Position Openings (updated March, 2019)
Buechel Park Baptist Church (part-time) Two Paid Pastoral Internship ,(added March 2019)
Summer Pastoral Internship: May 19, 2019 – August 11, 2019
Year Long Pastoral Internship: May 2019 – May 2020
Buechel Park Baptist Church in Louisville Interns will have the opportunity to explore pastoral ministry within the context of the local church. This program will engage in contextual practice and opportunities to explore their unique calling and vocational goals in pastoral leadership by means of worship, pastoral conversation, teaching and community leadership.
Christians, committed to Christ and the church as the Body of Christ, who reflects an authentic commitment to Christ.
A respect and appreciation for the Baptist expression of faith, although this individual does not need to be Baptist
Ability to work and serve well with others.
Abilities to manage time, complete assignments, and initiate new ideas and tasks.
Willingness to ask questions, seek leadership, take risks and learn.
An individual who senses a call to ministry and desires a place to follow and explore calling.
The Pastoral Intern would try on the mantle of leadership by participating in the following ministry areas:
Weekly pastoral ministry.
Community outreach to families of diverse economic, ethnic and racial backgrounds through BPBC’s affordable preschool program.
Advocacy and justice mission work such as community gardens which feed the neighborhood and empower refugees and immigrants to grow their own food.
Micro loan program that liberates people from predatory loans such as payday lending and advance checking.
Intergenerational change by practicing community leadership through partnership with non-profit organizations, local businesses, neighborhood schools and the larger ecumenical community of faith.
Application Deadlines is March 31, 2019.
Youth Minister (part-time), Woodland Baptist Church, Louisville, KY (added March 2019)
Woodland Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, is seeking a dynamic, fun-loving, spirit-filled person to serve as our part-time Youth Minister (25-30 hours/week). Could you be passionate about helping us bring Jesus to life for the teenagers in our church? If you enjoy working with youth, engaging them in social activities that lead to Bible studies and meaningful discussions about Jesus’ plan for their lives, we’d love to talk to you about this opportunity! There are four other people to work alongside on staff at this mid-sized church, including the Pastor, Worship Leader, Children’s Ministry Leader, and Minister of Education. An undergraduate degree in a related field and previous experience are desired. Check out our church's website at woodlandbaptist.net, and look us up on facebook! If you would like to apply for this position, send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Life (full-time), First Baptist Church, New Bern, NC (added March, 2019)
First Baptist Church of coastal New Bern, NC seeks personable initiative-taker for full-time Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Life. Responsibilities: pastoring for grades 7-12 and their parents; educating/exciting youth to seek the Kingdom; communicating youth concerns/programs; planning/leading missions; motivation/involvement of parents/church; Christian lifestyle; development of family programs fostering Christian growth, outreach, and fellowship. Some additional pastoral duties. Cooperative Baptist Fellowship affiliate, 550 members. M.A./M.Div. (or pursuit thereof), youth/families counseling, work in youth ministry required. See https://www.fbchurch.com. Resumé, references, cover letter to email@example.com.
Clayvillage Baptist Church, (part-time), Shelby, KY (added March, 2019)
Clayvillage Baptist Church in Shelby, Kentucky, a small Baptist church in Central Kentucky is seeking a part-time, bi-vocational pastor. We are prayerfully seeking a candidate with an open and welcoming style, who will work collaboratively with existing pastoral staff and lay leaders for the spiritual growth and health of the congregation and to reach people with the Gospel. Our congregation is egalitarian, and we most closely align with the 1963 Baptist Faith & Message. To apply, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Pastor (full-time), First Baptist Church, South Boston, VA (added March 2019)
First Baptist Church of South Boston, Virginia, seeks an ordained minister who is an effective preacher and teacher and is a mature and emotionally secure leader. S/He will have a strong commitment to stewardship and educational ministry that helps people of all ages develop their spiritual lives.
