Position Openings

First Baptist Church of Decatur, Georgia, welcomes applicants for the position of Lead Pastor. A church with a 150-year history, FBC Decatur is a CBF partner congregation. Led by a staff of 4 ministers and 2 worship leaders, FBC Decatur has a traditional and a contemporary worship service each Sunday, welcoming a diverse congregation to worship and study the Bible togetherWe are seeking a pastor who is committed to strong preaching and pastoral care; who will partner with us to craft a vision for the next season of our ministry; who will continue to build and encourage a team of ministers, staff and members to lead and care for everyone in the church community; and who will lead us in reaching out to the larger communities of Decatur and metro Atlanta. The successful applicant will bring passion, joy, and proven abilities in worship leadership and preaching, ministerial and administrative leadership, and congregational care. Applicants should be ordained and have an accredited seminary degree and prior pastoral experience. Candidates who are interested should submit a cover letter including a statement of faith and ministry, and resume including list of references, to SearchCommittee@fbcdecatur.com or by mail to Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, Georgia, 30030. Links to audio or video sermon content are also encouraged. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

First Baptist Church, Augusta, GA is seeking a qualified, spiritual, and relational candidate for the full-time comprehensive position of Youth/College Minister. The candidate should have a great love for student ministry and a passion for teaching students to grow deeper in their relationship with Christ. First Baptist is a large faith community who values and supports Youth/College Ministry and is excited to see it continue to grow and improve. The Minister is responsible for planning, coordinating, administering, supporting and evaluating the comprehensive ministry to students and their families. First Baptist is blessed to serve over a hundred students attending multiple middle/high schools and colleges in the greater Augusta area. It is our desire to equip our students with a solid foundation of Biblical truths, who live with an attitude of compassion for others, and who have an authentic and undeniable love for God. A Seminary or education degree is preferred, as well as experience in Youth Ministry and partnering in church growth. Resumes will be accepted immediately and should be submitted to youthsearch@fbcaugusta.org. A detailed job description can be found at www.fbcaugusta.org.

Murfreesboro Baptist Church, located in Murfreesboro, NC seeks a full-time senior pastor. Murfreesboro Baptist Church, a 169-year-old church associated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, offers a traditional service with liturgical elements and observes the liturgical calendar throughout the year. Murfreesboro is home to Chowan University and the church has strong ties with the University and the community. We are looking for an outstanding preacher, communicator, pastoral minister, and visionary. The senior pastor will be responsible for preaching, teaching, visitation, and working alongside the deacon board for church administration. The candidate should hold a degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school and have previous ministry experience. Doctoral degree or studies a plus. Salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes allowances and benefits package. Submit letter of application and resume to office@murfbc.org or by mail to Murfreesboro Baptist Church, 200 W. Main Street, Murfreesboro, NC. 27855. ATTN: Pastoral Search Committee.

Central Baptist Church, Newnan, GA, seeks a part-time (20 hours per week, including personal practice time for weekly preparation of worship music) organist/music assistant. As organist, play for one Sunday service each week; play for any special services including weddings, funerals, and services for Advent and Lent;  play for Wednesday children’s choir and Chancel Choir rehearsals; accompany soloists, instrumentalists, and ensembles for worship; and, coordinate and prepare service music for worship.  As music associate, candidate may be asked to direct a children’s choir, handbell choir, or youth ensemble.  Candidate may be asked to conduct the Chancel Choir on occasion. Candidate will be involved in creative planning and implementation for the music ministry. The sanctuary organ is a 24 rank, 2-manual Pilcher/Moller.  The sanctuary piano is a Steinway grand and the rehearsal room piano is a Yamaha baby grand. Central Baptist Church is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and is traditional/liturgical in worship style.  An organ replacement fund has been established with the goal to replace our current organ with a new instrument and new façade in the sanctuary.  The organist will be asked to provide input and leadership in this project. Resumes may be sent to acronic@numail.org.


First Baptist Church, Winchester, KY (16 miles east of Lexington, KY) is seeking a full-time pastor. We are connected with both the SBC and CBF, and we seek a pastor who will be able to affirm our dual alignment.  For over 157 years, we have been a congregation which is Christ-centered, Bible-based, and mission-minded. We appreciate traditional worship while blending some new styles. We are looking for someone with good leadership skills who can work with church staff and laity and who affirms women in leadership. Candidates should be willing to embrace our church history as well as be supportive to the congregation and wider community. We desire a pastor who can lead the church in outreach and growth. Seminary graduate with some experience preferred. Interested candidates or referrals should submit a cover letter and résumé to fbcwinchesterpastorsearch@gmail.com.

