Senior Pastor – Grace Bible Church, Van Wert OH


is looking for a pastor

This church has been recently formed by mature Christians that have transferred from other area churches. The church was established in January, 2007, and has 90 to 100 people attending Sunday morning services.  We believe that the Bible is God’s word and we strive  to live as God’s Word instructs us.

We are looking for an individual who can:

1. Lead the congregation to continue our spiritual growth.

2. Preach in Sunday morning worship services.

3. Provide guidance for the church administration and growth.

4. Encourage and direct missionary outreach.

Our constitution and other information will be made available to interested persons.

If you are interested, or know of persons to recommend,

please contact:

Dean Williamson 419-238-7737 or e-mail

1139 Charlotte Circle Van Wert, Ohio 45891

Grace Bible Church  –  Job description for Senior Pastor


Ministry Duties


 The Senior Pastor’s primary responsibilities are to preach/teach the Word  to the congregation.  Along with the official board, the Senior Pastor will develop a vision for the future of the church that helps equip the congregation for the work of ministry.  (Acts 20:28)

1         Prepare and preach the Sunday morning sermon and special called services.


2      Promote the spiritual growth of Grace Bible Church.


3      Provide leadership for a young church with a mature membership.


4      Attend and provide input for Grace Bible Church Official Board meetings.


5      Report to the Grace Bible Church Official Board and be responsive to the congregation


6      Follow the Grace Bible Church constitution.


7      Make or delegate hospital visits and visit shut-ins as needed.


Position Requirements


     8         Expresses a clear testimony of personal salvation, believer’s baptism, and a commitment to the         Lord Jesus Christ.


       9       Demonstrates effectiveness in personal evangelism.


      10      Holds a degree in pastoral ministries.


      11      Has experience as a pastor in leading a church.


      12      Holds a license or ordination, or eligible to obtain such in the State of Ohio.


Experience, Skills, and Qualities


     13       Exhibits the godly character and qualities outlined in 1Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9. 


      14      Demonstrates strong interpersonal and relational skills and have a passion for pastoral care.


      15      Commits to personal regular accountability with other godly men


      16      Exhibits a heart for evangelism, missions, and a deep desire to reach the lost for Christ.


      17  Demonstrates effectiveness in discipleship.


      18  Inspire and equip members of the congregation to reach out to the community addressing both

                spiritual and social needs.

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