Ministry Openings

Highland Baptist Church – Louisville, Kentucky

Pastor

Highland Baptist Church in Louisville, KY is seeking a full time Pastor to join our vibrant team of ministers who are leading our progressive, growing congregation into the next chapter of our ministry.
Highland Baptist is an inclusive and welcoming community of faith which impacts our world at the local, national, and international level directly and indirectly in conjunction with our many partners in ministry. Highland Baptist Church is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Alliance of Baptists. 
The successful candidate will have experience in a multi-staff ministerial context and be able to give evidence of successful ministerial leadership (we have used the term “player-coach” to capture this aspect of the position). 
Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, and philosophy of ministry via email to: pastorsearch@hbclouisville.org. Applications will be received by September 1.
Ministerial and Congregational Profiles can be found here: https://hbclouisville.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Ministerial-Profile.pdf and https://hbclouisville.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/HBC-Congregational-Profile.pdf


Heritage Baptist Church – Cartersville, Georgia

Associate Pastor for Student/Families and Outreach

Heritage Baptist Church, a progressive CBF church in Cartersville, Ga., seeks a creative, innovative leader of vibrant faith with demonstrated ability to serve as Associate Pastor for Students/Families and Outreach. We seek a leader with passion for students in 6th -12th grade to direct small group ministry, outreach events, and equipping youth to discover and use their gifts.
In addition, this role also involves leading the church’s ambitious outreach ministries both locally and globally. Successful candidate will possess strong people skills and an ability to develop volunteer leaders. We seek someone with at least one year of ministry experience who has a “team” concept of church staff and laity.
Candidates may submit a cover letter, resumé, and list of references to the Associate Pastor Search Team c/o michael@hbccartersville.org by August 1, 2019.


First Baptist Church of Greenwood – Greenwood, SC

Associate Pastor and Minister to Students

First Baptist Church of Greenwood, South Carolina is seeking an Associate Pastor and Minister to Students. Ministry to students includes middle school, high school, and college; pastoral duties include pastoral care and worship leadership, to include occasional preaching. This is a full-time job with salary and benefits (health insurance, retirement, paid vacation). Located in a thriving county seat town, First Baptist Church is a mid-sized congregation committed first to Jesus and then to historic Baptist principles. Our passion for Jesus manifests itself in our worship, which is both traditional and joyful; our missions, which are both local and global; and our inclusivity, which includes accepting any form of Christian baptism and affirming both women and men as leaders and servants. Our commitment to Baptist heritage is seen in our participation in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and our affirmation of principles like the autonomy of the local church and the priesthood of all believers. Find more about our church at fbcgwd.com. Seminary or divinity school degree is preferred. Interested persons should send a resume to searchcommitteefbcgwd@gmail.com. Resumes received by September 15 will be prioritized.


 

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 oaklandchurch.com/search 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: search@oaklandchurch.com.

Applications/Submissions are due by August 31, 2019.


 

Central Bearden – Knoxville, Tennessee

Associate Minister of Worship and the Arts

Central Bearden, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a Christ-centered, Community-focused congregation seeking a full-time Minister of Worship and the Arts to join us on our mission. Our music and worship reflects that we are multi-generational, dually-aligned with the SBC and CBF and working to change our city.

The Associate Pastor for Worship and the Arts shall be responsible for providing leadership in planning, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive program, involving participants of all ages and skill levels, to maximize the effectiveness and excellence of the worship experiences at Central Bearden through the creative use of music and the arts in alignment with the vision, mission and ministry of this congregation.

For a better glimpse into Central Bearden and for a full job description, please visit us online at www.CentralBearden.org/Employment.

Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years experience. Seminary degree preferred. Please send resume to cbcbmusicminsearch@cbcbearden.org.


Winterville Baptist Church – Winterville, North Carolina

Pastor

Winterville Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor to lead and equip us to build the Kingdom in our community. Our church is 211 years old and has a blended worship style. We are affiliated with the South Roanoke Baptist Association, the NC State Baptist Convention, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  Applicants should have at least five years of pastoral experience, and a master’s degree (e.g., M.Div. or  Th.M.) from a seminary is preferred. Interested candidates who feel God is leading them to minister in a small, but rapidly growing town within ten miles of East Carolina University and a major medical center may send a cover letter, personal statement, and a detailed CV to wbcsearchcomm@gmail.com by June 30, 2019.

