Website First Yarmouth (Plains) Baptist Church

Plains Baptist Church was established by the early settlers in the Township of Yarmouth in 1830. We are a congregation with a focus on family and regular outreach into the community and through involvement in missions. Plains is a modern and accessible building and administered by dedicated groups, committees and volunteers. With a newly updated sanctuary and modern multi media system the pastor will need to work with the team to optimize its use. The congregation is looking for a sole pastoral candidate that would be a valued member of the church family. A comprehensive document is available upon request for prospective ministers who would like to inquire about this opportunity.

Mission Statement

We at the First Yarmouth Plains Baptist Church strive to provide an environment for people to explore develop and celebrate their faith in God.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

Interested candidates should have the following qualifications


Be a graduate or graduating from an accredited theological college or seminary.


Have credentials suitable for accreditation with CBOQ.


Be a good communicator and be self motivated.


The candidate should be willing to relocate to the area.


Be familiar with ministry in a rural church setting.

Role and Responsibilities

To prepare coordinate and conduct regular Sunday worship services in close collaboration with the other worship leaders such as musicians, lay participants and choir.


To conduct ordinances of Baptism, Communion and child dedication with the assistance of the Deacons.


To prepare the weekly worship bulletin.


To provide pastoral support and spiritual care to congregants and their families.


To provide encouragement, council and input to the church’s leadership.


To conduct funerals and weddings for congregants and their families as requested.


To encourage the church leadership to adhere to the spirit of the church’s statement of commitment in their deliberations and decisions.


To attend and participate in meetings of the Deacon’s board, Sunday school and any other Committee meeting of the church as required to provide and receive input and guidance.


To encourage ongoing spiritual growth by initiating overseeing and or facilitating small group gatherings for study and/or worship and community building.


To attend or participate in events in the wider church or community that the congregation would consider significant to the church’s ministry

Resume Submission Details

Interested candidates can forward their résumé and covering letter by mail or electronically to the attention of

First Yarmouth (Plains) Baptist Church

Pastoral Search Team

C/O Danial R. Dale Chairperson

44694 Fruit Ridge Line

St. Thomas ON N5P 3S9




Information packages and a detailed position description are available upon request.

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