Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association

Pastorless Churches:















*Send Resume to Church office unless otherwise noted.


Senior Pastor:

Beech Glen Baptist Church:
Beech Glen Baptist Church, Inc, a Southern Baptist church in Mars Hill, N.C. with an attendance of 80+ for Sunday morning worship, seeks a full-time pastor who is devoted to Jesus Christ, passionate about shepherding his flock, and clear in his calling from God. Sermons should demonstrate strong biblical knowledge and applicability to everyday life. The ideal candidate will cast a vision for the future while embracing our strong focus on missions. Seminary and/or bachelor’s degree preferred. Salary range begins at $52K per year based on education and experience. Compensation will be structured according to your preferences and IRS regulations. Please send resume to “Search Committee, PO Box 715, Mars Hill, NC, 28754” and/or via email to [email protected] Your application should include a link to an online sermon or some form of digital media (e.g. CD, DVD, etc…) sent to the PO Box above. Application implies consent to a nationwide background investigation.

New Bethel:
New Bethel Baptist Church in Lawndale, 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. Our church has traditional Sunday School and worship services. The pastor will lead 3 services each week (Sunday morning, Sunday night, and Wednesday evening), while working alongside a minister of music and a minister of youth and children to create the growth of the kingdom. 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. After prayerful consideration, please submit resumes including details of your salvation experience and calling by God to be a pastor to; Pastor Search Committee, New Bethel Baptist Church, Post Office box 5 Lawndale, NC 28090. Resumes are currently being accepted.

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:

Double Springs Baptist:
Double Springs Baptist Church is seeking an energetic Youth Minister who desires to serve our Lord and youth (grades 6-12). This is a part time position with housing included (if needed) as part of the compensation package. Please contact our church office at 704-434-2258 for more information or email resume to [email protected] and a member of our personnel committee will get in touch with you.

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.

Mountain Grove Baptist Church:
Mountain Grove Baptist Church in Hickory is searching for
a part-time Youth Director.  For more information and to
submit a résumé, contact the Church via email
at  [email protected] or send written
correspondence to Personnel Committee Chairman, Mountain
Grove Baptist Church, 6156 Mountain Grove Road, Hickory,
NC 28602.

New Hope:
New Hope Baptist Church is receiving resumes for a full-time Youth and Children’s Pastor. Send resumes to: New Hope Baptist Church, Attention: Search Committee; P.O. Box 116, Earl, NC 28038 or [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]


Eastside Baptist, Shelby:
Church Secretary/ Financial Secretary
 Job Summary:
Performs clerical work in the church setting relieving the Pastor and all other professional church personnel of minor executive and clerical duties involving all aspects of the total church program. Sees that all church equipment is maintained. Keeps accurate financial records as needed for the operation of the church. Should be familiar with the following software programs regularly used by the church: Quickbooks, Power Church, Church Windows, Vanco Pay. For full job description please call the church office at 704-487-9682.  Please submit resumes by September 15th by emailing them to [email protected]


Bethany Baptist Church:
Bethany is seeking an inspired person to lead a contemporary worship style, to develop and organize the praise time and individuals. Contact Pastor Rich 704-300-1730

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]

Crestview Baptist Church:
Crestview Baptist Church in Shelby is searching for a musical accompanist (piano) to serve in a permanent part-time position. This will involve Wednesday nights and Sundays, plus planning/practice time.
Send resume to: Crestview Baptist Church
1090 Old Boiling Springs Road
Shelby, North Carolina 28152

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.

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]

Pleasant Ridge:

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 November 15, 2020 .

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] .

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: 10/26/20