Winterville Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor to lead and equip us to build the Kingdom in our community. Our church is 211 years old and has a blended worship style. We are affiliated with the South Roanoke Baptist Association, the NC State Baptist Convention, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  Applicants should have at least five years of pastoral experience, and a master’s degree (e.g., M.Div. or  Th.M.) from a seminary is preferred. Interested candidates who feel God is leading them to minister in a small, but rapidly growing town within ten miles of East Carolina University and a major medical center may send a cover letter, personal statement, and a detailed CV to wbcsearchcomm@gmail.com by June 30, 2019.


 

Trinity Baptist Church – Newton, North Carolina

Pastor

Trinity Baptist Church in Newton, NC is seeking the full-time pastor that God has been preparing to lead our church. We are looking for someone who is interested in ministering to all age groups, as we are a multi-generational congregation. Trinity is a welcoming church that loves to worship God through beautiful music, Christ-centered messages, Bible study, fellowship and community outreach. We are dually affiliated with the CBF of NC and the BSCNC. We have an average attendance of approximately 120 for Sunday morning worship. Located in western NC, in the heart of Catawba County, we are a diverse, safe, family-oriented community that offers good schools, many cultural activities, sports and business opportunities. Our ideal candidate will have a theologically sound education from an accredited seminary or divinity school. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume to our search committee email address: trinitynewtonresumes@gmail.com Resumes accepted through July 15, 2019.


 

First Baptist Church of Piedmont

Pastor

First Baptist Church of Piedmont (SC) is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor. A complete position description is available here. A letter of interest and resume should be sent to the attention of the Pastor Search Committee, via email to fbcpdmnt@bellsouth.net or via postal service to First Baptist Church of Piedmont, 8 First Baptist Church Road, Piedmont, SC 29673. Questions? Please call (864) 845-7801 or email fbcpdmnt@bellsouth.net.


 

Milledge Avenue Baptist – Athens, Georgia

Associate Pastor/Director for Older Adults

Milledge Avenue Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia, is seeking a part-time Associate Pastor/Director for Older Adults. This person will provide leadership to and communication for MABC’s older adult community ministry, respond to pastoral care needs, and make time to know MABC older adults. He/she will also serve as support staff for all scheduled events that minister to MABC older adults. Qualifications include love and compassion for older adults, and previous experience in church ministry with older adults is a plus. Seminary training is preferred but not required. The expected commitment is 15-20 hours per week. Please contact Tom Rodgers, Search Committee Chair, at 706-224-0034 (rodgers@uga.edu) or Carrie Hayes, Office Manager, at 706-354-0090 (carrie@milledge.org).


 

First Baptist Church – Weaverville, NC

Director of Church & Community Ministries

First Baptist Church Weaverville, NC, seeks someone to develop and coordinate ministry activities. Candidates should feel called to support and minister to all age groups, with children and youth a priority. A key job responsibility will be enlisting, instructing, and directing volunteers. The position will plan regular mission projects to put faith into practice, fun activities to strengthen fellowship, and community partnerships to nurture relationship with local schools and organizations. Applicants should work well with teams of volunteers and staff, and be ready to help a loving congregation be active, both in the church and its community.
Weaverville is about 15 minutes north of Asheville, and is a lovely small town in the vibrant Western North Carolina mountains. First Baptist has an average weekly attendance of 110 and partners with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Full-time salary range is $37,000–45,000. A bachelor’s degree is required; preference will be given to candidates with seminary training, knowledge in social work, or nonprofit experience. Applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to position@fbcwvl.org by May 17.
 

 

New Hope Christian Fellowship – West Columbia, SC

Pastor

New Hope Christian Fellowship seeks a bi-vocational pastor. If interested, please send an interest letter and resume to contact@newhopecolumbia.org with the subject line Pastor Search Committee or mailed to 1712 Mobile Avenue Columbia, SC 29203 ATTN: Pastor Search Committee. 

PASTOR’S GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide biblical and spiritual leadership within the church’s vision statement of “Loving, Serving and Sharing God’s Grace”.

Promote spiritual growth and well-being of the congregation through preaching, teaching, prayer, and administration of the sacraments.

For more information and to send an interest letter, visit the New Hope Christian Fellowship website here.


