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Senior/Lead Pastors


Flagler Baptist Church
Posted: 01/03/2023
Salary/Range: $30 to 50 K plus Parsonage
Flagler CO

remodeled parsonage. Compensation provides a comfortable life style in this community along with health insurance and retirement, although church is open to pastor seeking additional employment that does not interfere with pastoral responsibilities.

Flagler Baptist Church was organized in 1918 and currently has an active membership of about 50.   It was a product of the ministry of Chapel Car Grace, one of the railroad cards that toured the west in the 1800’s to start Sunday Schools and Churches in rural communities.   Flagler is a beautiful small town on the Eastern Plains of Colorado and sits right on I-70, the main east west connection between Denver and Kansas City.

Community involvement and leadership is expected of the pastor. The church and the community observe, and lift-up traditional understandings of Scripture and the values associated with this mindset.

Duties include:

  1. Maintain a strong, personal close walk with the Lord through Word and prayer.  To preach the Word of God from the Holy Bible. To meet regularly with the Deacons for Bible study and prayer and for a time of planning how to further the spiritual growth of the people of the church.  To teach others to be well versed in God’s Word.
  2. Prepare an original sermon to deliver during each Sunday morning worship service except when on vacation.
  3. Give an invitation to accept Christ at the conclusion of sermon and pray with anyone coming forward on a regular basis.
  4. Conduct wedding and funeral services for the membership as well as baptisms and baby dedications.  Administer the serving of Holy Communion.
  5. Participate in an evening adult Bible study, sharing in the leadership of this study on a rotational basis.
  6. Availability by phone and regular office hours.
  7. Make visitation a part of your weekly routine.  Shut-in members, nursing home members, and regular members of congregation
  8. Be involved in the larger community.  We encourage participation in community events like town activities, school programs, local ministerial alliance.  Get to know the people of this community.
  9. Attendance at quarterly business meetings.

Salary Range – $30 to $50,000 with Parsonage

To Apply: Steve Van Ostran @