Ministerial Transitions & Job Listings

Reference & Referral

CBF GLOBAL

Harry Rowland, Associate Coordinator of Congregations & Leadership
hrowland@cbf.net

STATE CBF CONTACTS FOR REFERENCE AND REFERRAL

Alabama

Lucas Dorion, Coordinator (Interim)
(205) 718-9443 (cell)
lucas@alabamacbf.org

Arkansas

Randy Hyde, Interim Executive Coordinator
(501) 766-1233
rhyde@cbfar.org

Florida

Ray Johnson, Coordinator
(863) 682-6802
rjohnson01@floridacbf.org

Georgia

Jody Long, Executive Coordinator, CBF/GA
(478) 742-1191
referrals@cbfga.org

Heartland

(Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa)
Jeff Langford, Coordinator
(816) 415-0009
jeff@cbfheartland.org

Kentucky

Bob Fox, Executive Coordinator
(502) 426-1931
bob@cbfky.org

CBF Texas

Rick McClatchy, Field Coordinator
(210) 488-8169  (cell)
cbftex@aol.com

Louisiana

Kyle Kelley, Coordinator
(318) 780-4127

Mid-Atlantic Region

(Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Northern Virginia, West Virginia)
Sean Roberds, Coordinator
(703) 231-6774
Trisha.MACBF@gmail.com

Mississippi

Jason Coker, Field Coordinator
jason@cbfms.org

North Carolina

Seth Hix, Associate Coordinator
(888)-822-1944

North Central Region

(Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)
Jim and Susan Crumpler, Co-Coordinators
Susan-crumpman@aol.com
Jim-jcrumpman1@mac.com

West Region

(Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
Glen Foster, Coordinator
(520) 991-0948
glenfoster6@comcast.net

Oklahoma

Kyle Tubbs, Coordinator
(405) 447-2471
kyletubbs@cbfok.org

South Carolina

_____________, Coordinator
jay@cbfsc.org

Tennessee

Rick Bennett,  Field Coordinator
rbennett@tncbf.org

CBF Southwest

Stephen Reeves, Executive Director

(512)296-8885
sreeves@fellowshipsouthwest.org

CBF Virginia

Terry Maples, Field Coordinator
tmaples@cbfva.org

DIVINITY SCHOOLS AND SEMINARIES

BRITE DIVINITY SCHOOL

Stephen V. Sprinkle
2855 South University Dr.
Ft. Worth, TX 76129
Phone: 817-257-7585
s.sprinkle@tcu.edu

CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY

Joyce Mashtare
143 Main Street
Taylor Hall
Room 100
Buies Creek, NC 27506
Phone 910.893.1849
mashtare@campbell.edu

CANDLER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY

Khalia Williams
201 Dowman Drive
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404.727.6153
khalia.j.williams@emory.edu

CENTRAL BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

Steve Guinn
6601 Monticello Rd
Shawnee, KS 66226-3513
Phone: 1-800-677-2287, ext. 107
sguinn@cbts.edu

DUKE DIVINITY SCHOOL

Marge Lobsger
PO Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708
Phone 919-660-3440
mlobsger@div.duke.edu

GARDNER WEBB UNIVERSITY

Danny West
Campus Box 997
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
Phone 704-406-3611
dwest@gardner-webb.edu

MCAFEE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY

Nikki Carroll Hardeman
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341-4155
Phone 678-547-6357
hardeman_ln@mercer.edu

TRUETT THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

Matt Homeyer
Baylor University
PO Box 97126
Waco, TX 76798-7126
Phone 254-710-7344
Matt_Homeyer@baylor.edu

WAKE FOREST DIVINITY SCHOOL

Melissa Clodfelter
PO Box 7719 Reynolds Station
Winston Salem, NC 27109
Phone 336-758-3519
clodfem@wfu.edu

MINISTER SEEKING CHURCH

The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia would like to help connect Baptist ministers wishing to relocate with Baptist churches that have vacancies.

The office maintains two kinds of confidential files: o­ne of ministers open to moving and another of church positions.

We share information with search committees and encourage them to follow through according to their needs and God’s leadership. While this office does not make recommendations, we do forward information to churches wishing to fill a position.

We ask that ministers who wish our assistance in searching for a new position:

  • Complete a “Minister Seeking Church Form.” Information o­n this form is kept confidential but helps our office know your current situation as well as the kind of situation with which to share information.
  • Provide us with an electronic version of their current resume.

Upon receipt of the above items, we will activate a file and assist you with your search.

