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.
BAPTIST WOMEN IN MINISTRY
Baptist Women in Ministry (BWIM), formed in June 1983 as a supportive network for women ministers, is seeking as full-time Executive Director, who will lead the organization in living out its mission statement: “to be a catalyst in Baptist life, drawing together women and men, in partnership with God, to illuminate, advocate, and nurture the gifts and graces of women.”
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three references (in one PDF) to Rev. Courtney Allen Crump, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Job description and more information can be found at bwim.info/executive-search. Application deadline is May 22, 2020.
WORSHIP AND MUSIC PASTOR, PART-TIME
First Baptist Church of Gainesville, Fl
First Baptist Church of Gainesville, Florida, seeks a part-time Worship and Music Pastor who seeks to lead with a heart aligned with God. This pastor will work alongside the Senior Pastor to design dynamic worship services and a strong music ministry. Five to seven years of congregational and music leadership preferred. Interested candidates should contact Tim Wood at email@example.com for more details and a job description.
ROCKY CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH, FORSYTH, Ga
Rocky Creek Baptist Church, Forsyth, GA, seeks a part-time pastor. The pastor’s ministry will include but not be limited to preaching the sermon for Sunday morning, leading Wednesday night Bible study, providing leadership to the Deacons and committee chairs, serving as church conference Moderator and ex-officio member of all committees, providing pastoral care, overseeing church budget and expenditures, providing administrative leadership of the church staff, and participating in the Monroe County Ministerial Association. Please send résumé to Ken Smith, 1325 Parks Road, Forsyth, GA 31029.
ESIC Baptist Church, EDWARDSVILLE, IL
The pastor is the leader of pastoral ministries of the church and works with the church membership, staff and leadership to fulfill the mission of the church as defined in the church’s constitution and by-laws. The pastor provides pastoral care in meeting the needs of persons in the church and community and for providing leadership for the church.
Preaching and Teaching
Personal commitment to sermon preparation, spiritual growth and discipleship.
Preach and lead Sunday morning worship services
Lead the church through special church services, observation of Lord’s Supper and baptism.
Lead the church in a caring ministry for persons in the church and the community
Staff and Session Leadership
Provide leadership support to deacons, church officers, church council, and committees as they perform their assigned responsibilities
Provide leadership and guidance with an eye toward growing the congregation, especially in the area of the children’s ministries
Takes time to study, research, and dream about where God is growing and take ESIC in the future
Works with the church leadership, committees, staff and congregation to integrate practical areas where the mission and vision need to grow
Serves as advisory member of all church committees/boards
Spend time visiting members and regular attendees who are in the hospital, nursing homes, house-bound, etc., as well as prospects. Work to delegate these responsibilities to deacons and other church lay leaders as appropriate. Work in partnership with the Deacon body to lead and to minister to these individuals
Be in support of and adhere to the doctrinal statement of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and ESIC Baptist Church’s constitution and by-laws
Provide premarital counseling, counseling regarding salvation and spiritual issues, and family Christian guidance for church members
Conduct funeral services and wedding ceremonies
Be reasonably available nights and weekends for emergency pastoral care, delegating these responsibilities to deacons as appropriate
Comply with all established church policies and procedures as well as all applicable federal and state laws
Cooperate with community, associational, state, and denominational leaders in matters of mutual interest and concern
Help prepare annual congregation report
Participate in the yearly church budget process
Posting Deadline: 7/4/2020
Senior Pastor, Full-Time
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, CORBIN, KY
First Baptist Church of Corbin, KY, affiliated with the CBF and CBF Kentucky, is seeking a full-time senior pastor. FBC is a moderate church with an emphasis on community missions. The church 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. The congregation of approximately 400 members welcomes all peoples while celebrating many gifts among its members for service and ministry. Interested candidates should submit résumés to the Pastor Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. For job requirements, go to http://www.corbinfbc.org/job-opening-senior-pastor.
