First Baptist Church of Peoria, Illinois is seeking candidates for a senior pastor position.

First Baptist Church of Peoria is a midsized, progressive American Baptist Church located in Peoria, Illinois. Our congregation has a history of mission support in the local and the international community. We are currently engaged in several new ministry programs designed to acknowledge our past and prepare for the future.

The search committee has approval for a compensation package that includes a base salary, housing allowance, retirement funding, and insurance. In addition, funding is available to support participation in the American Baptist Great Rivers Region and in other areas of continuing education.

For a detailed job description, including a church profile that includes details about First Baptist Church and the Peoria community, please contact Paul Grove, Search Committee Chair, at