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Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor

Company: Bow Valley Baptist Church
Contact Person: Denita Penner
54 W Aarsby Rd
Cochrane, Alberta , T4C 1M1
Phone: 5878928355

Position Description

Who we are:

Bow Valley Baptist Church (BVBC) exists to love God, love others, and make disciples as shown in our vision statement - Love Like Jesus. Live Like Jesus. Change Our World. BVBC is based on a conservative theology anchored in scripture, and is a member of the Canadian National Baptist Convention (CNBC).

Job summary:

The Senior Pastor is responsible for leading the church to function as a New Testament church. The Senior Pastor will lead the congregation, Church Operational Teams, Church Ministry Teams,and the church staff to perform their tasks. The Senior Pastor is leader of pastoral ministries in the church and as such, will work with the church staff, Leadership Team, and Deacons to:

  • Lead the church in the achievement of its mission
  • Proclaim the gospel to believers and unbelievers, and
  • Care for the church’s members and other persons in the community.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • A strong personal relationship with God
  • Gifts in the areas of preaching, leadership, and shepherding
  • Completed seminary training aligned with the CNBC or SBC
  • A minimum of 5 years experience leading a church
  • Experience in working successfully with a team of staff members and church leadership committee


If selected as a candidate, a criminal record check (including a vulnerable sector check), and a credit check will be required along with the applicant’s consent for the BVBC pastor search to evaluate the results. All screening checks will be kept strictly confidential and will be considered in relation to the responsibilities of the position.

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest along with their
resume to the secretary of the Bow Valley Baptist Church Pastor Search team,
by email to

Posted: December 21, 2020 | Expires: March 21, 2021
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 8353 ]