Date posted May 14, 2024
Deadline Jul 15, 2024

First Baptist Church of Erwin, a historic downtown church with a 202-year presence in the community, seeks a full-time senior pastor to lead our church into the future.

Erwin is a city of 6,000 nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and conveniently located between Asheville, NC, and Johnson City, TN just off Interstate 26.

FBC Erwin is a welcoming congregation with a commitment to serving our community through local missions and outreach and the fulfillment of Christian education from birth to adulthood. Our congregation affirms the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message and have men and women serving in leadership roles (deacons, etc.).

This is the only full-time staff position at our church. There are 4 other part-time staff (Minister to Students, Church Administrator, Minister of Music and Accompanist). In Baptist culture, the pastor is responsible to all membership of the church, but would be primarily supervised by our Deacon Body. The pastor, alongside the personnel committee, supervises all other staff. We encourage professional development of our pastor through the opportunity to attend retreats and professional development through denominational partner agencies.

We desire a pastor who has a calling from God for pastoral ministry, seeing this ministry as a spiritual investment in our beautiful family of faith. The pastor should be an avid student of God’s word and present it in a way that challenges all ages and levels of spiritual maturity in our congregation.

Preference will be given to candidates that hold an accredited seminary or divinity school degree and possess five to ten years of experience. Compensation commensurate with education and experience.

Resumes and cover letters may be emailed to and will be accepted through June 8, 2024.

More information can be found at

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First Baptist Church of Erwin, TN Ministry Profile
Logan Engle