CHURCHES SEEKING STAFF
In addition to posting an open ministry position on the CBF Church Benefits website, we offer search committees complimentary copies of the Guide to Minister Compensation and Benefits Book to assist in designing a compensation and benefits package to attract and retain high quality ministers.
CBF Church Benefits also encourages search committees to connect with CBF’s Reference and Referral service to communicate staff needs and to solicit resumes of potential candidates. You can submit a Church/Position Profile through CBF Leader Connect. For questions and additional resources, we encourage you to contact Rob Fox at 770-220-1692.
CLERGY SEEKING PLACEMENT
Answering the call to ministry requires prayer and reflection. CBF Church Benefits encourages clergy seeking placement to connect with CBF’s Reference and Referral service to share your sense of call and resume. You can submit a Candidate Profile through CBF Leader Connect. Ministers in need of assistance related to compensation and benefits are encouraged to explore the CBF Church Benefits’ Guide to Minister Compensation and Benefits Book. For questions and additional resources, please contact Rob Fox at 770-220-1692.
WORSHIP PASTOR, FULL-time
Deermeadows Baptist Church, JACKSONVILLE, FL
The Worship Pastor supports the mission of Deermeadows Baptist Church by encouraging and equipping the church to worship authentically, connect relationally, serve purposefully, and grow spiritually. The Worship Pastor designs and leads the weekly worship experiences and special programs as well as collaborates with the Senior Pastor for seasonal and regular worship themes like Lent, Advent, Summertime, etc. The worship pastor must be a visionary who is creative in leading people to God. The worship pastor is a leader who can communicate a direction in a way that inspires those around him/her to join in the pursuit of that vision. This position is a pastoral one that therefore requires the individual to serve not solely as a musical or performing arts director but also expected to be a servant leader who lives an exemplary life modeling the call, character, chemistry, and competency of one representing Christ and His church.
Deermeadows is a multigenerational church with a heart for authentic, relevant blended worship that is meaningful to our entire congregation. The official job description is listed on our website.
Posting Deadline: 12/31/2021
Associate Pastor of SPIRITUAL FORMATION, Full-Time
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, CORBIN, KY
First Baptist Church of Corbin, KY seeks a full-time Associate Pastor of Spiritual Formation with an emphasis on youth OR children’s ministry. This position will be tailored to the Associate Pastors unique gifts and abilities determined by the search committee. Located off Interstate 75 halfway between Lexington, KY and Knoxville, TN. Corbin is a small Appalachian town with a booming downtown and excellent school system. FBC Corbin is a warm, moderate, and service-focused congregation with an average attendance of 150 for worship. We are seeking an energetic leader who will focus on developing meaningful relationships with our students, families, and community. More information can be found at www.corbinfbc.org/openposition. Please send application materials to email@example.com.
Senior Pastor, Full-Time
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, Morehead, KY
First Baptist Church, located in Morehead, KY, aligned with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, is seeking a Senior Pastor to serve our congregation and lead its ministries. We have approximately 150 active members. For the most part we are college educated, with many members holding advanced degrees. Many members and regular attenders are professionals at Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center; others are attorneys, teachers, managers, business owners and self-employed. As a congregation with a median age of approximately 50, we are working to attract more young adults and young families of our community to participate in our fellowship. Morehead, KY, is located in eastern Kentucky, one hour east of Lexington. It is in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest and offers many outdoor recreational opportunities. While maintaining its status as a rural community, the culture of Morehead is influenced by its identity as an educational, health care, and industrial hub for the region. While we are proud of our Baptist heritage, we are not dogmatic; we welcome people of all faith traditions or no faith tradition. Members are accepted on profession of faith and by statement. People from other faith traditions seeking membership are not required to be re-baptized regardless of the method of their original baptism. We are an open communion church; ALL are welcome at the Lord’s Table. We are an inclusive and open fellowship. The pastor is the leader of the pastoral ministries of the church. As such, she/he will work with the deacons and congregation to encourage spiritual growth, offer pastoral care to members and others in our community, and equip members in roles as lay ministers. She/he will also supervise the church staff, including an Associate Pastor, Choral Director, Minister of Music, Administrative Secretary, Bookkeeper, and Custodian. The ideal candidate will demonstrate inspirational leadership that calls laypersons to action, while nurturing the intellectual and spiritual growth of congregants. She/he will possess commitment to ministries of social justice and equality, with a heart for compassionate service and developing relationships with all of God’s children. The ideal candidate will have a Master of Divinity, equivalent, or higher. Candidates with significant/comparable seminary training and experience will also be considered. Our mission statement: “We are a community of faith where all are welcome, trust is present, risks are taken, and where the gifts and graces of our Lord enable us to be the people God knows us to be.”