Please send any hard copy resumes to the following address:

CBF of Georgia
Attention: Reference and Referral
POB 4343
Macon, GA 31208-4343

Please send all electronic resumes to the following email address:

jlong@cbfga.org

Minister Seeking Church Form

CHURCH SEEKING MINISTER

This office serves to receive resumes from ministers who share them with us and forward them to churches making requests for this information.

We encourage churches to follow their own procedures and thoroughly check references to evaluate the suitability of prospective candidates.

We ask that churches who wish our assistance in searching for ministers:

  • Complete a “Church Seeking Minister Form” indicating specifics about the staff vacancy and other information about the church. Information on this form is kept confidential.

Upon receipt of a completed form, we will activate a file and assist your church with your search.

More Information

For more information, please email the CBF/GA office at referrals@cbfga.org.

You may also contact the Global Cooperative Baptist Fellowship office here.

Church Seeking Minister

Job Listings

Email mkremer@cbfga.org for more information

COOPERATIVE BAPTIST FELLOWSHIP

SOUTH CAROLINA

COORDINATOR

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The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of South Carolina seeks applicants for its next coordinator.  The coordinator will give leadership to organizing, facilitating and coordinating CBFSC to fulfill its vision of growing as a community of grace. The coordinator will also serve as a catalyst to nurture spiritual development, encourage congregations to thrive, and value collaborative and innovative ­ministry and missions.

 The job description, including essential functions and core competencies, is available on the CBFSC website at https://cbfsc.org/ministry-openings/.

 If you have additional questions, please contact csearch@cbfsc.org.  

Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to the e-mail address above by January 31st, 2022.  

TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH

MOULTRIE, GEORGIA

SENIOR PASTOR

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Trinity Baptist Church of Moultrie, Georgia, is seeking a senior pastor with excellent preaching ability and a heart for pastoral care. Located in southwest Georgia, our warm and welcoming 250-member congregation, dually aligned with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Southern Baptist Convention, has a tradition of community ecumenism, an active committee system, a deacon family ministry (we ordain both men and women as deacons), a strong Sunday School program, and a dedication to missions. As church administrator, our new pastor should take a hands-on role in these ministries. Our worship style is best described as blended. Our prospective pastor should be a people-person and encourager to the church’s staff. Direct all inquiries and resumes to tbcpastorsearch2021@gmail.com.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA

MINISTER TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

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First Baptist Church, Hickory, North Carolina, is seeking a Minister to Children and Families. This will be a full-time, benefitted position. The Minister to Children and Families will provide comprehensive leadership over all weekly and seasonal ministry to those ages birth — 6th grade, including but not limited to: Sunday School, Worship Care, GAs/RAs, Vacation Bible School, Children’s Missions engagement, and working collaboratively with our Associate Pastor of Music and Worship to carry out our Children’s Choir ministry. She/He will develop and equip a strong congregational team to come alongside and help support and carry out the ministry to children and their families and will equip parents as primary disciple-makers of their children. She/He will work collaboratively with the director of our Child Development Center to integrate the ministry of the church within the structures of the CDC; intentionally ministering to the children, families, and teachers of the CDC.

If you have a prayerful interest in the position, we would be grateful to hear from you by email at fbchickorync@gmail.com. In order to help us become introduced to you, please include: a letter of interest, a current résumé, and a summary of your philosophy of ministry.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

MORGANTON, NORTH CAROLINA

MINISTER/DIRECTOR OF MUSIC AND MEDIA

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First Baptist Church of Morganton, NC, nurtures members through a program of Christian education and ministry providing ways to grow in faith and discipleship. Mission work is an important aspect of the church’s work. FBC is aligned with CBF, CBFNC, and the NC Baptist State Convention.
FBC Morganton is dedicated to using music and technology, sharing the gospel to our congregation andcommunity, supporting and enhancing the musical abilities and spiritual growth of members, and promoting a variety of worship music.

FBC Morganton is seeking a candidate to
● Engage the church and community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through a multi-generational
music ministry
● Develop, coordinate, and lead an effective music and worship program with celebration of and
reverence for God
● Lead and direct music teams including multi-generational choirs, vocal ensembles, and
instrumental groups
● Innovatively combine a variety of musical styles to support and enhance worship
● Evaluate programs ensuring spiritual needs are met through music and worship
● Provide leadership and supervision to music staff members and volunteers
● Create ways to diversify and expand the use of technology through in-person, digital, and virtual
experiences
● Be a collaborative team player with effective relational and problem solving skills

Send resumes to:
FBC Morganton
ATTN: Traci Riebel and Debbie Christian
PO Drawer 459
Morganton, NC 28680
Or email to musicsearchfbcm@gmail.com.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

