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Senior Pastor: First Baptist Church, Huntsville, Ala. ( seeks a full-time senior pastor to lead our 200-plus-year-old church located strategically in a revitalized part of downtown “Rocket City.” We are a centrist Baptist congregation of about 3000 members, dually-aligned with CBF and SBC, with ties to ALCBF, Alabama Baptist Convention and the Madison Baptist Association. The church is mission minded, ordains both men and women to roles in ministry and leadership, and has strong lay leadership. We have dynamic traditional and contemporary worship services. Qualifications include a degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school and 5-10 years of pastoral experience. Applicants may confidentially submit a résumé with references to or to Pastor Search Committee, 600 Governors Dr., Huntsville, AL 35801. (03/30)

Associate Pastor for Family Life/Students and Associate Pastor for Children: First Baptist Church, Orangeburg, S.C., is seeking one full-time and one part-time associate pastor to minister in the areas of family life (, students (grades 6-12) and children (cradle-grade 5). Individuals or ministry couples are invited to apply and identify their skills and gifts associated with the desired grouping of ministry roles. Associate pastors at FBCO are responsible for providing pastoral leadership specific to their assigned ministries to include family life center, students, children and families. Each associate will work toward leadership and oversight in all aspects of planning, promoting and implementing ministry that guides individuals in spiritual growth and development. Direct inquiries and résumés to FBCO Search, First Baptist Church, 1240 Russell St., Orangeburg, SC 29115 or to (3/30)

Senior Pastor: First Baptist Church (FBC) in South Boston, Va., is seeking a full-time senior pastor. We are committed to being an innovative and inclusive Christian fellowship united in our desire to engage in meaningful worship, witness, education, ministry and service. We need a pastor who is a strong spiritual leader, missions minded and a good administrator. We seek candidates who are called to ministry with a seminary degree, at least 5 years of pastoral experience and a strong work ethic. FBC is associated with BGAV and CBF. Please send résumés to Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 815 N. Main St., South Boston, VA 24592 or to (03/30)

Minister of Music: First Baptist Church Murfreesboro, Tenn., is seeking a full-time minister of music to lead our chancel choir, administer our comprehensive music program and lend support to our contemporary worship service. First Baptist is aligned with both the CBF and SBC. For information about the church and to review the full job description, please visit the church's website at Please submit résumés to by March 1. (3/30)

Associate Pastor of Youth and Children

Church profile:

Rural Southern Baptist church

Average Sunday school attendance 160

Average worship attendance 210

Résumés by March 31:

Search Committee

St. George Baptist Church

2590 Shillings Bridge Rd.

Orangeburg, SC 29115

Reference and Referral Specialist

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF)             Decatur, Ga.


·          Manage the online reference and referral system, guiding continuous improvements in the system

·          Maintain consistent and effective contact with churches and candidates

·          Provide resources to search committees and candidates

·          Coordinate reference and referral meetings with CBF staff

·          Work in a collaborative manner across organizations

·          Facilitate church visits, pastor calls, leadership training and other field service events for enriching the work of congregations and congregational leaders

·          Generate and maintain reports

·          Perform other duties as assigned, to include working with the Ministries Council and assisting in the work of the General Assembly


·          College degree; seminary degree preferred

·          At least five years congregational ministry or related field and CBF experience

·          Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

·          Detail-oriented

·          Outstanding customer service

·          Capable of facilitating training

·          Intermediate MS Office experience

·          Travel up to 10 percent

·          Work weekends if needed

Résumé and cover letter:

Additional information:

Front Desk Associate

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship             Decatur, Ga.



*Front desk operation including but not limited to:

·          answering internal/external switchboard calls

·          directing general inquiries and facilitating the general flow of information throughout the office, including distribution of mail, faxes and email messages to the general CBF account

·          acting as the chief hospitality officer to employees and guests

*General office maintenance, including but not limited to:

·          maintaining office supply inventory and process, including placing office supply orders and processing invoices

·          maintaining tidiness throughout the space

·          maintaining office machines, include ordering related supplies and calling for service

*Maintain office Master Calendar and related calendars, and create and post signage for daily activities and guests  

*Maintain constituent updates and revisions in the Raiser’s Edge database on a daily basis 

*Assist Department with the formatting and mailing of correspondence

*Other duties as assigned 



*High school diploma

*3-5 years of office reception, switchboard and administrative experience with high volume of incoming calls

*Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

*Detail oriented

*Outstanding customer service

*Intermediate MS Office experience

*Ability to format text for signs and presentations

*Experience with a faith-based nonprofit and Raiser’s Edge database a plus


Résumé and cover letter:

Additional information:


American Baptist Churches of the West Classifieds -- a few listings, primarily church-related
American Baptist Youth Ministry Positions -- from
Baptist News Global Classfieds -- national and Virginia listings
Baptist Standard Classifieds -- primarily church listings in Texas
Baptists Today Online Classifieds --moderate Baptists; primarily church listings, some academic
Biblical Recorder Classifieds -- primarily church listings in North Carolina
Florida Baptist Witness Classifieds -- Southern Baptists; primarily church positions
Free Will Baptist Job Postings -- a variety of ministry positions listed
General Conference Youth Pastor Positions -- from
Independent Baptist Classified Ads -- a few want ads for Independent Baptist pastors
SBC Job Search -- listings from the Southern Baptist Convention web site
Southern Baptist Youth Pastor Positions -- from


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