Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Applications must be received by December 15, 2016
The Olin T. Binkley Memorial Baptist Church, a progressive congregation affiliated with both the Alliance of Baptists and the ABC/USA, located in the university town of Chapel Hill, NC, seeks a relational and passionately articulate lead pastor to assist us in our mission of "building compassionate and joyful community, freely exploring spiritual paths, and pursuing justice and peace in the way of Jesus." This call follows on the completion of an extensive discernment process.
Our 500-member church has a strong history and commitment to social justice in its many forms, such as racial inclusiveness, environmental awareness, and being welcoming and affirming of all of God's beloved children. We value and understand that faith is lived as a journey that calls for questioning, openness, humility, and conviction. Worship at Binkley is in a warm liturgical-classical style with elements of diverse musical expressions.
The successful applicant must possess strong worship design and preaching abilities, and be capable of leading a team of ministerial and administrative staff. In addition, the applicant must possess gifts in adaptive leadership; be willing to nurture community relationships with other churches, local government, and university groups; and be capable of leading in the spiritual enrichment of the church.
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Candidates that feel called to this position should submit an application following the instructions on the website.