Church on The Drive, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in Orlando, Fla. with 250-300 in worship attendance, is seeking an associate pastor. This person will provide supervision and direction to the church’s overall discipleship ministries, and in conjunction with the senior pastor will give leadership to the implementation of the church’s strategic plan. Additionally, the associate pastor will be assigned other pastoral responsibilities such as preaching, pastoral care and leadership in worship. Total compensation will be in the $60,000-$70,000 range. Interested candidates should send a résumé to email@example.com by May 31.
Church on The Drive, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in Orlando, Fla. with 250-300 in worship attendance, is seeking a coordinator of community outreach. This person will provide supervision and direction to the church’s overall ministries as they relate to reaching out and ministering to and in the College Park community and further into the city of Orlando and the Central Florida region, and will also oversee the increase of volunteerism of church members in the community. Total compensation will be in the $40,000-$50,000 range. Interested candidates should send a résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 31.
First Baptist Church of Hickory, N.C., affiliated with CBF and SBC, is seeking a full-time minister of music and worship to lead the vibrant and diverse music ministry of the church which weekly ministers to an average of 450 worshipers. He/she must have previously demonstrated abilities in both traditional and contemporary worship settings, and must be equally capable of and committed to designing worship, directing rehearsals and leading worship in both settings. This ministry includes fully graded choirs and instrumental programs. A master’s degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school in sacred/church music is strongly preferred. Previous experience in full-time church music is also preferred. Visit fbc.cc for the church’s identity statement, an overview of the music and worship ministry, and a job description. Send qualified résumés to email@example.com or Music and Worship Search, First Baptist Church, 339 2nd Ave. NW, Hickory, NC 28601.
The historic First Baptist Church of Austin, Texas, seeks a senior pastor. First Austin is a diverse, inclusive and welcoming community of faith seeking a spiritual leader who prioritizes creative preaching with theological depth. The senior pastor will help maintain our focus on the gospel’s call to pursue justice and will provide administrative leadership to an energetic congregation and staff engaged in a broad range of missions and programs. Our new leader will provide pastoral support and will be lovingly supported as we walk through the joys and sorrows of our life together. For more information, see fbcaustin.org.
First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga, Tenn., established in 1841 and a flagship church of the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination, seeks a minister who will lead our congregation as we grow in mind, body and spirit while honoring a heritage of faith, stewardship, traditional worship and community ministry. Average Sunday worship attendance is 180-200. The church campus is home to a daycare center, summer outreach program for 200-plus children and a community pool. Complete details are available at firstcumberland.com. We welcome applicants from other denominations, with the understanding that the selected candidate will affiliate with the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination.
The First Baptist Church of Asheville, N.C. (fbca.net) is accepting résumés for a senior pastor. Founded in 1829, FBCA has a large, active congregation centered on Jesus Christ and committed to his purpose. We celebrate the historic Baptist principles of freedom, friendship and faith. FBCA is affiliated with CBF on both the state and national levels. At FBCA we use a collaborative ministry model. We seek a pastor leader to continue the strong, vibrant ministries currently underway, while helping us discover a vision of God’s path into our future. We reside in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, known as one of the finest areas to live in the entire nation. After your prayerful consideration, we would welcome your expression of interest in becoming part of our ongoing community of faith. You may submit your résumé or written inquiry to Cliff Christian, Chair of the Pastor Search Committee, at 7 Woodbury Rd., Asheville, NC 28804.
First Baptist Church of Whiteville, N.C., is prayerfully seeking an interim pastor. Optimally, this person will lead meaningful Sunday worship and Wednesday night services and fulfill other defined pastoral duties on a part- to full-time basis. First Baptist is a mission-minded, traditional congregation with servant leadership and affiliated with CBF. Candidates should be committed to Christ and have spiritual depth, strong communication skills and a seminary degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school. For more information, call (910) 840-9875 or send letters of inquiry with résumés to Interim Pastor Selection Committee Chair, 412 N. Madison St., Whiteville, NC 28472.
