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Minister to Students: St. Matthews Baptist Church of Louisville, Ky., a suburban church in friendly cooperation with the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, is seeking a full-time minister to students to work with youth and college students. A job description is available at Candidates should be graduates of fully accredited colleges/universities and seminaries/divinity schools. Salary and benefits are commensurate with qualifications of the candidate chosen. Applications will be accepted until Jan. 15 at or Attn: Emily Thompson, St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Ave., Louisville, KY 40207. (01/15)

Senior Pastor: First Baptist Church, St. Simons Island, Ga., is seeking a full-time senior pastor. We are a moderate, dually aligned congregation. Qualifications include a degree from an accredited seminary. Further information, including our church profile, can be found at Please send a cover letter and résumé to Pastor Search Committee, 729 Ocean Blvd., St. Simons Island, GA 31522 or to (12/31)

Minister to Youth and Children: Pulaski Heights Baptist Church of Little Rock, Ark., ( is seeking a full-time minister to youth and children. Candidates with a seminary degree are preferred. Résumés with a cover letter will be accepted until Dec. 15 at or at Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, AR 72205. (12/15)

Senior Pastor: First Baptist Church, Forest City, N.C., ( is seeking a full-time senior pastor for a 160-plus-year-old church located in the foothills of North Carolina. We are a moderate, traditional Baptist fellowship primarily aligned with CBF but having SBC and BSCNC ties. Qualifications include a degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school and 5-10 years of pastoral experience. Applicants should submit a résumé with references to or to Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 211 W. Main St., Forest City, NC 28043. Responses are due by Dec. 31. (12/31)

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:


Minister of Music and Worship

Hayes Barton Baptist Church
Raleigh, N.C.

Full-time ministry position with benefits


Résumés or applications: Nov. 15


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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