Position Announcement

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PASTOR, The Greater Tried Stone Baptist Church

Position Title:    Pastor

Job Location:     1363 Otis Place NW, Washington DC 20010

Salary:                 Available upon selection

Job Type:            Full Time

The Greater Tried Stone Baptist Church is a long standing predominantly African American congregation located within and adjacent to the rejuvenated 14th Street commercial corridor of Northwest Washington, DC. We seek a spiritually led full-time Pastor who is an ordained minister; a loyal and faithful true person of God who loves the Lord and God’s people; an effective and motivating preacher who is also committed to continuing learning and self-development


  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College, University, or Seminary
  2. Licensed and ordained minister in the Baptist Faith
  3. One to five years of pastoral and or ministerial experience
  4. Demonstrable knowledge of the scriptures and understanding of the Bible
  5. A good teacher able to convey the word of God and engage members
  6. Possess effective administrative skills and ability to organize and lead staff


  • Administer the ordinances within the church
  • Supervise all church staff members
  • Moderates all meeting of the congregation for the transaction of business
  • Provide general supervision of church activities
  • Be ex-officio member of all church committees
  • Perform pastoral responsibilities of visiting the sick and shut-in, counselling members - watching over their personal experiences and lives as one entrusted with the care of souls and expecting to give account.
  • Provide or work with designate to provide instruction for all new members in the duties and privileges of membership
  • Pass upon the qualification of events to be sponsored by or held in the church
  • Be involved in church programs, including teaching bible classes, conducting biblical training and seminars
  • Provide visionary leadership and ideas for maintenance/growth of church membership including younger members and community engagement

All interested candidates must complete and submit the Pastor Application Form at the following link: Pastor Application.

Submissions need to be received by December 14, 2023, to be considered in the initial batch of Candidates.

For additional information, please email a message using our contact form, Attn: Pulpit Committee.