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Ministry Opportunities and Resources
  • Leader Connect – CBF: Resume-matching service developed by the Leadership Development team of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Click here to learn more!
  • Reference and Referral in Virginia: For ministers and/or churches seeking assistance in Virginia with reference and referral, please contact our office,
  • Seeking an Intentional Interim?  You can contact the Center for Congregational Health: More information about Intentional Interim Ministry can be found at the Virginia Network of Interim Ministers,

Winter Park Baptist Church, Wilmington, North Carolina

Position: Church Administration and Finance Manager (FT)

Winter Park Baptist Church (WPBC) is seeking an experienced financial professional to work within a faith-based community to provide administrative and financial leadership. This position is full time and reports to the Personnel Committee of WPBC, which includes the Senior Pastor. The Manager will work closely with staff members and church leadership and the Weekday Preschool.

Please submit resumes to:

Posting Deadline: November 19, 2020

Alpine Baptist Church, Alpine, AL

Position: Pastor (Bivocational)

Alpine Baptist Church, a small, rural church congregation in Talladega County, Alabama, is accepting applications for a pastor. The church was established in 1832 as the first Baptist church in Talladega County, and is affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. The congregation consists of caretakers, factory workers, farmers, educational professionals, office managers, medical professionals, mental health professionals, social workers, students, technicians/repairmen, woodworkers, stay-at-homers, and retirees. Members love the Lord and enjoy helping those in need in the community as well as each other. The church has a lovely pastorium next door to the church that is ready for a new pastor and family. Alpine is centrally located to several cities including Talladega, Sylacauga, Childersburg, and within 40 miles of Birmingham and Oxford/Anniston. The community has a newly built school that is beautiful and full of excellent teachers and staff.

Please submit resumes to

Posting Deadline: December 7, 2020

May Memorial Baptist Church, Powhatan VA

Position: organist and choir accompanist (PT) 

May Memorial Baptist Church is seeking an organist and choir accompanist for one Sunday morning worship service and one mid-week choir rehearsal and seasonal services through the church year. The organist will work directly with the Director of Music. Salary is dependent upon education and experience.

Interested candidates should contact Pastor Michael Edwards at

Posting Deadline: January 15, 2021

May Memorial Baptist Church, Powhatan VA

Position: Music Minister/Adult Choir Director(PT) (10 hrs. per week) 

The adult choir is comprised of 20-25 volunteer singers with paid accompanist. One Sunday service and one weekly rehearsal. Handbell Choir and Children’s Choir/Music will be negotiated with additional hours.

Send resumes to Pastor Michael Edwards,


Posting Deadline: January 15, 2021

First Baptist Church of Raleigh, NC

Position: Minister of Music (FT)

First Baptist Church Raleigh on Salisbury Street is seeking a Minister of Music who will lead us in providing a thorough and comprehensive music ministry. We are an urban church located on Capitol Square. We are CBF-affiliated and honor historic Baptist principles and welcome women as leaders in the pulpit and diaconate. We worship together through traditional liturgical worship in a historic sanctuary with an antiphonal organ.


Email resume with cover letter to


Posting Deadline: February 15, 2021

Hampton Baptist Church, Hampton Virginia

Position: Associate Pastor Children and Youth Discipleship

The Associate Pastor of Children and Youth Discipleship is a full-time staff position responsible for the overall planning and coordination of Children and Youth Christian formation. Working closely with the Pastor and related committees, this position guides the transition of the ongoing programming needs for Youth and Children from infant to senior youth. The position also includes pastoral care and congregational nurture.

For more information please email

Main Street Baptist Church, Emporia Virginia

Position: Youth Minister (PT)

Main Street Baptist Church is currently searching for a part-time (20 hours weekly) Youth Minister to lead a growing youth ministry (ages 12-18). This position provides leadership and oversight in all aspects of planning, promoting, and implementing a ministry that guides youth in their spiritual growth and encourages their fellowship within the church. We are praying for an individual who is called to ministry, affiliated with CBF and BGAV, and currently studying at an accredited University or Seminary. Compensation for this position is $20,000 to $25,000 annual.

Please provide your letter of interest and resume to Rustin Jessee and Betsy Short, , Main Street Baptist Church, 440 South Main Street, Emporia, VA 23847.       

Westwood Baptist Church in Springfield, VA

Position: Minister to Children and Families (FT)

An exciting opportunity to build a community-focused Children’s Ministry! Westwood has recently developed a new Calling Statement that focuses our church’s attention to “connect with and serve our community and its families.” As part of that focus, we are looking to expand our current weekday program for preschoolers as well as begin a Before and/or After School program for children. The Minister of Children and Families will serve as the primary pastoral presence for Westwood families as well as develop and direct our new community initiatives. The successful candidate will need strong organization and delegation skills, the ability to dream big dreams and put plans into action, and a heart for the faith development of preschoolers and children. Westwood is located in Fairfax County, Virginia with a population of over 1 million people. There are 4 elementary schools in the immediate vicinity of the church. Westwood is committed to connecting with and serving the families in our area and invites you to pray about joining us on the journey. Here is how to apply.

1. Visit our website for a look at the job description ( and more information about Westwood. 

2. Send a cover letter and resume to Holly Schmitz, chair of the search committee at

Reference & Referral

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Virginia is prepared to assist congregations searching for ministerial staff and clergy desiring placement.

Churches Seeking Staff
Churches need strong recommendations for staff openings. CBFVA partners with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s LeaderConnect ( to help place vocational ministers (senior pastors, associate pastors, youth pastors, children’s pastors, and other staff ministers) in Virginia churches. Search committees are encouraged to contact CBF to communicate staff needs and to solicit resumes of potential candidates.

CBFVA can assist in the ministerial staff search. Contact Terry Maples at or 804.213.0412 to communicate clergy leadership needs in your congregation.

Clergy Seeking Placement
Knowing when to move requires prayer and reflection, and finding another people to serve is spiritual work. CBFVA provides competent reference and referral by keeping clergy resumes on file. Contact Terry Maples at or 804.213.0412 for assistance with placement.

NOTE: CBFVA is not linked to CBF’s LeaderConnect system. If you utilize CBF’s reference and referral system, your information is not automatically sent to the CBFVA office. If you desire placement in Virginia, please send your resume and a cover letter directly to CBFVA