Position Openings (updated July 2017)

Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winchester, KY (added April 2017)

First Baptist Church, located in Winchester, Kentucky (16 miles east of Lexington, Kentucky) is seeking a full-time pastor. We are connected with both the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. We seek a pastor who will be able to affirm our dual alignment. 

For over 157 years we have been a congregation who is Christ centered, Bible based, and mission-minded. We appreciate traditional worship while blending some new styles. We are looking for someone with good leadership skills who can work with church staff, laity, and affirm women in leadership. Candidates should be willing to embrace our church history, as well as be supportive to the congregation and wider community. We desire a pastor who can lead the church in outreach and growth. Seminary graduate with some experience preferred.  

Interested candidates or referrals should submit a cover letter and resume to fbcwinchesterpastorsearch@gmail.com


Pastor, First Baptist Church, Morehead, KY (added August 2017)

First Baptist Church, located in Morehead, KY, aligned with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, is seeking a Pastor to serve our congregation and lead its ministries. We have approximately 150 active members. For the most part we are college educated, with many members holding advanced degrees. Many members and regular attenders are professionals at Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center; others are attorneys, teachers, managers, business owners and self employed. As a congregation with a median age of approximately 50, we are working to attract more young adults and young families of our community to participate in our fellowship. 

While we are proud of our Baptist heritage, we are not dogmatic; we welcome people of all faith traditions or no faith tradition. Members are accepted on profession of faith and by statement. People from other faith traditions seeking membership are not required to be re-baptized regardless of the method of their original baptism. We are an open communion church; everyone is welcome at the Lord’s Table. We are an inclusive and open fellowship. 

The pastor is the leader of the pastoral ministries of the church. As such, this person will work with the deacons and congregation to encourage spiritual growth, offer pastoral care to members and others in our community, and equip members in roles as lay ministers. The pastor will also supervise the church staff, including an Associate Pastor, Choral Director, Administrative Secretary, Bookkeeper, and Custodian. 

Morehead, KY, is located in eastern Kentucky, one hour east of Lexington. It is in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest, and offers many outdoor recreational opportunities. Morehead has big city conveniences in a small town. 

Our mission statement: “We are a community of faith where all are welcome, trust is present, risks are taken, and where the gifts and graces of our Lord enable us to be the people God knows us to be.” 

First Baptist Church of Morehead, 123 East Main Street, Morehead, KY 40351  (606) 784-5768 

Questions and applications can be sent to the above address, or via email to pascfbcmorehead@gmail.com.


Youth Minister, Third Baptist Church, Owensboro, Kentucky (updated August, 2017)

Third Baptist Church seeks a part-time youth pastor to care for and oversee programming for middle and high school students and their families.  We seek a person who is a devoted follower of Jesus, and who is passionate about helping students grow in their faith.  Third Baptist is a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Southern Baptist Convention aligned church in downtown Owensboro with a well-established membership and thriving youth and children's programs.  Interested candidates may submit resume at mail@thirdbaptist.com.


Senior Pastor, Viewmont Baptist Church, Hickory, North Carolina (updated August, 2017)

Viewmont Baptist Church is seeking a senior pastor.  We are a suburban Baptist church in Hickory, North Carolina, with a population of about 50,000.  Our church has a Sunday morning attendance of about 200.  We would appreciate resumes from persons who are ready for the challenge of growing our church young again.  Potential candidates can send information and resumes by our September 30 deadline to the email: pastorsearch@viewmontbaptist.org.  Any questions can be directed to our search committee chairman, Tim Turner.




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