GRIFFIN, GEORGIA

MINISTER TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

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First Baptist Church, Griffin, Georgia seeks a Minister to Children and Families. First Baptist Church of Griffin believes that healthy families are at the core of a healthy church. We want to show the grace of God and the support of a community of faith throughout all aspects of life and development. First Baptist Church is currently accepting resumes for the position of Minister to Children and Families to provide leadership to all areas of children’s ministry at FBC Griffin. This is a full-time position with benefits. For a complete job description, please click here – https://fbcgriffin.org/job-postings/.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

DALTON, GEORGIA

YOUTH MINISTER

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First Baptist Church of Dalton, Georgia, is seeking a Youth Minister to administer , develop, and implement youth ministries and programs designed to meet the spiritual, social, and emotional needs of youth at the church and in the community. On November 29, 1847, a small group of Baptist worshipers gathered to constitute a church – which is now First Baptist Church of Dalton. The church grew and developed over the years. Programs for youth and children were soon included as important components of Christian education. Bible study is still a key part of First Baptist’s identity. Excellent music is also important to worship and Christian education. In 1981, with the opening of the Family Life Center, a program of activities was begun to include physical and fellowship events in addition to spiritual disciplines. First Baptist’s primary partner in missions is the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, but partnerships are also maintained with Southern Baptist Convention, Baptist General Association of Virginia, and other local and state organizations. Submit resume to  https://www.vanderbloemen.com/job/first-baptist-church-minister-to-youth. Please contact  samuel@vanderbloemen.com for further information.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

CORNELIA, GEORGIA

SENIOR PASTOR

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Cornelia First Baptist Church is located in downtown Cornelia, Georgia, a charming rural community, approximately an hour and a half north of Atlanta. FBC Cornelia is a moderate congregation affiliated with both Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) and Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). We are currently accepting resumes for the position of Senior Pastor. Our top priority is sharing the message of Christ with our neighbors and the world by loving them as God loves us. We are seeking someone to partner with us, work alongside us, lead us, inspire us, and challenge us towards growing spiritually and extending God’s grace to the world. Candidates must possess, at a minimum, a master’s degree from an accredited seminary as well as have at least 6 years of ministry experience in a local congregation with pastoral leadership in those contexts being preferred. The next Senior Pastor of FBC Cornelia’s salary and benefits will be competitive based upon qualifications and experience. For more information about our church please visit our website at www.fbccornelia.org Please send letters of interest and a resume to our Search Committee at psteamfbc2020@gmail.com or PO Box 96, Cornelia, GA 30531. Priority consideration will be given to candidates who submit materials before or by September 30, 2021.

 

MADISON BAPTIST CHURCH

MADISON, GEORGIA

DIRECTOR OF NEXTGEN MINISTRIES

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Madison Baptist Church, Madison, Georgia, seeks a Director of NextGen Ministries. The Director of NextGen Ministries is responsible for the development, promotion, and leadership of the youth and children’s ministries of Madison Baptist Church. The person in this full-time ministry role will provide leadership and oversight to all student and children’s ministries. As a member of the Church Staff Team, the Director of NextGen Ministries will contribute to congregational life in other areas as needs arise.

The Director of NextGen Ministries at Madison Baptist Church will be committed to reaching, teaching, and equipping students, children, and families to be disciples of Jesus Christ. They will be the champion for the next generation in our church, developing a long-term vision for their discipleship and service that is strategically aligned and biblically faithful. They will lead other leaders to accomplish their ministry goals and help to cultivate a culture of discipleship in our church by investing in parents, students, and children. Résumés may be sent to pastor@madisonbc.org.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

TUCKER, GEORGIA

PART-TIME WORSHIP LEADER

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First Baptist Church, Tucker, GA, seeks a part-time (10-15 hours/week, including Sunday) Worship Leader to work on a contract basis. The church is in transition in many ways, and so the position will start out on a three-month contract basis, with the potential to reevaluate the role in 2021. Worship services are traditional, with mostly hymns, but the church is open to adding new songs, seeking a good mix because of the age diversity within the congregation.

This is a wonderful opportunity to minister in the Atlanta area, within a church that is experiencing much transition and entering a new chapter. The people of the church are more than willing to embrace needed change and have a strong desire to be used to engage and reach their community for Christ.

Please submit résumés to Andrew McNair, Senior Pastor, at amcnair@fbctucker.org, along with a brief explanation of why you are interested in the position.

JOHNS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH

ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA

JCBC KIDS: PRESCHOOL MINISTRY ASSOCIATE

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We are seeking a part-time Preschool Ministry Associate (paid internship position) who is looking to gain experience and training in the area of Preschool Ministry. This intern will support our Preschool Ministry and Children’s Pastor by providing assistance and structure to our programming (ages birth – PreK). This position reports to the Children’s Pastor and will involve a commitment of 20-25 hrs. per week, with some weeks of extended hours (during VBS, Camp, etc.).

