Position Openings (updated December, 2017)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Pastor, Lexington Avenue Baptist Church, Danville, Kentucky (added September, 2017)
We are a moderate congregation and welcome people from all backgrounds and denominations. We have connections with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Southern Baptist Convention.
Our church was established in 1927, and we continue to worship in a beautify and historic church facility located in the central business district of the city. Danville is home to Centre College, a small liberal arts college, and was named a Top Ten Small Town in the US in 2012 by Livability.com. Worship services are traditional, featuring organ and piano support of vocal and bell choirs, with some blending of contemporary features.
The pastor candidate should have demonstrable leadership skills, biblical competency, and interrelationship abilities needed for leading laity and staff, proclaiming the Word and equipping the church for ministries. Visibility within the community and interaction with other ministries are strongly desired. A master's degree from a seminary as well as additional graduate work and some experience are preferred.
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, a minimum of three references and a resume to Pastor Search Committee Chairman at email@example.com.
Youth Minister, part-time, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Minister, part-time, Providence Baptist Church, Frankfort, KY (updated November, 2017)
Providence Baptist Church in Frankfort, Kentucky, is seeking a part time Youth Minister to help meet the spiritual needs of our Youth. The Minister will be responsible for Sunday Morning "Sunday School" and Wednesday evening discipleship times. Minister will also be responsible for planning and conducting special activities throughout the year. If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Thank you!
Youth Minister, part-time, Woodland Baptist Church, Louisville, KY (updated Dec., 2017)
Woodland Baptist Church, of Louisville Kentucky, is seeking a dynamic, fun-loving, spirit-filled person to serve as our part-time Youth Leader (25-30 hours/week). Could you be passionate about helping us bring Jesus to life for the teenagers in our church? Current programs in place include Sunday morning and Wednesday night Bible studies, along with annual retreats, game nights and scavenger hunts. 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! An undergraduate degree in a related field and previous experience are desired. To apply, or for more information, contact Susan Cotton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minister of Music, Oakland Baptist Church, Rock Hill, South Carolina (updated Nov., 2017)
Oakland Baptist Church, a theologically moderate church located in Rock Hill, SC, is seeking a Minister of Music. Our church offers two distinct weekly worship experiences, an expansive music program, a variety of opportunities for spiritual growth, mission and ministry project opportunities, and focused ministries for children, youth, and adults. Our church is an inclusive and open fellowship, seeking to love all people by being the hands and feet of Christ in our community and around the world.
The Minister of Music will be a devoted follower of Christ, hold a music degree, and have a background that includes theological training, experience as a church musician conducting choirs and handbells, and the ability to participate in and/or provide guidance for traditional and non-traditional services. She or he will also be responsible for overseeing other musical activities of the church.
In addition, we hope to fill this position with someone who possesses a variety of gifts beyond music. Our Search Committee is interested in any and all areas of expertise (e.g., teaching, working with children, youth, or senior adults, preaching, technology, spiritual formation, administration, outreach, counseling, visitation, etc.) and encourages the candidate to list these areas and expound upon them in her or his résumé.
Rock Hill, SC is located twenty-five miles south of Charlotte. It is a growing community of 67,000 residents and offers many outdoor recreational activities as well as numerous cultural opportunities. Rock Hill is home to Winthrop University, a public, coeducational institute of higher learning of over 6000 students.
Visit oaklandchurch.com/music-search for more specific information regarding requirements for and a description of duties for this position. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and résumé, including references and, if available, a digital file that demonstrates the candidate’s ability as a conductor to the Minister of Music Search Committee at email@example.com. (Candidates who have a CD or DVD demonstrating their work may mail those to Oakland Baptist Church, 1067 Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, SC 29732, attn: Music Search Committee.) All applications are due by January 31, 2018.