Associate Pastor of Youth, Full-Time
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, CORBIN, KY
First Baptist Church of Corbin, KY is seeking a full time Associate Pastor to Youth. The Associate Pastor to Youth is a full-time position with benefits. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualities: excellent communication skills, proficiency in planning, community orientation, organization, focus on relational ministry, and spiritual maturity. The Associate Pastor to Youth will report to the senior pastor and work alongside the Minister of Worship to provide spiritual leadership to a growing community of faith. A seminary degree and experience in youth ministry is preferred.
Application materials should be sent to email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fairfield Mountains Chapel, Lake Lure, NC
PASTOR NEEDED . . . A 350-member Community Church is seeking a person to serve as our pastor. Ours is a happy, healthy, and harmonious family of faith in a resort community amid the lakes and mountains of western North Carolina. Our candidate must have university and seminary degrees and be moderate in theology and progressive in spirit. Our compensation package is competitive, our finances are strong, and we are debt free. Interested parties should send a resume along with a DVD of a worship service in which he/she preached, to Pastor Search, PO Box 39, Campobello, SC 29322.
Posting deadling: 6/30/2020
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 email@example.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.
Minister to Students and College Students, Part-Time
Pritchard Memorial Baptist, Charlotte, NC
We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated and faithful person to effectively develop and lead dynamic ministries that reach youth (6th -12th grade) and our current college-aged students (18-25 years). This is a part-time salaried position that is under the supervision of the Associate Pastor of Spiritual Development & Communications.
Please submit a resume to the Pritchard Youth Search committee by email:
ROBERTS CHAPEL BAPTIST CHAPEL, PENDLETON, NC
Roberts Chapel Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time Pastor to lead our traditional congregation in the rural community of Pendleton, located in northeastern North Carolina. We are seeking a mission-oriented, visionary, inspirational, compassionate and a provider of pastoral care to all age groups. Roberts Chapel adheres to the Baptist Faith and Message of 1963. Candidates should hold a Masters or Doctorate from an accredited Seminary/Divinity School. Please submit letter of introduction, resume' and references to Roberts Chapel Baptist Pastor Search Committee, c/o Sandra Woodard, PO Box 128, Pendleton, NC 27862.
Posting Deadline: 5/18/2020
Minister to Preschoolers and Children, full-time
Earle Street Baptist Church, Greenville, SC
Director of Student Ministry, part-time
The Baptist Church of Beaufort, SC
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to :
The Baptist Church of Beaufort
601 Charles Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
Minister of Students & Recreation
First Baptist Church Laurens, SC
First Baptist Church Laurens, SC is located in the Upstate of South Carolina and affiliated with CBF/SBC, we seek 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 which 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. To apply, send your resume to email@example.com.
Posting deadline: 6/1/2020
First Baptist Church of Piedmont, SC
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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.
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. We also offer music and Bible Study for White Oak Manor Nursing Home, which is located across the street.
Our part-time church staff consists of a Financial Administrator/Ministry Assistant, a Children & Youth Director, a Music Director, a Nursery Worker, and a Pianist. Our organist recently retired, and we are searching to fill this position. We are well known for our community preschool program that has a Director and Assistant Director with approximately 30 students among the three classes. All of our staff report directly to the pastor.
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.
ASSOCIATE MINISTER FOR STUDENTS, full-time
UNIVERSITY Baptist Church, CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va
God has called University Baptist Church (UBC) to minister to the University of Virginia Community and to the residents of the Greater Charlottesville-Albemarle Community serving as agents of Christ’s love and justice for those in need and offering a vital family of faith. This Associate Minister will be responsible for leading the collegiate and youth ministries of UBC. This will be a full-time position and requires an engaged and enthusiastic “people person” with an innovative spirit. UBC has had an auditioned choir for college students for over 47 years. The new minister will build on this established foundation and expand the college ministry. The congregation and staff are committed to making a vibrant collegiate ministry a signature program of the church. UBC has also had a vibrant youth ministry for generations, and the new minister will lead and grow this ministry.
Resume deadline: 6/1/2020