Pastor Job Announcement

Second Baptist Church

Pastoral Search Committee
P. O. Box 8201
Vienna, VA 22183-8201
Email: [email protected]


Pastor Vacancy Announcement

Opens: January 31, 2023
Closes: February 28, 2023

A leading African American Baptist congregation in Falls Church, VA of Fairfax County, is prayerfully seeking a bi-vocational ordained Pastor (male or female), to lead its numerous ministries and conduct worship services, as needed. Second Baptist Church has served the Falls Church community and vicinity for over 152 years. Second Baptist Church continues to serve a racially and culturally diverse community. The successful candidate for Pastor must have, as a minimum, a bachelor’s degree and some level of seminary training either completed or in progress.  Additionally, the Pastor must have a time schedule sufficiently flexible to teach and preach the gospel based on a thorough knowledge of the Bible gained through formal training and demonstrated experience.

The Pastor, along with other ministerial staff and lay leadership, will lead in developing strategic goals and targeted actions which address the needs of the Church. Pastoral experience and/or seminary is desired along with demonstrated organizational management skills.  Also, the ability to effectively communicate with the varied membership, the community and other church affiliated organizations is necessary.  A practical knowledge of technological tools available to enhance the communication process is essential.  Other duties will include visitation, care and counseling, and actively leading the growth of our membership with special emphasis on young adults and youth.

Additional information concerning the Second Baptist Church may be found on our website:, and all inquiries should be addressed to [email protected]. Return all correspondence to Second Baptist Church, PO Box 8201, Vienna VA 22183-8201. A signed application, list of three (3) references and an authorization to conduct a personal background check is required of all applicants. Later, highly ranked candidates will be requested to provide a recent sampling of preaching and teaching and sit for an interview. As previously noted, the candidate may be employed elsewhere provided scheduling can accommodate the performance of the duties as Pastor. Salary and benefits will be negotiated based upon the qualifications of the successful candidate.


Interested person(s) please use the link below to download an application.

Return Applications and all other correspondence to: Second Baptist Church, PO Box 8201, Vienna VA 22183-8201

SBC Application for Pastor

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