Job Description

The First Baptist Church of Osprey, FL is seeking God’s guidance in the call of a full time pastor. The church is located in an area that draws a number of seasonal (winter) residents. Therefore, attendance fluctuates based upon season. We are a relatively small church that, pre-COVID, averaged roughly 55-65 per week in worship during the “off season” and roughly 120-130 during “season”. Post- COVID attendance currently averages 55-65 per week.


·        Committed Christian whose life demonstrates the Biblical qualifications of pastor/bishop as outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9 

·        Beliefs consistent with the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message.

·        Personal walk with God exemplifies the teachings of the New Testament. 

·        Clear sense of God’s call to the ministry.

·        Strong conviction of God’s leadership to pursue this opportunity. 

·        Combination of formal education and experience in pastoral ministry.



·        Minimum of 10 years of experience as a pastor of a church.

·        Degree in Ministry/Theology from an accredited seminary.

·        Former affiliation with a Southern Baptist church.



·        Email resume with references to [email protected]

Position Filled
Experience Required
6 – 10 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
4 months ago
Osprey, Florida

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
0-75 people