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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, office@cbfva.org.
  • Seeking an Intentional Interim?  You can contact the Center for Congregational Health: http://www.healthychurch.org. More information about Intentional Interim Ministry can be found at the Virginia Network of Interim Ministers, www.vnim.org.

Angier Baptist Church, Angier, NC

Position: Pastor (FT)

  • Pastor: Angier Baptist Church, Angier, NC, seeks a fulltime pastor to lead our church into a new chapter in our history.
  • We are a Baptist congregation focusing on the inspirational worship of God and applying the Bible to all areas of life.
  • We desire a pastor who will possess strong preaching skills, be a leader in guiding and directing the church spiritually and administratively, and be a person who has a servant’s heart.
  • The successful candidate will possess a strong calling to the pastoral ministry, hold an accredited seminary or divinity school degree, and possess some years of experience in congregational ministry.
  • Interested candidates are encouraged to submit resume information to the Pastor Search Committee at
  • Posting Deadline: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Sunny Hills Baptist Church, Wytheville, VA

Position: Music/Youth Leader (FT)

  • The minister will help ordinary people experience full life in the context of a loving, caring, and casual church family.
  • Ministers with music leadership skills and a desire to connect relationally with unchurched students will find a home at Sunny Hills Church.
  • For more information please visit sunnyhillschurch.com/apply
  • Posting Deadline: Sunday, July 1, 2018

First Bryan Baptist Church, Savannah, GA

Position: Senior Pastor (FT)

  • First Bryan Baptist Church is seeking to fill the position of Senior Pastor.
  • Prerequisites for the position are as follows: Bachelors degree from an accredited university; ordained Baptist minister; at least 3 years senior pastoral experience or 5 years serving under a senior Baptist minister.
  • Candidate must be willing to relocate to Savannah area.
  • Application packets may be downloaded from www.FBBCSAV.org or obtained from the church secretary:
    • Tues.-Thurs., 10 a.m.-12 Noon; 575 W. Bryan Street, Sav. GA 31401; (912) 232-5526.
  • Posting Deadline: Sunday, July 1, 2018

Westwood Baptist Church, Cary, NC

Position: Senior Pastor (FT)

  • Westwood Baptist Church in Cary, NC, is prayerfully searching for a full-time Senior Pastor with at least 6 years of experience as a senior pastor and a Master’s or Doctoral degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school.
  • Our loving and welcoming membership of 500+ is affiliated with CBF and actively involved in local and world-wide missions. We have men and women serving as deacons and in leadership roles.
  • The candidate should be an effective communicator of God’s Word with a devoted passion to·equip believers to carry out the Great Commission.
  • Send resume, references and cover letter emphasizing your ministerial calling and spiritual journey to Westwood Baptist Church’s pastor search committee email: pastorsearchcommittee@westwoodbc.org. Learn more about us at www.westwoodbc.org.
  • Posting Deadline: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Orange Baptist Church, Orange, VA

Position: Minister/Director of Youth (PT)

  • The purpose of the Minister/Director of Youth is to minister to the youth of Orange Baptist Church and communities in grades 6 to 12. Lead a youth program that develops each youth in their spiritual formation.
  • Build pastoral relationships with youth participants.
  • Oversee and/or teach youth Sunday school, Wednesday night classes and Youth Group meetings.
  • Administer, develop, and implement youth ministry programs designed to meet the spiritual, social, and emotional needs of the youth; which leads them to spiritual commitments and disciplines
  • Participate in worship planning and leadership.
  • Develop youth missions activities incorporating local and regional mission opportunities.
  • Engage the youth in fellowship activities to enhance community building.
  • Work with Vacation Bible School leadership to engage the youth
  • Work with the Youth Advisory Committee in ministering to youth.
  • Involve and equip lay leaders for assistance, feedback, and ideas.
  • Report directly to the Pastor.
  • Correspond with the congregation via newsletter, business meeting reports, bulletin announcements, social media accounts, etc.
  • Oversee the youth budget.
  • Contact Alan Miller at 540-672-2996 or amiller@obcva.org
  • Posting Deadline: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Yorktown Baptist Church, Yorktown, VA

Position: Interim Pastor (PT)

  • The Senior Pastor of Yorktown Baptist Church (YBC), under the auspices of the Holy Spirit, will provide a balanced ministry of dynamic preaching, pastoral care, and proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • The church is accustom to a traditional service, but is flexible to possibly provide both a traditional and contemporary service to reach and engage a diverse congregation.
  • The Senior Pastor will provide spiritual, visionary and organizational leadership to the church leaders and congregation at large. The position is to facilitate church growth, ministry, outreach, spiritual unity, and vitality. The average Sunday morning worship attendance is approximately 20 and the congregation desires to grow. The sanctuary can hold approximately 125
  • Qualifications Desired:
    • Graduate of Seminary desired.
    • Ordained
    • 2 years prior service as pastor or associate pastor preferred.
  • Submit the following information by email to rskraus@gmail.com
    • Cover Letter: Introduce yourself as well as explain your reasons for interest in the position.
    • Resume (limit to 3 pages): Provide your ministry experience, educational background and contact information for at least three (3) professional references.
    • Link to or send a CD of a sample sermon.
  • Posting Deadline: Monday, July 30, 2018

Chestnut Grove Baptist Church, Earlysville, VA

Position: Director of Music & Worship (PT)

  • Chestnut Grove is seeking a Directly of Music & Worship to join our team.
  • Candidate must be proficient in coordinating and leading various musical styles for congregational worship.
  • To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to office@chestnutgrovebaptist.org
  • Visit our website for full position info chestnutgrovebaptist.org
  • Posting Deadline: Monday, July 30, 2018

Wake Forest Baptist Church, Wake Forest, NC

Position: Minister to Children & Families (FT)

  • Oversee strong laity led ministry to children and their parents in growing church with 70-80 active children.
  • http://www.wakeforestbaptistchurch.org
  • Send resumes to billslater@ncrrbiz.com
  • Posting Deadline: Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mount Hermon Baptist Church, Moseley, VA

Position: Worship Coordinator (PT)

  • This is a part-time position in a medium-sized congregation with traditional worship and incorporating various music styles.
  • Main responsibility is directing an adult choir and coordinating small singing groups and soloists.
  • Mount Hermon Baptist Church in western Chesterfield County, VA
  • For a job description and more information, contact Lee Ellison: email ellison.mhbc@gmail.com or call 804-794-2049.
  • Posting Deadline: Saturday, September 15, 2018

Fellowship Bible Church, Hillsborough, NJ

Position: Senior Pastor (FT)

  • Bible-based, multi-cultural, Baptist-based, local and foreign mission-oriented, small church in a growing central NJ community seeks Senior Pastor with 5+ years of experience as its shepherd-pastor-teacher.
  • Send resumes to fbcsearch18@gmail.com
  • Posting Deadline: Monday, December 31, 2018

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 (http://www.cbf.net/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 tmaples@cbfva.org 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 tmaples@cbfva.org 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