Pastor Vacancy Announcement

Position Overview

Fullview Missionary Baptist Church was formed with the purchase of land on the corner of Memphis Arlington and Oak Road in Bartlett, TN for one dollar on November 22, 1876. During its 145 years of existence the church has been blessed with great leadership and the congregation and campus has shown significant growth. Discipleship, Christian Education, Music, and Community Service have been our main priorities.

The Congregation of families by the grace of God is praying for a full time biblically based pastor, preacher, teacher, and visionary leader to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ rightfully dividing the word of truth, to engage in pastoral care ministries, and provide leadership in church life.


  • Passion for Christ, His kingdom, His church, His people, and those without Jesus
  • Servant Leader who daily demonstrates active faith
  • Spiritual Maturity

Position Qualifications Competencies/Gifts

  • Plan and conduct stimulating worship service that is biblically based on sound doctrine
  • Prepare and deliver sermons and give religious instructions
  • The applicant must be a born-again Christian; a licensed and ordained Baptist minister who believes in Jesus Christ.
  • One who has a walk that reflects integrity and adherence to 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:6:9; Acts 20:26-34 and 1 Peter 5:2-3


  • A pastor-teacher who digests and communicates Biblical Doctrine to all generations
  • Encourage congregation in personal evangelism and witnessing and spiritual growth for all generations
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal relational skills that connects and communicates to all generations


  • Build relationships and serve as a bridge builder, within the congregation and community
  • Be an advocate on behalf of Christ in matters affecting the welfare and mission of the Church and in the world
  • Be an administrative and visionary leader
  • Preside over church business meetings

 Has Acquired skill in

  • Listening and communicating
  • Pastoral care
  • Preaching and worship leading


  • Demonstrates leadership abilities
  • Lead and teach members in a weekly Bible Study
  • Lead in observing the ordinances of the church: Baptism and The Lord’s Supper
  • Willing to work with all age groups (especially the youth)
  • Conduct weekly prayer meetings
  • Support foreign missions

Pastoral Care

  • Visit individuals who are in hospitals or homebound
  • Encourage those experiencing crisis or spiritual needs
  • Provide counseling in times of anxiety, confusion, and doubt
  • Support members during times of celebration and times of grief
  • Involve couples in pre-marriage and post marriage counseling
  • Officiate at funeral services, baby dedications, baptisms, and marriage ceremonies


  • Significant pastoral experience
  • Degree from an accredited school or seminary
  • Post-secondary degree aligned with position expectations
  • Seminary training and a commitment to continuing education that will enhance ministerial skills
  • Sound knowledge of biblical doctrine and “What Baptists Believe”
  • Other duties as required for a fruitful ministry


  • Accept and abide by the guidelines Fullview Missionary Baptist Church stand on.
  • Provide proof of education and training
  • Pass criminal, sexual misconduct, and financial background checks
  • Provide letter stating why you feel you should be the Pastor of Fullview Missionary Baptist Church (add possible video submission)

How to Apply

  • Please answer in written form your response to this question: “What has the Lord said to you regarding pastoring Fullview Missionary Baptist Church?”
  • Please forward your cover letter, resume, Ministerial and Ordination License along with three letters of recommendation (professional relationship, personal relationship, and someone you currently serve in ministry with)Photocopy of all credentials and certifications
    Photocopy of yourself and family (if applicable)

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