Position Openings (updated November 2016)
Children’s Ministry Intern, Buechel Park Baptist Church, Louisville, KY (added November 2016)
Buechel Park Baptist Church seeks a children's ministry intern with the following qualifications: Christian, committed to Christ and the church as the Body of Christ, who reflects an authentic commitment to Christ that can be modeled for children and their families; a respect and appreciation for the Baptist expression of faith, although this individual does not need to be Baptist by tradition; a desire to build relationships with diverse families beyond the walls of the church; a desire to work with and learn from children and their families; the ability to work and serve well with others; the ability to manage time, complete assignments, and initiate new ideas and tasks; and a willingness to ask questions, seek leadership, take risks, and learn. Preferably an individual who senses a call to ministry and desires a place to follow and process that calling. Compensation: $650 per month (approximately 12-15 hours a week) plus reimbursement for expenses incurred in execution of ministry responsibilities.
Baptist Seminary of Kentucky seeks a president with imagination, humility, discipline, and personal strength to advance its mission and galvanize constituencies around a vision rooted in its heritage and relevant to the needs of the 21st century. She/he will be expected to lead strategic planning initiatives, expand the financial base through fundraising and partnerships, as well as donor development, provide strong financial management, facilitate student recruitment, enhance BSK's visibility, and amplify the institution's ecumenical, Baptist identity.
The ideal candidate will be a team builder committed to collaborating with the trustees, faculty, and staff to implement a vision. Preferred candidates will have a terminal degree, a background in theological education, and experience in a local church.
Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit bsk.edu/president-search for more details about the process and position. Applications (cover letter, CV, and three references) should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 31, 2016.
Director of Children, Ridgewood Baptist Church, Louisville, KY (added October 2016)
Under the supervision of the Pastor, the Director of Children provides an atmosphere of open communication, love, concern, and genuine interest in children in areas of their relationship with Christ, Bible study, discipleship, fellowship, outreach and music.
Director of Youth, Ridgewood Baptist Church, Louisville, KY (added October 2016)
Under the supervision of the Pastor, the Director of Youth provides an atmosphere of open communication, love, concern, and genuine interest in children in areas of their relationship with Christ, Bible study, discipleship, fellowship, outreach and music.
Bi-Vocational Pastor, First Baptist Church, Drakesboro, KY (added October 2016)
Drakesboro Baptist is presently searching for a bi-vocational pastor. We are a small church made up of an older congregation with young ideas. We are spirited, prayerful, generous, and loving. Hoping and trusting that God has someone especially for us (because He has done so in the past.) Send resumes to: First Baptist Church, Drakesboro, Attn: Pastor Search Committee, P.O. Box 187, Drakesboro, KY 42337.
Church Office Manager, First Baptist Church, Middletown, KY (added October 2016)
The First Baptist Church of Middletown, Kentucky seeks a full-time office manager to run the church office, handle administrative responsibilities, and provide a wide range of support for the pastor, the ministerial staff, and the church family. The office manager is often the first person visitors and newcomers meet at the church, whether by phone or in person. S/he is an important part of the church's public image and outreach. Discretion and confidentiality are absolute essentials. The office manager is a member of the church staff and therefore s/he should be a committed Christian and active member of a local church. Contact: Dr. Jim Cobban, First Baptist Church of Middletown, 11721 Main Street, Middletown, KY 40243; email@example.com.
Minister of Worship, First Baptist Church, Huntersville, NC (added October 2016)
The First Baptist Church of Huntersville, NC is seeking a full time Minister of Worship. We are a moderate congregation of 450 active members, located in Charlotte metro near Lake Norman. Our worship attendance averages 350 per week, currently divided between contemporary, traditional, and Spanish-language services. FBCH’s strength is its unified diversity, and we are particularly seeking a candidate who will lead our English services toward unified worship. Applicants must be competent in both contemporary and traditional worship styles, as well as have a vision for “intergenerational” worship. A detailed church profile and job description can be found at http://www.fbc-h.org/link-n-learn/minister-of-worship.html. Résumé and cover letter may be submitted by November 30 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Pastor of Music and Worship, First Baptist Church, Terre Haute, IN (added September 2016)
First Baptist Church is seeking a full time Associate Pastor of Music and Worship. This person will guide the total music ministry of the church which includes but is not limited to, the Sanctuary choir, Senior adult choir, children's choir, youth and adult handbell choirs, orchestra ensemble, and support the Sunday evening praise team. The person will also share in pastoral duties such as worship planning, visitation and pastoral care. Education: seminary degree preferred. This person will join two other full time ministry colleagues. Interested persons may contact Bernie Jackson at BJackson@thfbc.org for additional information.
