Ministry Jobs

Ministry Opportunities & 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.

Kilmarnock Baptist Church, VA

Position: Pastor (FT)

Join us in Kilmarnock, Virginia, and become the next Pastor of Kilmarnock Baptist Church! Our previous Pastor recently retired, and we are looking for someone to lead us full-time or part-time and help us grow in our faith. Our congregation consists mostly of retired members, with an average weekly attendance of 50, and we also have a wider audience through our radio and YouTube broadcasts. We are committed to becoming a God-powered and Spirit-led church, guided by prayer and following the Holy Spirit’s lead. We believe in letting go of our comfort zones and working with other Christians to discern God’s plan. As our Pastor, you will have the opportunity to exhibit the interpersonal skills described in 1 Corinthians 13: 4-7 and be diligent in keeping in touch with our church members. We seek a candidate who shares our beliefs and values and is aligned with the BGAV and CBF. If this sounds like you, please visit our website at www.kilmarnockbaptist.net to learn more about our church and the area. We encourage you to submit your resumes to kbchurch.pst@gmail.com before February 18, 2024, and join us in this exciting journey of faith and service.

Posting Deadline: 02/18/2024

 

Interested applicants please email robt.g.gray@gmail.com

 

Village Baptist Church, MD

Position: Pastor (FT)

Village Baptist Church is seeking an ordained, preferably Baptist, minister with a minimum of 3-5 years of pastoral ministry experience and a Master’s-level degree (preferably Master of Divinity) from an Association of Theological Schools-accredited educational institution. We are seeking a candidate who takes preaching preparation seriously and engages missionally, both locally and globally. This candidate will come to our multicultural, multiethnic, highly congregationally led church community, which is looking to grow, in Prince George’s County, MD, located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Please see the detailed position description at http://villagebaptistbowie.org/pastor_position.html.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume, to pastorsearch@villagebaptistbowie.org. This position will remain open until filled.

Posting Deadline: 04/16/2024

 

Interested applicants please email pastorsearch@villagebaptistbowie.org

 

Poplar Springs Baptist Church, VA

Position: Worship Pastor (PT)

Join our dynamic and passionate church! We’re seeking a Worship Pastor to be a key part of God’s movement in our community. If you have a heart for worship, a deep connection to God, and the skills to lead our congregation in meaningful worship experiences, we want to hear from you! Apply now and be part of something truly special.

Posting Deadline: 04/16/2024

 

Interested applicants please email mxb@copper.net

 

Vineville Baptist Church, GA

Position: Senior Pastor (FT)

Vineville Baptist Church of Macon, GA is seeking a senior pastor who can lead this dually aligned (CBF and SBC) faith family while relying upon the relevance and truth of the Bible as the inspired Word of God. Vineville is a church that actively supports the equal roles of men and women in leadership, including the role of ministers and deacons. In our setting, the senior pastor provides leadership, while working closely with lay leaders, for guiding the church in the fulfillment of its mission through biblical teaching, congregational care, spiritual development, and missions. It is important that the senior pastor remains comfortably accessible, approachable, and well-informed about our faith family. Qualifications: This person should be a committed follower of Christ, seeking continual spiritual growth and desiring to see others grow in faith. This person should be an ordained Minister of the Gospel possessing a minimum of a Master of Divinity from an accredited institution. Previous pastoral experience and administrative leadership preferred. This person should also possess a calling to the ministry with references to support the gifts of biblical teaching, congregational care, spiritual development, and missional involvement. Primary Function: The role of the pastor is to shepherd the church, the body of Christ, leading its members to live out our mission statement: A hunger for deeper faith with a heart for the city. This person is responsible for leading the ministry of Vineville Baptist Church as a role model through biblical teaching, worship, leadership, pastoral care, outreach, education, missions, and involvement in the larger community.

Posting Deadline: 04/16/2024

 

Interested applicants please email pastorsearch@vbcmacon.org

 

First Baptist Church Clayton, NC

Position: Senior Pastor (FT)

First Baptist Church, Clayton, NC guided by the Holy Spirit, seeks a full time Senior pastor to lead our church into the next chapter of fulfilling God’s will. Founded in 1811, our dually-aligned church is located in the heart of downtown Clayton. After completing a thorough visioning process, we are looking for a pastor that is focused on carrying out the church’s mission to Show, Grow, Tell, and Serve. We desire a pastor who is a people person, knows and reads the Bible daily, and is dedicated to being engaged with church activities, congregation, and community. 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 as a Senior Pastor. For additional information and to complete an online application please click here or https://fbcpsc.wufoo.com/forms/r1vfnmia04w62yn/

Posting Deadline: 04/16/2024

 

Interested applicants please email pastorsearch@fbcclaytonnc.org

 

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 Mark Snipes at msnipes@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 Mark Snipes at msnipes@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