Our church is currently looking to hire a Full-time Senior Pastor. If you would like to submit your resume, please scroll down and read the 'For the Candidate' section below and follow the instructions given. If you are a member of Wendell Baptist Church and would like to see an update regarding the pastoral search process, please scroll down and read the 'For the Church Body' section. Also, WBC members, please click here to download our Prayer Calendar and join us in praying specifically for the pastoral search process.

For the Candidates

Our church is looking for a full-time pastor to shepherd and lovingly direct the church and to explain God’s inerrant Word through faithful preaching. If you are this kind of leader, we want to invite you to consider joining our church family. Please review the ‘Hiring Process’ below for instructions on how to submit your resume. We look forward to working with you as we fill this role.

Hiring Process

Stage One: Candidates are invited to review the job description and requirements. Qualified and interested candidates are asked to submit their resume via the form below.

Note: The deadline for resume submissions is May 31, 2017.

Stage Two: The Pastoral Search Team will contact those candidates still in the running and ask them to complete and return a questionnaire in addition to either an audio or video file of them preaching. Remaining candidates will be contacted to schedule a preliminary interview. 


Stage Three: Remaining candidates will be scheduled for a Face-to-face/video conference interview with the Pastor Search Team.


Stage Four: Remaining candidates will be scheduled for a Secondary face-to-face interview with the Pastor Search Team. Also, references will be checked and resume's will be verified.


Stage Five: If applicable the candidate will be observed in his current church environment.

Stage Six: The candidate and his family will be invited to visit Wendell Baptist Church and meet the congregation on a Saturday. The candidate will preach the following Sunday morning. Following each service, the WBC congregation will vote and the candidate will be invited to join Wendell Baptist Church as their new Senior Pastor.

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For the Church Body

Dear Church Family, Throughout our pastoral search process this is where we will be posting updates for you, the congregation, in addition to the updates that we will be providing during our Sunday morning worship services. So, please be faithful to check here for updates so that you can pray specifically for the Pastor Search Team and the candidates.


The Pastor Search Team spent the months of February and March working alongside other standing teams within the church to develop the Job Description and salary range for our future pastor. We also did a 'Listening Tour' which consisted of a written survey in addition to spending time talking to each of our LIFE Groups. Our job posting will go live on April 1 and we will receive resumes from that time through May 31.


We have developed this Prayer Calendar to give each of you the opportunity to pray specifically throughout this process. Please click here to download this calendar and join us in prayer each day.

Pastor Search Prayer Calendar


  • February - March: Survey Congregation, Develop Job Description and Salary Package.
  • April - May: Accept and begin screening resumes.

Note: This timeline is provided for general guideline purposes only and is subject to change.

Submit Your Resume

If you would like to submit your resume to be the next Senior Pastor of Wendell Baptist Church please complete all of the fields in the form below and attach your resume. Once our Pastor Search Team receives all of the resumes (May 31) they will review each of them and contact you (beginning of June) if they would like to move forward with scheduling an interview. Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your resume to us!