Zion Baptist Church of Shelby, NC is seeking a full time Minister of Youth and Children. The primary
responsibilities include coordinating and leading weekly discipleship programs, monthly to quarterly
ministry events, and numerous mission projects including local, regional, and international (every 2
years for the youth) trips. The minister is expected to encourage the youth in their spiritual
development by building relationships with the youth and ministering to them, their families, and the
church family. The minister is expected to lead the children in their spiritual development and growth
through faith discovery classes, discipleship, and by building relationships with the children and
ministering to them, their families, and the church family. He/she will partner with the church staff in
helping to plan and lead worship, preaching on occasion, and serve in various ministry roles as desired.
Bachelor’s degree, seminary education or congregational experience is preferred. Applicants can email
resumes to searchteam@zbcshelby.org or mail them to Search Team, Zion Baptist Church, 525 West
Zion Church Road, Shelby, NC 28150. A detailed job description can be found at www.zbcshelby.org.

First Baptist Church, Augusta, GA is seeking a qualified candidate for the full-time position of Preschool/Children’s Minister.   The Preschool/Children’s Minister is responsible for coordinating, planning, scheduling, and leading all programs associated with the ministry of children (birth – 5th grade).  A Seminary or education degree is preferred, as well as experience in Children’s Ministry and church growth.  Resumes will be accepted immediately and should be submitted to childrensearch@fbcaugusta.org.

Lake Nixon Outdoor Center, a ministry of Second Baptist Church Downtown Little Rock, AR, is looking for staff candidates who have a strong love for God and service to families, students and children. The Program Director/Educator is a new position created to help expand the services of the Lake Nixon Outdoor Center. The successful candidate is responsible for maintaining the Lake Nixon Outdoor Center’s summer day camp programs, which have been in operation since 1969 and primarily serve kindergarteners through 5th graders. The day camp operates for nine weeks in the summer. The successful candidate will also work alongside staff to develop a new Outdoor Preschool Program for children age 3 to 5, based on the Nature Preschool/Forest Kindergarten model, to begin in the Fall of 2017 or Winter of 2018. Please visit http://www.2bclr.com/employment/ for details on how to apply.

North Broad Baptist Church (NBBC), in Rome, GA is a vibrant, loving family of faith which worships in a traditional style with liturgical components. NBBC seeks a church organist to aide in our worship experience. The organist is expected to play for Wednesday choir rehearsals, Sunday services, and a few special occasions. Pay is commensurate with experience. Interested persons should submit a resumé to North Broad Baptist Church, 1309 North Broad Street, Rome, GA 30161, Attention Reverend Micah Pritchett or micahpritchett@bellsouth.net.  

First Baptist Church of Mount Airy, North Carolina, a 135-year-old church with 600+ resident members, is prayerfully seeking a full-time associate pastor. The search committee is seeking a compassionate, caring servant-leader, led by the Holy Spirit, exhibiting visionary leadership and committed to the spiritual formation of members. The Associate Minister’s responsibilities will be focused on youth, children, and their families while giving attention and oversight to the educational ministry for all age groups. Applicants should be biblically grounded and mature in their faith. A Bachelor’s Degree is required; seminary training is preferred and the applicant should be a candidate for ordination. The search committee prefers to receive resumes by email at fbcapresumes@gmail.com; however, hard copies will be accepted. Please mail hard copies to: Associate Pastor Search Team, First Baptist Church, 714 N. Main Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030.

Brookwood Baptist Church in Mountain Brook, Alabama seeks a full-time Minister to Children and Their Families. Primary duties include leading and directing the ministry of the church for children 1st to 6th grade. This minister develops ministry programs for these children as well as for their families. The minister equips the church to provide a ministry for families that encourages faith to be awakened, supported, and challenged in the lives of participants. Bachelor’s degree in education or master’s degree from seminary preferred. A minimum total of five years of teaching and/or children’s ministry—whether professional or volunteer—strongly preferred. The minister should exhibit a strong commitment to the spiritual nurture of children as a vocational ministry. Brookwood is a family-oriented “tribe” with a strong sense of community. The church is also extremely missions-minded, with the vast majority of the church participating regularly in missions activities. Brookwood is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, the Alabama Baptist Convention, and the Birmingham Baptist Association.  Currently, the church has 300-400 in Sunday School and worship. E-mail resume and recommendations to Tasha Davis, Search Team Chair, at tashad@brookwood.org.



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