Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association

Pastorless Churches:

BOILING SPRINGS

CARPENTER’S GROVE

DOUBLE SPRINGS

EMMANUEL

LAWNDALE

LATTIMORE

PLEASANT HILL

SANDY PLAINS

TEMPLE

ZOAR

*Send Resume to Church office unless otherwise noted.

OTHER MINISTERIAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

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 www.fellowshipbaptistmountairy.org 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:
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 is seeking an interim Pastor during this transition time.

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:

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 cbcbostic.org.

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

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.


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Shelby, North Carolina

Position Profile
Position:           Interim Minister for Kids
Status:               Part-time interim, 20 hours per week or more as needed
Reports To:      Lead Pastor

Summary: The Interim Minister for Kids is primarily responsible for engaging our families and their kids-aged children through kids-specific groups, classes, special events and other programs. The purpose of kids ministry at FBC is to help develop disciple-making children who love Jesus and who engage their friends, neighbors, and classmates with the good news of Jesus. Send inquiries to [email protected]

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and catalyze ministry to kids in Cleveland County by helping our K-5th graders walk in the way of Jesus
  • Recruit, train, and motivate volunteer leaders to journey alongside our kids at
  • Give leadership to the work of the Kids Ministry Assist Team (KMAT) and provide vision to the shape of kids ministry in dynamic collaboration
  • Coordinate opportunities for kids parents to feel cared for and
  • Support kids and their families through direct pastoral care efforts as time allows and in conjunction with ministry staff, being physically, spiritually, and emotionally present for them throughout the changing seasons of
  • Serve as the lead administrator for kids functions, collecting payments & forms throughout the year and managing the various kids
  • Offer leadership in worship for Sundays and special
  • Preach on occasion in worship gatherings when applicable.

Job Logistics

  • Hours: ~15 hrs/week including Sundays
  • Timeframe: Ideally, this person would begin ministry among us around August 15. Will complete a 90-day review after the first 3 Our hope is to commit at least 6-12 months of time for this position, reviewing its shape and focus along the way.
  • Compensation: TBD
  • Work week:
    • Sundays — Sunday worship, kids afternoon/evening activity (6-8 hrs)
    • Weekly ministry staff meetings (Mondays)
    • Routine opportunities for connection with kids
    • Additional regular commitments
      • 1-2x/month one-on-one with Pastor Doug
      • Regular meetings leading kids volunteers and the Kids Ministry Assist Team
      • Preparation time for kids events
      • Ongoing — communication with staff and kids families by phone, letters, time in relationship-building with kids
    • Additional as-needed commitments
      • Occasional kids trips
      • Pastoral care as needs arise

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master of Divinity or similar degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in kids ministry strongly preferred
  • Previous church work experience strongly preferred
  • Highly-developed skills in interpersonal communication (verbal, written, listening), with a strong sensitivity to appropriate discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to work and interact in a collaborative environment with colleagues and church members, while being an independent self-starter
  • Commitment to full engagement within the vision of the church to make disciples in Cleveland County for the glory of God.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Shelby, North Carolina
Position Profile

Position: Interim Minister for Youth
Status: Part-time interim, 20 hours per week or more as needed
Reports To: Lead Pastor

Summary: The Interim Minister for Youth is primarily responsible for engaging our families and their youth-aged children through youth-specific groups, classes, special events and other programs. The purpose of youth ministry at FBC is to help develop disciple-making students who love Jesus and who engage their friends, neighbors, and classmates with the good news of Jesus. Send inquiries to [email protected]

Responsibilities:
● Coordinate and catalyze ministry to youth in Cleveland County by helping our 6th-12th graders walk in the way of Jesus Christ.
● Recruit, train, and motivate volunteer leaders to journey alongside our teenagers at FBC.
● Give leadership to the work of the Youth Ministry Assist Team (YMAT) and provide vision to the shape of youth ministry in dynamic collaboration
● Coordinate opportunities for youth parents to feel cared for and supported.
● Support youth and their families through direct pastoral care efforts as time allows and in conjunction with ministry staff, being physically, spiritually, and emotionally present for them throughout the changing seasons of life.
● Serve as the lead administrator for youth functions, collecting payments & forms throughout the year and managing the various youth funds.
● Offer leadership in worship for Sundays and special services.
● Preach on occasion in worship gatherings when applicable.

