Who We Are

Our Team & Leadership

Our Coordinator: Rev. Dr. Jay Kieve

Our Coordinator: Rev. Dr. Jay Kieve

CBFSC Coordinator

Dr. Kieve holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, and Master of Theology and Master of Divinity degrees from Duke University Divinity School. His undergraduate degree is from Mercer University. Dr. Kieve served three churches in twenty years of congregational ministry, including First Baptist, Allendale, South Carolina (1999-2005). Present at some of the initial organizational meetings of CBF as a college student, he continued his participation in CBF through state and national leadership roles. Dr. Kieve lives in Anderson with his wife, Melanie, and their two children, Jesse and Emma. He enjoys reading, running, experiencing new restaurants and types of cuisine, and watching soccer.
Our Associate Coordinator: Lane Riley

Our Associate Coordinator: Lane Riley

CBFSC Assoc Coordinator

Lane Riley is the Associate Coordinator for CBFSC. She has undergraduate degrees from Lander University in Sociology and Spanish, and is working toward a Masters in Community Development at Delta State University. She is a 2016 graduate of the Delta Leadership Institute. Lane previously served as the Executive Director of Delta Hands for Hope, a CBF-partnered Together for Hope site in the Mississippi Delta. She is passionate about advocating for social justice issues, and racial and gender equity. She was honored as one of the CBF “25 Young Baptists to Know” in 2017. Lane enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Wayne Patterson

Disaster Response Coordinator

Before accepting the appointment as Disaster Response Coordinator for CBFSC, Wayne served in a variety of roles with CBFSC, including Moderator and Treasurer. He also served on and chaired several committees for CBFSC, as well as serving at the National level of CBF on their Coordinating Council and Governing Board. He has led the Disaster Response efforts of FBC Pendleton, completing over 60 mission trips since hurricane Katrina. Wayne is a deacon, Sunday school teacher, kitchen worker, choir member, and active volunteer/team leader for local mission projects that FBC Pendleton elects to pursue.

The Patterson family moved to Charleston SC in 1976 during the Bicentennial celebration and Wayne taught for 2 years at The Citadel before moving to Clemson in 1978. He retired from Clemson University in 2008 after a 30-year career as a tiger. His Doctoral degree in Business Administration is from the University of Arkansas, and he holds a BS and MA from the University of Alabama.

Debbie Haag

Office Manager

Debbie was born and reared near Columbia, SC. She is married to Neil Haag and they have one daughter, Maddie. Debbie has worked in various fields, including bookkeeping, insurance and paralegal work, but came to work for CBFSC the first time in 1998 as the secretary when the office was first opened. She returned to CBFSC in January of 2008 after the retirement of Eloise Harris. Debbie enjoys spending time with neighbors, riding her motorcycle, and family vacations

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of South Carolina was organized in 1991 by a grassroots movement of free and faithful Baptists. We are a fellowship of Baptist Christians and churches who share a passion for the Great Commission of Jesus Christ, a commitment to Baptist principles of faith and practice, and heart for missions service.


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