Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association

Pastorless Churches:











*Send Resume to Church office unless otherwise noted.




Senior Pastor:

Lawings Chapel Baptist Church, Maiden, NC is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor. We are a conservative body of believers who enjoy a traditional to blended style of worship. We are affiliated and support the SFB, BSCNC and the South Fork Assoc. We adhere to the 2000 Baptist Faith Message. Applicants should have Pastoral experience with some degree of Bible college and/or Seminary training. Send resumes: c/o Pastor Search Committee, Lawings Chapel Baptist Church, 4637 Lawing Chapel Church Rd, Maiden, NC 28650 or [email protected]


Pleasant Grove:
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Shelby, North Carolina is seeking a full time pastor who God is calling to serve our church and community. We are a conservative, mission-minded, Southern Baptist church family with strong ties to the community. Established in circa 1870’s, our church has traditional Sunday School and worship services with an average attendance of 75-80. The pastor will lead 2 services each week (Sunday morning and Wednesday evening). He will work alongside a minister of music and a minister of children and youth. Our pastor will be a man of the highest godly character with God guided leadership and vision. He will work alongside a minister of music and a minister of children and youth. Our pastor will be a man of the highest godly character with God guided leadership and vision. He should believe the Bible is the true and inerrant word of God. We are requiring 5-10 years of pastoral experience with a Master’s degree from an accredited seminary. After prayerful consideration, please submit resumes, including details of your salvation experience and calling by God to be a pastor to : Pastor Search Committee at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church , 3932 Pleasant Grove Church Road, Shelby NC, 28150 OR submit by email to our church office at : [email protected] Resumes will be taken through May 31, 2018.


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:


Youth & Children Minister, Part-time
Hours Part-time (Office hours as needed to meet church and ministry requirements)
To lead a comprehensive and balanced Youth and Children’s Ministry with the goal of leading them and their families to accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and to grow in their faith through discipleship and training.
Reports to Senior Pastor. The general expectations of the person in  this position include, but are not limited to the following: Have a sense of calling and a heart to minister to children/youth in a church setting. Have an understanding of the needs of our children/youth as well as their families.
Faithfully follows the biblical guidelines for the giving of tithes and offerings. Exhibit professionalism, demonstrated by a well-groomed appearance, conscientious work ethic, punctuality and accountability.  Dress should be professional, modest and appropriate for the type of work performed. Duties and Under the direction of the Senior Pastor, the responsibilities of this Responsibilities position include, but are not limited to the following:
Building relationships and investing a significant amount of time with the children, youth and their families on an individual level.
Under the direction of the Senior Pastor, lead in the selection of curriculum, materials, themes and emphasis of the children/youth and family related programs. Assist the Nominating Committee by recruiting and enlisting volunteers for all areas of Children/Youth Ministries. 4.  Provide training, assistance, and supervision to volunteer
Duties and workers in the Children/Youth Ministries.
Responsibilities 5.  Oversee Youth and Children’s mission education and VBS.
Serve as an adviser and mentor to the children/youth and their families.
Organize and facilitate children/youth activities, monthly field trip, missions trips, retreat conferences and events with approval of the Senior Pastor and the Church. Develop and encourage evangelistic outreach to unsaved and unchurched children/youth in the community. 9.  Work with families of youth and children as needed. Oversee the budget for children/youth ministries and submit recommendations and requested changes to the Budget Committee during the annual review process. Create an annual calendar to be submitted for calendar planning and an annual budget to be recommended to the Finance Committee. Attend Church Council and other committee meetings and provide leadership as needed.
Must meet the qualifications of a church leader found in  I Timothy 3, Titus 1 and I Peter 5.
Two years of college and / or a minimum of two years of youth ministry experience in a church setting. Ordination is preferred, but not required.
Must have a clean background check.
* Hours are flexible and include time for planning, preparation for Youth and Children services, activities and Children’s Church.  On-site hours will include Sunday services and Wednesday evenings.  Other times as needed for additional services, programs and ministry related activities to be worked out in communications with the Senior Pastor, Personnel and Finance Committees. An evaluation of  job performance will be made at the end of 90 days.  If performance is satisfactory, the position will become permanent.