Job Logistics
● Hours: ~15 hrs/week including Sundays
● Timeframe: Ideally, this person would begin ministry among us around August 15. Will complete a 90-day review after the first 3 months. Our hope is to commit at least 6-12 months of time for this position, reviewing its shape and focus along the way.
● Compensation: TBD
● Work week:
○ Sundays — Sunday worship, youth afternoon/evening activity (6-8 hrs)
○ Weekly ministry staff meetings (Mondays)
○ Routine opportunities for connection with youth
○ Additional regular commitments
■ 1-2x/month one-on-one with Pastor Doug
■ Regular meetings leading youth volunteers and the Youth Ministry Assist Team
■ Preparation time for youth events
■ Ongoing — communication with staff and youth families by phone, text, email; time in relationship-building with youth
○ Additional as-needed commitments
■ Occasional youth trips/retreats
■ Camp in the summer
■ Pastoral care as needs arise

Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree required; Master of Divinity or similar degree preferred
● 1-3 years of experience in youth ministry strongly preferred
● Previous church work experience strongly preferred
● Highly-developed skills in interpersonal communication (verbal, written, listening), with a strong sensitivity to appropriate discretion and confidentiality
● Ability to work and interact in a collaborative environment with colleagues and church members, while being an independent self-starter
● Commitment to full engagement within the vision of the church to make disciples in Cleveland County for the glory of God.


Lattimore:
Lattimore Baptist Church of Lattimore, NC is seeking a part time Family Minister to lead our youth and children and to develop spiritual opportunities for families. The primary responsibilities includes; visiting families in the community who have youth and children, coordinating and leading weekly discipleship programs, monthly ministry events, and mission projects, and planning activities for families. The LBCFM 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 and serve in various ministry roles. A degree in Religious Studies and 5 years of experience is preferred but not required. The position will require 18-20 hours per week with a annual salary of $15,600. Applicants can email resumes to [email protected] or mail to: Lattimore Baptist Church, Attn: LBCFM Search Committee, PO Box 188, Lattimore, NC 28089


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.


Tri-City:
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 www.tcbc.org. Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to [email protected], SUBJECT: STUDENT MINISTER POSITION.



Music:

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_______________________________________

GENERAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

• 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

SALARY INFORMATION
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
828-396-1241
[email protected]
mountzionhudson.org
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:
Music Director
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Shelby, NC, is seeking an energetic music director responsible for leading the music ministry of the church. This is a part-time, salaried position.

Responsibilities include the ability to blend traditional and contemporary music styles into the Sunday morning worship service. This position will involve collaboration with other church wide ministries and staff persons. The music director must have the ability to prepare and teach music to the choir in preparation for worship services and other special events, such as community services, funerals, and other programs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Professes a Christian faith.
  • Can demonstrate the necessary vocal skills needed to lead congregational singing.
  • Has sufficient working knowledge of musical performance and sound equipment.
  • Possesses knowledge of all genres of music.
  • Has educational training in music, including the ability to read music.
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to play an instrument.
  • Experience directing a choir and instrumentalists.

Application:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Application materials should be submitted via email to Tracy Arnold at [email protected] with PRBC Music Director – Your Name in the byline.


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]gmail.com.  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.


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]


Lake Lure Baptist:
Lake Lure Baptist Church, Lake Lure, NC is prayerfully seeking a full-time Pastor of Family Ministries.

LLBC is a growing, mission minded family that exists for the glory of God. We affirm a conservative theology, enjoy a blended worship style and are committed to expository preaching and teaching of the inerrant Word of God. LLBC affirms the Baptist Faith & Message 2000, is affiliated to the SBC, BSCNC and the Green River Baptist Association.

We are seeking a servant-leader who will support the vision of the church and edify the Body. He will give pastoral leadership in developing, administering, and overseeing the Youth, Children’s, and Sunday School ministries.

Qualifications include: meeting the pastoral qualifications of 1Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9, a deep love for Christ and His Word, a heart of children, youth and the family as a whole, exhibits a a personal growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, a healthy family life, a passion for evangelism, discipleship and the fostering of mentoring relationships, a commitment to expository teaching, a strong Biblical/Theological background, self motivated leader who is able to work in a team, possession of relational skills with kids, students and their parents.

If God is calling you to serve in this full time pastoral position, please send your resume, cover letter, personal testimony of salvation and call to ministry and philosophy of ministry to: [email protected] or mail to 6837 Hwy 64/74A Lake Lure NC, 28746

Mount Sinai Baptist:
Mount Sinai Baptist Church of the Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association is prayerfully seeking a full-time Student /Young Adult Associate Pastor. The Student Ministry has a strong foundation and is a
Word-driven Ministry called “The Mount.” Whereas the Student Ministry is established, the Young Adult Ministry is a new focus. We desire to create and cultivate a strong ministry to those graduating from high school as they transition to young adulthood.
We are a conservative Southern Baptist Church seeking to make disciples who make disciples. Those interested should meet the biblical requirements for leadership and have a growing love relationship with the Lord Jesus.
Please send resumes by October 16 th to: Mount Sinai Baptist Church
Attn. Search Committee
1227 Mt. Sinai Church Rd.
Shelby, NC 28152



Updated: 10/18/21