Reference & Referral
STATE CBF CONTACTS FOR REFERENCE AND REFERRAL
Lucas Dorion, Coordinator
(205) 718-9443 (cell)
Randy Hyde, Interim Executive Coordinator
Ray Johnson, Coordinator
Jody Long, Executive Coordinator, CBF/GA
(Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa)
Jeff Langford, Coordinator
(210) 488-8169 (cell)
(Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Northern Virginia, West Virginia)
Sean Roberds, Coordinator
Jason Coker, Field Coordinator
(Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
Glen Foster, Coordinator
Elizabeth Nance-Coker, Coordinator
Rick Bennett, Field Coordinator
Stephen Reeves, Executive Director
Terry Maples, Field Coordinator
DIVINITY SCHOOLS AND SEMINARIES
BRITE DIVINITY SCHOOL
Stephen V. Sprinkle
2855 South University Dr.
Ft. Worth, TX 76129
143 Main Street
Buies Creek, NC 27506
CANDLER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
CENTRAL BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
6601 Monticello Rd
Shawnee, KS 66226-3513
Phone: 1-800-677-2287, ext. 107
DUKE DIVINITY SCHOOL
PO Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708
GARDNER WEBB UNIVERSITY
Campus Box 997
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
MCAFEE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
Nikki Carroll Hardeman
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341-4155
TRUETT THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
PO Box 97126
Waco, TX 76798-7126
WAKE FOREST DIVINITY SCHOOL
PO Box 7719 Reynolds Station
Winston Salem, NC 27109
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.
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.
PARKWAY BAPTIST CHURCH
JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA
ASSOCIATE PASTOR, YOUTH MINISTRY
Parkway Baptist Church, Johns Creek, Georgia, seeks an Associate Pastor, Youth Ministry. This part-time position oversees the spiritual development of middle and high school students in a small, moderate, Baptist church under the leadership and supervision of the Senior Pastor. The Associate Pastor will have the unique opportunity to experience all aspects of church leadership and ministry in a diverse, vibrant, and growing suburb just north of Atlanta. Please send resume to Parkway Baptist Church, 5975 State Bridge Rd., Duluth, GA 30097, or email to email@example.com. View www.parkway-baptist.org for additional information.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
MINISTER OF STUDENTS
First Baptist Church Carrollton is in the process of finding the next leader of our student ministry who is passionate for Jesus Christ and leading students who are in middle school, high school, and college to have a relationship with Him. Resumes may be sent to Nikki Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH
Immanuel Baptist Church, Paducah, KY, a mission-minded, faithful, welcoming community of believers, seeks a Senior Minister to work alongside, leading us into a bright future. Immanuel, a CBF-aligned church, has a rich heritage in beautiful Paducah, located in west Kentucky on the Ohio River. Immanuel’s next Senior Minister will be available to all, with emphasis on pastoral care. We seek a pastor who is a servant-leader, relatable and authentic, yet dynamically exegetical when preaching/teaching the Gospel. Immanuel’s next Senior Minister will have the ability to effectively communicate with full-time and part-time staff and with committees, with experience in organizational management of a church, to including fiscal oversight. A candidate with 5-10+ years is preferred; however, associate pastor experience in a mid-to-large urban environment with staff responsibilities may be considered. Minimum education requirements are a Master of Divinity. To apply, please email a resume to email@example.com.
MYERS PARK BAPTIST CHURCH
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
ASS0CIATE MINISTER OF PASTORAL CARE AND JUSTICE
Myers Park Baptist Church (MPBC) in Charlotte, NC, is seeking a full-time Associate Minister of Pastoral Care and Justice, responsible for assisting the Senior Minister in the pastoral care and justice ministries of the church as the staff liaison to our Ministry of Congregational Care (MCC) and our Ministry of Justice and Outreach (MOJO).