Goode’s Grove
Goode’s Grove Baptist Church is seeking a part time Minister to youth. For details and job description please contact Pastor Robby Hensley at 828-429-9419. Send resume to Goode’s Grove Baptist Church PO Box 67 Mooresboro NC 28114



Allen Memorial:
We are seeking a Pianist/Music Director part-time employment for Sunday morning, Sunday evening chior practice, Sunday evening, and Wednesday evening services Contact Kenny at 704-739-1262 or email Kenny at [email protected] for more info.


Chapel Grove:
Chapel Grove Baptist, Gastonia, NC, is looking for an Interim Worship Leader.  At present we have an Adult Choir and do a blended 11am service and a traditional (piano) 6pm service. If you are interested, please contact Roger at [email protected] or call the church office at 704-864-6134.  


Christopher Road:
Christopher Road Baptist Church is seeking a part-time worship leader that can play the piano or keyboard as well. This position will require faithful attendance and preparation for the Sunday morning worship service, playing the piano (keyboard) and leading the Worship service, and working weekly with the Praise Team, as well as, managing our Media Room. The candidate must have a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and be teachable, flexible, and sensitive to the Holy Spirit with leadership qualities. To schedule an interview, please call CRBC at 704-487-5627 or email us at [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]


Macedonia Baptist Church, Lincolnton:
Macedonia Baptist Church is currently receiving resumes for the position of part-time Worship Leader. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, directing the adult choir and praise team, leading blended congregational worship, assisting with funerals, weddings and other special services as needed, developing vocalists and musicians, and working with our worship ministry team and senior pastor to plan and lead Christ-centered worship. Music ministry experience and/or music education will be taken into consideration. Resumes may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Macedonia Baptist Church, Attention: Dr. Randy Setzer, 5286 E. Hwy. 150, Lincolnton, NC 28092.


Mount Pleasant:
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Mooresboro, NC is seeking a part time pianist to play for worship on Sunday mornings, Sunday evenings and Wednesday evenings. This person will also accompany our choir during choir practice on Wednesday evenings. Anyone interested in this position can contact Mrs. Houser at 828-300-6083.


New Bridge:
Newbridge Baptist Church located in Asheville, NC is currently seeking a part-time worship leader. We are searching for a Christian who is living the word and seeking to grow in the word along with the Church. The congregation is a mix of age groups ranging from seniors to kids. The Preferred styles of music for Newbridge Baptist Church are traditional and contemporary. If you feel that God is moving, you in the direction to our church we encourage you to go to the church website and review the job description of our worship leader; there is a 15 question questionnaire that can be downloaded and printed. If you feel you can fit our vision, fully comply with the job description, and faithfully answer the questions provided for you, please send your resume along with the fully answered questionnaire to: Newbridge Baptist Church, ATTN: Personnel Team, 199 Elkwood Avenue, Ashevill, NC 28804 or drop t off at our office. Failure to complete the questionnaire will result in your resume not being considered by the personnel team.


New Prospect:
We are prayerfully seeking a part-time music director and organist to help lead  an engaging time of worship for our congregation.  The ideal person should have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

The director would be responsible for choosing music and leading the choir and congregation in worship on Sunday morning, Sunday night, special events and choir practice on Wednesday evenings.  

The organist would be responsible for playing the organ Sunday morning worship and choir practice on Wednesday evening after Bible Study.

We welcome you to be a part of our church family. Please send resumes to the church: 1960 New Prospect Church Rd., Shelby, NC  28150


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]


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.