First Baptist Church (FBC) of South Boston is an innovative, inclusive Christian fellowship of friendly, caring believers committed to sharing God’s Good News. We are one of the best-known churches in our small friendly town and have been playing a vital role in shaping the spiritual landscape of the greater South Boston area for over 135 years. We offer weekly Sunday School and worship service and want all people to feel welcome here. We seek a Pastor to continue the aim to reach all of the community: growing families or singles, older adults, and especially children, as they are our future. Our First Baptist Weekday School, an outreach of our church, is a Christ centered preschool, extended care, and after-school program. Our growing youth group meets weekly and participates in local missions and is actively involved in church and community activities. Our senior adult activity group, the Keenagers, takes trips throughout the year to various music or theatre productions and enjoys socializing over shared meals and adventures.
Our church aims to show hospitality within our community in a variety of ways: receptions after church-wide events, dinners for summer Prizery guests, Homecoming luncheons, graduation breakfasts, and more. FBC houses The Good Samaritan, a community-based service for those in need. Our Vacation Bible School reaches children throughout the community to help them learn about Christ’s teachings and how to give back to those in need. Our local missions work has built handicap ramps for people, painted and repaired houses, and distributed food to families in need. Mission trips to Chile have helped a community establish a church and hold their own VBS. In addition, FBC annually participates in Operation Christmas Child.
We have been very blessed to have had a very successful Capital Campaign – in progress ($650,000 plus). We have renovated and improved much of the physical plant, grounds, and programs.
Contact name of Pastor Search Committee (or other appropriate committee person) Sid Young, Pastor Search Committee Chairman. Contact email, phone number, and regular mail address FBCpastorsearch1@gmail.com or phone: 434-572-4094, c/o Lisa Rose-Jones, Pastor Search Committee Resume, 508 Arbroath Road South Boston, VA 24592
Deadline info July 1, 2019
Web site address Website is currently under reconstruction. Please find us on Facebook at First Baptist Church of South Boston, Virginia
Minister to Children (full time), St. Matthews Baptist, Louisville, KY (added January 2019)
St. Matthews Baptist Church (SMBC) seeks a Minister to Children to develop and lead ministries with children from birth through sixth grade and their families, fostering spiritual growth and Christ-like maturity. SMBC’s vision is to be a vibrant faith community demonstrating the love of Christ, becoming vital to the life and hope of our city.
Preferred qualifications include Master of Divinity or equivalent degree from an accredited seminary or theological school, 3-5 years of experience in church or affiliated organizations, demonstrated ability to create safe, secure, loving environments and to work across functions with a committed and loving staff and congregation. SMBC is aligned with a variety of local, state, and national ministry networks, including CBF and SBC. SMBC affirms both women and men serving in all levels of leadership.
Metro Louisville is a robust, diverse area combining city living with small town friendliness, connected to the heart of Kentucky and Southern Indiana. SMBC continues its 90-year tradition of local, national, and international Baptist worship, witness, and service, loving people from birth throughout their entire life by making a place where everyone matters.
For more information, please see www.smbcloui sville.org/ Resumes and expressions of interest may be submitted by email at email@example.com.
Senior Pastor (full-time), Faith Baptist Church, Georgetown, KY (added January, 2019)
Faith Baptist Church, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship-affiliated church in Georgetown, Kentucky, is prayerfully seeking a full-time senior pastor to lead a multigenerational congregation that humbly, earnestly and openly seeks the truth and strives to grow spiritually. Located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region and in the fastest growing county in the state, Georgetown is home to the Toyota Motor Corporation, Georgetown College, Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, and the Kentucky Horse Park. With an average attendance of 150-200, Faith Baptist is a missions-oriented congregation that is called to minister to both the physical and spiritual needs of the most vulnerable at the local and global levels.
