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Position Openings

Last updated September 2019

Senior Pastor (full-time) 

Calvary Baptist Church, Lexington, Kentucky (added September, 2019)

Calvary Baptist Church, Lexington, Kentucky, is actively searching for the Senior Pastor whom God has chosen to lead us. Located in the heart of downtown, Calvary is a multi-generational, mission-minded congregation that has had a strong downtown presence since 1875. Calvary is a Christ-centered, caring church with members who serve as the hands and feet of God and are known for inclusive fellowship, hospitality, and strong supportive relationships. Calvary is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. The successful candidate will preach with the goal of inspiring and deepening the congregation’s relationships with God and each other, while appreciating a variety of theological views. The candidate will possess the administrative, organizational, and financial management skills necessary to pastor a church with an average worship attendance of 700. Minimum educational degree required is a Master of Divinity. Interested parties can view the pastor and church profiles and apply at Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2019.

Pastor (full-time)

 Ridgewood Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky, (added September, 2019)

Ridgewood Baptist Church seeks its next pastor. We are a small, dynamic, progressive congregation in diverse southwest Louisville, Kentucky. We're known for our welcoming spirit, and for some of the best music around! In the power of the Spirit, our congregation and our next pastor will soon be brought together. For more information, visit us on the web at

For inquiries, please send a resume to  Chris Sanders, search committee chair  

Minister of Music (part-time)

First Baptist Church, Winchester, Kentucky (added September 2019)

First Baptist Church, 32 E Lexington Ave, Winchester, Kentucky, is seeking an experienced, spiritually grounded part-time Minister of Music. Our church is experiencing tremendous growth and enjoys a blended traditional/contemporary worship style led by the Music Minister and an adult choir. The ideal candidate responding to this call will have significant experience in choral direction and worship leadership, organization of cantatas and other special musical worship programs, ability to organize and motivate leaders of choirs of all ages, demonstrated ability to work cooperatively as part of a church leadership team, and a vibrant and energetic personality that will inspire others. Prior successful adult choir leadership in a church worship environment is required as is the highest standard of personal integrity. Please send cover letter and resume to Bill Bunch, Personnel Committee Chairman, at for consideration.

Music Intern/Pianist (part-time)

September 1, 2019 – June 1, 2020

 Buechel Park Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky (added July 2019)

Buechel Park Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, is seeking a part-time (15-20 hours a week) Music Intern/Pianist.  The Music Intern/Pianist will have the opportunity to explore music 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 music leadership by means of worship, and congregational leadership. The internship will begin September 1 and end June 1. The Music Intern/Pianist is a will serve as the pianist for Sunday worship services, assist the Minister of Music, church staff and congregation in weekly worship services, children’s music programs and adult music programs. 

Buechel Park requirements for the position are: a Christian, 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; an ability to work and serve well with others; an ability to manage time, complete assignments, and initiate new ideas and tasks; a 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.

His/Her duties and responsibilities will be to: meet with worship staff at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings; assist in the maintaining and development of children’s music programs; be available for all special services such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, etc.; meet regularly with the worship planning team; provide service music for each service on a rotating basis with organist scheduled by Music Director; participate in choral and instrumental groups; be able to play hymns for the congregation.; notify Senior Pastor or other events that require you to not be available.

To apply for this position, send your resume to



Highland Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky (added July 2019)

Highland Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky, is seeking a full time Pastor to join our vibrant team of ministers who are leading our progressive, growing congregation into the next chapter of our ministry. HBC is an inclusive and welcoming community of faith and is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Alliance of Baptists. The successful candidate will have a Masters of Divinity or beyond, experience in a multi-staff ministerial context and be able to give evidence of successful ministerial leadership.

Submit a cover letter, resume, and philosophy of ministry via email to: by September 1, 2019.

Ministerial and Congregational Profiles can be found here: and For more information, contact Bob Cunningham, .

Minister of Worship and the Arts (full-time)

Central Bearden, Knoxville, Tennessee (added July 2019)

Central Bearden, located in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a Christ-centered, Community-focused congregation seeking a full-time Minister of Worship and the Arts to join us on our mission. Our music and worship reflects that we are multi-generational, dually aligned with the SBC and CBF and working to change our city.

The Associate Pastor for Worship and the Arts shall be responsible for providing leadership in planning, conducting, and evaluating a comprehensive program, involving participants of all ages and skill levels, to maximize the effectiveness and excellence of the worship experiences at Central Bearden through the creative use of music and the arts in alignment with the vision, mission and ministry of this congregation.

For a better glimpse into Central Bearden and for a full job description, please visit us online at

Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years experience. Seminary degree preferred. Please send resume to

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


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