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First Baptist Church - Aiken, SC
Aiken’s First Baptist Preschool has begun the search process for a Preschool Director. Our mission is to provide a loving Christian environment that nurtures each child spiritually, socially, physically, and academically through the combined efforts of teachers and parents. We’ve been carrying out that mission for over 75 years now as the longest continually serving church preschool in South Carolina. Currently, the Preschool has over 100 children enrolled in nine classes from 6 weeks old to 5K.
The ideal candidate will:
- have a strong Christian background
- be able to effectively interact and communicate with parents & staff
- have knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices
- articulate the vision for the preschool
- empower staff, have self-awareness, and be a team player
- be organized
- love children
Baptist Women in Ministry
Baptist Women in Ministry is seeking a full-time Development Manager. The successful candidate for this new role on the BWIM team will be responsible for bringing both structure and innovation to our growing number of fundraising and communications activities. This role is both strategic and tactical, requiring the ability to think big while minding all the details. The Development Manager must be a savvy self-starter and project manager who is comfortable juggling multiple projects. This role will report to and work closely with the Executive Director on all projects. To view the job description and find out how to apply, click here.
First Baptist Church - Shelby, NC
FBC Shelby is seeking a full time Children and Youth pastor. The Children/Youth Pastor will primarily be responsible for engaging our families and their children/youth through small groups, classes, special events and other programs. The purpose of family ministry at FBC is to help develop disciple-making students who love Jesus and who engage their friends, neighbors, and classmates with the good news of Jesus.
First Baptist Church - High Point, NC
First Baptist Church of High Point, NC, seeks an innovative individual with the experience and adaptability to lead us in this restart, as well as provide traditional pastoral ministry. He or she should be a seminary graduate preferably with church staff experience as a senior or associate pastor in a successful church start or restart. We desire a pastor who will provide leadership for mission opportunities and support the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Baptist Faith and Message of 1963. Church and pastor profiles are available for viewing at www.fbchighpoint.org. Please submit a cover letter with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church - Morehead City, NC
Associate Pastor of Music and Worship
First Baptist Church of Morehead City, North Carolina is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Music and Worship. FBC Morehead is a thriving multigenerational church with a vibrant worship ministry that encompasses a wide variety of musical offerings. We are searching for a minister that will build upon the firm foundation of excellence in worship already established as we grow into the future God has planned for us. Our current worship ministry includes a 30-member sanctuary choir, praise team, pianist, organist, lead and bass guitarist, and drums. We currently offer an 8:30 AM traditional service that primarily includes hymns accompanied by piano and organ followed by an 11 AM blended service that incorporates hymns, contemporary worship songs, and all manner of musical instrumentation. Additionally, this Pastor would serve as Director of the FBC Music and Arts Academy, which offers Christ-centered musical instruction to our community. Please submit inquiries/resumes to email@example.com.
Boulevard Baptist Church - Anderson, SC
Minister to Children and Community
Boulevard Baptist Church in Anderson, SC is searching for a Minister to Children and Community. This pastoral position is comprehensive in nature. While being responsible for our children’s ministries, this minister will also provide care and direction to the entire church community through a dedicated focus on pastoral care and spiritual formation.
For a full job description, please click here. Please send your resume, letter of interest, and any inquiries you may have to the Boulevard Baptist Search Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church - Gainesville, GA
The Children’s Ministry Director shall be responsible for working with a team to plan, coordinate, and execute all ministries of FBC Gainesville pertaining to children, ages birth through 5th grade. The Children’s Minister will work together with Rev. Kellie Denton and the Family Ministry Team (Preschool and Youth) to provide a holistic approach to family ministry. The Children’s Ministry of First Baptist Gainesville is committed to helping children develop a biblical foundation for a lifelong, authentic relationship with Jesus Christ and a love for Christ’s Church. We are dedicated to providing a safe Christian environment where children can explore and grow in their faith and in their relationship with each other and Jesus Christ. Click here for a detailed job description. Please send resumes to Rev. Dr. Tony Lankford.
First Baptist Church - High Point, NC
Join us in a bold leap of faith into the future! Historic First Baptist Church of High Point, NC, seeks a senior minister to enthusiastically and effectively lead our congregation as we relocate and refresh our mission to live the gospel everyday, everywhere, to everyone. The successful candidate will be a dynamic, visionary leader who relates well to others, provides spiritual leadership and pastoral care to the congregation, plans and leads meaningful worship, and delivers engaging, biblically grounded sermons. In addition, the candidate will provide leadership for mission opportunities, as well as support the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Baptist Faith and Message of 1963. He or she should be a seminary graduate with a minimum of five years of church staff experience, preferably as a senior or associate pastor. Church and pastor profiles are available for viewing at www.fbchighpoint.org. Please submit a cover letter with your resume to email@example.com by November 11, 2022.
Trinity Baptist Church - Seneca, SC
Associate Minister to Students
Trinity Baptist Church is seeking the next person to lead their youth ministry and join their ministry team. Information about the role, including job description and directions on submitting a resume, can be found by clicking here: Associate Minister to Students Job Description
Please share this with anyone who may be interested, and note that the deadline for submitting a resume is December 31, 2022. Contact pastor, Ryan Wilson, with any questions. Join us in praying for this time of transition and for whomever God may lead to Trinity!
