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]

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]

Rock Springs:
Rock Springs Baptist Church, 1184 Rock Springs Road, Blacksburg, SC is prayerfully seeking full time Senior Pastor who believes And preaches the Word of God. We are a rural King James Version Bible believing congregation. Our worship is enhanced by singing of the Old Hymns And Southern Gospel Music. If you feel that God is leading you to our church, please send your resume’ to: Betty Rogers at E-Mail: [email protected], Or mail to 558 Bridges Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702 or call Betty at 704-473-3066 to discuss further details

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]

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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

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: 6/3/21