Walnut Hills Baptist Church, a moderate Baptist church of 410 active members in the heart of historic Williamsburg, Va., is seeking a senior pastor. Submit inquiries and résumés to email@example.com by March 1, 2016. Information is available at whbconline.org
The First Baptist Church of Wilmington, N.C., is seeking an individual to provide leadership for contemporary worship and for ministry to/with young adults. All applicants should have experience in leading contemporary worship in a congregational setting. The strongest applicants will also have some combination, though likely not all, of the following elements in their background:
–undergraduate/graduate education in music
–undergraduate/graduate education in ministry
–experience leading a praise band
–experience leading a vocal team
–experience working on a church staff
–awareness of the particular challenges and opportunities that arise out of ministry to/with young adults
Please send all inquiries, recommendations and résumés to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line as “Worship and Young Adult Position.”
First Baptist Church of Hickory, located in western North Carolina and affiliated with SBC and CBF, is seeking a qualified person to serve in a full-time capacity as church administrator. Primary duties include overseeing the business affairs of the church and supervising the following staff positions: financial secretary, facilities manager, director of food services, director of child development center, and support staff. Candidates for this position should be highly skilled in business management, human resources, accounting procedures and computer systems. The candidate should have proven supervisory experience and should work well in a team setting. The candidate should demonstrate spiritual maturity and a deep commitment to Christ and the church. Send résumés by Dec. 11 to Senior Pastor, 339 2nd Ave. NW, Hickory NC 28601 or to email@example.com.
New Hope Baptist Church, Bolingbrook, Ill., is a vibrant congregation dedicated to the service of Christ through a wide variety of ministries. The congregation is made up of families and individuals representing diverse cultures. We are seeking a pastor dedicated to enhancing God’s kingdom while renewing and revitalizing New Hope’s vision and mission. Among other responsibilities, the new pastor must provide solid spiritual leadership and church administration. The pastor will be expected to lead in spiritual growth, increased stewardship, and ministry renewal among the laity. Minimum qualifications include: unquestionable character, financial stability, and living in accordance with God’s Word; be licensed and ordained Baptist minister who meets biblical requirements as found in 1 Tim. 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9; have formal ministerial training, including but not limited to courses in the Old Testament, New Testament, and family counseling. The position comes with a competitive salary and is available immediately. Please visit nhbci.org for more information about minimum qualifications, the application process, and the church and its ministries. Please send application, résumé, biography, and copies of certifications, degrees, and preaching videos (optional) to firstname.lastname@example.org or to New Hope Baptist Church, 509 E. Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440. Applications will be accepted until Dec. 15. Only complete application packets will be considered.
First Baptist Church of Forsyth, Ga., is accepting résumés for a part-time minister to youth and their families. The candidate should be a Christian with theological training and committed to leading a vibrant youth ministry through biblical teaching. This person will teach Sunday school and Sunday evening Bible study, and plan and lead extracurricular youth activities. The complete job description may be viewed at fbcforsyth.com/careers. Email résumés with references to email@example.com or mail to Attention: Tim Heath, Youth Committee Chairman, First Baptist Church, 95 W. Morse St., Forsyth, GA. 31029.
First Baptist Church, Clayton, N.C., dually aligned with SBC and CBF, seeks a part-time children’s minister to plan and coordinate a comprehensive program of ministry to children birth through grade 5. Candidates should have a passion for children and an understanding of family dynamics. Send résumés to FBCClaytonPersonnel@gmail.com.
First Baptist Church, Gastonia, N.C., is seeking a senior pastor to lead the congregation in a new chapter in our history. FBCG enjoys a 140-year tradition of moderate Baptist life (affiliated with CBF) and a broad mission emphasis, and is poised to use the campus and facilities for greater service to the community. The senior pastor will possess strong preaching skills, have excellent skills in relationship building, and be an inspired leader in guiding and directing the church spiritually and administratively. The pastor will possess a strong calling to the pastoral ministry and a degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school, and have some years of experience as a congregational minister. Interested candidates may learn more at fbcgastonia.org. Résumés may be submitted until Dec. 1 to Pastor Search Committee Co-chair Donnie Cann at Cann1@aol.com or at Pastor Search Committee, P.O. Box 6298, Gastonia, NC, 28056.
First Baptist Church, Fayetteville, N.C., seeks a full-time senior pastor to lead our congregation spiritually and administratively; to work collaboratively with all groups in the church and community; and to guide revitalization of our ministries and missions as a downtown church. We affirm both women and men in leadership roles, are affiliated with CBF and SBC, and prefer blended and traditional worship styles. A master’s degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school and relevant experience are required. Submit cover letter and résumé by Dec. 15 to firstname.lastname@example.org or to FBC Pastor Search Committee, c/o Steven Lawrence, P.O. Drawer 2737, Fayetteville, NC 28302.
First Baptist Church of Athens, Ga., affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, seeks a minister of children, families and outreach. This full-time minister will lead our ministries for children and their families, while also seeking to engage these families more deeply in the life of our congregation. This minister will also provide coordination for our outreach endeavors. We seek a minister who will work collaboratively with other members of the church staff, lay leadership and the entire congregation. Résumés and recommendations will be received beginning immediately and continuing until Jan. 15, 2016, and should be sent to Minister of Children, Families and Outreach Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 355 Pulaski St., Athens, GA 30601. Recommendations and résumés may also be submitted by email to email@example.com. For more information about our congregation, please visit firstbaptistathens.org.
First Baptist Church, Morehead City, N.C., dually aligned with SBC and CBF, is seeking a full-time children and family outreach minister to coordinate ministries to children from nursery through sixth grade that will support each family in the faith development of our children. We seek a person who has a clear sense of calling to minister to children and families, and holds a seminary degree and/or a ministry certification in preschool and children’s ministry. Submit résumés firstname.lastname@example.org or to Personnel Committee, First Baptist Church, 810 Bridges St., Morehead City, NC 28557.