Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association

Pastorless Churches:












*Send Resume to Church office unless otherwise noted.


Senior Pastor:

Fellowship Missionary:
Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Airy, NC is seeking to serve with a pastor who is faithful to God’s leadership and sensitive to His discernment. A servant leader that will display enthusiasm and encouragement and has the ability to effectively lead, motivate and strengthen the body of Christ.

To find out more about our congregation, please visit our website at Please send resumes to the Pastor Search Committee: [email protected]

First Baptist Church Bessemer City: 
First Baptist Church Bessemer City, North Carolina is seeking a part-time or bivocational pastor.  Please send resume including links to 2 sermons to:
First Baptist Church
107 East Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 397
Bessemer City, N.C. 28016-0397

Lawndale Baptist:
Lawndale Baptist Church in Lawndale, NC is seeking a full-time pastor to shepherd and grow the church.  To provide Spirit led, bible-based preaching and teaching. We support the SBC, NC Baptist State Convention, and our local association (The Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association). If the Spirit is leading you to serve our church, please send resumes to:                LBC Pastor Search Team
PO Box 55
Lawndale, NC 28090
Or email: [email protected]

Sermon samples are welcome.  Resumes will be received through 8/31/2021.

SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH, a conservative mission-minded congregation, in Lincolnton, NC is seeking a full-time pastor. We adhere to the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message and prefer “traditional to blended “worship service. We support both the Southern Baptist Convention and the state conventions along with our local Association. Applicants should have 5-10 years ministry experience, possess a minimum of 4 year degree from an accredited Bible College/Seminary, strong preaching and teaching skills and be willing, as spiritual shepherd, to visit the sick, bereaved and shut-in members. Send resumes c/o Pastor Search Committee to the email address  [email protected] or mail along with a CD of your sermons to 204 Labans Lane, Lincolnton, NC 28092.

Zoar Baptist Church, Shelby, NC
Zoar Baptist Church, Shelby, NC, is seeking a full-time Pastor, servant-leader, and a gifted teacher with a vision for growth and outreach to our community and grow disciples while staying true to our conservative roots and statement of beliefs (BFM 1963). Developing prayer warriors, leading blended worship for all ages, missions and Bible study are all important. Applicants should have an accredited seminary degree and prayerfully consider the opportunity to apply. Please mail your résumé and at least two sermon CD/DVD/online link to: 1740 S. Lafayette Street, Shelby, NC 28152.

Youth and Children:

Buffalo Baptist:
Associate Pastor of Youth and Children
Buffalo Baptist Church of Shelby seeks an Associate Pastor of Youth and Children to join its pastoral staff. The ideal candidate will have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, will strive to meet the pastoral qualifications for pastors found in the New Testament, and will possess a clear calling to minister to youth and children. The candidate will have 3-5 years of ministry experience and must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Possession of a Master’s degree or working toward a Master’s degree from an accredited Southern Baptist seminary is preferred. Starting pay is $35k-$45k depending on education, experience, and qualifications. Buffalo Baptist is a conservative Baptist church affiliated with the BSCNC and SBC. We wholeheartedly affirm BFM2000.

For a complete job description and more information about our church, visit

Send resumes to [email protected]

Campfield Memorial:
Campfield Memorial Baptist Church in Ellenboro, NC is seeking a Youth Pastor. Responsibilities include planning, directing, conducting, evaluating, and administering a comprehensive youth ministry for the spiritual development and discipleship of the youth.

To receive a detailed job description or to submit a resume please email [email protected]

Here are open ministry opportunities at Concord Baptist Church – Bostic, NC.
We are a loving Church that is Christ-Centered & Bible-Based with a heart for taking the gospel to our neighbors and the nations. We want to see every member Growing in a relationship with Jesus Christ, GOING as representatives of Christ to serve others, and GIVING of their time, talent and treasure to further the cause of Christ. You may find more info about our church at

Interest or Inquires for these positions may call Travis at 704-300-7701 or express interest with a resume to [email protected]

Youth/Student Minister- Part-Time
We are searching for an individual to primarily minister and direct the ministries to the teens and families. This person needs to be solid in their faith and grounded in God’s Word with a servants heart. They need to have good teamwork communication working with staff and volunteers and a love for people and making disciples. This person needs to have a heart to reach out to those who are unchurched and lost in our community.

Children’s Minister- Part-Time
This is a brand new position. We are searching for an individual to minister and direct the ministries of Concord to children and families. This person needs to be solid in their faith and grounded in God’s Word. They need to have good teamwork communication with staff and volunteers and a love for kids and desire to disciple them in God’s Word.

Interim Youth Minister – Part-Time
We are searching for one to minister temporarily to the teens and families while we are in the process of searching for one to fill the position on a more permanent basis. They need to be solid in their faith and grounded in God’s Word. One who has a love for people and a heart to serve.

