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Senior Pastor

East Valdese Baptist Church

Valdese, NC

Full-Time Ministry Position
NC, Valdese - East Valdese Baptist Church  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow
NC, Valdese - East Valdese Baptist Church  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow
NC, Valdese - East Valdese Baptist Church  |  SENIOR PASTOR Image Shadow


Southern Baptist


  • Required: prefer 5-10 years’ pastoral experience with experience working with additional Church staff.
  • Required: gifted and enthusiastic expositor of God's word who is led by the spirit to challenge and inspire listeners of all ages.
  • Required: approachable shepherd with a servant's heart who loves and values all people, cultivates genuine friendships, and maintains a healthy personal support system.
  • Required: (if applicable): a compassionate husband and father who is a shepherd in his home and emphasizes spiritual strengthening of families.
  • Required: encouraging team leader who provides and communicates vision to leadership and Church body, instruction and directions to the Church staff while maintaining unity and harmony.
  • Required: passing criminal, financial, and sexual misconduct background checks. Preferred: gifted in administrative skills.



  • Proclamation of God's inerrant word.
  • Seek, proclaim, communicate God's vision for East Valdese Baptist Church.
  • Thru daily example displays a passion to reach the lost leading East Valdese Baptist Church to fulfill the great commission.
  • Provide pastoral care thru intercessory prayer, calling on the sick, severely/ terminally ill, those facing surgery, and bereavement in coordination of other ministerial staff, servant leaders, and Church body.
  • Provide counseling with priority given to members of the Church.
  • Administering of Church ordinances: baptism and communion.
  • In coordination with ministerial staff, plan and administer all church services. This would include Sunday mornings and Sunday and Wednesday evenings.
  • Provide supervision, spiritual/administrative guidance to Church staff and support staff.
  • Seek to facilitate Church unity biblically in managing of conflict with goal of restoration.
  • Act as moderator of Church business meetings.
  • Attend regular meetings of the Deacons and other designated committees as ex-officio.


  • As developed in coordination of Church Finance Committee/Deacons/Pastor Search Committee approved by the Church fellowship.
  • One day off per week will be granted which should be coordinated by senior pastor/deacon leadership.
  • Coordinated planned vacations, days off with deacon leadership and ministerial staff.


As negotiated with Deacons approved by Church fellowship.


  • Concerns will be referred to the Personnel Committee.
  • The Senior Pastor will conduct his personal and business life in such a way as to bring a positive witness for the kingdom of God and East Valdese Baptist Church






September 30, 2020


Jeff Suttles
101 Eldred Street SE
Valdese, NC 28690
(828) 493-3958
[email protected]