Job DescriPTION:

JOB TITLE:  Pastor for Pastoral Care & Senior Adults (Part time) 

ACCOUNTABILITY: Reports to Senior Pastor

JOB SUMMARY:  Job Summary: To assist the Senior Pastor in pastoral care, counseling, visiting the sick and homebound; providing leadership to Senior Adults, activities and outreach.


1. Keep records of church members who are sick, in the hospital, or other medical and long-term care facilities. 

Visitation of homebound members.

Keep records of widows and contact info. 

Provide this information weekly to the church staff. 

Also share this information in a timely manner with the elders, deacons, and the appropriate small groups on a regular basis.

2. Regularly visit in hospitals, other medical and long-term care facilities offering pastoral care and encouragement. 

Keep Senior Pastor and church staff, elders and deacons informed on members’ situations.

3. Counseling of church members upon request, funerals and weddings as approved by the Senior Pastor. 

4. Give leadership to the Senior Adult program of the church. 

Providing support for the Senior Adult organization, ministries, outreach, prioritizing activities and coordinating them with the church calendar and planning budgets. 

5. Manage the annual Ministry Plan for areas of responsibility and contain cost in a manner that does not exceed the current year budget. 

Participate in the Ministry Plan process. 

6. Challenge, motivate and recruit church members for involvement in outreach. 

7. Participate with church staff and members in seeing contacts, prospects and visitors assimilated into Wynnbrook Baptist Church. 

8. Seek to incorporate an outreach component into every church activity so that visitors and prospects are drawn to Wynnbrook Baptist Church. 

9. Give leadership to other regular outreach-oriented programs to see more members of the Church involved in reaching out to missing members, prospects and the unchurched. 

10. Any other responsibilities assigned by the Senior Pastor.


Seminary degree in Theology and Pastoral Care or equivalent; or four to ten years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


- Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints and maintain confidentiality. 

- Listening skills must be excellent with a proven ability to understand what is said and what is meant. 

- Active listening is essential to effectively represent the ministry of the church in a positive manner. 

- Written skills must be strong and flexible. 

- Experience writing a formal letter or report, a proposal, background briefing, memos, email communications and personal notes is strongly desired. 

- Writing must be clear, concise, passionate when required and compelling. 

- Verbal skills must be polished, facile, and quick. 

- Clarity of expression, good organization of thoughts, effective articulation and humor are a must. 


- Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. 

- Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.


- Evidences a mature and growing Christian walk characterized by Paul in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. 

- Personal wisdom and sufficiency are grounded in Christ, with a life submitted to God’s authority in all things. 

- Can effectively lead others in prayer. 

- Gives regularly and generously to the work of the church. 

- Readily applies scripture to personal and professional situations. 

- Can articulate Baptist theological understandings on a range of issues in agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000

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