First Baptist Church of Clayton, N.C., prayerfully seeks an individual to lead our youth in their walk with Christ, incorporating church-wide outreach into the program. The minister of students and outreach is a full-time position reporting directly to the pastor, and is responsible for the student ministries of the church, which include the planning, development and implementation of all programs, activities and events for middle school, high school and college students. The position is also responsible for church-wide outreach and mission ministries, working together with the church staff, lay leaders and outreach team to develop Christian ministry programs that involve the church in fulfilling its mission and focus on outreach. Interested persons should send a letter of interest and résumé to Ms. Gwen Canady, 2348 Stephanie Ln., Clayton, NC 27520.
First Baptist Church of Decatur, Ga., is seeking a worship arts leader for our traditional worship service. Through thoughtful, artistic, imaginative preparation and leadership, this person will facilitate the dialogue of worship and enhance the worship life of our congregation, opening doors for engagement with the Decatur community through music and the arts. The worship arts leader will provide congregational leadership, including sanctuary choir and other groups; develop worship and creative arts teams; facilitate a choral ministry for children that will grow into a choral ministry for teens; plan and lead major worship events throughout the year; and oversee and administrate all aspects of the worship arts ministry. For a more detailed position description and instructions for submitting a résumé by April 21, go to fbcdecatur.com.
First Baptist Church of Griffin, Ga., a moderate congregation affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and with historic ties to the Southern Baptist Convention, is seeking a skilled and passionate minister to children and families. This staff minister is responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating a comprehensive ministry to children, birth through fifth grade. This can be a part-time or full-time position. Send résumé and cover letter to Children’s Minister Search Committee, 106 W. Taylor St., Griffin, GA 30223 or email@example.com no later than May 15.
Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Blount County, Tenn., a CBF/SBC church is seeking a full-time pastor. Average worship attendance is 80-90. We desire a pastor who can motivate members and relate to different age groups. Send résumés to Pastor Search Committee, Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 5302 Nails Creek Rd., Maryville, TN 37804.
Grandin Court Baptist Church in Roanoke, Va., affiliated with CBF and BGAV, is seeking a minister to develop and implement student ministries, recreational activities, and community missions. This person will join four other full-time ministerial staff members in serving our community. A seminary degree is required. Résumés should be sent to Search Team, 2660 Brambleton Ave., SW, Roanoke, VA 24015 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website, grandincourtbaptist.org.
St. John’s Baptist Church, an ecumenical, theologically progressive congregation located in the center city of Charlotte, N.C., is seeking to fill positions on a worship and musical arts ministry staff team. We offer our worship of God through a variety of classical and creative expressions accompanied by our full Letourneau pipe organ. To request further information or to apply, please contact us at email@example.com.
Smoke Rise Baptist Church, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship congregation, is seeking a creative, organized and energetic individual to coordinate a comprehensive, holistic program of ministry with youth (specifically 6th grade through college) and their families. This ministry approach includes spiritual and missional formation of youth as well as partnership with parents. The ideal candidate will have a seminary degree from an accredited institution and prior experience in a similar position. Maturity, flexibility and a love for helping to create spiritually enriching experiences for youth are essential traits. For a complete job description, visit smokerisebaptist.org/visitors/about/employment.aspx Interested candidates are invited to submit résumés by April 1 to SRBCSearch2014@smokerisebaptist.org or to Smoke Rise Baptist Church, 5901 Hugh Howell Rd., Stone Mountain, GA 30087.
May Memorial Baptist Church, a moderate Baptist congregation in Powhatan, Va., is seeking a part-time minister to youth. This position includes regular responsibilities with youth in the church and community, including weekly faith development opportunities, camp, mission trips, and fellowship activities. Please send your résumé and any questions to Michael Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Main Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, seeks a man or woman with the heart of a minister to serve as administrator and oversee the church’s finances (including an annual operating budget of approximately $3.5 million), the operation and maintenance needs of its six buildings on a 15-acre urban campus, a human resources program for a staff of approximately 60 people, and other administrative responsibilities (including oversight of the church’s IT and telecommunications infrastructure). Please send résumés and related materials to email@example.com.
