Job Description

We are seeking a full-time pastor to lead, minister to and serve our church. The duties will be typical for a pastor of a small church with only one minister. The search committee must feel the clear leadership of the Holy Spirit to call this pastor. Also, this pastor must convince the committee of his deep-seated and heart-felt calling by God to serve our church. Toward that end, the following is a description of our church:

Our main sanctuary seats about 200 people. Adjacent to our sanctuary is an educational building with dining capability. This building also contains classrooms and a nursery. Our current average attendance at Sunday morning worship is about 75 people. Many of our current active membership are over the age of 55. We are blessed to have dedicated young people as well

Part-time Staff:

1. Prefer 5 years senior pastor experience
2. At least a seminary degree
3. Sense of humor, encourager, motivator, organizer, unity builder
4. Excellent preaching and teaching skills
5. Ability & desire to provide oversight and direction to our children & youth ministry
6. A clear & deep-seated sense of God’s calling to serve Cherokee Baptist Church
7. Prefer computer technology skills

Ray Rose
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About Cherokee Baptist Church

Cherokee Baptist Church is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. The church was founded in 1923. Prior to 1923 it was known as the Cherokee Mission. We are located on the Qualla Boundary which are the tribal lands of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Our members include tribal and non-tribal members. Our town and community is located in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound. We are located approximately 50 miles west of Asheville, NC.
Position Filled
Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
2 years ago
Cherokee, North Carolina

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
0-75 people