In addition to providing pastoral care to the members and staff of the congregation, the minister coordinates the congregational care volunteer ministry of the church. This person will provide leadership and vision for the justice and outreach ministry of our church as we work to confront whiteness and address the systemic racial and economic disparities in our community and the world. Our MOJO is strategically focused on the environment, economics, and education, while continuing our historic advocacy for LGBTQ+ rights, racial justice, immigration, hunger, housing, and health care. For more complete information, please visit https://myersparkbaptist.org/
PINEY GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
MOUNT AIRY, NORTH CAROLINA
Piney Grove Baptist Church in Mount Airy North Carolina, Surry County, is prayerfully seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. We are a moderate, rural congregation affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Our average attendance for Sunday School and Sunday Morning Worship is 75-80. We are seeking a pastor who will be a strong leader, working with Deacons and other committees to mold and minister to our congregation and local community to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Candidate must have the desire to encourage and lead spiritual growth and love of all people during Wednesday night Bible Study and Sunday Morning Worship Service. Candidate must hold a seminary degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school. Please submit resume and contact information by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
MINISTER OF MUSIC AND WORSHIP
First Baptist Church Dalton, Georgia, a member of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, is seeking a full-time Minister of Music and Worship to oversee our robust music ministry. In addition to leading the sanctuary choir and congregation in our traditional Sunday morning worship service, the Minister of Music also directs several adult ensembles, a youth choir, and a handbell choir. Several children’s choirs and other music ministries are also under the oversight of the Minister of Music. Planning and direction of special programs throughout the year is expected and will require the ability to conduct both a choir and an orchestra. The right candidate should have a depth of knowledge, a style that makes worship enjoyable, a commitment to excellence, a solid theological understanding, a strong spiritual foundation, and an ability and desire to work closely with the Senior Pastor to plan worship services that aid the church in bringing glory to God and people to Christ. In addition, all full time members of our ministry staff work together to provide pastoral care to our congregation. \
We are a friendly church with a heart for worship and missions. We average 350 members who worship together in one traditional service each Sunday, accompanied by a nine-foot Steinway grand piano and a 49-rank Schantz pipe organ. Located in the beautiful foothills of the Appalachian mountains, we are only 30 minutes from Chattanooga, TN, and about an hour and a half from Atlanta, GA.
To find out more about our church, visit https://www.fbcdalton.org/. To discover more about Dalton, visit https://daltonchamber.org. Please send resumes by August 5, 2022 to Tammy Poplin, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. For a complete job description please request via email.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Part-time position averaging 25-30 hours per week. The children’s pastor gives direction to all aspects of growing children’s ministry with oversight from the senior pastor and children’s committee. The ideal candidate would be a spiritually mature Christian possessing the ability to communicate with children and families; would also work with church staff to accomplish overall church goals. Other qualities/abilities include: a passion for teaching children and families about God; a strong work ethic; ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite; able to give and receive constructive feedback; physically able to lift and move up to 20 pounds.
Education/experience considered: teaching or related degree; children’s ministry experience.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
INTERIM YOUTH PASTOR
Part-time position averaging 10 to 15 hours per week, hours negotiable. The interim youth pastor gives direction to all aspects of middle and high school/young adult ministry with oversight from the senior pastor and youth committee. The duties of this position include: weekly planning to engage students and young adults in worship, Bible study and small group time; working with musical talent to coordinate Wednesday night worship; coordinating special events and outreach; promote youth ministry and communicate with FBC Youth through use of social media platforms; work with FBC staff on overall church goals; ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite.
Qualifications: Candidates for this position must have made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and must demonstrate the reality of that relationship through their life and testimony.
Education: College degree, seminary preferred.
HERITAGE BAPTIST CHURCH
MINISTER WITH YOUTH/FAMILIES
The Minister with Youth/Families (MYF) provides leadership for ministries of faith formation among youth, grades 6-12. The MYF also provides direction and guidance to lay leaders working with youth.
This is a part-time ministerial role (15-20 hours/week September – May; 40 hours/week June-August). The role also has the potential to become full time, adding church-wide responsibilities for Spiritual Formation.
