Pastor/Senior Pastor

Somerset Hills Baptist Church | BASKING RIDGE, NJ

Posted Date 6/30/2024

510 Mt Airy Rd



The family of Christ that congregates at Somerset Hills Baptist Church in Basking Ridge, NJ affirms the call of God's shepherd to work side by side with this body of believers for the expansion of the gospel in our local community. If you love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and all your mind, and you feel led by the Holy Spirit to Somerset Hills Baptist Church, then please prayerfully consider our Pastor Profile.

Matthew 22:37, Proverbs 3:5, Psalm 1:2


The Pastor will be a duly qualified Southern Baptist ordained male who is responsible for leading the church to function as a Bible based church. This would include providing leadership through biblical expository preaching/teaching; exercising biblically defined pastoral duties (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9 and 1 Peter 5:1-4); and leading and equipping ministry staff and lay leaders to perform their tasks. It would also include the overall leadership of the day-to-day operations of the church.

The Pastor needs a Bible based foundation for his life and ministry, living in the Word and possessing a godly character (1 Timothy 4:12). Also, he must agree with our core doctrine of belief aligned with the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 edition (


As a spiritual leader of Somerset Hills Baptist Church (SHBC) the Pastor provides guidance for the church and its ministries. The following are the key duties required of the pastor:

  • Be a leader among the church body
  • Provide biblical Preaching and Teaching
  • Model Christ’s love to the church
  • Promote spiritual growth in the members of the church
  • Show evidence of continued spiritual growth
  • Demonstrate a lifestyle of prayer
  • Be zealous for maintaining a biblically healthy relation among the members of the church
  • Perform the various ordinances including the Lord’s Supper, baptisms, and special services such as weddings and funerals

Please submit your resume and cover letter to the email address listed.

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