Pastoral Search Announcement

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The Nazareth Baptist Church at 526 Radcliff Avenue Columbus, Georgia, organized March 4,1936, is prayerfully seeking a pastor (a servant leader). Applicant will be responsible to God and the church to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, teach the Bible, and provide Christian leadership to the congregation and our church ministries by the leading of the Holy Spirit. The pastor must relate and connect with multi-generational congregants in a diverse and inclusive manner. Applicant should demonstrate a personal relationship with God, extend God’s grace to others, and lead by example as one who is relational, authentic, transparent, and humble. The applicant must possesses the qualifications found in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9; must be a licensed Baptist minister of the Gospel. If called, must be ordained.


Kindly submit a complete application package which includes the following:

  • A cover letter
  • Current resume with detailed pastoral or ministerial leadership experience
  • Educational background with copies of education certificates and diplomas
  • Copy of ministerial license
  • Copy of ordination certificate (where appropriate)
  • Copy of driver’s license or state identification.
  • A statement agreeing to undergo a background check and drug screening.
  • Four letters of recommendation (one from clergy, one from a layperson, one from a community leader and one personal).
  • Submit CD/DVD of a youth day sermon (when applicable); a regular service sermon; and one for Bible Study.

All packets must be sent to :
Nazareth Baptist Church
Attn: Pastoral Search Committee
P.O. Box 5283
Columbus, GA 31906

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Applications will be accepted until December 4, 2019.

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