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Senior Pastor

Bethel Baptist Church
Posted: 03/02/2022
Marquette, tMichigan


Senior Pastor, Full Time

Bethel Baptist is looking to hire a full time Senior Pastor who exemplifies and helps fulfill our mission to become passionate Christ followers who grow, connect, serve, and tell.



Disciples and equips believers for the work of ministry by weekly preaching and teaching of the Word through the pulpit as well as smaller group settings.
Employs a variety of expository and topical preaching methods.
Oversees the administering of the ordinances.


Seeks God’s direction and develops God’s vision for our church, collaborating with the Board of Elders, in a way that maximizes our spiritual gifts and resources available.
Works to accomplish that vision in cooperation with the lay leaders, committees, and church body.
Seeks to find new ways and additional resources to accomplish God’s plan for our church.


Membership required on the Board of Elders as well as assisting ministry boards and committees in order to accomplish the mission of Bethel Baptist Church.
Develops and supervises the church staff, providing counsel, encouragement, and Christian discipline to aid in the accomplishment of objectives for each staff member.
Cooperates with other evangelical churches in the greater Marquette area when there is a common purpose and vision.
Keeps a current ministry profile which is annually reviewed, evaluated, and if necessary adjusted, in conference with the Board of Elders.


Passionately leads the church to seek to win people who do not know Jesus or haven’t fully surrendered to Him.
Instrumental in strengthening and developing outreach ministries.


Leads by example in areas of personal prayer, bible study, evangelism, and family life.
Seeks opportunities to disciple individuals as well as groups within Bethel Baptist Church in order to accomplish God’s plan for us.
Guides us in the discovery of our gifts, prepares us to use our gifts, and holds us accountable to be impactful in our sphere of influence.


Master’s degree, preferably a Master of Divinity, or a higher degree from a recognized evangelical seminary.
Willing to participate in educational and enrichment opportunities.
Currently an ordained minister.
Five or more years of experience in pastoral ministry in a role that involved preaching and preferably supervision of staff.
Agrees with Bethel’s constitution and statement of faith.
Must pass a criminal record background check.
Citizen of the United States.
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Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and education

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