The Springfield Baptist Church is currently seeking the services of a Senior Pastor. The church is located in the semi-urban, semi-rural, Raleigh-Garner area of North Carolina. The congregation of approximately 2,150 members is desirous of qualified, dedicated and courageous Christian leadership. 


Applicants should possess the following qualifications:

  • A licensed and ordained Baptist Minister who has received the Divine calling and whose personal character demonstrates a worthy Christian Commitment to that calling.

  • A nurturing leader who is growing personally and helping others to grow.

  • An effective communicator of well-prepared sermons.

  • A gifted teacher who enables persons to learn and understand basic biblical truths.

  • A skilled counselor available to assist persons with personal and spiritual problems.

  • A dedicated shepherd who provides sympathetic comfort in times of sorrow.

  • A leader who understands and communicates well with all age, gender, and organizational groups within the congregation.

  • A leader who fits well into the Missionary Baptist denomination with no desire to change the denominational status of the congregation, except to expand or extend it within the Missionary Baptist context.

  • A leader with the ability to articulate a clear vision for spiritual growth, Christian education, and personal development.

  • A Master of Divinity degree from an accredited seminary is preferred, but not required.


Application Closing Date: October 15, 2017 

Upon completion of the application, please remit to: 


Deacon James A. Gibson II, Chairman

Pastoral Search Committee

Springfield Baptist Church

Post Office Box 2237

Garner, North Carolina 27529-2237


Link to Application/Profile