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Chestnut Grove Baptist Church
2490 Chestnut Grove Church Road , Appomattox, Virginia 24522
Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, located in rural Buckingham County, Virginia, is seeking a full-time pastor who will be its spiritual leader. Chestnut Grove is within a short driving distance to the Town of Farmville and is centrally located near the cities of Lynchburg, Charlottesville, and Richmond. Chestnut Grove is in search of a biblically grounded and faithfully firm individual to lead the church as its next pastor. You will have the opportunity to continue to grow the cultural and discipleship of the church. Qualifications: • The pastor should demonstrate a passion, ability, willingness, and eagerness to share Christ and disciple to others. • Be skilled at Biblically-based preaching. • The pastor should demonstrate love for the fellowship of the local church. • Should preach and teach accordingly and oversee the pulpit. • Preacher sermons that open the Word of God, expound its truths, and apply to the congregation. • Lead the congregation in observing the Lord’s Supper. • Provide leadership and vision for the local church. Direct plans for ministry and church growth. • Participate in outreach efforts such as visitation within the community. • Champion the local church and consistently disciple to others. • Facilitate contact with homebound, hospitalized, and grieving church members with help from deacons. • Oversee and manage church conflict. • Work with various standing committees in accomplishing their respective duties. • Cooperate with local and state denominational leaders in matters of mutual interest and concern; monitor changes and developments and keep the church informed. • Maintain relationships with like-minded pastors in the community. • Clearly and consistently, communicate with the chair of the deacons regarding time needed away from church responsibilities for vacation, family obligations, rest, and/or professional development. Work to ensure ministry responsibilities, including the pulpit, are covered.