The senior pastor will be a creative, inspiring, vision-casting leader. S/he will:
enjoy crafting creative sermons which present an engaging and thought-provoking perspective on the Scripture’s message.
work with staff to design vibrant and purposeful worship services which bring ancient worship practices into a liturgy formed with 21st century congregants in mind.
develop a vision for reaching and integrating diverse groups into our congregation, especially young families.
foster and grow a sense of common purpose and mission among a curious, creative, and theologically diverse congregation.
provide effective and thoughtful guidance about spiritual formation.
inspire congregants to engage in service and to show leadership in developing and sustaining service opportunities.
understand the needs of the community and have well-informed strategies to bring people into the Kingdom of God and to care for the least of these.
lead and manage a cohesive team of ordained ministers and lay leaders.
Candidates should hold a master's or doctoral degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school. It is highly desirable that candidates have at least 5-10 years of purpose-filled and reflective ministry experiences. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume (including at least three references). The cover letter should highlight any aspects of the candidate’s spiritual journey and ministerial calling that especially relate to the desired roles in the bulleted list above. Submit materials to: Regan Lookadoo (Pastor Search Committee Chair) at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 859-321-1259.
Minister to Youth (part-time), Lexington Avenue Baptist, Danville (added December 2018)
Lexington Avenue Baptist Church in Danville is seeking a part-time Minister to Youth. For a full description of the position and instructions for resume submission, please visit the LABC website at this link: http://www.lexingtonavenue.org/seeking-a-part-time-minister-to-youth/
Senior Pastor (full-time) First Baptist Church, Frankfort (added November, 2018)
First Baptist Church of Frankfort, KY, seeks an experienced senior pastor called to follow Jesus’ example as a servant leader. Minimum education is a Master of Divinity with a preference given to a person pursuing or possessing a doctorate. Using strong theological and biblical knowledge to address the challenges of Christian discipleship, this individual will join with our staff and lay leaders in spiritually mentoring our congregation and community; supporting our existing ministries and encouraging growth of our footprint within our community and beyond. We are a moderately sized downtown church affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. We believe all people are created in the image of God and should be treated accordingly. We serve the Christ’s mission by holistically and courageously ministering to the spiritual and physical needs of our neighbors. We affirm that God calls integrational men and women as ministers, lay leaders and disciples. We worship reverently and wholeheartedly in a liturgically traditional service while exploring the mysteries of faith. A cover letter with resume should be sent to email@example.com.
Worship Leader (part-time), Midway Baptist Church, Midway, Kentucky (added August, 2018)
Midway Baptist Church of Midway, Kentucky is looking for a part-time Worship Leader. The responsibilities will include: planning and leading our weekly Sunday 8:30am traditional worship service; choosing and leading congregational hymns and songs that engage the congregation and support the reading and preaching of God’s Word; planning and leading our weekly Sunday 10:45am contemporary worship service; choosing contemporary Christian worship songs that engage the congregation and support the reading and preaching of God’s Word, assisting in planning, implementing and leading worship for special events outside of Sunday morning worship services; leading weekly rehearsals during our Sunday school hour (9:45am); modeling and leading heartfelt worship in an invitational style – that draws people in, encourages participation, and points people to Jesus; and, recruiting, auditioning, teaching, and training musicians in the church to serve on our Praise Band. This individual will schedule musicians and singers using the Planning Center software.
This individual is expected to: be gifted in leading congregational worship, possess leadership and organizational skills, and be a team player. This individual does not have to lead a choir. The ability to lead with guitar or other instrument is a plus, but not required. This individual will report to the Senior Pastor and work with the Associate Pastor and Ministry Assistant in worship planning. Please send your resume and any links to video of your singing or leading to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Pastor of Youth (full-time) First Baptist Church, Corbin, Kentucky (added June, 2018)
First Baptist Church of Corbin, KY is seeking a full time Associate Pastor to Youth. The Associate Pastor to Youth is a full-time position with benefits. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualities: excellent communication skills, proficiency in planning, community orientation, organization, focus on relational ministry, and spiritual maturity. The Associate Pastor to Youth will report to the senior pastor and work alongside the Mnister of Worship to provide spiritual leadership to a growing community of faith. A seminary degree and experience in youth ministry is preferred. Application materials should be sent to email@example.com.