New Providence   Columbus, GA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on May 11, 2022

New Providence Baptist Church Founded 1870 Columbus, GA  is prayerfully seeking a spiritually mature and devoted servant of God to serve as Pastor.  Candidates should be able to lead the Church scripturally and morally and to oversee the business administration of the Church.  Applicants are required to be an experienced licensed/ordained Baptist minister and possess a valid diploma or degree from an accredited religious study program or theological study program.  Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years ministerial preaching, teaching and administrative functions in a church.  Resumes will be accepted until June 12, 2022 and may be emailed to or mailed and postmarked by June 12, 2022 to: New Providence Baptist Church Attn: Pastor Search Committee, 5227 14th Ave., Columbus, GA 31904.

As a pastor, you provide spiritual leadership to members of the church. Your duties include preparing weekly sermons, preaching and conducting worship services. It's your responsibility to interpret biblical scripture for the congregation. You also provide care and counseling to church members and assist them in crisis situations. In addition, working as a pastor may require you to officiate at special services, such as confirmations, baptisms, weddings and funerals. You collaborate with choir leaders to integrate music into church services. Job hours are a bit irregular, because you must divide your time between conducting worship services, attending social events at the church and completing administrative duties. Additional job responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting in church financial matters
  • Overseeing management of all areas of the congregation's ministry
  • Supporting, overseeing and evaluating congregation staff
  • Holding regular staff meetings to coordinate ministries
  • Ensuring church facilities are functioning