Second Baptist Church
Second Baptist Church seeks to hire a full-time Pastoral Resident to serve and learn with our congregation for 2-3 years, beginning in August 2019.
The Pastoral Resident will benefit from a nurturing community at Second Baptist, spending focused time during their residency learning to be a Senior Pastor in ministry as she/he gains experience in preaching, teaching, pastoral care, administration and congregational organization. The Resident will also be given opportunities to lead in baptisms, weddings, funerals, family dedications, communion and various other pastoral duties, as well as coordinate Care Ministries for the congregation.
The Pastoral Resident should have earned a Master of Divinity degree, will be a somewhat recent or upcoming seminary graduate, will sense a call to serve as a Senior Pastor, and will have demonstrated the giftedness to excel in this calling.
Second Baptist Church is a 175-year-old multigenerational church located in Liberty, MO, a fast-growing suburb of Kansas City, MO, located within walking distance of William Jewell College and the downtown Liberty square. Second Baptist is committed to fostering meaningful Christ-centered community, whole-life faith, and a transforming missional presence in our world. Second Baptist is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.
Applications for this position are due by January 31, 2019 and may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: Personnel Committee, Second Baptist Church, 300 E. Kansas Street, Liberty, MO 64068
Applicants should submit their resume with references and a 1-page reflection on their vocational calling/purpose.