Associate Minister: Families and Congregational Care: Second Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn., is seeking an individual to fill the newly formed position of associate minister: families and congregational care. This position requires one to possess an awareness of and sensitivity to all ages in the life of the church with particular emphasis on deepening spiritual formation in children, youth, and their families as well as to share in pastoral care and outreach. A full job description may be found at 2ndmemphis.org. Second Baptist is a moderate church highly committed to missions and servant leadership, worshipping in a creative, traditional framework that embraces diversity. Send letters of interest and résumés by Jan. 15, 2016 to John N. Avis, Search Committee Chair, 4680 Walnut Grove Rd., Memphis, TN 38117 or to associatesearch@2ndmemphis.org.

Minister of Children, Families and Outreach: 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 to search@firstbaptistathens.org. For more information about our congregation, please visit firstbaptistathens.org

Minister of Contemporary Worship and Young Adults: 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, with the subject line as “Worship and Young Adult Position,” to searchcommittee@fbcwilmington.org.