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First Baptist Church of Claxton, Ga., is seeking a full-time pastor with five or more years of ministry experience in a pastoral position and who holds a master’s or doctorate degree. The ideal candidate should be an effective communicator with leadership and have a well-developed vision for the future of our church. First Baptist Claxton has a membership of 300 and is located in southeast Georgia, 50 miles west of Savannah. Interested candidates should send their résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 607, Claxton, GA 30417.
First Baptist Church, Wilmington, N.C., is seeking an individual to provide leadership for contemporary worship and for ministry with young adults. Applicants should have the ability to:
-Recruit, lead and develop a praise band of highly skilled volunteers that include both vocal and instrumental musicians.
-Facilitate a creative and multi-faceted approach to worship.
-Provide appropriate oversight to the technological and audio/visual aspects of worship.
-Work in a collaborative worship environment that includes the gifts and abilities of both staff and lay leadership.
-Serve as the lead minister focusing on the spiritual needs of young adults.
-Connect the experience of worship to the larger identity and mission of our congregation.
Our church is a diverse congregation. Any candidate should feel comfortable serving in a church in which:
-A breadth of theological and political diversity is celebrated.
-Women are embraced in any and all levels of congregational leadership.
-Mission and ministry are intentionally holistic focused on both the material and spiritual needs of persons.
While our church has significant ties to CBF, we are open to candidates of a variety of denominational backgrounds as long as they can affirm the values and beliefs we hold in common as a community of faith.
Please send all inquiries, recommendations and résumés to email@example.com the subject line as “Worship and Young Adult Position.”
First Congregational Church of Naples (naplesflchurch.com) in Naples, Fla., is seeking a full-time associate pastor who will assist with all pastoral duties including worship, preaching, pastoral care and lay life leadership. Located in a growing community in Southwest Florida, First Congregational is a relatively new church start with 200-plus members. It is a positive congregation with a focus on the positive things of the faith. For information or to submit a résumé, contact the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church of Boone, N.C., affiliated with CBF, CBFNC, SBC and BSCNC, is seeking an associate pastor with youth. Applications should include a cover letter and résumé, including names of three references, and should be received by Jan. 1, 2017. Applications and recommendations will be received until an associate pastor is called. Please send materials or inquiries to email@example.com.