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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,

Community West Church, Henrico, VA

Position: Director of Family Ministries (PT)

To oversee the ministryto children birth-5th grades and their families. The ideal candidate would have an undergraduate degree and training or experience in children’s ministry, engage in a highly relational approach, and be a good theological fit with the ECO Presbyterian Church. CWC is a church plant located in the West End of Richmond.

For more information about Community West Church visit

Posting Deadline: December 7, 2018




Camp Alkulana Richmond, VA
Position: Camper & Family Liaison (PT)
  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate skills and experience
  • Experience or education in social work, education, ministry, human services, or related field is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and competency in working with the public
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency with computer systems, including Microsoft Word and Excel, email and social media outlets

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Include your full name in the subject line of the email. Applications will be accepted through December 10th. Anticipated position start date is mid-January.




Walnut Grove Baptist Church Mechanichsville, VA
Position: Family Ministries and Media Coordinator (FT)

This position will oversee and lead in the development and implementation of comprehensive ministriesfor the children, youth and young adults. These ministries will integrate educational, mission, social and recreational activities. Additionally, manage church wide digital strategy including website, social media, and on-line marketing. Preferred qualifications include relevant degree, a passion for children and youth, and three or more years of experience. Extensive experience in this area in lieu of a degree would be considered.

Please email your resumes to



Tomahawk Baptist Church, Midlothian, VA

Position: Office Administrator (PT)

Position Status: Part-time (24 hours M-Th during the summer, 30 hours M-F during the school year)
Reports to: Senior Pastor

  •  Minimum high school graduate or equivalent
  • Two years of related work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (including Publisher)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with congregation, members, and pastoral staff
  • Project a warm, friendly, and helpful attitude
  • Willingness to learn and take on new skills as necessary
  •  Ability to adjust to changes within the office and church environments
  •  Experience with design a plus (Canva)
  •  QuickBooks experience a plus
  •  Servant Keeper experience a plus
  •  Demonstrated ability to perform duties listed in the job description
  • For more information on the postion please email

Please apply by December 21, 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
  • Posting Deadline: Monday, December 31, 2018

Second Baptist Little Rock, Little Rock, AR

Position: Minister to Youth and Families (FT)

Second Baptist Little Rock, a vibrant CBF partner church, is looking for a Minister to Students and Families. This position will serve as the youth minister of the congregation, and will also oversee our children’s ministries, including supervision of Children’s Ministry Associates. Finally, this person will seek to build up, engage, and disciple all the families of 2BC.

As a member of the pastoral staff, this person will also be expected to work collaboratively with the staff in providing administrative oversight, pastoral care as needed, and preach and teach on occasion. The ideal candidate will be seminary trained, able to relate to a variety of people, enjoy working with youth, believe in substantive youth ministry, be comfortable supervising part-time children’s ministers, and have a collaborative spirit of ministry.

Please send resume and cover letter to by December 31, 2018. The Job description can be found at:

Second Baptist Little Rock, Little Rock, AR

Position: Lake Nixon ExecutiveDirector (FT)

  • Second Baptist Little Rock, a vibrant CBF partner church, is looking for a new Executive Director, for its Lake Nixon (LN) Ministry.
  • LN is a 218-acre property in West Little Rock that runs an outdoor preschool and summer day camp, and has the potential for so much more.
  • The director will help ensure existing programs are running smoothly and serve as the primary visionary and fundraiser for future LN programs.
  • The director is expected to cultivate community partnerships that strengthen the work and vision of LN, especially as it relates to areas of racial and environmental justice.
  • The ideal candidate will be seminary trained, comfortable in serving in pastoral ministry, love the outdoors, have a passion for justice, enjoy administration and oversight, and be a natural connector.
  • Please send resumes and cover letter to by December 31. The job description can be found at

Central Christian Church (Deciples of Christ), Lexington, KY

Position:Minister to Youth, Children, and their families (FT)

A vibrant, urban congregation of 750+ with traditional worship & progressive theology, is seeking a full-time Minister of Youth, Children, and their Families. With newly constructed space for children (birth through 5th grade) and youth (6th – 12th grade), we are eager to welcome our newest colleague.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years experience in youth ministry and a bachelor’s degree. Preference given to those with theological education.

