Forming together through partnerships

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of South Carolina achieves its mission commitments through innovative long-term partnerships, collaborative annual missions grants, and equipping the local church. Learn more about these below. 


 Innovative, Long-Term Partnerships

CBFSC forms long-term covenant relationships with individuals, churches, and organizations whose mission identity and philosophy mirrors ours. We currently have two long-term covenants. 

Collaborative, Annual Missions Grants

The partnership grants, up to $3,000, are designed to help CBFSC connect with mission agencies around the state. These grants are intended to help further enhance the ministries of these agencies whose mission practice is in line with the mission commitments CBFSC to cultivate beloved community, bear witness to Jesus Christ, and seek transformational development. Grants are renewable for one extra year.

Requirements for the partnership grants are as follows:

  • You must be an established organization with a leadership team, board of directors, or other leadership structure that meets regularly to guide the ministry and provide financial accountability.

  • Use funds to further a ministry that compliments at least one of CBFSC’s commitments to cultivate beloved community, bear witness to Jesus Christ, and seek transformational development.

  • 501c3 Status preferred but not necessary

  • Complete an annual partnership update

  • Work within the state of South Carolina

  • Be willing to allow CBFSC to use your organization’s name and ministry in promotional resources These grants are awarded once a year.

Grantees will be notified in February and invited to attend our General Assembly if available. To apply you must use this online form


Equipping the Local Church — Project Grants

These grants, normally between $500-1500, are awarded to CBFSC partner congregations to help realize a local missions project, event, or to start a new congregational missions initiative. You can use our online form to fill out your application.


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The First Baptist Church of Raleigh,N.C.


Minister of Youth and College Students


Are you a minister who has a strong passion for youth and college ministry? Do you value authentic relationships with pre-teens, teens and young adults that create space for questions and insights that challenge, inform, and mold a deepening of faith that carries lifelong significance? Are you looking for a church environment where the ministry to youth and college-aged persons appreciates their contribution to the church community and the larger society? Are you ready to lead and nurture pre-teens, teens and young adults as they are seeking to grow in their relationship with Christ?

If so, we’d love to hear from you.

First Baptist Church Raleigh on Salisbury Street is prayerfully seeking a full-time Youth and College Minister who will lead our Youth and College Ministry. We experience God through traditional liturgical worship and seek fresh approaches to relating to the community. We’re an urban church located on Capitol Square and draw people from throughout the Triangle. A CBF-affiliated congregation, First Baptist honors historic Baptist principles and welcomes women as leaders in the pulpit and in the diaconate. We’re an accepting church short on condemnation and welcoming of those who bring hard faith questions to the table.

Please visit to learn more about our congregation, this position, and to apply.











Earle Street Baptist Church - Greenville, SC


  Minister to Preschoolers and Children


Earle Street Baptist Church in Greenville, SC is looking for a full time Minister to Preschoolers and Children. Experience working with preschoolers and children is required. The ideal candidate will have a background in Early Childhood Education, with seminary preferred.


Visit for a complete job description. Please submit a resume and cover letter to on or before Tuesday, June 30, 2020.







 First Baptist Church - Laurens, SC



Minister of Students and Recreation



First Baptist Church, Laurens, located in the Upstate of South Carolina and affiliated with CBF/SBC, is seeking a Minister of Students & Recreation to join 4 other ministerial staff members. The position is focused on students 6th through 12th grade but also includes work with college students, church recreation opportunities, and involvement with other ministerial staff in pastoral care, worship planning, etc.  


FBC Laurens is a growing church that currently averages 450 in worship with a strong mix of ages. The student ministry has also experienced growth in recent years with projections of 50-65 active youth for the Fall of 2020. Last year, FBC Laurens completed major capital improvements including renovation of all youth space. We welcome your resumes through June 1.


To apply, send your resume to









First Baptist Church - York, SC




First Baptist Church is seeking and praying for a full-time pastor who we feel God has been preparing to lead our church.  We are located in downtown, historic York. Established in 1866 and having celebrated our 150th anniversary in 2016, we are part of a diverse, safe, family-oriented community. Big city amenities are less than an hour away in Charlotte, and the mountains and beaches are both within a short drive. First Baptist is affiliated with both CBF and SBC. We fully support women and men in all levels of church leadership.


York First Baptist is a welcoming Christ-centered church.  We love to worship God through our beautiful music, scripture-centered messages, Bible study, programs for all age groups, and community outreach/mission programs.  We have approximately 100 in attendance for Sunday morning worship and 58 for Sunday School. 


Applicants should have several years of pastoral experience and a Master of Divinity from an accredited seminary or divinity school.  Salary will be commensurate with experience. Click here for a detailed description of the position.


Resumes may be sent to the Pastor Search Committee at   Thank you for your interest.










 First Baptist Church - Anderson, SC



Minister to Children and Families


 First Baptist Church in Anderson, SC, is seeking a full time Minister to Children and Families.   Click here for a detailed description of the position.


Applicants may submit resumes to








  Oakland Baptist Church - Rock Hill, SC



Associate Pastor for Spiritual Formation and Missions








Oakland Baptist Church, a theologically moderate church located in Rock Hill, SC, is seeking an Associate Minister for Missions and Spiritual Formations.  The Associate Minister for Missions and Spiritual Formations will, first and foremost, be a devoted follower of Christ. Our candidate will hold a divinity degree. We prefer that our candidate has experience as a church educational leader and a passion to share the Gospel by leading the church in missional activities and programs.




Visit for more specific information regarding requirements for and a description of duties for this position. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and résumé, including references, to the Associate Minister for Missions and Spiritual Formations Search Committee at:





















The Baptist Church of Beaufort- Beaufort, SC








Director of Student Ministry








The Baptist Church of Beaufort is seeking a Director of Student Ministry, which is a year-around, part-time position (typically 20 hours per week).  Applicants must be followers of Jesus Christ and have an interest in working with middle school, high school, and college-age students.  Contact Jeff Pethel at 843-592-8319 with questions or to request a job description.  Send resume to, or mail to :




The Baptist Church of Beaufort
601 Charles Street
Beaufort, SC 29902