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Senior Pastor - Gethsemane Baptist Church

Washington, DC

Posted on: 07/17/2022

Gethsemane Baptist Church is a predominately African American congregation nestled on the corner of 4th and Hamilton Streets, in the diverse neighborhood of the Petworth community in Northwest, Washington, DC. 

Since our 1912 humble beginnings in the historic Foggy Bottom Georgetown area of our Nation’s Capital, Gethsemane Baptist Church continues to be a strong leader and a beacon of influence in a city with many churches and other institutions. Washington, DC is also home to many national museums, monuments, parks, and memorial landmarks significant to important moments in American and African American history.  

Gethsemane Baptist Church is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor that is called by God, ordained, dedicated to the ministry of Jesus Christ, and equipped to effectively carry out the mission and vision of this Church. The Pastor shall provide the required spiritual leadership, pastoral care, and spiritual growth of all congregants, including children of all ages.

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How to apply:

After prayerful consideration, all interested candidates, must submit the following: a cover letter, 300 words or less, communicating your reason for applying for the Senior Pastor position, and a completed Gethsemane Baptist Church application. A copy of the application is available at All completed packets must be submitted via email to:, or mail directly to: Gethsemane Baptist Church Pastoral Search Committee Post Office Box 55294 Washington, DC 20040 The Pastoral Search Committee will acknowledge receipt of all submitted candidate packages.

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