. The Pastor will lead the congregation, the organization, and the church staff to: 1) lead the church in performing its tasks, 2) lead the church to engage in a fellowship of worship, witness, education, ministry, and application, 3) proclaim the gospel to believers and unbelievers, and 4) care for the church’s members and other persons in the community. The Pastor is responsible to the Church for proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ, for using his skills in administrative leadership, engaging in pastoral care ministries to meet the needs of persons in the church and the community and to act as the administrator of the ministerial and vocational staff, in accordance with the Baptist Faith and Message edition 2000.


  • Set as a guideline of personal behavior, the standard required in I Timothy 3:1-7 and I Peter 5:1-4.
  • Maintain a regular program of study in preparation of conducting meaningful worship services.
  • Prepare for and conduct worship services, lead the church in proclaiming the gospel to the church and community based upon Baptist principles.
  • Serve as the leader in seeking to win the unsaved, lead the membership in witnessing training.
  • Plan and promote periods of evangelistic emphasis for the unsaved and renewal for Christians.
  • Prepare and present the Lord’s Supper in accordance with Church bylaws. Coordinate with the Deacons for preparations.
  • Perform baptisms including pre-counseling and assigning of a mentor. Notify candidate of baptism schedule. Coordinate with the Deacons and the Church Clerk.
  • Conduct premarital, vocational, family, bereavement counseling sessions as needed. Advise other professional help when necessary.
  • Direct a program for new member and new Christian orientations.
  • Perform wedding ceremonies and funeral services.
  • Work with Deacons, church officers, and committees in performing assigned responsibilities. Be available for, and lead in training as needed.
  • Cooperate and lead the Church in cooperating with Associational, State, and other denominational leaders. Keep the Church informed of developments within the denomination.
  • Serve as a representative for the Church in civic matters.
  • Work with appropriate groups to develop a comprehensive church calendar.
  • Organize and oversee a visitation program to include outreach and in-reach.