First Baptist Church of Morehead 123 East Main Street Morehead, KY 40351
Minister to Children/ Middle School Students and Families, Full-Time
LEXINGTON AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH, DANVILLE, KY
Lexington Avenue Baptist Church of Danville, is seeking a Minister to Children/ Middle School Students and Families. We are looking for someone who can provide leadership, development, and guidance to the ministry of Children in the nursery through 8th grade and for Families. Person will be responsible for developing and implementing programming for the spiritual formation of children along with equipping parents to fulfill their responsibility as spiritual leader of their children. They will provide leadership, training, and direction for all volunteers and paid staff member related to this Ministry. Lexington Avenue Baptist Church can be found at 339 West Lexington Avenue Danville, KY 40422, you can also find us online at lexingtonavenue.org. To apply for this position, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Associate Pastor for FAmilies, full-time
First Baptist Church of Mount Airy, Nc
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; 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.
Minister of Music, full-time
First Baptist Church of Raleigh on Salisbury St., Raleigh, Nc
First Baptist Church Raleigh on Salisbury Street is seeking a Minister of Music who will lead us in providing a thorough and comprehensive music ministry. We are an urban church located on Capitol Square. We are CBF-affiliated and honor historic Baptist principles and welcome women as leaders in the pulpit and diaconate. We worship together through traditional liturgical worship in a historic sanctuary with an antiphonal organ. Email resume with cover letter to email@example.com.
Posting deadline: 02/15/2021
YORK 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, which also serves as our county-seat. Established in 1866 and having celebrated our 150th anniversary in 2016, we are part of a diverse, safe, family-oriented community which supports quality schools and their many programs, libraries, museums, cultural arts & events, Winthrop University, York Technical College, sports, and business opportunities. We are known for our beautiful Lake Wylie, Catawba River, greenways, and rural beauty. 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.
The pastor’s primary objective is to provide overall spiritual leadership to our church. We expect our pastor to provide overall administrative leadership to our deacons, committees, and staff. The pastor will assist in developing objectives and strategies to address the needs of our congregation including church growth. We expect our pastor to preach/teach the Word of God during worship and Wednesday night Bible Study. The pastor should also visit our hospitalized/sick, homebound members, perform the traditional sacraments, and be involved in church and community related activities. The pastor’s personality should relate well to people of all ages with care, enthusiasm, and approachability.
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. Resumes may be sent to the Pastor Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your interest.
Senior Pastor, Full-Time
First Baptist Church, Radford, VA
FBC Radford seeks a pastor who has an authentic call to service as a pastor is an effective leader, is a supporter and encourager, and is an effective communicator. Our pastor should also be equipped academically and experientially to:
• lead in worship that “glorifies God and inspires us to live like Jesus;”
• actively and visibly be engaged in the immediate and extended community, including Radford University, in ways that demonstrate that FBC is committed to being “the hands and feet of Jesus in our community;”
• actively and creatively lead the congregation to truly become “a family of biblically and theologically literate believers;”
• encourage the building of “enduring friendships through radical hospitality” within our congregation as well as our larger communities.
• demonstrate understanding of the difficulties and challenges families face in the 21st century and provide support and encouragement; and
• creatively and energetically lead in the development and management of effective outreach programs and community ministries programs.
Posting deadline: 01/29/2021
Associate Pastor of Spiritual Growth, Full-Time
First Baptist Church WAYNESBORO, VA
First Baptist Waynesboro, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Spiritual Growth. The role of this associate pastor is to oversee the church’s connection and spiritual growth strategies under the direction and leadership of the Senior Pastor. The two main areas of work are (1) Oversight and execution of the spiritual growth of the church through group ministries with an emphasis on families and the educational structure of kids and youth, and (2) Responsible for creating an environment that welcomes new guests and provides next steps toward connection and spiritual growth. The APSG must have a passion for helping fellow believers grow in Christlikeness and in developing spiritual graces and spiritual disciplines. A seminary degree is required. Five years or more of pastoral experience and an understanding of faith development are preferred. Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Posting deadline: 02/01/2021
INTERIM PASTOR, Full-Time
TOMAHAWK Baptist Church, MIDLOTHIAN, VA
The Interim Pastor will be responsible for leading the church until a lead Pastor is identified and hired. However, the Interim Pastor may not be considered as a candidate for the Lead Pastor role. S/He will focus on part-time transitional ministry. The position is temporary, estimated to be 6 to 12 months in duration.
For the full interim pastor job description, desired qualifications, and to learn more about Tomahawk Baptist Church go to tomahawkchurch.org. Resumes with cover letter can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posting deadline: 01/28/2021