New Hope:
New Hope Baptist Church, Earl, NC is accepting resumes for either a full-time youth and children’s minister or a part-time youth minister and a part-time children’s minister. Go to to submit resume.

Patterson Grove:
Kings Mountain, NC Patterson Grove Baptist church seeking a part-time Youth Minister. This person should have the ability to teach the Bible, encourage spiritual growth, and help the youth with the challenges of life that teens and pre-teens face in today’s world. The position requires this individual to be a born again Christian who believes the Bible is the infallible work of God. Someone who will love our youth, who will help them to love others, and help them to truly believe that they are loved by God.

If you are that person, please send your resume by email to [email protected] and mark to the attention of the personnel committee or by mail to Patterson Grove Baptist Church, 301 Oak Grove Road, Kings Mountain, N.C. 28086 to the attention of the Personnel Committee.

Shady Grove Baptist Church:
Shady Grove Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a part-time Youth Director/ Minister. (With the potential of becoming full-time.)
The ideal candidate should feel the call of God on their life to work with Middle and High School Teens. The Youth Director/Minister should be able to work well in a team setting. Candidate should have the desire to lead teens to have a personal relationship with Christ and too seek a deeper walk with Christ each day.

The Youth Director/Minister will be responsible to teach and over see the youth meetings of the church. (Sunday School, Sunday night Rooted Student Ministries, and Wednesday Night Rooted Student Ministries, And other youth activities as scheduled.)

For more information please contact:
Pastor Dale Hendricks
Shady Grove Baptist Church
3240 Tryon Courthouse Road
Cherryville, NC 28021
(704) 435-9605
[email protected]

Tri-City Baptist Church in Conover, NC is seeking a full-time Student Minister. This position is responsible for planning and directing a comprehensive, energetic, and life changing ministry for middle and high school students. The Student Minister works closely with the Senior Pastor, church staff, and student ministry leaders to set goals, establish programs, provide leadership, and develop strategies and policies supporting the overall mission and strategies of the church. Qualifications include a relevant BA/BS and at least 3 year’s related experience.
For more information about our church, visit Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to [email protected], SUBJECT: STUDENT MINISTER POSITION.

Zion Baptist Church of Shelby, NC is seeking a full time Minister of Youth and Children. The primary responsibilities include coordinating and leading weekly discipleship programs, monthly to quarterly ministry events, and numerous mission projects. The minister is expected to encourage the children and youth in their spiritual development by building relationships and ministering to them, their families, and the church family. He/she will partner with the church staff in helping to plan and lead worship, preaching on occasion, and serve in various ministry roles. Applicants can email resumes to [email protected] A job description can be found at


Concord Baptist Church:
Bostic, NC is currently seeking a part-time PIANIST.  Concord is a congregation with a blended mix of worship.  Anyone who is interested please send resumes to PO Box 70, Bostic, NC 28018 or to Jamie Allen at [email protected]

Flint Hill:
Flint Hill Baptist Church is seeking a Pianist to play for worship services, choir rehearsals, and other occasions in support of the music ministry of the church. Anyone interested in this position please send a resume electronically to: [email protected]

Lily Memorial
Lily Memorial Baptist Church is in need of a pianist/choir accompanist. Music is traditional. Responsibilities would include Sunday morning service at 11:00, Sunday afternoon choir practice at 4:30, Sunday evening service at 6:00 and Wednesday night prayer meeting at 6:00. Resumes may be mailed to Lily Memorial Baptist Church, 406 Whitener St. Shelby, NC 28152.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Job Opening

Job Title: Interim Music Director
Department: Ministerial Staff
Position Status: Part-Time_______________________________________


• Directs the music ministry of the Church.
• Assists the Pastor in planning all worship services.
• Arranges and provides music for funerals, special services and other Church-related activities upon request.
• Model Biblical integrity in all things.
• Available 6 to 10 hours per week including partial office hours.
• Beginning as early as June 6, 2021

During limited church activities, the pay will be $140.00 per week based on 10 hours at $14.00 per hour. When we resume more activities, including choirs both adult and children, the rate will increase to $196.00 per week based on working 14 hours per week at $14.00 per hour.

