East Sylva Baptist Church, Sylva, NC located at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains in Western North Carolina, is seeking a fulltime senior pastor to lead the congregation into the next chapter of our long established church history. The Church is searching for a pastor who is a strong and effective communicator, a storyteller by nature. The Church desires a pastor who is a gifted teacher able to open minds for learning and understanding spiritual and biblical truths. A person who possesses and demonstrates strong leadership qualities for leading the Church into future development and growth is desired. East Sylva Baptist Church is a moderate; New Testament focused church who affirms both men and women in ministry and leadership roles. The Church has a strong lay leadership presence. The congregation focuses on inspirational worship by applying biblical scripture to all areas of life. Graduation from a school of divinity or accredited seminary along with some years of experience engaging in congregational ministry from the pulpit is strongly preferred for the successful candidate.
Please submit resume to: Karen Echelman, East Sylva Baptist Church, 61 Faith Avenue, Sylva, NC 28779 or email to [email protected]. A full job description along with other information concerning the policies, procedures, history and other church demographics can be obtained by contacting church office 828-586-2853.