Immanuel Baptist Church - Paducah, KY
Immanuel Baptist Church, a mission-minded, faithful, welcoming community of believers, seeks a Senior Minister to work alongside leading us into a bright future. Immanuel, a CBF-aligned church, has a rich heritage in beautiful Paducah, located in west Kentucky on the Ohio River. Immanuel’s next Senior Minister will be available to all, with emphasis on pastoral care. We seek a pastor who is a servant-leader, relatable and authentic, yet dynamically exegetical when preaching/teaching the Gospel. Immanuel’s next Senior Minister will have the ability to effectively communicate with full-time and part-time staff and with committees with experience in organizational management of a church, to including fiscal oversight. A candidate with 5-10+ years is preferred; however, associate pastor experience in a mid-to-large urban environment with staff responsibilities may be considered. Minimum education requirements are a Master of Divinity. To apply, please email a resume to immanuelpaducahsearch@gmail.
First Baptist Church - Carrollton, GA
Minister of Students
First Baptist Church Carrollton is in the process of finding the next leader of our student ministry who is passionate for Jesus Christ, and for leading students who are in middle school, high school, and college, to have a relationship with Him. This is a full-time position that reports to the Senior Pastor.
Minimum education requirement of a degree from a four-year college or university . An advanced degree from an accredited school of theology or seminary is preferred, as is previous experience working with and leading in student ministries.
Submit your resume with a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Andrews Baptist Church - Columbia, SC
Minister of Worship
St. Andrews Baptist Church in Columbia, SC, is seeking a Minister of Worship with a primary focus of music leadership. We are searching for a person to own the entire worship experience as his/her place of focused leadership, while partnering with the pastor and other worship leaders to plan and lead excellent worship services, programs, and emphases, which enables SABC to accomplish worship and serving God by connecting people to Jesus and each other. If interested, please email resumes to: email@example.com.
St. Andrews Baptist Church - Columbia, SC
Minister of Discipleship and Outreach
St. Andrews Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina, is seeking a Minister of Discipleship/Outreach to join our church staff. This person will lead people into missional engagement by providing leadership, training and deepening the congregation’s Biblical and spiritual relationship with Jesus and their calling as a Christian disciple. This position will involve disciple-making outreach to those not engaged with our congregation.
The individual will play a key role in furthering the Church’s One Priority, and should demonstrate understanding and agreement in personal beliefs that align with the Baptist Faith Denominational Relationship statement as adopted by St. Andrews Baptist Church. The individual must maintain highest Christian ethical standards in personal habits, integrity in speech, and kindness to do everything in Christian love and must be able to work effectively as a leader for the congregation while focusing on disciple making activities and training. Must be adept in conflict resolution and listening to team members. This individual must be unapologetically and enthusiastic about supporting Jesus focused discipleship at our church.
A seminary educated candidate with Master of Divinity (MDiv), Master in Religious Education (MRE), or Master in Christian Education (MCE) is preferred. In addition, candidate should have five to seven years of experience serving on a church staff.
First Baptist Church - Fayetteville, NC
Associate Pastor of Music and Education
First Baptist Church on Anderson Street in Fayetteville, NC, is searching for a qualified applicant to fill the Associate Pastor of Music and Education position. First Baptist Church is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Southern Baptist Convention. We are an open congregation believing that all people are welcome, all members are ministers, and affirming of women in ministry. We are a small downtown Church with an average worship attendance of 130 and growing. The main focuses of the Associate Pastor of Music and Education are in the areas of Children’s Ministry (Birth-5th Grade), Youth Ministry (6th-12th grades) and the Music Ministry (FBC Choirs). Specific responsibilities will focus on planning and implementing programs and activities that serve the spiritual needs of our children, our youth and their families as well as preparing and leading the Sanctuary Choir for the Sunday services. Click here for a more detailed job description.
Please send your resume, letter of interest, and any inquiries you may have to the FBC Fayetteville Search Committee at FBCAssociatePastorMusicEd@gmail.com.
Piney Grove Baptist Church - Mt. Airy, NC
Piney Grove Baptist Church in Mount Airy North Carolina (Surry County), is prayerfully seeking a full time Senior Pastor. We are a moderate, rural congregation affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Our average attendance for Sunday School and Sunday Morning Worship Service is 75-80. We are seeking a pastor who will be a strong leader, working with Deacons and other committees to mold and minister to our congregation and local community to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Candidates must have the desire to encourage and lead spiritual growth and love of all people during Wednesday night Bible Study and Sunday Morning Worship Service. Candidates must also hold a seminary degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school. Please submit resumes and contact information by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church - Eatonton, GA
This full-time position focuses on faith formation among youth, children, and their families. It serves the pastoral needs of the church and community along with a Senior Pastor, a part-time Music Minister and a part-time Children’s Assistant. Eatonton is a vibrant, growing community in the heart of the Middle Georgia lake country, just over an hour southeast of Atlanta, and an hour south of Athens.
