Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association

Pastorless Churches:















*Send Resume to Church office unless otherwise noted.


Senior Pastor:

Camps Creek:
Camps Creek Baptist Church, located in Mooresboro, NC is seeking a Pastor. Our church is a small, rural church that has been in existence nearly 200 years. We are a community church and are grounded in Southern Baptist beliefs. We are a member of the Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association. Those who are led to apply may submit his resume by April 25, 2021 to: [email protected]

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 currently seeking a full-time pastor who God is calling to serve our church and community. We are a conservative, Southern Baptist, family, community and mission oriented church that was established in 1837. We have traditional Sunday School and worship services with average attendance of 90 – 100. The pastor will lead three services each week (Sunday morning, Sunday evening, and Wednesday evening). He will work alongside a minister of music, and minister of children and minister of youth. Our pastor will be a man of the highest Godly character with God guided leadership and vision. He will be Biblically balanced and have a minimum of five years pastoral experience with a seminary degree from an accredited seminary. After prayerful consideration, please submit résumés including details of your salvation experience and calling by God to be a pastor,  to: Pastor Search Committee, Zoar Baptist Church, 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] by January 30, 2021.

Lattimore Baptist Church
Children’s Ministry Leader Position Vacancy
Lattimore Baptist Church is seeking candidates for the position of Children’s Ministry Leader. The ideal candidate for this role will have a deep and growing relationship with Jesus and a calling to work with children. We seek an effective leader who possesses the skills to develop, organize, and supervise all aspects of the Children’s Ministry for the purpose of making and growing children into disciples for Jesus Christ. The position of Children’s Ministry Leader is a part time position with a focus on children Pre-K – 5th grade. Interested candidates should submit a resume, personal statement regarding interest and qualifications for the position, and contact information for three references.Email: [email protected], Subject line: Children’s Ministry Leader Position or Mail to: Lattimore Baptist Church, Attn: Children’s Ministry Search Committee, PO Box 188,
Lattimore, NC 28089

Lattimore Baptist Church
Children’s Ministry Leader
Job Description
The Children’s Committee recommends the following concerning the children’s ministry leader:
Primary Goal:
• To teach children about God the Father and the Son (Jesus), in order to lead them toward accepting Christ as their Lord and Savior.
Related Goals:
• To teach the Bible
• Use of engaging activities that promote fellowship and fun
• Facilitate an environment in which children feel love and acceptance
• Senior Pastor
• Children’s Committee
• Maintain an authentic and growing personal walk with Jesus Christ through the ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible study, prayer, worship, and fellowship.
• Plan, organize, and lead weekly children’s Bible student for elementary school aged children, grades k-5
o This event will be at least one weekly hour but is not limited to that one hour, should the children’s ministry leader desire a longer time frame
o This time may include supporting activities such as scripture memorization, music, crafts, play time, snack time, etc (activities that promote the goals listed above)
o Bible student has traditionally been scheduled for Sunday afternoons, but scheduling is open to the discretion of the children’s ministry leader
• Plan, promote, recruit volunteers for, and lead monthly children’s activity
• Plan curriculum and recruit teachers for the weekly children’s church lessons during the last half hour of Sunday morning worship serves for children ages 4-7 yo; children’s ministry leader will teach children’s church on 5th Sundays or when due to unforeseen circumstances a volunteer cannot be present
• Plan and share a weekly “children’s chat” during the Sunday morning worship services lasting no more than five minutes
• Plan and lead efforts for outreach to children and their families in and out of church
• Plan and organize a trip to summer camp for children in grades 2-6 (children must have completed the 1st grade)
• Plan and coordinate Vacation Bible School in conjunction with the Children’s Committee
• Provide support to the Christmas Play Committee to encourage children’s participation
• Keep accurate and up to date records, turn in receipts to treasurer weekly
• Have up to four Sunday off each year with pay
Note from the Children’s Committee:
The job description for the children’s ministry leader attempts to lay a foundation upon which a successful children’s ministry might be built. The children’s committee encourages flexibility for any future children’s ministry leaders to minister to children in his or her own way, using his or her God-given gifts creatively.

Macedonia Baptist:
Macedonia Baptist Church, Lincolnton, NC is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Family Ministries to provide general oversight in all ministries to children, with primary focus on students 7th – 12th grades. The Associate Pastor of Family Ministries will also be responsible for providing resources, training and encouragement to parents with children of all ages. Resumes may be mailed to Macedonia Baptist Church, 5286 E. Hwy. 150, Lincolnton, NC 28092 Attn: Dr. Randy Setzer or emailed to [email protected]

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]


Calvary Baptist:
Calvary Baptist Church, Shelby NC, is seeking someone to lead our music on Sunday mornings. This would entail weekly leading the congregation in 4-5 traditional hymns during the worship hour. This might be a great opportunity for a retired individual who has experience in leading worship or someone who just loves music and would enjoy the opportunity. Responsibilities may be expanded at a later date, depending on the leadership of the Lord.
If interested, please email [email protected]

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]

Lattimore Baptist Church:
Lattimore Baptist Church is seeking a part time organist. This position includes playing during Sunday morning worship services and coordinating special music with the pianist. This person should have the ability to work well with others. This person also needs to be willing to play at weddings and funerals when requested and fill in for the pianist when she is absent. Lattimore Baptist Church services use the Baptist Hymnal and are traditional in style of worship. If interested, please email resume 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.

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] by April 25, 2021 .

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.

Zoar Baptist:
Worship Leader

Zoar Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a permanent, part-time worship leader. We are a loving, mission and community minded church. Applicants should be willing to lead both traditional choir and praise team in a blended style worship. Please email or mail resumes to:
[email protected]
Worship Leader Search Committee
1740 South Lafayette Street
Shelby, NC 28152

Updated: 3/9/21