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First Baptist Church – Pastor

Wellman, IA

Position Type




Ministry Area


Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

First Baptist Church ( is seeking a pastor to shepherd the people of God by boldly preaching, teaching, and praying from the Word of God.

The Church
We are a small church (50-70 avg. attendance) affiliated with Converge.  We have a wide range of ages, from small children, a lot of young adults, up to seniors.  Our current pastor has been here for 3 years and is moving closer to family due to health issues. Our previous pastor was here for 10 years.  We have been steadily growing and would like to find an energetic pastor to help us stay on this path.

The Candidate
We are seeking a full-time pastor to preach, teach, and pray from the word of God. qualified candidate will have character described in 1 Timothy chapter three and Titus chapter one.

The Compensation
Salary: $40k/yr
Healthcare: $3k/yr
Retirement: $4600/yr
Books/CE: $400/yr
Conferenced: $400/yr

Non-reimbursement items:
Parsonage Rent: $1000/month
Gas/Water/Sewer/Electric/Cellphone/Trash: $500/month

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 First Baptist church?

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

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

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