A complete job description for this position, as well as email addresses for inquiries and resumés, can be found at www.jcbc.org/jobs.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA 

MINISTER TO STUDENTS

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First Baptist Church, Augusta, GA, is seeking a candidate for the full-time position of Minister to Students. The candidate should have a great love for student ministry and a passion for leading students to grow deeper in their relationship with Christ. Also, the candidate should value the role of serving on a team that passionately pursues a vision to connect people with Christ and the community of faith. The Minister is responsible for leading, in all aspects of ministry, youth in grades 6-12 and college students. A seminary degree is preferred, as well as experience in student ministry. Resumes can be submitted to jwalls@fbcaugusta.org. A detailed job description is available upon request. Resumes will be received through 04/03/2022.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

HUNTERSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA

PART-TIME MINISTER WITH STUDENTS

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Influenced by the research of Growing Young, First Baptist Church of Huntersville, NC, is seeking a minister who will increase interactions with youth across the church body, with the goal of making lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ. Find the church and minister profiles at  https://www.fbc-h.org/youthminister/. Interested candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to fbchyouthminister@gmail.com. We will begin reviewing resumes the week of November 15th. 

BON AIR BAPTIST CHURCH

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

MISSIONS PASTOR

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Bon Air Baptist Church, Richmond, VA, currently seeks a full-time Missions Pastor who can lead the congregation in developing, implementing, and directing a comprehensive outreach strategy that will intentionally reach our local and global communities for Christ and His church while collaborating with other staff ministers in the implementation of the mission, vision, and culture of Bon Air Baptist Church (BABC). Go to www.bonairbaptist.org/jobs for a full description, contact information, candidate information requested, and end date of position posting.

WALNUT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH

MECHANICSVILLE, VIRGINIA

MINISTER TO YOUTH AND FAMILIES

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Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Mechanicsville, VA (just outside of Richmond) seeks a full-time Minister to Families and Youth, to assist the pastor with supporting and innovating youth and children’s ministries. A heart for youth and their families, creative thinking, experience with these age groups, and equipping volunteers for team leadership are essential to fulfilling this position. Email wgbcopenings@gmail.com for more information.

JOHNS CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH

ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA

WORSHIP PASTOR

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Johns Creek Baptist Church of Alpharetta, GA, is seeking a full-time Worship Pastor to oversee and lead its Traditional Worship Ministries. We are affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, have a residential membership of 2800+, and hold a Contemporary and a Traditional worship service each week. Our Traditional service includes full orchestra, sanctuary choir, Bosendorfer piano, and 103 rank Ruffatti pipe organ.  We believe in honoring historic Baptist principles, freedoms, and traditions.  We value theological depth and diversity, authentic Christian community, deliberate church growth, congregational courage, responsible Christian stewardship, excellence in worship, and motivating members to be missional.  In coordination with the Senior Pastor, other staff, and lay leaders, the role of Worship Pastor is key to ensuring that our worship is offered with excellence as we seek to glorify God in all we do.  A full job description is posted on the church website at the following address: www.jcbc.org/jobs

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

MADISON, GEORGIA

CHILDREN’S MINISTER

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First Baptist Church, Madison, Georgia, seeks a Children’s Minister to develop and oversee a well-balanced ministry for children, designed to reach these students and their families for Christ and help them mature in their faith. Candidates must have one of the following education paths: a Master of Religious Education of Divinity from a seminary is preferred, with some experience in the local church, or a Bachelor’s degree in some related field of ministry or education, with experience in children’s ministry in a church setting. Please submit resumes to Rachel Davis, search committee chair, at rhdavis5@gmail.com.

HADDOCK BAPTIST CHURCH

HADDOCK, GEORGIA

MINISTER OF STUDENTS

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Haddock Baptist Church is looking for a “change agent” to be responsible for providing primary student ministry leadership for Preschool through Grade 12. The Minister of Students will encourage the start and development of Christian disciples through worship, discipleship, ministry, and fellowship. This person should possess the ability to build and develop a growing ministry. Our church sees young people not just as the church’s future, but also an instrumental part of the church today.

 Minimum of 3 years’ experience leading children and youth ministries. Undergraduate degree required. Preference will be given to candidates pursuing an MDiv or who have completed an MDiv. This is a full-time position.

 For a detailed job description, please visit haddockbaptistchurch.com and click on Employment. Questions can be sent to ronmcclung@windstream.net.

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