Seeking an Interim Pastor


Mt. Zion Baptist Church is located at 9701 Blandville Road; West Paducah, KY. The history of our church is longstanding (178 years) in this community and our desire is to find a man with a calling from the Lord to shepherd our church family through this time of transition until a new senior pastor is chosen.

An experienced candidate to preach the Word on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights, and working with the Deacon team to see to the needs of our church family as necessary and possible.

Education & Experience:
the interim pastor candidate must have been ordained and licensed by a Southern Baptist church which is in good standing with local, state, and national SBC entities, and should have served in the role of Pastor for a Southern Baptist congregation.  He should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a Christian university. A master’s degree is preferred, but not required. Experience as pastor of a congregation averaging 150-200 in a hybrid in-person and online worship service is also preferred, but not required. To serve as our interim pastor, your agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message (2000) is required. We would also ask that you review and affirm our mission and vision statements. They can be found on our website at

Some office hours will be expected (The total number to be agreed upon by candidate and Deacon team).

Upcoming events at Mt. Zion Baptist Church (Fall 2021)

  • Annual Homecoming weekend golf scramble (9/11)
  • 178th Homecoming service featuring the southern gospel group Eternal Vision in concert (9/12)
  • Love Your Neighbor Day (9/18)
  • Evangelism Summit and Outreach with Nick Sergeant (9/26pm – 9/29)
  • Fall Festival (10/31 5pm – 8pm)

    See more events at

Please contact us if interested by emailing your resume with references to: You may also fax a resume with cover letter and references to our church office at (270) 554-8843.