Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association

Pastorless Churches:







*Send Resume to Church office unless otherwise noted.




Senior Pastor:

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. Résumés should be received by December 30, 2017.


Associate/Youth Pastor:

Eastside Baptist Church, Shelby, NC
Eastside Baptist Church of Shelby, NC, is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor/Youth Minister.  Preferred qualifications are experience in student ministry, seminary education and ordination.  Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected] or to Attn Personnel Committee, Eastside Baptist Church 1165 Wyke Rd. Shelby NC 28150.


Youth and Children:


Title Youth & Children Minister, Part-time
Hours Part-time (Office hours as needed to meet church and ministry requirements)
Purpose 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:

  1. Have a sense of calling and a heart to minister to children/youth in a church setting.
  2. Have an understanding of the needs of our children/youth
General as well as their families.
  1. Faithfully follows the biblical guidelines for the giving of tithes and offerings.
  2. Exhibit professionalism, demonstrated by a well-groomed
  3. 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:


  1. Building relationships and investing a significant amount of time with the children, youth and their families on an individual level.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  1. Serve as an advisor and mentor to the children/youth and their families.
  2. Organize and facilitate children/youth activities, monthly field trip, missions trips, retreat conferences and events with approval of the Senior Pastor and the Church.
  3. Develop and encourage evangelistic outreach to unsaved and unchurched children/youth in the community. 9.  Work with families of youth and children as needed.
  1. Oversee the budget for children/youth ministries and submit recommendations and requested changes to the Budget Committee during the annual review process.
  2. Create an annual calendar to be submitted for calendar planning and an annual budget to be recommended to the Finance Committee.
  3. Attend Church Council and other committee meetings and provide leadership as needed.
  1. Must meet the qualifications of a church leader found in             I Timothy 3, Titus 1 and I Peter 5.
  2. Two years of college and / or a minimum of two years of
Qualifications youth ministry experience in a church setting.

  1. Ordination is preferred, but not required.
  2. 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


Oak Grove
Oak Grove Baptist is looking for a part time youth director. Please send resumes to Oak Grove Baptist Church 1022 Oak Grove Rd., Kings Mtn., NC 28086.

Pleasant City
Pleasant City Church is in search of a Children’s Pastor/Director
Pleasant City Church, located in Shelby, NC, has an active Sunday attendance of over 700, with a Children’s Ministry involving over 100 children. We are a church that believes in the inerrancy and inspiration of Scripture. We are affiliated and cooperate with Southern Baptist.
Education: Bachelor’s required, Master’s preferred
Experience: Experience in some capacity supporting children’s ministry
–has a passionate and personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ
–able to communicate effectively with children, parents, staff, and church body
Full-time position with Competitive salary
Resume Deadline: March 5, 2018
Resumes may be emailed to [email protected]
Job Description:
The Children’s Pastor/Director is responsible to the Lead Pastor for the administration and operation of all facets of Children’s Ministry at Pleasant City Church.
Engages, equips, and encourages families to take ownership of their child’s spiritual growth.
Oversees and coordinates Kid’s Church, Kid’s Connection, Wednesday’s Kids Zone, Summer Activities and VBS.
Assist in counseling (salvation, etc) and visiting children based on situations and needs.
Recruit, train and supervise all aspects of volunteers that serve within the children’s ministry.
Ensure all volunteers complete the proper application paperwork for background checks.
Assist in preparing budgets in related areas of responsibilities and work within the budget assigned.
Oversees and works with the PreK Director assisting in whatever capacity to meet the needs of the PreK ministry.
Gather input from the MMO Director and the Prek Director in evaluating / updating the children’s ministry curriculum and supplies.
Monitor the weekly volunteer vacancies and recruit to fill those slots.
Learns the operation of computers, audio/video and children registration equipment related to the children’s ministry.
Ability to use social media to keep volunteers and parents informed of scheduling, events, activities and teaching in the attempts to keep them involved and encouraged in the ministry.
Assist in maintaining a healthy and safe environment of children’s facilities and grounds.
Assist in maintaining storage facilities and space management within the buildings.
Mother’s Morning Out Program: The Children’s Pastor/Director is responsible for the overall operation of the program while working through the MMO Director.
With the assistance of the MMO Director, prepare an annual budget and submit it for approval by the Lead Pastor and Church Deacons.
Monitor the MMO monthly budget reports with the MMO Director.
Assist the MMO Director in the interviewing and hiring of MMO staff as needed.
Conduct weekly chapel program on the day and time that works best for the MMO program.
Assist the MMO Director with special events and yearly programs.
In the event of a vacancy in the MMO Director position, prepare an updated job description, seek guidance from the Lead Pastor on presenting to Deacon body and Personnel Committee.
Assist the MMO Director in handling any staff related issues as needed.
Work with the MMO Director to ensure adequate classroom facilities are provided and balanced with the needs for Sunday gatherings.
Help Oversees Church-wide Events/Recreation
General Expectations:
Must be a person who demonstrates a call to ministry and a daily walk with the Lord.
Must be a tithing member of the Church body.
Must be a person of integrity and discipline.
Must have a family that supports the ministry of the Church with regular attendance and participation.
Must be a team player. Must keep regular office hours. Must attend staff meetings.
Must be knowledgeable of child safety & insurance policies.
Must work under the supervision of the Lead Pastor.

Needed: Part-time youth & children’s leader. Call the church 70-4435-9311 to leave a message or call Everette Grigg at 704-435-2937. Send resume to Waco Baptist Church PO Box 297, Waco, NC 28169



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.  

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 part-time 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 may send a resume to:
Flint Hill Baptist Church Attention:  Personnel Committee
2207 Flint Hill Church Road, Shelby, NC 28152
If you wish to send electronically, please email to [email protected]
Resumes will be accepted through January 31, 2017.


Macedonia Baptist Church, Lincolnton:
Macedonia Baptist is currently receiving resumes for the position of Minister of Music (part-time, 10 hrs. per week). 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 the senior pastor to plan and lead Christ-centered worship. Music ministry experience and/or a degree in music are desired. 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.


Mulls Memorial:
Mulls Memorial is praying for a part time pianist.  This position will require Sunday morning service and choir practice.  They can send a letter of interest with salary requirements to MMBC Attn: worship committee- 3299 Fallston road, Shelby NC 28150. 

Mulls memorial has a PT opening for music director focusing on traditional baptist hymns but not limited to only traditional hymns. This position would only require attendance at morning worship and choir practice.  Please send letter of interest and salary requirements to MMBC attn: worship committee 3299 Fallston Rd Shelby NC 28021.


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.