Grace Point Baptist Church is seeking a senior pastor to lead our blended worship style congregation made up of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Southern Baptist mission-minded people. We are searching for a pastor who will be a visionary leader to guide our congregation and help us seek out ways to share the gospel through ministering to the needs of the community. We have a steady attendance in worship of 100 and are primarily composed of older members who see the value of reaching all age groups. We are financially sound and have a beautiful campus located in south Kansas City, Mo., with room to grow. A profile of the church and of what we are looking for in our next pastor can be found on our website,www.gracepointbaptistchurch.com. Direct résumés and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vienna Baptist faith community seeks a strong pastoral leader to guide us, to minister alongside us, to cast the vision, and to join our journey of spiritual growth and discipleship. For further information, see the pastor search page at vbc-va.org. Send résumé and cover letter to VBCpastorsearch@vbc-va.org.
Wake Forest Baptist Church, a progressive Christian community on the campus of Wake Forest University, seeks a dynamic full-time ordained pastor. As a multi-generational, multi-cultural congregation, we value prophetic worship, thoughtful religious education, social justice, peacemaking, and welcoming and affirming of all people. Please visit our website at wakeforestbaptist.org for more information and instructions on how to apply by March 30.
First Baptist Church, Augusta, Ga., is seeking a qualified, spiritual and creative candidate for the full-time position of minister of music. First Baptist is a large faith community with a diverse and extensive music program. The minister of music is responsible for leading and directing all aspects of music within the church. This includes planning and leading worship services (traditional and contemporary), leadership for adult and children’s choirs, instrumental music, selecting music content, organizing special music services, supervising music program staff, overseeing worship technology, and pastoral care. A seminary (or equivalent) degree is required. Experience in growing and maintaining an expansive music program is also preferred. Résumés will be accepted until April 1, and should be sent email@example.com or to Attention: Search Committee, First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 14489, Augusta, GA 30919.
First Baptist Church, Asheville, N.C., is seeking a minister to lead the church’s ministry of nurture and faith development for students and 20-something adults. Responsibilities include planning, coordination, and evaluation of the church’s ministry to and with youth, and also involves pastoral care for young people and their families. See http://ow.ly/u4430 for a detailed position description and instructions for submitting résumés.
- Lead ministries with youth (middle school-high school) and with young adults and families (ages 18-40)
- Share in basic functions of pastoral ministry
- Good organizational skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Proficiency in the use of social media
- Clearly demonstrate Christian character and commitment in daily life and articulate a personal faith journey
- Appropriate theological education; master’s degree preferred
References and background check required before employment.
Competitive salary and benefit package offered.
John Sauls, Personnel Chair
First Baptist Church
412 N. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472
First Baptist Church Laurens, dually aligned with the SBC and CBF and located in Upstate South Carolina, is seeking a minister of youth and recreation. This person will join three other full-time ministerial staff members in serving our growing congregation that averages more than 400 in weekly attendance. The candidate should be a graduate of an accredited seminary and have a minimum of two years of experience in working with students. The position offers a very competitive salary and benefits package. Résumés will be received until March 30 at First Baptist Church Laurens, 300 W. Main St., Laurens, SC 29360 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website at fbclaurens.org.
First Baptist Church of Saint Simons Island, Ga., is seeking résumés for a youth minister who will be responsible for providing ministerial leadership to develop a comprehensive youth ministry (middle school-college age) that is consistent with the mission of the church. The youth minister shall be a Christian ascribing to the vision of FBCSSI and will have completed the necessary seminary course or the equivalent to lead in the area of youth and have worked with youth for at least two years. The principal duty of the youth minister is to equip and assist the church organization and leaders in planning, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive youth ministry in support of the mission and objectives of FBCSSI. Additional information can be found at fbcssi.org. Résumés should be sent to email@example.com.