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Senior Pastor

Craigville Bible Church
Posted: 02/25/2022
Salary/Range: TBD
Chester, NY

Craigville Bible Church (Chester, NY) – Senior Pastor

The Big Picture

Craigville Bible Church ( is seeking a Pastor who will preach the Word of God, shepherd the church and impact the community with the Gospel of Jesus Chirst.

The Candidate

Craigville’s Pastor will joyfully lead this congregation, devoting himself to prayer and the ministry of the Word. His character – above reproach, temperate, hospitable, managing his own house well, not self-willed, not quick tempered – will be an example to the congregation and will protect the gospel witness in our community. He will faithfully shepherd the members and attendees of Craigville, seeking their growth to spiritual maturity, and equipping them for the work of the ministry. He will guard against false teaching and straying from the faith. He will encourage the church in following the commission in Matthew 28:18-20. He will lead, knowing he will give an account to God for his stewardship, submitting himself to the authority of God’s Word and other Craigville Elders.

The Qualifications

The Pastor will demonstrate the character and teaching abilities described in passages such as Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Timothy 3:1-7.  The Craigville Bible Church Search Committee will require the following evidences of a candidate’s qualifications for Pastor:

•   Strong agreement with Craigville’s Statement of Doctrine. 

•   Ordination, licensing, or recommendation to the ministry from a church of like faith and practice 

•   References of character and ability 

•   Clear background checks (e.g., Criminal Record, Child Abuse and Neglect)

The Compensation

Craigville Bible Church’s annual budget provides salary and benefits to the Pastor. Additionally, a housing allowance may be provided for the candidate. The Craigville Bible Church Search Committee anticipates a financial package of $55,000 to $75,000 commensurate with experience. The distribution of salary, health insurance, medical reimbursement, retirement, or other designated benefits will be determined upon hiring.  

The Process

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Pastor at Craigville Bible Church?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor of Craigville Bible Church?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of Craigville Bible Church?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online sermon to

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