Focus areas of ministry
- Develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive approach to youth ministry that promotes their spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical well-being while serving as their spiritual leader and role model.
- Coordinate and resource the programming ministries designed for youth.
- Provide support to lay leaders working in youth ministry.
Send resume to:
Michael Tutterow, Lead Pastor
Heritage Baptist Church
1070 Douthit Ferry Road, Cartersville, GA 30120
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
First Baptist Church, Eatonton, Georgia, seeks an Associate Pastor. This full-time position focuses on faith formation among youth and children and their families. It serves the pastoral needs of the church and community along with a Senior Pastor, a part-time Music Minster, and a part-time Children’s Assistant. Eatonton is a vibrant, growing community in the heart of the Middle Georgia’s lake country, just over an hour southeast of Atlanta and an hour south of Athens. Please send resume to FBC, P.O. Box 3400, 115 N. Madison Ave., Eatonton, GA 31024 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. View www.firstbaptisteatonton.org for additional information.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
The Search committee for First Baptist Church Hawkinsville is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Pastor. We believe the Senior Pastor is the spiritual leader of the church, and is responsible to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach and engage the congregation in proclaiming biblical truths, to engage in pastoral care, and to provide administrative leadership in all areas of church life and function. Please contact Betty West, search committee chair, by phone (478) 957-5261 or email email@example.com. We prayerfully look forward to filling this position and appreciate your consideration.
VINEVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH
Vineville Baptist Church, Macon, Georgia, is seeking a part-time Youth Minister to work in partnership with the Senior Pastor and volunteers to direct VBC’s Youth Ministry (7th-12 grade). This person will minister to youth and their families and be a spiritually mature, biblical leader who brings encouragement and vision for the youth ministry and the church as a whole. This is part-time, contract position of approximately 15-20 hours per week, with future growth potential to a full-time ministry position. Regular participation in Staff and occasional attendance at committee meetings may be necessary as well as other duties as assigned. Please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Vineville Baptist Church, 2591 Vineville Avenue, Macon, GA 31204.
LAFAYETTE BAPTIST CHURCH
FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
LEADER OF MUSIC AND WORSHIP
LaFayette Baptist Church, located in Fayetteville, NC, is seeking a part-time Leader of Music and Worship. The Leader of Music & Worship main responsibilities are:
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES
First Baptist Church, Forsyth, Georgia, is seeking an Associate Pastor of Family Ministries. The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries is a full-time position which provides leadership for ministry to the Children, Students (teens), and their Parents of First Baptist Church (FBC). They will direct and assist in the areas of education, fellowship, and administration in cooperation with other ministers of the church reporting directly to the Senior Pastor. This person should be one who loves young people and the family. He/She should have a desire to see others loving and serving Christ in tangible ways, studying God’s word, and living in Christ-centered community. The desire of First Baptist Church is to see families growing in Christ, knowing him deeply, and serving others in His name. Please submit a cover letter, resumé and references (two professional and one personal) to Dr. Hambric Brooks, Pastor, at email@example.com.
CENTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH
FOUNTAIN CITY, TENNESSEE
MINISTER TO YOUTH
Central Baptist Church of Fountain City in Knoxville, TN is searching for a Minister to Youth. The Minister to Youth will lead the church’s ministry to students in grades 6-12 with the goal of shaping lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ. The Minister to Youth will implement an exciting and effective ministry for middle and high school students, fostering and maintaining of a strong team of volunteers to lead and serve alongside our youth in ministry, mission, and Bible study, and communicate with and connect their parents to the youth ministry and the greater life of our church.
This is a part-time position with the expectation of 25-30 hours of work per week. The desired candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with preference given to a Master’s in Divinity or Biblical Studies graduate work, and at least 3 years of experience working with students aged 11-18. To submit a resume, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
HIGHLAND HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH
Highland Hills Baptist Church is seeking a Senior Pastor to lead, build, and care for our
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
MINISTER TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
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/.
HADDOCK BAPTIST CHURCH
MINISTER OF STUDENTS
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.