 

First Baptist Church – Anderson, SC 

Staff Minister

First Baptist Church of Anderson, South Carolina, is seeking a full-time staff minister with primary responsibility in administration and additional responsibilities in either senior adult ministry or children’s ministry. Situated in a revitalized downtown, First Baptist will celebrate its bicentennial in 2021 and is expectantly moving into the next chapter of its history. The church features successful senior adult housing and preschool ministries. Ideal candidates will hold a masters-level education from an accredited seminary and will have demonstrated passion for congregational ministry. First Baptist is a theologically and politically diverse congregation that is primarily aligned with CBF and affiliated with SBC. The church fully supports women and men in all levels of congregational leadership. Please send all questions, recommendations, and résumés to search@andersonfbc.org


 

First Baptist Church of Christ – Macon, Georgia

Associate Pastor

The First Baptist Church of Christ in Macon, GA, is seeking a full-time associate pastor to focus on children’s ministry and congregational life. We are a historic, progressive, and diverse Cooperative Baptist Fellowship congregation located in the heart of a revitalized downtown community. The position is posted at www.fbcxmacon.org/associate-pastor-search.  A bachelor’s degree with relevant experience is highly preferred. Ordination is not required, but title and pastoral responsibilities will vary depending on theological training. We are seeking a “connector” who will strengthen the ties of our growing, intergenerational congregation. Please submit a cover letter, resumé, and list of references to search@fbcxmacon.org. We will begin reviewing applicants May 3, 2019.


 

First Baptist Church of Corbin – Corbin, KY

Associate Pastor to Youth

Although the position is primarily related to youth and their families, the person who fills this role can expect to be involved in all aspects of the church’s life, including worship, pastoral care, education, and mission. 

A seminary degree and experience in youth ministry is preferred.

Application materials should be sent to fbccorbinresumes@gmail.com

For more information about the position and the church community, click here.


 

Boulevard Baptist – Anderson, SC

Minister to Students and Families

Boulevard Baptist Church, a CBF church in Anderson S.C., is seeking a full-time Minister to Students and Families. Students include children (1st through 5th grade) and youth (6th – 12th grade), with the primary focus on youth. This minister is responsible for helping students cultivate their relationship with Jesus Christ through missions and group and individual spiritual formation opportunities. Seminary degree and experience is preferred, but not required. To learn more about BBC, visit www.boulevardbaptist.com. Interested applicants may send resumes to ministerofstudentsblvd@gmail.com

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First Baptist Church – Clayton, NC

Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church of Clayton, NC, is prayerfully seeking an experienced full-time Senior Pastor who is energetic, enthusiastic, and approachable, capable of bringing all age groups together to serve the Lord. Clayton is a rapidly growing community located close to Raleigh while maintaining small town charm. We currently have approximately 700 members, a child development center licensed for up to 59 children a day, and are affiliated with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Southern Baptist Convention. We have ordained women Ministers and women Deacons, and are a congregational model church. Requirements include a Master Degree or higher from a seminary or divinity school with five years senior pastor experience, or its equivalent. An online-only application must be completed by going to http://goo.gl/8vEESq. Once there please supply requested information, attach your resume, and other pertinent files. For additional information or questions, please email pastorsearch@fbcclaytonnc.org.


 

St. Andrews Baptist Church, Columbia, SC

Ministry Assistant

St. Andrews Baptist Church is searching for a friendly, outgoing, organized, creative individual to provide administrative support to its ministerial staff.

An independent, self-starter is needed to manage the church database, generate reports, handle basic website postings, etc.  Good communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional 2010 (including Excel and Access). Photoshop, and Publisher are required.  Send resume to Sharon M. King, 230 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29210 or click here to email.

 


 

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 jpethel@bcob.org, or mail to :

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


 

Timberlake Baptist Church, Myrtle Beach

Children’s Director

The Personnel Committee is accepting applications for the position of director for our growing children’s program. Please email resume with cover letter to one of the following: Victwoo8@aol.com, dhooks@sc.rr.com or lrichnafsky@sccoast.net.

Nursery Worker

The Personnel Committee is accepting applications for the position of paid nursery worker. Please email resume with cover letter to one of the following: Victwoo8@aol.com, dhooks@sc.rr.com or lrichnafsky@sccoast.net.


 

First Baptist Church of Mount Airy, North Carolina

Associate Pastor for Families

First Baptist Church of Mount Airy, a 135-year-old church with 450+ resident members, is prayerfully seeking a full-time Associate Pastor for Families. The search committee is seeking a compassionate, caring servant-leader, led by the Holy Spirit, exhibiting visionary leadership and committed to the spiritual formation of members. The Associate Pastor’s responsibilities will be focused on youth, children, and their families while giving attention and oversight to the educational ministry for all age groups. Applicants should be biblically grounded and mature in their faith. A Bachelor’s Degree is required; seminary training is preferred, and the applicant should be ordained or a candidate for ordination.

The search committee prefers to receive resumes by email at fbcapresumes@gmail.com; however, hard copies will be accepted. Please mail hard copies to:

Associate Pastor Search Team, First Baptist Church, 714 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030.

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