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Taylorsville Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor who can effectively preach/teach the Word of God. The candidate must also be able to fulfill the spiritual needs of the church through engaging pastoral ministries and effective outreach programs. 

Pastor Search Announcement Taylorsville Baptist Church

Our historic church is located in the rural community of Doswell, Virginia which is about 30 minutes north of Richmond, Virginia. We are a family-oriented church utilizing a traditional worship service. We are associated with the Dover Baptist Association and the Baptist General Association of Virginia. We recognize the gifts and callings of both men and women in ministry and leadership roles in our church.


Pastor Qualifications

The church seeks a gifted pastor who:

  • Is an effective communicator of well-prepared sermons.

  • Is engaging in pastoral care ministries to meet the needs of our congregation.

  • Can demonstrate leadership and outreach skills that will inspire others to join our congregation to promote spiritual growth of the church.

  • Models the traits of a pastor outlined in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.

  • Is a personable leader who will lead by example through Christ-like character, personal integrity and individual discipleship.


Education and Experience

The candidate should have a graduate degree in Divinity or a similar field of study from an accredited seminary and have a minimum of three years of experience as a full-time Pastor, Associate Pastor, Youth Minister and/or Interim Pastor.


How to Apply

Qualified candidates must submit an application package consisting of the items listed below:

  • A letter of interest which includes the reason you are called to ministry as a pastor

  • Current resume which includes relevant ministry, professional, and educational experiences


Application packages may either be mailed to the address below or sent by email to


Taylorsville Baptist Church C/O Pastor Search Committee Post Office Box 129
Doswell, VA 23047


Applicant packages must be received by February 1st, 2023.

Final candidates must consent to have background checks by an outside agency. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience. Parsonage available. Candidates selected for further consideration will be notified and asked to provide additional information later in the selection process.