Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church Shelbyville | SHELBYVILLE, KY

Posted Date 1/01/2022

Position Description: Seeking a full-tIme Senior Pastor who is a man of God and set apart to the gospel ministry, in theological agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message (2000 Revision), and committed to living and serving in a manner consistent with the standards set forth in Scripture. The Senior Pastor must be a man who exemplifies a godly character, is compassionate towards others, and demonstrates a high level of competence.

Responsibilities: The Senior Pastor will be a leader who understands God’s vision and helps the church make forward progress toward it. He will teach and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, engage in pastoral care ministries and evangelism, and provide oversight of all areas of church life and the ministerial staff. He will serve as an Elder/Overseer, Evangelist, Shepherd, Preacher/Teacher, and Equipper to the church.

Experience: While no minimal length of previous experience is specified, the candidate will demonstrate a maturity and understanding of the complexities of guiding and growing a healthy congregation, allowing them to become stronger in their relationship with God and spreading his word throughout their community.

Education: Seminary education is preferred.

About our church: Shelbyville First Baptist Church currently has about 200+ weekly attenders, plus an online presence. We offer Sunday School/Bible Study groups each Sunday morning, followed by a blended Sunday Worship service. We also offer Wednesday Evening Next Level activities for adults and youth and participate in many outreach events within our community. Our church website can be found here:

About our community: Shelbyville KY (population @17,000, 50,000 county) is a wonderful, growing community surrounded by beautiful horse farms. It offers the comfort of small town living with easy access to the benefits that larger cities may hold. Located right off of I64, halfway between Louisville and Frankfort (with easy access to Lexington as well), anything you might need can be found close by. Shelby County has a rich history with a variety of outdoor activities, access to great shopping at the Outlet Mall, and many opportunities to be found within a short drive. Our community website can be found here:

Electronic Resumes preferred. Please submit to:

Resumes may also be mailed to: Pastor Search Committee PO Box 715 Shelbyville KY 40065

Deadline for Resume to be received : February 28, 2022

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