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Springfield Southern Baptist Church is a Southern Baptist Bible-centered church. Our pastor of 27+ years has recently retired. We are seeking a full-time Pastor to provide leadership, Biblical preaching, teaching and pastoral care that will continue to accomplish our mission. Our church is ready to embark on building a new church facility on the west side of Springfield. View our Church/Community Profile (PDF).

Responsibilities of the Pastor will include:

  • Deliver personal and engaging sermons which are biblically based
  • Lead and support church ministries through counseling and visitations
  • Lead public services and ceremonies
  • Manage and develop staff
  • Provide direction, guidance and support to teams
  • Execute church strategy and goals in the areas of Worship, Education, Evangelism, Prayer, Service, Fellowship, and Administration

Qualifications needed:

  • Graduate of a Southern Baptist Seminary
  • Church overseer as outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Peter 5:1-2
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years’ experience in ministry
  • Demonstrated experience with church growth
  • Demonstrated gifts in the areas of leadership, teaching and compassion