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Lead Pastor

Rose of Sharon Baptist Church

Aldergrove, BC

Job Description: Job Posting PDF

Has God put a calling on your life to be a lead pastor? Do you have a heart for people of all ages? Rose of Sharon Baptist Church (ROSBC) is prayerfully seeking a Spirit-led full-time pastor to work alongside our Pastor of Family Ministries, active Board of Elders, dedicated staff and host of gifted volunteers.

About Us

We are a multi-generational community with a desire to know our Lord more intimately, serve Him more faithfully, and fellowship together. To put our love for others in action, we have a variety of out reachministries such as an in-house K-12 private school, a thriving children’s ministry, a Christian counselling centre and more!

For more information about us, please visit www.rosbc.com.

About the Position

Ministerial Gifts and Calling:

  • Preaching / Teaching
    • Able to make the Gospel plain, clear and relevant, through good public presence, voice, and close study of the Scriptures.
    • Able to exposit the Scriptures for the growth and equipping of the believers.
  • Shepherding
    • Approachable, wise counsellor, with a high regard for confidentiality.
    • Effective overseer of the welfare of the flock.
    • Commitment to both personal and corporate prayer.
  • Discipling
    • Modelling, teaching and encouraging multiple generations to grow in their relationship with Jesus, deepening their knowledge, commitment and service for His glory and the spread of the Gospel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pulpit Ministry
    • Oversight and coordination of the teaching and preaching in all classes (e.g., baptism, membership, etc.) and worship services, as well as delivering the majority of Sunday morning sermons.
    • Mentoring of Pastors and staff.
  • Lead Pastor & Administration Elder
    • Member of our Board of Elders in providing visionary leadership to the church body.
    • Supervision of all church administrative functions.
    • Oversight of the church staff.
  • Pastoral Care
    • Spiritual encouragement, sick and shut-in visitation, and care to those in the LeadershipTeam.
    • Biblical counselling as per Pastoral Care Policy.

Qualifications:

  • Fully and unreservedly in agreement with ROSBC Statement of Faith.
  • Meet the qualifications of an elder as identified in Scripture (1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, 1 Peter5:1-4).
  • Leadership experience within a church environment
  • Discipling and mentoring experience.
  • Some seminary or formal biblical training.

Application Process:

  • If you feel called to apply to become our next Lead Pastor, please submit a written testimony of God’s work in your life, your Ministerial Information Profile (MIP), and/or your resume topsc@rosbc.com with “Pastoral Search Committee” in the subject line.
  • A Church Profile is available upon request.