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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,

Tomahawk Baptist Church , Midlothian, VA

Position: Worship Minister (PT)

  • A complete job description can be found at
  • Resume can be sent at
  • Posting Deadline: Monday, April 30, 2018

First Baptist Church, Waynesboro, VA

Position: Minister to Families with Youth (FT)

  • First Baptist Waynesboro, VA is seeking to hire a full-time Minister to Families with Youth. Applicants should have experience and a passion for ministering alongside youth and their families. Candidates with a degree from an accredited seminary and/or experience in a congregational setting is preferred.
  • First Baptist Waynesboro is affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Candidates must be willing to serve in a context that is theologically diverse, to embrace women and men in all levels of leadership, to understand child development, and to value a holistic (spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional) approach to meeting the needs of the community.
  • Resumes with a cover letter may be submitted to
  • Posting Deadline: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Main Street Baptist Church, Emporia, VA

Position: Youth Minister (PT)

  • Main Street Baptist Church is currently searching for a part-time 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 need an individual who is called to ministry, affiliated with CBF, and currently studying at an accredited and affiliated seminary.
  • Please provide your letter of interest and resume to Rustin Jessee and Betsy Short,
  • Posting Deadline: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Branch’s Baptist Church, Richmond, VA

Position: Music Minister/Director (PT)

  • We are seeking a person of faith who has experienced a call by God to minister to a congregation through music.
  • The Director of Music will work in close cooperation with the Pastor, church musicians, and staff in planning and leading the music.
  • The preferred candidate is experienced.
  • The ability to play instrument accompaniment with the choir and or praise team is a plus.
  • Call or email for a detailed job description
  • Posting Deadline: Friday, May 4, 2018

West End Baptist Church, N. Dinwiddie, VA

Position: Summer Youth and Children Ministry Intern (PT)

  • This intern will help plan, coordinate, and supervise the activities for youth and children, including summer camps and mission opportunities.
  • This position also includes planning and participation in worship, Sunday education, and Wednesday night activities.
  • This internship is a summer position that can continue into the fall and spring if agreeable to the student and the churdch.
  • Inquiries are welcome to email
  • Posting Deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Broadway Baptist Church, Louisville, KY

Position: Senior Pastor (FT)

  • Broadway Baptist Church in Louisville, KY, a longtime CBF affiliate, is seeking a senior pastor to lead our 500+ member congregation into the next generation.
  • A successful candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in full-time ministry and hold a Master’s or Doctoral degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school.
  • Cover letters and resumes can be submitted confidentially to
  • Additional information about Broadway can be found at
  • Posting Deadline: Friday, May 18, 2018

Emerald Isle Baptist Church, Emerald Isle, NC

Position: Associate Minister of Family Life (FT)

  • This full-time position will focus on two broad tasks:
    • (1) developing and implementing ministries that bring Christian value to our members
    • (2) assisting the minister in all aspects of pastoral and community care
  • Send resumes to
  • Posting Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Ox Hill Baptist Church, Chantilly, VA

Position: Senior Pastor (FT)

  • To share the life-giving message of Christ’s love in our culturally and spiritually diverse community;
    • To renew our vision for missions programs, focusing on where and how we can best serve the Lord in our community and beyond;
    • To investigate non-traditional worship styles and other opportunities;
    • To encourage and empower laity to assume more responsibility and leadership in adult ministries; and
    • To ensure the growth and vitality of our children and youth ministries
  • Please send resumes to
  • Posting Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Antioch Baptist Church, Sandston, VA

Position: Music Director (PT)

  • Promote the love of singing and most importantly the love of the Lord
    • Music background and willingness to train
    • Teach and encourage a greater level of musicality
    • Organizing and preparing the music ministry
    • Prepare/plan hymns and specials for worship service complementary to Pastor’s sermon
    • One weekly rehearsal for the choir
    • Christmas and Easter Cantatas (or perhaps integration with play or drama)
    • Currently using cd backgrounds for Specials and Cantatas
    • Basic piano skills are preferred but not required
  • Send resumes to
  • Posting Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018

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, 2018

First Baptist Church, South Boston, VA

Position: Organist (PT)

  • First Baptist Church in South Boston, VA is seeking an organist/accompanist to work closely with the pastor and associate pastor/music minister to plan and implement music for weekly worship services.
  • The ideal candidate must be available for choir rehearsals on Wednesday evenings, Sunday morning services, and other services scheduled throughout the year.
  • The candidate must be proficient in playing a broad genre of music on the organ and piano.
  • First Baptist church has a 3 manual, 38 rank Estey organ, installed in 1936, rebuilt and upgraded in 1994 and 2002.
  • Interested candidates should forward a resume to:
    • Personnel Committee, First Baptist Church, 815 N. Main St., South Boston, VA 24592
  • Posting Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Chadbourn Baptist Church, Chadbourn, NC

Position: Pastor (FT)

  • Chadbourn Baptist Church is a congregation with a long, rich history, having formed in May 1890.
  • We are currently seeking a Pastor who will be responsible for leading the church to function as a New Testament church.
  • We are affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina and align with the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message.
  • Other church staff include an Associate Pastor and part-time Admministrative Assistant.
  • We offer a variety of programs for all ages.
  • Ministry programs include, but are not limited to, Sunday Worship, Sunday School, Discipleship Training and Wednesday prayer service.
  • We have a strong music ministry, a winning Bible Drill program for our children and an active elder group.
  • Our missions programs support local food and domestic ministries and community activities, as well as offerings for other missions.
  • Chadbourn is a small town located in the southeastern region of North Carolina, approximately 45 miles north of the greater Myrtle Beach area of the South Carolina coast and approximately 50 miles west of Wilmington, North Carolina.
  • Our location offers a small town environment with easy access to more metropolitan areas.
  • The approximate population, according to, was 1,769 in 2016.
  • We are situated in Columbus County which has an approximate population of 56,594 (2015).
  • Columbus County boasts a large natural lake offering recreational water sports and fishing, with resources available through the Lake Waccamaw State Park.
  • Please contact Ann Honeycutt, 910-840-7941, for more information
  • Posting Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Fairfax Circle Church, Fairfax, VA

Position: Pastor for Students and Adult Discipleship (FT)

  • To provide vision, leadership, and day-to-day supervision of the middle and high school Student Ministry. The secondary purpose is to provide vision and leadership to the adult discipleship ministry including developing a strategy for college age adults and local adult small groups
  • Send resumes to
  • Posting Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018

Hunton Baptist Church, Glen Allen, VA

Position: Summer Day Camp Leader (PT)

  • Job Summary: Hunton Baptist Church seeks two responsible and enthusiastic individuals to plan and implement our six-week summer day camp for youth and children, which begins July 9, 2018 and concludes August 16, 2018.
    • Primary Job Accountabilities
      1. Availability Monday through Thursday from 8:30am-12:30pm
      2. Work with the Minister to Families to plan the camp theme, activities, lessons, and field trips.
      3. Lead activities and lessons for children’s camp (Mondays and Wednesdays) and youth camp (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
      4. Create a fun and engaging camp experience, while also providing depth and meaningful lessons.
      5. Lead and teach youth and children in age-appropriate ways for each group.
      6. Maintain good communication with parents
  • .Contact: Eric Fulcher, Minister for Families, Youth, and Children
  • Posting Deadline: Friday, June 1, 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
  • Posting Deadline: Sunday, July 1, 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 ( 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