Mt. Zion Baptist Church | Tappahannock, VA

Posted Date 2/05/2024

Mt. Zion Baptist Church is a friendly, historic Southern Baptist church located in
Essex County, Virginia.
We are searching for a full-time, Southern Baptist senior pastor who will provide
vision and spiritual direction of all church ministries, programs, and services. He
will be responsible for providing spiritual leadership and nourishment for the
church; and for using spiritual gifts and skills in proclamation and pastoral care in
meeting the needs of persons in the church and community. We are prayerfully
seeking a spirit-filled pastor to lead us in serving the Lord and to further promote
church growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proclaim the gospel to church members and the lost world;
  • Develop a plan for equipping the church body to perform works of ministry
    by the use of their spiritual gifts;
  • Preach in all worship services or work with the Head Deacon to arrange for
    someone else to lead in their absence;
  • Plan for and provide leadership in the observance of church ordinances;
  • Conduct funeral services
  • Conduct wedding services and premarital counseling;
  • Counsel with and assist in training deacons and church leaders for their
  • Ensure members receive compassionate pastoral care which includes, the
    contact and visitation of homebound, hospitalized, and grieving members


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies from Seminary


  • Has served as either an associate pastor or senior pastor with
    experience in personal growth;
  • An individual who values people and relationships;
  • A lifestyle of integrity congruent with the Biblical requirements for
    leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9);
  • Be willing to consent to a background and credit check;

Benefits Package:

We offer a good salary and benefits package commensurate with education and experience.


Ministry Type
Senior Pastor
Contact Name
Suzanne Bates
Contact Info (Email and/or Phone)

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