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Church or Ministry Bilberry Creek Baptist Church
Location 480 Charlemagne Blvd., Orleans, ON, K4A 1S2
Date Posted May 2, 2014
Language English
Job Type Full-Time Pastor
Permanent Position Yes


Bilberry Creek Baptist Church is seeking a full time Senior Pastor. The Senior Pastor should be a passionately Christ-centered leader who is a good communicator, motivator, team builder, and mentor with a genuine pastoral heart. The Pastor’s personal actions and relationships need to reflect what is spoken from the pulpit, including being trustworthy and compassionate. The Senior Pastor should also endeavor to be approachable and personable.
• To nurture and develop the church’s ministry.
• In agreement with and reflects in their ministry the constitution and covenant of BCBC.
• To provide effective and dynamic preaching through sermons that are relevant and strongly biblically based.
• Provides the “lead” in proclaiming the gospel of Christ, by encouraging and guiding the spiritual development of the congregation.
• Oversees and/or provides support for faith related activities including but not limited to: Christian Education, Pastoral Care, Children and Youth Programs and Baptismal Services.

Overview of Church and Community

BCBC is an Evangelical Baptist Church affiliated with the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec in the Ottawa suburb of Orleans. BCBC is located amongst a growing family-oriented community with a newly built facility (2010) allowing for additional growth potential. We affirm the Holy Bible as the inspired Word of God and as the basis of any statement of faith and belief.

Role and Responsibilities

The Senior Pastor shall:
• In co-operation with the Council, supervise and give leadership in the life of the Congregation, so as to enable its people to fulfill their mission in the world;
• Give leadership in the services of worship and prayer, preach the Gospel, teach the Scriptures, administer the ordinances, carry out marriages as described in the Bible and further defined in the Articles, Bylaws, covenants, and Appendices of the Constitution, funerals and other services and oversee the pastoral care of the Congregation;
• Serve as a resource person for the various activities within the life of the Congregation;
• Encourage effective development of lay leadership;

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Formal Biblical and/or seminary education from an accredited institution

Preferred Skills

• Strong Biblical Knowledge
• Strong Presentation (speaking) skills
• Leadership in faith related activities
• Organizational skills
• Person of Prayer
• Conflict resolution
• Evangelism and Outreach
• Previous Pastoral Experience
• Relational and Communication skills (Church Leadership and Congregation)
• Ability to help plan, motivate and implement the Vision and Strategies of BCBC
• Passion for youth and children ministries
• Ability to disciple others
• Computer experience


Name: Pastoral Search Committee
Phone number: 613-824-3131

Bilberry Creek Baptist Church
Attention: Pastoral Search Committee
480 Charlemagne Blvd.
Orleans, ON
K4A 1S2

Posting end date: May 28, 2014

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