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Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church On The Square

LaGrange, Georgia

Full-Time Ministry Position


Southern Baptist


Job Description: Senior Pastor - First Baptist Church On The Square, LaGrange, GA

Position Overview:

First Baptist Church On The Square in LaGrange, GA, is prayerfully seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Pastor to lead our multigenerational church. The Senior Pastor will be responsible for leading and shepherding the church community, preaching Bible-based sermons, casting vision in fulfillment of the church’s mission, developing discipleship strategies and various ministries that foster spiritual growth and outreach.


  • Equipping the Saints for Ministry
  • Serve as the primary Bible-based teaching pastor for the church, delivering sermons that inspire, instruct, equip, and correct the FBC church body
  • Protect the doctrinal integrity of the church’s preaching, teaching, and community outreach
  • Cast a vision for fulfilling the church’s mission
  • Pastoral Leadership / Shepherding
  • Set the example of ministry for the FBC membership.
  • Lead the church members to care for one another
  • As the under-shepherd, love and care for the flock God has entrusted to him.
  • Council members and refer for additional counseling as appropriate.
  • Church / Organizational Leadership
  • Lead the FBC ministerial staff to success in their respective ministry areas.
  • Manage the performance of ministerial staff
  • Model servant leadership and submission for the entire church staff
  • Financial stewardship--Lead the budget process to ensure God’s resources are spent wisely and with maximum impact


  • Proven ministerial leadership or pastoral experience at a comparable church, Seminary degree from an institution whose teachings are consistent with the Baptist Faith & Message 2000
  • Demonstrated ability to shepherd and lead a church to reach the lost of our community, to equip believers, and to love one another
  • Experience in the innovative, missional growth of a church or ministry
  • Experience ministering to the spiritual and personal needs facing each of our generations and demographics

Please email the application materials to, visit our website at or send via Mail to “FBC Pastor Search Committee” at 207 W Haralson St, LaGrange, GA 30240


Pastor Search Committee
207 W Haralson St, LaGrange, GA 30240