First Baptist Church of Kings Mountain:
First Baptist Church of Kings Mountain is seeking a full-time Church Secretary, 40 hour position. The Job has solid benefit package of insurance and retirement.The Personnel Policies requires that she not be a member of First Baptist, but she must be active in a local church and above all else display godly Christian character. Her duties will include those normally associated with a receptionist and secretary. The Church Secretary will operate under the regular supervision of Pastor, Church Staff, and Office Manager. Anyone interested should send a resume to the Church by mail or email or drop off at the Church Office.


Patterson Grove:
Part Time Church Administrative Assistant
Local Baptist Church in Kings Mountain is actively seeking an Admin. Assist. To provide 25 hours of office/clerical work to include preparation of bulletin/newsletter and other documents as needed. Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Quickbooks. Must be a good Christian Individual with a great work ethic and possess adequate office experience and some education (3 years work exp.; high school diploma). This person will also provide support to the ministerial staff. Other required clerical duties/responsibilities will be explained and discussed once contact with applicants is made. Interested applicants need apply by submitting their cover letter and resume by mail to Patterson Grove Baptist Church, c/o Personnel Committee, 301 Oak Grove Road, Kings Mountain, NC 28086.


Pleasant Ridge:
Local Shelby Church is actively seeking a Christian individual with high morals and values as an Administrative Assistant to provide 24 hours of office/clerical work with a possible flex hour as needed. This work consists of, but isn’t limited to- preparation of bulletin/newsletter/calendar, preparing financial statements, supporting the ministerial staff, and other general office duties. Individual must be able to use Mac and Quickbooks and have a high school diploma. Other required clerical duties/responsibilities will be explained and discussed once contact with applicants are made. Interested applicants need to apply by submitting their cover letter and resume by mail to Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church c/o Personnel Committee, 198 Pleasant Ridge Church Rd, Shelby, NC 28152



Ross Grove:
Part-Time Church Administrative Assistant
Reports To: Senior Pastor
Principle Function: Church Secretary
Status: Part-time; 15-20 hours per week
• A committed Christian; a servant’s heart; high degree of personal integrity
• Intelligent, open-minded and emotionally stable with a high level of people skills
• Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Knowledge of modern office procedures and methods including telephone communications, office systems and financial record keeping
• Knowledge of modern business communication, including style and format of letters, memoranda, minutes and reports
• Knowledge of computer systems, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, QuickBooks accounting software, and flexibility of being trained for future needs in this area
• Knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress
• Ability to at least type 50 words per minute
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision; ability to stay on task in a busy office atmosphere; problem solver
• Three years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Timely and consistent attendance.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities: Church Secretary
• Perform general office work; keep files and records; maintain supplies
• Receive, screen and direct calls; receive and greet visitors; distribute mail
• Use current software to prepare the church newsletter and Sunday bulletin
• Scheduling-Church calendar; use of church facilities and keys
• Maintain church membership files (baptisms, transfers, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.)
• Maintain all church records (Deacons, committees, organizations) and prepare reports as needed
• Support all church staff and volunteers through communication, correspondence, materials (Notification of meetings, type and distribute menus, nursery schedule, etc.)
• Support Wednesday Night Fellowship Suppers (Take reservations-calls, email, online)
• Prepare needed items (new member packets, items needed by committees and deacons)
• Assist those using church facilities (forms, orientation, keys etc.)
• Prepare general Sunday needs (bulletins, copies, copy paper, toner, offering deposit bags)

• Perform other duties as assigned by the pastor
• Exercise tact, courtesy and diplomacy with all people
• Keep the Senior Pastor informed of pastoral needs, etc.
• Abide by the Church Constitution and other provided policies
• Light to medium lifting and movement of small objects
• Evaluation by the Senior Pastor and Personnel Committee at least annually
Job Type: Part-time
Required experience:
• Office Management: 3 years
Required education:
• High School Diploma
Send resumes to:
Ross Grove Baptist Church
c/o Personnel Committee
1225 Fallston Rd.
Shelby, NC 28150