Staff Members, Stanford Baptist Church, Stanford, KY (added September 2016)
Stanford Baptist Church in Stanford, Ky. is in the process of seeking 2 part time or 1 full time person to help lead us with our church growth. We are located approximately 1 hour south of Lexington Kentucky on US 27 and approximately, 1.5 hours from Louisville and 40 minutes from Richmond Kentucky. We would be looking for staff members to oversee and work with our Children’s Committee and Youth Council to carry out activities for each age group. Salary and package are negotiable based experience. Please feel free to email us or send a resume to SBCpersonnel@outlook.com or they may call me at 859-539-2502 if they have questions.
Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, KY (added September 2016)
First Baptist Church -- Williamsburg, KY, seeks a full-time minister who will creatively visualize and incorporate the mission of the church and the love of Jesus Christ in ministry with children, youth, and their families. We are a dynamic and growing body of Christ seeking to be faithful witnesses together. Our mission is to be the presence of Christ in the world by celebrating the worship of God, connecting people to people, and caring for others. Please send resumes to email@example.com
Music/Worship, Faith Baptist Church, Georgetown, KY (added August 2016)
Faith Baptist Church seeks applicants for positions within our Music-Worship area. For more details, contact: Rick Leigh, Chmn, Music Committee via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Tallahassee, FL
First Baptist Church, located in downtown Tallahassee, Florida, is seeking God's guidance for a full-time Senior Pastor. We are a Bible focused congregation that desires a dynamic preacher/teacher who can preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, possesses a deep and personal prayer life, has a strong focus on evangelism and can pastor a diverse congregation. Candidates should have a minimum of a Masters of Divinity and a Doctorate is preferred. For more information on our church, please refer to www.fbctlh.org/pastorsearch. Interested candidates or referrals should submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com or to the Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 710, Tallahassee, FL 32302. Review of resumes and cover letters will begin September 2, 2016.
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Carlisle, Kentucky (added July 2016)
First Baptist Church of Carlisle, Kentucky seeks a pastor to minister in a small community with lots of opportunity for ministry. We have a resident membership of about 100 people. Please send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Pastor of Children and Family Ministries, Georgetown Baptist Church, Georgetown, KY (added July 2016)
The position will provide coverage in two major areas; the primary emphasis is children’s ministry, but we are open to the creativity and skill set of the successful candidate for the second coverage area. GBC partners with the BWA, CBF, SBC, and local Baptist association. We are located next door to and partner with Georgetown College and Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. Please send inquiries to APSC@georgetownbaptist.org.
Pastor, Okolona Baptist Church, Louisville, KY (edited July 7, 2016)
The Okolona Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a part-time pastor who is called by God, and endowed with the spiritual gifts to bring vision and direction to a congregation that desires to serve God. Okolona Baptist is situated south of Metro Louisville near the crossing of I-65 and the Gene Snyder Freeway. We are historically a progressive church with a current active membership of approximately forty-five people. The location near major highways and dense housing, coupled with the size of our building, places us in a viable position for significant growth. The candidate should be thought provoking and motivating, while placing a strong emphasis on Biblical knowledge and spiritual development. In addition, the candidate must be innovative and creative in current methods and media that effectively draw people to Christ. A candidate for the position shall be ordained in the Baptist Faith, hold a degree in Theology and/or Divinity and be an effective communicator in both the written and spoken word. Those responding to this posting shall submit a cover letter and current resume. Include pertinent information regarding degree(s), ordination, and any other information the candidate may deem useful to the committee. Please include a DVD/CD or a YouTube link, where one can view recent sermons. Correspondence, which shall remain confidential when requested, may be sent to the pastoral search committee at the church address (9301 Preston Highway, Louisville, KY 40229), or emailed to Committee Chairman Michael Robison; email@example.com, or Committee Secretary Terry Stivers; firstname.lastname@example.org. The committee reserves the right to conduct background and credit history checks on applicants it has an interest in calling to serve. Please pray for us, as we shall for you, in this most arduous task of selecting the right person to lead our congregation in the years ahead.
