Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church
1320 Natmore Road
P.O. Box 10
Kelly, North Carolina

March 1,  2022

The Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Kelly, North Carolina is seeking a pastor for its congregation. Our church is located in a small rural area in Bladen, a Tier 1 County. Our call is for a pastor called by God  to serve as a Baptist biblical leader who will teach and preach the gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Primary Responsibilities/Duties/Expectations

  • Provide leadership, guidance and training of the Deacons, Trustees and others in leadership positions.
  • Plan and conduct regular worship services and take part in other church programs when invited.
  • Provide but not limited to Christian counseling, performs special services such as baptisms, communion, baby dedication, funerals, weddings, etc.
  • Preside over church business meetings following parliamentary procedures
  • Visit with sick and shut-in or communicate with phone calls
  • Lead Bible Studies and Sunday School or make assignments as needed
  • Be involved in the Middle District Baptist Association ministry and training opportunities
  • Communicate Middle District Training opportunities and encourage  officers and members to attend regularly
  • Provide visionary Leadership to help grow the church
  • Encourage Youth and Outreach ministries
  • Be a teacher of tithing
  • A family oriented individual


  • Licensed and ordained as a Baptist minister to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ
  • Have earned at least an Associate or Bachelor's degree
  • Have at least three years of successful experience as a pastor or experience as an associate pastor
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to utilize technology to do virtual ministry when necessary

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit the following:
   1.  Cover Letter stating your interest in pastoring at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church

   2.  An updated resume
   3.  At least three References to include but not limited to:
        Your pastor
        Fellow Clergyman
        Personal Reference

Note: Final Candidates must consent to a criminal background check.
Please submit the completed information to:
Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church
Attn: Dr. Margaret P. Lawrence
Pastor Search Committee Chairman
P.O. Box 10
Kelly, N. C. 28448


Wards Chapel Missionary Baptist Church

Wards Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 3764 Delway Highway, Harrells, NC 28444, is seeking a pastor called by God to be the spiritual leader of the congregation.

The pastor is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to live holy, preach and teach the Holy Bible, to provide Christian leadership, and to engage in pastoral care of the congregation. Morning worship service is held every first and third Sunday.

If interested submit your resume, copy of license, and ordination certificate to: Deaconess Dell Mainor, Pulpit Committee Chair Ward’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church P.O. Box 267 Harrells, NC 28444