Minister to Children
First Baptist Church, Wilmington, N.C., is seeking an individual to provide leadership for ministry to/with children. Applicants should have experience leading children’s ministry in a congregational setting and a joy in working relationally with children. The strongest applicants will also have some combination of the following qualifications:

  • undergraduate/graduate education in ministry and/or childhood education
  • experience in volunteer recruitment and development
  • experience working on a church staff
  • experience working with children in a variety of settings
  • awareness of the particular challenges and opportunities that arise out of ministry to/with children in a changing cultural context

First Baptist Wilmington is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.While we are open to people from a variety of backgrounds, any candidate should feel comfortable serving in a congregational context in which:

  • A breadth of political and theological 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.

Please send all inquiries, résumés and recommendations to with the subject line “Children’s Ministry Position.”