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.

Grace Hills Baptist Church, Appomattox, VA

Position: Pastor (FT)

We value a pastor who proclaims God’s Good News through inspirational
speaking skills and informed Bible scholarship. Our worship liturgy is “Baptist
traditional” while appreciating variations on our present worship style. We desire
collegial ministry between our pastor and lay leaders and affirm women in
ordained leadership. Candidates must have a Master of Divinity degree, and
ideally, several years of experience either as a pastor or associate pastor.

Posting Deadline: February 1, 2023

 

Interested applicants please email your resume applygracehills@gmail.com

 

High Hills Baptist,VA

Position: Pastor (FT)

For over 225 years, High Hills Baptist has been committed to tending to, educating, and caring for believers in Jarratt, Virginia. We are prayerfully seeking a pastor who will continue to emphasize biblical-based teaching and pastoral care to a multigenerational congregation while innovating ways to expand our impact in the community. Our dedicated membership has a heart for local missions and for nurturing the growing number of children and young believers in our ranks. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and effective teacher and leader who is as comfortable in the pulpit as by a hospital bed or in a member’s living room.

Posting Deadline: January 31, 2023

 

Interested applicants please email your resume highhillsbc@gmail.com

 

Millfield Baptist Church, VA

Position: Pastor (FT)

Millfield Baptist Church is a moderate Baptist church in Southampton County, Virginia seeking a pastor. Our congregation values its rich heritage while warmly embracing the present and seeks ways to be the light that shines in our community. We seek a pastor who will lead/guide/direct us in developing our spiritual gifts both corporately and as individuals and who will disciple believers as well as reach out to the unchurched. Our pastor will have a vision for building a ministry that provides opportunities for both Biblical growth and development and fellowship for all age groups.

In addition to the above, our congregation has identified characteristics we believe our pastor should possess. These include, but are not limited to, a pastoral minister who can biblically preach and effectively plan and lead worship. The candidate should also be a caring and compassionate pastor who can administer pastoral care when and where needed. The preferred candidate will be able to build on a strong sense of community within our church family while also reaching out to inactive members and will assist in planning and outreach for those in the communities surrounding us. Millfield’s preferred candidate will be able to work effectively with all committees and all officers within our church.

We are seeking a pastor with a seminary degree. Millfield is aligned with the Baptist General Association of Virginia and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.

Posting Deadline:February 15, 2023

 

Interested applicants please email your resume tgoodrich.mbc@gmail.com

 

Grace Crossing Baptist Fellowship,NC

Position: Pastor (FT)

We are seeking a full-time or invocations Pastor to lead our small suburban church into the next phase of our ministry. We have a moderate theological perspective, affirming the Baptist Faith and Message 1963.We are affiliated with CBF and affirm the four basic Baptist beliefs of Soul, Bible, Church and Religion, in addition to the role of women in ministry. We have a strong music ministry and a blended style of worship. Our modern church facility is ideally located for growth. We are looking for a man or woman to lead us in fulfilling our vision “to be a place and a people where God’s grace intersects life”. Pastoral responsibilities include preaching, teaching, strategic leadership and planning, community engagement and staff supervision.

Posting Deadline: March 1, 2023

 

Interested applicants please email your resume ted.w.garrett@icloud.com

 

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 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