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Connections Pastor Opening at Calvary Baptist Church in Yankton, SD
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Who We Are
We are Calvary Baptist Church, and by God’s grace, we have a 75-year history of Gospel-centered ministry in the city of Yankton, SD.  Though we started in a living room, our congregation is now a multigenerational mix of over 500 regular attendees and members.  Our adult ministries are currently comprised of ten community groups of various sizes, our Student Ministries are weekly reaching 60 to 80 students from 7th through 12th grades, our children’s ministries are reaching over 120 kids per week, we are averaging four visiting families per week, and we have a daycare service that daily serves over 100 kids.  We are a community of believers committed to reproducing devoted followers of Jesus, of all ages, who love and obey Him.  Our mission is Building Up to Reach Out, and we accomplish this in a variety of Biblically principled ways that are resourced by an annual budget of over $1.6 million.  Besides our weekend worship and spiritual formation groups, we serve our community through our daycare, preschool, and community collaborations giving us a connection to scores of unchurched families.

Where We Are
Seventy-five minutes southwest of Sioux Falls and sixty minutes northwest of Sioux City, we are located in the city of Yankton, South Dakota, a state known for its freedoms and the first capital of the historic Dakota Territory.   Yankton is situated on the Missouri River, and U.S. Highway 81, along South Dakota’s southeastern border with Nebraska.  Besides its prominence as one of South Dakota’s key cities, it is also the county seat of Yankton County and a strong resourcing community for northeastern Nebraskans and southeastern South Dakotans.  Yankton has a city population of 14,500, and Calvary Baptist Church has a geographic reach of nearly 40,000 people within a 20-mile radius. Of these?? people, 12,000 are completely unchurched.

Who We Are Looking For
Calvary is seeking a Connections Pastor who is committed to Jesus and wants to be a part of a healthy staff culture committed to working and playing hard. The Connections Pastor will be joining a team passionate about connecting people to Jesus, the church community, and the broader Yankton community.  We desire to see people experiencing Christ-centered life change with the aim of loving and serving others. This position calls for a man who wants to see God do amazing work through the people we serve and who can commit to our mission of Building Up to Reach Out.

How To Apply
To apply for this Connections Pastor opening, please submit the following items to

  • Please state the name of the church to which you are applying.
  • Intro Letter (Include your testimony of faith, ministry calling, and general fit for this opening.)
  • Current Resume (Include your personal, family, work, and educational information.)
  • A personal or family photo
  • Two sermon or teaching samples (Please email weblinks of audio or video messages.)
  • Four references (Include two references from ministry leaders and two from non-family members of your choosing)

To apply for this job email your details to