Posting Deadline: Decmeber31, 2018


Millfield Baptist Church, Wakefield, VA

Position:Organist/Accompanist (PT)

Organist/accompanist needed for Wednesday night rehearsals and Sunday morning traditional worship service

Please send resumes to

Posting Deadline: Decmeber31, 2018


Immanuel Baptist Church, Newport News, VA

Position: Senior Pastor (FT)

  • Seeks an encouraging and compassionate senior pastor with effective preaching and teaching qualities for our 120+ member congregation.
  • A candidate with strong leadership skills to foster the vision of the church is desired. Ministry experience of 4+ years is preferred and a seminary degree is required.
  • Please send resumes to Immanuel Baptist Church, 69 Saunders Rd., Newport News, VA 23601 ATTN: Pastor Search Committee or e-mail to

Posting Deadline: January 1, 2019

Tomahawk Baptist Church, Midlothian, VA

Position: Youth Pastor (PT)

Job Summary: This part time position (60 hours/month) is responsible for leading a growing youth ministry, providing Christ-centered, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support, and maintain participation of youth. The Youth Pastor will collaborate with Senior Pastor and ministry teams, and provide leadership to recruit, train and support volunteers. Reports to Senior Pastor.

For more information please email

Posting Deadline: January 15,2019

Yates Baptist Church, Durham, NC

Position: Minister of Music (FT)

Yates Baptist Church in Durham, NC is seeking a skilled, energetic Christian woman or man as full-time Minister of Music and Worship. This person will provide leadership in our inclusive ministries for all ages. Yates has a membership of about 600, with approximately 225 regularly attending our two Sunday services. The sanctuary was renovated in 2017. For more information, please see


Posting Deadline: January 15,2019

First Baptist Church of Mount Airy, NC

Position: Minister through Music and Worship (FT)

  • Responsibilities include conducting the adult and youth choirs, leading congregational singing, preparing the Sunday worship order of service in conjunction with the senior minister, and working with various handbell choirs.
  • An area of special emphasis is our established children and youth music education programs.
  • The applicant should be comfortable using music from a variety of styles from classic to contemporary.
  • Some pastoral care responsibilities are included.
  • For further information or to submit a resume respond to or to Music Search Team, First Baptist Church, 714 North Main St., Mount Airy, NC 27030.

Posting Deadline: January 31,2019


May Memorial Baptist Church, VA

Position: Organist (PT)

  • 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 Joan Maples, Music Minister at or Pastor Michael Edwards at

Posting Deadline: May 1,2019

Second Baptist Church, Petersburg, VA

Position: Organist and Music Director (PT)

  • Second Baptist Church of Petersburg is searching for a person with a desire to serve a congregation through the ministry of music.
  • Candidates need to be proficient in playing a broad genre of music on a pipe organ and the piano, and they need to have the skill to direct choirs.
  • Although it is not essential, the ability to direct (or learn to direct) the playing of chimes and hand-bells would be helpful to the candidate.
  • The organist and music director will work alongside the pastor in planning and implementing music for the Sunday morning worship hour and the Wednesday evening midweek prayer service.
  • Interested candidates may send a resume to the Music Committee, Second Baptist Church, 3355 Johnson Road, Petersburg, VA  23805-2334 or to
  • Posting Deadline:  Thursday, May 31, 2019

Huguenot Road Baptist Church, Richmond, VA

Position: Youth Pastor (FT)

  • Suburban Baptist church located in the Richmond area of Central Virginia (RVA),
    mission-focused and activity-oriented youth pastor who has effective organization and
    communication skills and a desire to mentor and disciple young people in an intergenerational
  • You are required to bring your past experience to inject energy and vision to
    build on an established youth ministry program for students with diverse interests. You will
    report to the senior pastor and collaborate with parents, lay leaders and other staff members.
  • If you have a passion for serving God, and specifically for ministering to students, and feel a
    compelling calling to serve in the RVA area
  • Send a cover letter and resume to

Derbyshire Baptist Church, Richmond, VA

Position: Minister of Students (PT)

The Minister of Students is somebody who will develop godly relationships with our youth to point them to the love of God and is responsible for providing direction and leadership to promote the youth ministry and educational programming at Derbyshire Baptist Church.  To that end, this person will create spiritually based programming to inspire the youth to explore their relationship with Jesus and challenge them to grow a healthy and maturing relationship with Jesus Christ.

The Minister of Students is accountable to the Pastor and is an equal part of the Derbyshire Ministry Team.

Personal Qualifications:
  1. Have a special love for working with youth in Middle School and High School years, as well as young adults.
  2. Possess a warm personality and is approachable.
  3. Skilled in leadership, counseling, and ministry.
  4. Previous experience as outlined above in working with youth and/or children.


  1. BA in fine arts, humanities, psychology, counseling, or related field.
  2. Advanced seminary degree preferred.  Masters or higher degree preferred.
  3. Secondary or elementary education degrees also highly desirable.


To apply or for more information please email

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