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Senior Pastor

Unity Baptist Church

Ashland, KY

www.unitybaptistashland.com

Full-Time Ministry Position
KY, Ashland - Unity Baptist Church  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow
KY, Ashland - Unity Baptist Church  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow
KY, Ashland - Unity Baptist Church  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow

DENOMINATION:

Southern Baptist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description:

Unity Baptist Church in Ashland, KY is currently accepting resumes for the full-time position of senior pastor. Membership desires a man who honors God in Biblical inerrant preaching/teaching, who shows his passion, caring, and humility in practice and example in both his church and personal family life. We seek a Spirit-filled pastor/preacher who will guide church members in their daily walk with God to learn, love, live and share the Gospel in our community, region, state, nation and world.


Church Info:

Unity Baptist is a multigenerational congregation of approximately 300 active members, with an average pre-COVID Sunday morning attendance of 225. It has been serving Ashland for 184 years. Unity’s strengths include a generous, praying, mission-minded church body with a history of Biblical preaching/teaching ministries. Unity has facilities and resources for untapped potential in children’s ministry, discipleship, growth, and support of young families for the long-term health of the church and surrounding community.


Church Ministries:

Sunday school; Discipleship groups; children & student ministries including AWANA, Children in Action, Children’s and Adult Choir; Middle and High School Youth groups; Women’s ministry (WMU); and Prime Timers senior adult ministry.


Area Info:
Ashland is located in Boyd County with a population of 20,000 plus an additional surrounding community size of 27,000 in a predominately rural setting. Employment opportunities, while formerly industrial, have shifted to mostly service-oriented, including some industrial, healthcare, education and a growing technical job base. The closing/downsizing of businesses over the past decade has led to a decrease in population. It is an area with many churches of multiple Protestant and Catholic denominations with strong Baptist and Methodist influences.


Digitally submit an initial candidate package to the email address listed below by May 31, consisting of your current resume of relative ministry, professional and educational experience. Also include a copy or photo of your ministerial license, ordination certificate, and degree(s).

Contact Email: [email protected]

Address: 2320 29th Street, Ashland, KY 41101

Website: http://www.unitybaptistashland.com

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

  • Minimum experience of 5 years as senior/lead pastor.
  • Support and adherence to the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message.
  • Spiritually and administratively lead a full-time staff currently consisting of the worship pastor, youth pastor, and secretary as well as three part-time positions.
  • Serve as chairman of the Church Council to lead in the work of the total-church program, working with deacons, church officers, and committees as they perform their assigned responsibilities.

JOB STATUS:

Full-Time

COMPENSATION:

Commensurate with education and experience

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

May 31, 2021

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Unity Baptist Church ATTN: Pastor Search Committee
2320 29th Street
Ashland, KY 41101
[email protected]