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The Church

We are an independent, evangelical, sovereign democratic Baptist church in Roslyn Heights, New York. Friendship Baptist Church of Roslyn Inc. offers its church members the opportunity to grow in the knowledge of the Holy Spirit through Bible-centered Christian education. FBC also encourages our members to grow in love for one another through fellowship, Helps and Needs Ministry, and assimilation. Lastly, FBC helps members to grow in service to the Kingdom of God through the individual members’ use of their Spiritual Gifts and personal evangelism. Friendship Baptist Church is an active community-minded church with a member participating congregation that has been in existence for over 94 years. We are committed to preaching and teaching the Word of God and desire to participate in fellowship and ministry with other assemblies of like faith in the common goal to fulfill the Great Commission. Our church offers opportunities for ministry in the areas of Worship Service, Sunday School, Youth and Children's Ministry, and community outreach. We believe in honoring God by making and maturing disciples who are becoming like Jesus Christ.


The senior pastor shall be a man called, ordained, and set apart by God to the Gospel ministry, biblically grounded and evangelical in theology, able to affirm and support the doctrinal beliefs, church covenant and church constitution, and is committed to living and serving in a manner consistent with the standards set forth in Scripture for pastors and elders. The senior pastor will be one who exemplifies godly character and leadership, compassionate in recognizing and meeting the needs of others, innovative, action oriented, committed to results and demonstrates a high level of excellence and competency.

The Position: 

Senior Pastor. We offer a competitive salary.


A degree from an accredited college of higher education and/or a degree from a theological seminary is preferred. Previous experience as a pastor or equivalent church leadership capacity will be considered.


The pastor is responsible for leading the church to function as a New Testament church. The pastor will lead the congregation, organizations, and the church staff to perform their tasks. The pastor is leader of pastoral ministries in the church. As such, he works with the deacons and church staff to:

1. Lead the church in the achievement of its mission.

2. Plan and conduct worship services, prayer meetings, revivals, deliver sermons, and administer the ordinances.

3. Care for the church’s Members and others in the community with regular visits, and follow-up with first time visitors.

4. Conduct counseling sessions, funerals, and weddings.

5. Serve as chairperson of the church council to plan, coordinate, and evaluate the work of the church.

6. Work with the chairperson of deacons to assist in performing the work of a deacon.

7. Lead the church to cooperate with associational, state, and denominational leaders and programs.

8. Serve as administrator and supervisor of the church staff.

9. Serve as ex officio member of all church committees.

10. Lead the church in an effective program of witnessing.

11. Represent the church in civic matters

Why Should You Apply?

This position offers the right candidate the opportunity to bring his God-given talents to an established church with an active congregation to serve in the way God is leading him and to enlist the members to use their gifts in the various ministries of the church. For additional information about Friendship Baptist Church of Roslyn Inc. and what we believe please visit our website at

Please send resume and cover letter to


56 Orchard Street Roslyn Heights, New York 11577



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