Ministry Openings

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


Burningtown Baptist Church – Franklin, NC


Burningtown Baptist Church seeks a God-called individual to serve as pastor and spiritual leader for our membership. Established in 1839, Burningtown Baptist Church is located in Franklin, North Carolina. We are a member of the Macon County Baptist Association, and the church supports both the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and the CBFNC. The welcoming, loving, caring, family-oriented and God-inspired congregation, seeks an individual to provide leadership to ensure the continued growth and success of the Church and expand Christian influence relevant to the community, including young families and children. Given the right individual, the church will grow in spirit, remaining a friendly, simple church that loves God, and draws new souls to accept Jesus as their savior. For a complete job description, or to submit a resume with a cover letter, email


First Baptist Church
– Raleigh, North Carolina

Minister with Youth

First Baptist Church Raleigh, NC, 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.




First Baptist Church – Jasper, Georgia

Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church of Jasper, GA, located in Georgia First Mountain City, is seeking a full-time senior pastor. We are affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and have a deep historical connection with GA CBF. Recently celebrating our 171st birthday, we are proud of our history in our community. Community involvement and strong pastoring/shepherding skills are required. We seek a person with strong pulpit skills preaching biblical, spirit-led sermons. The new pastor will work with the congregation to establish a vision for the church and develop strategies for growing to our full potential. We conduct two services on Sunday morning, a contemporary and a traditional service. An M.Div. degree is a minimum educational requirement. Please send résumé, cover letter and references to or mail to First Baptist of Jasper, 198 East Church St., Jasper, GA 30143.
Résumés received by November 15th will receive priority.

First Baptist Church – Corbin, Kentucky

Senior Pastor

First Baptist Church of Corbin, Kentucky, affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and CBF Kentucky, is seeking a full-time pastor. FBC is a moderate church with an emphasis on community missions. The congregation of approximately 400 members welcomes all peoples while celebrating many gifts among its members for service and ministry. FBC has a proud 125 year history in Corbin, and is ecumenical in its approach in reaching the communities of Southeastern Kentucky. Located in downtown Corbin, the church is within minutes of I-75.

Interested candidates should submit resumes to the Pastor Search Committee at For job requirements go to

Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church – Charlotte, North Carolina

Minister to Students and College Students

Pritchard Memorial Baptist is seeking an experienced, highly motivated and faithful person to effectively develop and lead dynamic ministries that reach youth (6th-12th grade) and college-age students (18-25 years). This is a full-time salaried position that is under the supervision of the Associate Pastor of Spiritual Development & Communications.

Click here for a detailed job description.

Please submit a resume to the Pritchard Youth Search committee by email:

First Baptist Church – Elon, North Carolina


First Baptist Church of Elon is looking for a pastor that will support our vision: To be a church that is compassionate, serving and accepting. Our style of worship is blended with contemporary and traditional elements. Located near Elon University’s campus, FBCE has a strong commitment to missions, especially on a local level.
Our church ordains men and women as deacons, and both men and women hold leadership positions within the church. Our church is looking for a pastor that will relate well to all ages and is passionate about reaching young people and young families. The congregation desires a relational pastor, but the person should also be gifted in preaching and teaching God’s word.
A seminary / divinity degree is required, with a minimum of 3-5 years in a pastoral ministry. We are affiliated with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. For additional information about our church, please visit our website:
Letters of interest can be emailed to or sent to Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church of Elon, P.O. Box 778, Elon, NC 27244. Deadline for submission of applications is October 31, 2019.

First Baptist Church – Greenville, SC

Pastoral Residency

First Baptist Greenville is now accepting applications for our Pastoral Residency position to begin Summer 2020. Interested parties are encouraged to submit their application no later than November 1, 2019. We anticipate the resident beginning in Summer 2020, for a total of two years. The position is salaried and with benefits; as this employment is full-time, not an internship. We will be hosting rolling interviews as applications are received. To apply, you will need to submit a current resume and respond to the questions included in the application in a separate document to Mary Carol Anderson: Subject: Pastoral Residency Program. Visit link for job description and application:

First Baptist Church – Jefferson, Georgia

Minister to Children and Families

The Associate Pastor/ Minister to Children provides leadership for developing, leading, and evaluating an integrated ministry to preschool and elementary aged children and their families.

A comprehensive job description can be found here. Interested candidates should send resumes to Dr. Michael Helms.

Highland Baptist Church – Louisville, Kentucky


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: Applications will be received by September 1.
Ministerial and Congregational Profiles can be found here: and


First Baptist Church – 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 Seminary or divinity school degree is preferred. Interested persons should send a resume to 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 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:


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

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



First Baptist Church of Piedmont


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 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


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 by May 17.


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

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

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 Once there please supply requested information, attach your resume, and other pertinent files. For additional information or questions, please 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, or mail to :

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



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; 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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