Letter of Qualifications

Senior Pastor
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
1503 Arthur Avenue
Joliet, Illinois  60432
The Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, located in Joliet, IL, (approximately 35 miles southwest of Chicago) is prayerfully seeking a Senior Pastor.  Mt. Moriah seeks a self-motivated individual who is hallmarked by their Divine call to ministry.  The candidate’s commitment to minister will be evidenced through their demonstration of love for God’s people and desire to nurture their spiritual growth through dynamic preaching, teaching and practice of God’s Word.
Mt, Moriah Baptist Church is a Bible-based body of believers dedicated to serving the family of believers as well as the community.  We strive to be vessels of God’s Word and the coming Kingdom of Christ in action to make a tangible impact amidst the growing challenges of our society.
The ideal candidate is a person that understands Baptist Doctrine and who is committed to the Word of God.  The candidate should be one who demonstrates the qualities of I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.
  • Be licensed and ordained.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of Christian leadership experience  and be able to fulfill the
  • “Standard of Service” as outlined in Attachment A.
  • Must embrace and be apt to teach Bible doctrine as outlined in the Baptist Articles of Faith (Attachment B).
Candidate Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the spiritual leader of the church
  • Create and develop a vision for church growth and retention
  • Lead weekly ministry of Bible based preaching and teaching.
  • Establish and maintain regular office hours that will allow ministering to the membership.
  • Encourage an intergenerational approach to spiritual and congregational growth.
  • Provide an overall vision for the direction of the ministry.
  • Create an effective Christian education program with outreach and appeal to multiple generations.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum with references
  • Letters of Recommendation (2 professional, 1 personal)
Applications must be received and/or postmarked by May 13, 2022.
Mail to: Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
            Attn:  Pastoral Search Committee
            1503 Arthur Avenue
            Joliet, IL  60432
You can also email questions or materials to:  mtmoriah1503@gmail.com