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Ministry Opportunities CBF in Virginia

Ministry Search Resources from CBFVA and CBF

  • Leader Connect – CBF: Resume-matching service developed by the Leadership Development team of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Click here to learn more!
  • Reference and Referral in Virginia: For ministers and/or churches seeking assistance in Virginia with reference and referral, please contact Mary Beth Foust at

Ministry Postings

Ocran United Methodist Church

Position: Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator (Part Time)

  • Ocran United Methodist Church, located in Sutherland (Dinwiddie County), Virginia, is actively seeking a part-time (approximately 15 hours/week) Children and Youth Ministry Coordinator. The purpose of the position is to lead a faithful, creative, vibrant, energetic program that attracts new children, youth and families while retaining existing youth children and families.
  • Please submit a cover letter and resume before June 27, 2014 to
  • Posting Deadline: June 27, 2014

Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, VA

Position: Interim Director of Children and Youth Ministries (Part Time)

  • Walnut Grove Baptist Church is looking for a part-time Interim Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Responsibilities include planning, organizing and executing biblical based activities for children ages 4-18. Previous experience working with children in a church environment is preferred. Individual must be over the age of 18 and pass a background screening test.
  • Please forward resumes to
  • Posting Deadline: August 31, 2014

First Baptist Church, Newport News, VA

Position: Senior Pastor (Full Time)

    • First Baptist Church Newport News is a moderate congregation deeply committed to missions that subscribes to The Baptist Faith and Message 1963. After much prayerful consideration, we are seeking a new senior pastor to walk alongside us as we live out the next season in the life of our church. Click here for a detailed Pastor Profile.
    • Pastor Search Committee requests resume, at least three references and a one page written response to our Pastor Profile.
    • Send resume to:
    • Posting Deadline: August 10, 2014


New Destiny Baptist Church, Fredericksburg, VA

Position: Church Musician (Part Time)

  • Pianist/Keyboard player to provided music for our 12 member Praise Team and our Men’s Chorus. This requires rehearsals on Monday evenings and providing the music for two services on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Sundays. Tradition Gospel, Contemporary Gospel, and some hymns. Play by ear and read music
  • Send resumes to:
  • Posting Deadline: September 26, 2014

First Baptist Church, Hopewell, VA

Position: Administrative Assistant (Part Time)

  • First Baptist Church of Hopewell is seeking a part-time person for the position of Administrative Assistant. The position is responsible for a full range of functions for the Pastor & Staff. Interested applicants must be well organized, accurate, able to multi-task, proficient in Microsoft Office and should have a welcoming personality and principles of confidentiality.
  • E-mail resume by June 8th to No phone calls please
  • Posting Deadline: June 8, 2014

Durham Memorial Baptist Church, Durham, NC

Position: Minister of Discipleship and Children (Full Time)

  • Durham Memorial Baptist Church is seeking an energetic and spiritually mature individual to serve our church as Minister of Discipleship and Children. This individual would be responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and promoting these ministries of DMBC.
    We are seeking an individual who is creative and excited about serving Christ. They should be excited about inviting people to trust Jesus as Lord and Savior and intent on growing disciples. They should be able to promote involvement in the broader life of the church, encouraging all ages to be involved in worship, Bible study, ministry teams, church fellowships, and special church events. They should also have experience in developing, implementing and leading innovative community outreach programs. We are seeking an individual who will also be enthusiastic about leading others to worship in multiple styles, including blended and contemporary.
  • Durham Memorial is a congregation of about 600 with 160 to 180 in regular attendance.
    Durham Memorial affirms the Bible as the inspired Word of God and our guide to faith and practice. We are a diverse congregation who enjoy a blended style of worship, incorporating Praise and Worship music and traditional hymns. We affirm women deacons and have called ordained women to serve on the church staff. We are seeking the person that would honor God in this position and hope to find a good match for who we are as a church family.
  • This full time position will have a salary/compensation range of $40-50,000 depending on qualifications and experience
  • Send Resumes to:
  • Posting Deadline: December 31, 2014


First Baptist Church, Marietta, GA

Position: Minister to Students (Full Time)

  • 6th – 12th grade ministry
    Lead, vision, organize, recruit volunteers
  • Salary: $50,000
  • To know more about the church
  • Posting Deadline: June 30, 2014


Berea Baptist Church, Rockville, VA

Position: Music Minister (Part Time)

  • Berea Baptist Church in Rockville, VA is seeking a part-time minister of music and worship to help the church build on its strong history of music appreciation through the development of a dynamic worship program that allows people of all ages to enjoy music that speaks to their hearts and glorifies God. Duties include working with the pastor and staff to plan for two Sunday worship services, conducting the adult and handbell choir and serving as a resource for the praise band and the youth and children’s choirs. