Fort William Baptist Church Published: May 9, 2017
Job Type
Permanent Position


Fort William Baptist Church is seeking a Senior Pastor who has been gripped by the Gospel, is in love with Christ and is submissive to God’s infallible and inerrant Word. We desire someone whose joy and satisfaction lies in seeing God’s glory proclaimed through teaching and preaching as well as demonstrating God’s calling as a shepherd through leading and caring for the church family.

Overview of Church and Community

Fort William Baptist Church is a medium-sized, intergenerational, evangelical church family in the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario. By God’s grace we have enjoyed a sustained period of gospel-centered ministry over the past quarter century. Our Church Vision Statement declares that our God-given ambition is to spread a passion to prize God supremely, to praise God wholeheartedly, and to proclaim God universally. As we transition to a new Senior Pastor, we prayerfully desire to build bridges to the next generation, to our community and to the nations. With God’s help, we want to share in new and exciting ministries that further our passion for God’s glory.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Agree to Baptist Distinctives (see Elders Statement of Faith).
• Have formal theological and pastoral training -Master of Divinity strongly preferred.
• Significant experience in pastoral ministry desired.
• The capacity to be licensed and ordained.

Role and Responsibilities

The Senior Pastor must be a man who prayerfully and graciously seeks to:
• Preach and Lead at Services
• Teach and Mentor
• Oversee and Mentor Staff
• Lead Ministries – Elders, Deacons & Other
• Care for Church Family:

Preferred Skills

Proclamation of God’s glory through teaching and preaching as well as leading and caring for the church family as a shepherd of God.


Fort William Baptist Church, Thunder Bay ON For more information, see the ‘Pastoral Candidates’ tab on our website at The resources there include our Church Profile and Recent Historical Timeline as well the detailed Senior Pastor Posting.
FWBC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.