A typical week (currently) would look like:
4 hours on Sunday Morning
2 hours on Thursday Evening (Praise Team practice)
Possibly an additional 4 hours per week for planning or other functions

Mt. Zion Baptist Church
1787 Cajah’s Mountain Rd
Hudson, NC 28638
[email protected]
Office Hours: M-F 8:00-4:00
Pastor – Stephen Owen

Oak Grove:
Oak Grove Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a permanent part-time pianist that can read music and play traditional hymns and contemporary music. Responsibilites include Sunday morning & evening Worship Serve and choir practice. If interested, and more information, please mail resume to: Oak Grove Baptist Church 1022 Oak Grove Rd. Kings Mountain, NC 28086 Attn: Josh Hamrick. You may email to [email protected]

Pleasant Hill:
Pleasant Hill Baptist is in need of a pianist/choir accompanist for Sunday morning worship and Wednesday night choir rehearsal. Music is traditional/blended style. Contact Amanda Lowery [email protected]

Pleasant Ridge:
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Shelby NC (located 2 ½ miles from Gardner-Webb University) is seeking a part-time Church Organist who will serve in consultation with the Minister of Worship and Discipleship as well as the worship planning team in a way that reflects our church’s mission, values and theology. This person would provide musical accompaniment for all worship services and would provide support for all scheduled adult choir rehearsals. Two weeks of paid vacations each year are included in the salary package. If you are interested in receiving a more comprehensive Job Description or you would like to offer a resumé, please contact the church office at 704-434-6431 or contact us by e-mail at [email protected] .

Part-Time Worship Leader:
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Shelby NC, is seeking an energetic worship leader who will demonstrate a strong commitment to Jesus Christ while developing and implementing a music ministry for our church family. Pleasant Ridge is only interested in candidates who offer strong leadership and organizational skills. We are seeking the right person who possesses the ability to blend traditional and contemporary music styles into our Sunday Morning Celebration Worship Service. In addition, this person would be coordinating our entire Music Ministry. We are seeking someone who has educational and experiential qualifications. This is a part-time position and a background check (provided by the church) will be required. In addition to video recordings of your musical ability (leading musical groups, conducting congregational singing, playing an instrument or singing), please send résumés, and inquiries to the Music Ministry Search Team c/o Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 198 Pleasant Ridge Church Road, Shelby, NC 28152 or to [email protected]

Poplar Springs:
Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Shelby is looking for a part-time organist. Responsibilities would be Wednesday night rehearsals and Sunday morning worship. Anyone interested and/or would like more information should submit a resume or contact the church at 704-487-8802. Resumes may be mailed to Personnel Committee, Poplar Springs Baptist Church, 1106 Poplar Springs Church Road, Shelby, NC 28152.

Race Path:
Race Path Baptist Church, Ellenboro, NC, is searching for a part-time minister of music that is interested in planning blended worship services for our people.  Please send your resume to Race Path Baptist Church, 1171 Race Path Baptist Church Road, Ellenboro, NC 28040 or email the church at [email protected]  If you email our church, please place “PART-TIME MINISTER OF MUSIC” in the subject area.

Ross Grove:
Ross Grove Baptist Church is seeking an instrumentalist – (piano and/or organ).  This position is a part-time, salaried position and includes providing instrumental solo and accompaniment for Sunday morning worship services, accompaniment for the choir when it resumes, and providing music for special services, weddings and funerals as needed.  The person would work with the pastor and minister of music to enhance the worship services through music.  Resumes are being accepted through May 21 at [email protected]  For additional information you may call the church office at 704-482-6051 on Tuesdays or Thursdays or email the church office.  You may mail resumes to Ross Grove Baptist Church at 1225 Fallston Road, Shelby, NC 28150.

Tri-City Baptist Church in Conover, NC is seeking a full-time Worship Minister. This position is responsible for planning and directing a blended music and worship ministry. The Worship Minister works closely with the Senior Pastor, church staff, choirs, musicians, and media ministry workers to provide an exciting, God-honoring worship experience and special programs. Qualifications include a relevant BA/BS and at least 3 year’s related experience.
For more information about our church, visit Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to [email protected], SUBJECT: WORSHIP MINISTER POSITION.

Walls Baptist:
Walls Baptist Church is seeking a part-time Minister of Music. Interested candidates may send resumes by email to [email protected] or mail to Walls Baptist Church, 645 alls Church Road Bostic, NC 28018. Walls Baptist Church affirms the Holy Bible as the inspired Word of God and the basis for our beliefs. Candidates must be Christian in character, spirit, attitude and practice. Worship style is traditional.

Other Positions:

Flint Hill:
Flint Hill Baptist Church has a position for a sign language interpreter for Sunday Morning Worship services. ASL certification is not required but the individual must be fluent in sign language. Anyone interested in this position please send a resume electronically to: [email protected]


Tri-City Baptist Church in Conover, NC is seeking a part-time or full-time Media Director. This position is responsible for planning and coordinating church productions including, but not limited to, Sunday worship and Wednesday night Bible study. Requirements including experience with Qlab, ProPresenter, live streaming, and audio, video, and lighting using broadcast-quality equipment and software. Must be able to work cooperatively and effectively with the worship leader, other ministry leaders, and a volunteer staff. This position can be structured minimally for 15-20 hours per week or expanded to include additional church communications responsibilities as a full-time position. Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to [email protected], SUBJECT: MEDIA DIRECTOR POSITION.

Updated: 7/22/21