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Senior Pastor: Kirkwood Baptist Church (KBC), founded in 1870 in St. Louis County, Mo., is seeking a senior pastor. KBC has been a leader in moderate Baptist life since 1990 and has been actively affiliated with the national CBF and CBF Heartland since their founding. We worship in a warm, traditional/liturgical style. Christian education is based on biblical authority and a respect for open inquiry with the goal of understanding and applying the radical claims of the gospel to all areas of life. KBC has a long commitment to cooperative and hands-on missions. The senior pastor we seek will possess strong preaching skills, be involved in moderate Baptist life, be committed to Baptist distinctives, and have the desire and ability to lead the congregation spiritually and administratively. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website,, to get to know us better. Send résumés to Pastor Search Committee, Kirkwood Baptist Church, 211 N. Woodlawn Ave., Kirkwood, MO 63122, or to (6/30)

Associate Pastor for Family Ministry and Education
Full-time position requiring seminary training

Church Profile
moderate, mission-minded
affiliated with BGAV, CBF
open to pastoral leadership by men and women equally

Salary and Benefits
$40,000+, based on education and experience

Search Committee
First Baptist Church
23 Starling Ave.
Martinsville, VA 24112


Senior Pastor: The First Baptist Church of Asheville, N.C. ( is accepting résumés for a senior pastor. Founded in 1829, FBCA has a large, active congregation centered on Jesus Christ and committed to his purpose. We celebrate the historic Baptist principles of freedom, friendship and faith. FBCA is affiliated with CBF on both the state and national levels. At FBCA we use a collaborative ministry model. We seek a pastor leader to continue the strong, vibrant ministries currently underway, while helping us discover a vision of God’s path into our future. We reside in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, known as one of the finest areas to live in the entire nation. After your prayerful consideration, we would welcome your expression of interest in becoming part of our ongoing community of faith. You may submit your résumé or written inquiry to Cliff Christian, Chair of the Pastor Search Committee, at 7 Woodbury Rd., Asheville, NC 28804. (6/30)

Minister of Children and Families: First Baptist Church, Jefferson, Ga., located between Athens and Gainesville off Hwy. 129 and three miles off I-85, is seeking a minister of children and families. FBC is dually aligned with the CBF and the SBC and adheres to the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message. Our church has both traditional and contemporary services of worship. The ideal candidate will be a seminary graduate or have a degree related to the Christian education of children and families, and have some ministry experience. This candidate should be called to ministry as a Christian vocation, to children’s and family ministry as a primary calling, and be able to affirm FBC’s mission, vision and values. A job description is posted at Submit résumés to Fred Gurley, Personnel Committee Chairman, First Baptist Church, 81 Institute St., Jefferson, GA 30549.

Minister of Spiritual Formation and Outreach: McLean Baptist Church (MBC) in McLean, Va., is seeking a minister of spiritual formation and outreach who will be responsible for leading and developing Christian discipleship in the MBC community, with significant emphasis on adults and children, fostering a life of intentional spiritual growth and maturity through Christian education programming and other creative activities. This minister will be responsible for designing and implementing a creative, relevant and holistic outreach ministry. The position reports directly to the senior pastor. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to (6/30)

Pastor: First Baptist Church in Bowling Green, Ky., is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor whom God has chosen to lead and shepherd our congregation.  Résumés will be accepted until June 30 at (06/30)

Minister with Children and Families: First Baptist Church of Asheville, N.C., is a caring and compassionate church that, like Jesus, accepts everyone and is committed to serving our neighbors, community and world. We are currently seeking an individual to fill the full-time position of minister with children and families. The ideal candidate will be a seminary graduate; will have experience in local church ministry, a primary calling to work with children and their families, and an awareness of and sensitivity to stages of development in children; will express creativity in ministry; will emphasize developing and deepening spiritual formation in children and their families; and will be able to affirm our church’s mission, vision and values. Interested persons should send a résumé and cover letter to Minister with Children Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 5 Oak St., Asheville, NC 28801 or to

Minister to Youth and Young Adults: McLean Baptist Church in McLean, Va., is seeking a minister to youth and students who will be responsible for leading and developing the church’s ministries of Christian discipleship and service for middle school, high school and college-age students. These responsibilities include but are not limited to biblical education, spiritual development, social activities, mission and fellowship opportunities, and service projects. This minister, in coordination with the senior pastor and other staff, will be expected to develop and lead alternative worship and educational experiences, organize retreats, and foster youth/student participation in cooperative church programs. The position reports to the senior pastor. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to

Senior Pastor: Haven Fellowship Church, a moderate interdenominational church located in Conyers, Ga., with an active membership of approximately 200, is seeking a full-time senior pastor to succeed our retiring pastor of 18 years. Our church is best characterized as a lay-driven congregation of caring people who are passionate about reaching and serving others. We are uniquely positioned both financially and through our existing facilities to meet the spiritual and physical needs of our growing community. It is our desire to call a person to this position who shares our core values and beliefs, possesses and exhibits the traits of strong leadership through humility, and genuinely desires being part of a relationship-based family of believers. The compensation package offered ranges from $60,000 to $90,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. To see a full ministry description and an in-depth profile of HFC, please visit Interested persons should send their résumés and references to or to Haven Pastor Search Team, 2240 Smyrna Rd., Conyers, GA 30094 by July 15. (07/15)

Senior Pastor: First Baptist Church of Biscoe, N.C., is seeking a full-time senior pastor. We are a relatively small, but inclusive congregation from various ethnic, economic, and social backgrounds with a strong belief in the radical love and grace of our Lord Jesus Christ for all persons. A sense of community is our strength, with a “love in action” attitude and a focus on local missions. We partner primarily with CBF and Montgomery County Churches in Action. Our congregation strives to use its many gifts, one of which is music, to fellowship, worship and serve. We are seeking a pastor who is a divinity school graduate, has excellent skills in building relationships, and will lead us to grow spiritually as we respond to the call of Jesus. Please send rėsumės by July 1 to: or Pastor Search Team, Dwight Saunders First Baptist Church P.O. Box 36 Biscoe, N. C. 27209. (06/30)

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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