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Keeseville Independent Baptist Church – Pastor

Keeseville, NY

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Job Description

The Big Picture
Keeseville Independent Baptist Church ( located in the beautiful foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York State is currently seeking a Pastor. The ideal candidate would have 3-5 years pastoral experience, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited Bible College/Seminary (master’s preferred), and an outgoing personality with the ability to easily connect with diverse groups of people.

The Church
Keeseville Independent Baptist Church was founded in 1958 and although “independent” in name and congregational-style of church government, we are not a “KJV-only” church. Our mission is the preach a living Christ to a dying world. IBC exists to glorify God through worship, fellowship, and service by evangelizing, making disciples, and equipping Christians to fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission. We do this by UPreach- Worship of the Lord, INreach-Building up of believers, and OUTreach- Witness to the world. Our congregation is a stable, loving group who truly exerts the biblical concept of koinonia, a true love for one another.

The Community
The church is located about 15 miles south of Plattsburgh, NY near Lake Champlain. Our area is a sportsman’s paradise where year-round outdoor activities abound. Water sports, hunting, fishing, hiking, and skiing are all popular pastimes. The site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid is located nearby. The area is known as one of the most scenic areas of the United States.

The Compensation
This is a full-time position, a generous salary, benefits package, housing, and car allowance will be provided plus a $95,000 interest-free loan to put toward the purchase of a house.

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 for Keeseville Independent Baptist Church?

Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Pastor at Keeseville Independent Baptist Church?

In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of Keeseville Independent Baptist Church.

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