Minister to Children and Their Families, Culbertson Baptist Church, New Albany, IN
Part-time, averaging 12-16 hours per week. The Minister to Families with Children will oversee ministry to families with children ages 3 through 5th grade. He/she will work with the Board of Christian Education, other church leaders and church staff in developing and implementing programs for children and their families which will create opportunities for developing their personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Personnel Committee Chair and Search Contact: Ben Shiner, 502-263-7413, email@example.com.
Minister to Families with Youth (and College Students), Culbertson Baptist Church, New Albany, IN
Part-time, averaging 16 hours per week. The Minister to Families with Youth and College Students will oversee ministry to families with youth from 6th grade through college in the church. (More typically through grade 12.) He/she will work with the Board of Christian Education, other church leaders and church staff in developing and implementing programs for youth and their families which will create opportunities for developing their personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Contact: Ben Shiner, 502-263-7413, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Pastor, Mount Everest General Baptist Church, Louisville, KY
Mount Everest General Baptist Church is looking for a youth pastor. We are looking for someone who has a love for the Lord and experience with mentoring and guiding our youth in their relationship with The Lord. The youth pastor would need to be available for Sunday mornings for both Sunday School and Children's church. Possibility of pastoring the church once a month. Plan youth gatherings for the church. Resumes can be sent to Megbc4@gmail.com.
Student Minister, Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, Frankfort, KY
The primary purpose of the Student Minister is to introduce students to Christ; to disciple them in spiritual growth; and to train them in serving Christ with their lives. Of equal importance is to assist parents or guardians in raising their children to spiritual maturity. FOEBC seeks a full-time position responsible for all aspects of student ministries. The candidate will be primarily responsible for middle school, high school and college programs with secondary responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Pastor. The Student Minister must be a born again Christian with a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ. They must have a love for God, a love for students and a pastoral heart to see them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. They must approach this position with a strong desire to serve God in the church and local community. They will report directly to the Senior Pastor and/or the Associate Pastor on a daily/weekly basis. Contact: Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, 495 Duckers Road, Midway, Kentucky 40601 or email: email@example.com
Minister of Youth and Children - First Baptist Church of Brandenburg, KY
Description of the Position: First Baptist Church of Brandenburg, Kentucky, is seeking a minister of youth and children to work in our community, The Minister of Youth and Children is responsible for the promotion of the youth ministry of the church and to facilitate the foundation laid by the leaders and volunteers of the church. These responsibilities include the planning, organizing, conducting and evaluating of a comprehensive ministry to youth grades 7-12. A successful candidate should be born-again believer called of God to serve. A college degree is preferred. This minister will join a ministry staff of 2 other quality staff members who will work together to further our vision and ministry. More information on the church and ministries can be found at brandenburgfbc.org. Interested applicants should forward résumés to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Minister of Youth and Children Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 149 Lawrence Street, Brandenburg, KY 40108.
Youth and Families Minister - Living Faith Baptist Fellowship, Elizabethtown, KY
Living Faith seeks an individual call to develop a ministry to youth and families that will provide opportunities for worship, spiritual formation, service, and community building that encourages developmentally-appropriate youth, children, and family peer groups while integrating youth and children into the broader life of the church. This ministry should help to locate the center of faith development in the family, while providing resources to connect families to their church community even when they cannot be physically present. This will require creativity in thinking outside traditional models of Christian Education for youth and families. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to the Human Resources Team by March 1, 2016 and may be sent to: LivingFaithMinister@gmail.com More information can be found at here.
Minister of Children/Youth - First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville
First Baptist of Shepherdsville KY is seeking a spiritual and qualified individual to provide leadership of the church's children/youth ministry. This is a part-time ministerial position with responsibility for planning, coordinating, directing and evaluating the church's children and youth ministries for the purpose of leading children and youth to the knowledge of salvation and the process of Christian maturity. Please send letters of interest and resumes to Personnel Committee Chairperson, First Baptist Church, 254 S. Buckman St., Shepherdsville, KY 40165 or email@example.com or (502) 543-7721.
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