Brunswick Island Baptist - Supply, NC
Minister of Youth and Music
Brunswick Islands Baptist Church, located less than five miles from Holden Beach, NC (in Supply) is now seeking a full-time Minister of Youth and Music. We are looking for an individual with a heart for youth, a knowledge and love of music and a strong and maturing love for God. The position will be filled when the right candidate is found. Salary will be based on experience. We are dually aligned with CBFNC and the NC Baptist Convention. To submit a resume or inquire about the job description, please email Pastor Keith McKinney at email@example.com.
Highland Hills Baptist - Macon, GA
Highland Hills Baptist Church, located in Macon, GA, is a Baptist congregation affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship seeking God’s discernment as we search for a pastor to lead our family of faith. Founded in 1953 in the historic Shirley Hills neighborhood, Highland Hills now includes members from Macon (population 175,346) and several surrounding counties. Our members are mostly professionals or retired professionals whose faith calls them to worship together and to serve the community. With approximately 300 members and a budget of $704,000, HHBC is a financially stable congregation. Highland Hills has a traditional worship style with liturgical influences. After years of staff stability, the congregation is now in a season of rebuilding and seeks a pastor able to nurture the congregation and lead the church into the future.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter as a PDF to the Pastor Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. The committee will consider applications as they are received and will receive applications until the position is filled.
Fifth Avenue Baptist - Huntinton, WV
Minister of Music
Fifth Avenue Baptist Church of Huntington, WV (ABC) seeks a full-time Minister of Music to help lead our worship services, develop a music ministry for all ages, and help us love God, love each other, and love our neighbors through music, missions, and pastoral care. For more information, contact Eric Porterfield (email@example.com).
First Baptist Church - Weaverville, NC
Minister of Music
First Baptist Church Weaverville (NC) is seeking a Minister of Music to help us engage our community through music. The position will be approximately 15 hours a week, and include responsibilities like shaping the musical aspects of worship, leading the choir and congregation in singing, and encouraging good means of musical expression and education.
The church’s current worship service is a traditional-liturgical style, but is open to thoughtful inclusions of different worship experiences. Weaverville is about 15 minutes north of Asheville, and is a lovely small town in the vibrant Western North Carolina mountains. First Baptist is a mid-size church that partners with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.
To ask questions or apply, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church - Hickory, NC
Minister to Children and Families
The First Baptist Church of Hickory, North Carolina is seeking a Minister to Children and Families, whom God has called, to join our ministry team as together we seek to Behold and Become Like Jesus. The church has embraced this congregational vision, informed by Scripture and the convictions of spiritual formation unto Christlikeness, of which the Minister to Children and Families will have the opportunity to implement in creative ways.
Click Here for a comprehensive description of the position.
If you have a prayerful interest in the position, we would be grateful to hear from you by email at email@example.com. In order to help us become introduced to you, please include:
- A letter of interest
- A current résumé
- A summary of your philosophy of ministry
- A list of three references with contact information, including their relationships with you (Note: we will not contact your references without first obtaining your permission.)
Brunswick Islands Baptist - Supply, NC
Minister of Students and Technology
Brunswick Islands Baptist Church, located in Supply, NC (near Holden Beach) is seeking a part-time Minister of Students and Technology. We are looking for an individual with a heart for youth and a strong and maturing love for God. The primary focus of this position will be youth with some responsibilities with children and technology. Position will be filled when the right candidate is found. We are affiliated with the CBF and the SBC. To submit a resume or inquire about the job description, please email Pastor Keith McKinney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zion Baptist Church - Shelby, NC
Minister of Youth and Children
Zion Baptist Church of Shelby, NC is seeking a full time Minister of Youth and Children. The primary responsibilities include coordinating and leading weekly discipleship programs, monthly to quarterly ministry events, and numerous mission projects including local, regional, and international (every 2 years for the youth) trips. He/she will partner with the church staff in helping to plan and lead worship, preaching on occasion, and serve in various ministry roles as desired. Bachelor’s degree, seminary education or congregational experience is preferred. Click here for a detailed description of the position.
Applicants can email resumes to email@example.com or mail them to Search Team, Zion Baptist Church, 525 West Zion Church Road, Shelby, NC 28150. A detailed job description can be found at zbcshelby.org
First Baptist Church - Butner, NC
First Baptist, Butner, NC, is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Children and Youth Ministries. This person will be responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and evaluating the activities of the children and youth of the church. The associate will preach when the pastor is away or sick. This person will maintain a regular schedule in the office, being available during the pastor’s scheduled time off, and will also help provide pastoral care. This person will be a professing Christian, called to full-time Christian service who has chosen the Baptist denomination, and one who will fit within the theological ideologies (1963 BF&M, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship) of the membership and the pastor. Though a Master of Divinity degree is preferred, a Divinity School student or a person with extensive church experience in serving children and youth will also be considered. To apply for this position, please send the Associate Pastor Search Committee a copy of your resumé at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 44, Butner, NC 27509, Attention Associate Pastor Search Committee. Resumés will be considered as they are received and reviewed by the search committee. Our church’s website is fbcofbutner.org if you would like to learn more about our church before applying.
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