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The Senior Pastor Position

The Senior Pastor Position

Riverview Baptist Church is an independent church located in Ripplemead, Virginia near Blacksburg. The church averages 400+ in two Sunday morning services each week, along with Sunday evening and Wednesday evening services. RBC uses hymns and praise songs during its worship time. Our Sunday morning & evening services can be viewed via live stream at RBC will be offering competitive compensation for this full-time position. We prefer a minimum of 5 years pastoral service, and bachelor’s degree.

Some of the duties for the senior pastor would be…

  • Preaching & teaching of God’s Word.
  • Visiting hospitals & shut ins.
  • Oversee church staff & officers.
  • Shall be an ex officio member of all boards and committees.
  • Shall administer the ordinances and perform the duties of a minister.

RBC also has a Christian school ( and a daycare/preschool ( that operates 5 days a week on campus.

RBC is in Giles County, Virginia. You can check our county’s website at

If you feel led to apply for this opening, please send your detailed resumé & cover letter to Riverview Baptist Church, C/O The Pulpit Committee, 219 Big Stony Creek Road, Ripplemead, Virginia 24150.

Or you may send your detailed resumé & cover letter via e-mail to ( Please include in your resumé your personal information, education, and ministry experiences.

For your cover letter, please state why you would be a good candidate for this position, your testimony, and other pertinent information you wish to share with our committee.

Resumés and cover letters will begin to be reviewed by the committee the week of July 1st.