Senior Pastor

Winstanley Baptist Church

Winstanley Baptist Church, Fairview Heights, IL is seeking a senior pastor. Winstanley is a congregation that cherishes historic Baptist values while seeking to witness and minister in an ever-changing world. We are a warm and loving congregation that loves the Lord, one another and the world beyond our walls. We are a regional church, drawing members from many communities throughout the St. Louis Metro-East. Winstanley is a mission-minded church, believing that the gospel commands us to strive to meet the spiritual and the physical needs of others. We are blessed with a wealth of talented musicians and our music ministry is well known in the area for its excellence.
We are seeking a pastor with a shepherd’s heart, who through application of the Scripture in preaching, teaching and personal example will inspire and lead us to more effectively carry out the Great Commission. We seek a pastor who recognizes the challenge of applying and living the Christian faith in today’s world and has the ability to develop and convey a vision for our church to both live and share that faith with others. We seek a pastor who has a passion for reaching the communities around us, especially young adults and families while still able to minister to the needs of our older membership.
Our present staff consists of a full-time Minister to Students and Education who also serves as an assistant pastor; a part-time professional Music Director; and a full-time Ministry Assistant. Our most recent pastor was with us for 18 years and his predecessor 27 years.
Minimum educational and ministry experience should include a Master of Divinity or equivalent degree or above from an accredited seminary and preferably five or more years ministerial experience.
More information about Winstanley can be found on our website
To be considered for the position of our Senior Pastor, please send your resume and a cover letter to
DMin or PhD
How To Apply

Pastor Search Committee
Winstanley Baptist Church
9471 West Highway 161
Fairview Heights, IL 62208