Shiloh Baptist Church

Shiloh Baptist Church – Deer Park, AL

Job Description

Shiloh Baptist Church is seeking a full-time (bi-vocational considered), Spirit-led pastor to shepherd a small rural church affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).


Minimum 5 years’ experience
Married (not divorced)
BS Degree in Theology (preferred)
In good standing with the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)
Licensed and ordained as a minister of the Gospel of Southern Baptist churches
Good communication skills – ability to communicate well through a pulpit ministry


• Lead services of worship, including the celebration of the ordinances of the church
• Perform pastoral duties that include visiting the sick, bereaved, members in crisis, etc.
• Officiate at weddings, funerals, and baptisms
• Provide biblical counseling to church members as needed while maintaining confidentiality
• Represent the church in community and denominational activities to include representing the church in activities with our local Baptist Association
• Witness to the lost people of this community and be prepared to train and equip church members to participate in outreach efforts
• Work with the ministry leaders and deacons to provide spiritual leadership to the congregation
• Provide leadership and vision for the church. Direct plans for ministry and church growth
• Spend significant time in prayer and Bible study

Statement of Faith:

The Holy Bible is the inspired word of God and is the basis for any statement of faith. The church subscribes to the doctrinal statement of the “Baptist Faith and Message” as adopted by the Southern Baptist Convention in 2000. We band ourselves together as a body of baptized believers in Jesus Christ personally committed to sharing the good news of salvation to lost mankind. The ordinances of the church are baptism and the Lord’s Supper.

Description of Locality:

Shiloh Baptist Church is located in south Washington County in the Deer Park/Vinegar Bend/Shiloh community and has a population of approximately 600-1000. Nearby cities include the city of Citronelle, AL which is ~15 miles south, Lucedale, MS which is ~35 miles west and Chatom, AL which is ~33 miles north. We are located ~50 north of Mobile, AL. There are several schools within 35 miles of the church – Fruitdale High School (K4-12), Chatom Elementary (K4-4), Chatom High School (5-12), McDavid-Jones Elementary School (K4-5), Lott Middle School (6-8) and Citronelle High School (9-12).

All interested candidates please submit a resume to the Chairman, Pastor Search Committee at or mail to Chrissie James, 2417 Deer Park Burbank Rd, Vinegar Bend, AL 36584.

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