Johns Creek Baptist Church, Alpharetta, Ga., is seeking a full-time children’s pastor to lead our robust ministry to families with children, ranging from birth through fifth grade. Currently the ministry is comprised of more than 200 children on roll, with approximately 125 in weekly attendance. Candidates must be skilled in organizing, inspiring and leading a large number of experienced volunteers who are passionate about excellence in ministry. In addition to providing innovative program leadership, our children’s pastor is a vital part of a collaborative team of pastoral leaders. Candidates should thrive in such an environment of mutual encouragement, challenge and support. Interested persons may email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a detailed job description and/or submit a résumé.
Immanuel Baptist Church in Greenville, N.C., is seeking a senior pastor to lead us as we begin our second 100 years. We are a diversified church that supports both CBF and SBC ministries, and we have a rich history of mission outreach to the Greenville community. Our church is located within walking distance of a growing East Carolina University, with approximately 28,000 students, where we have a strong outreach ministry, including international students. Our worship services include a blend of contemporary and traditional music. We affirm both men and women in ministry and leadership roles. The successful candidate will possess a strong calling to the pastoral ministry, and hold a degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school. Submit résumés to Pastor Search Committee, Immanuel Baptist Church, 1101 S. Elm St., Greenville, NC 27858, or to email@example.com. We will begin reviewing résumés on April 1, and will continue until the position is filled.
Azalea Baptist Church located in Norfolk, Va., is seeking a full-time senior pastor. We are a moderate, community-minded church with strong military ties whose members come from diverse backgrounds. We affiliate with the CBF, CBF of Virginia and BGAV. We affirm the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message, and support both men and women in leadership positions. We also affirm that a personal relationship with Jesus Christ is at the heart of Christianity. Our approach to evangelism and outreach is to develop loving relationships and reflect Jesus Christ in our daily lives. The candidate should hold a degree from an accredited seminary, and five years pastoral experience is desired. Applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Pastor Search Committee, Azalea Baptist Church, 3314 E. Little Creek Rd., Norfolk, Va. 23518.
Northside Drive Baptist Church
-located in the Buckhead area
-400 members coming from the greater Atlanta area
-average Sunday attendance of 150
-deeply rooted in liturgical traditions
-progressive, inclusive, welcoming
-a community of open-minded, open-hearted, involved members
-celebrate inclusivity and inquiring minds
-believe God calls us into Christian community with the challenge to discern and act upon the ongoing revelation of God in our time and place
Information on church vision / beliefs:
Applications / résumés:
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.
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, Tenn., a flagship church of the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination is seeking a full-time director of ministries to children and families and a part-time director of young adult ministries who will serve children, families, youth and young adults as our congregation grows in mind, body and spirit while honoring a heritage of faith, stewardship, traditional worship and community ministry. These positions include both direct ministry and management of staff and volunteers. Unlike similar positions, they also include management duties in a 10-week summer day camp called DayPlayers that serves approximately 300 children. For more information, please see our homepage at firstcumberland.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org the subject line as “Worship and Young Adult Position.”