The First Baptist Church of Wilmington, N.C., is seeking an individual to oversee the administrative functions of our congregation and staff team. This position is a senior level position with a primary focus on financial management, personnel management and property oversight, as well as serving as the administrative troubleshooter for the staff team. All applicants should have at least 3-5 years of experience in managing a significant organizational/ministry budget. The strongest applicants will also have some combination (though likely not all) of the following elements in their background:
–undergraduate or graduate education in a business-related field
–experience working on a church staff
–experience working in a non-profit organization
–experience supervising multiple direct reports
Please send all inquiries, recommendations and resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line as “Administrator Opening.”
Walnut Grove Baptist Church (walnutgrovebaptist.com), located in Mechanicsville, Va. and aligned with CBF and BGAVA, is seeking a full-time associate pastor/minister of worship. The minister of worship will provide leadership in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of a diverse and comprehensive worship ministry; in conjunction with the senior pastor, will provide leadership in the planning and implementation of the worship services of the church including leading the choir and praise team in both traditional and contemporary music; and will lead other assigned group(s) in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of activities. The ideal candidate will have a graduate seminary degree, a passion for music/worship and five or more years of experience. To apply, send résumés by June 1 toWGBCpersonnel@yahoo.com.
Full-time position requiring seminary training
Church profile: moderate, mission-minded; affiliated with BGAV, CBF; open to pastoral leadership by men and women equally
Salary and benefits: $40,000+, based on education and experience
Résumés: Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 23 Starling Ave., Martinsville, VA 24112
McLean Baptist Church (MBC) in McLean, Va., is seeking a minister of spiritual formation and outreach who will be responsible for leading and developing Christian discipleship in the MBC community, with significant emphasis on adults and children, fostering a life of intentional spiritual growth and maturity through Christian education programming and other creative activities. This minister will be responsible for designing and implementing a creative, relevant and holistic outreach ministry. The position reports directly to the senior pastor. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to email@example.com.
McLean Baptist Church in McLean, Va., is seeking a minister to youth and students who will be responsible for leading and developing the church’s ministries of Christian discipleship and service for middle school, high school and college-age students. These responsibilities include but are not limited to biblical education, spiritual development, social activities, mission and fellowship opportunities, and service projects. This minister, in coordination with the senior pastor and other staff, will be expected to develop and lead alternative worship and educational experiences, organize retreats, and foster youth/student participation in cooperative church programs. The position reports to the senior pastor. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wyatt Park Baptist Church in St. Joseph, Mo., is seeking a minister of youth and family spiritual formation to plan and implement an effective ministry of discipleship and evangelism to children, youth and families. This congregation of 375, affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Baptist General Convention of Missouri, supports a strong local and foreign missions outreach. Applicants must have at least three years of ministry experience with youth and families, and a master’s degree in youth/student ministry, religious education or spiritual formation. Résumés will be accepted until July 1 at Search Team, Wyatt Park Baptist Church, 2902 N. Leonard Rd., St. Joseph, MO 64506 or at email@example.com. For more information and a detailed job description, visit wyattpark.net.
First Baptist Church of Asheville, N.C., is a caring and compassionate church that, like Jesus, accepts everyone and is committed to serving our neighbors, community and world. We are currently seeking an individual to fill the full-time position of minister with children and families. The ideal candidate will be a seminary graduate; will have experience in local church ministry, a primary calling to work with children and their families, and an awareness of and sensitivity to stages of development in children; will express creativity in ministry; will emphasize developing and deepening spiritual formation in children and their families; and will be able to affirm our church’s mission, vision and values. Interested persons should send a résumé and cover letter to Minister with Children Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 5 Oak St., Asheville, NC 28801 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shades Crest Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., is seeking a full-time minister who will oversee all 1st-6th grade ministries and the development of ministries focused on 18 to 44-year-olds. Shades Crest is a CBF/SBC congregation that is multi-generational, mission minded and family friendly. Interested candidates should submit a résumé to email@example.com by May 31.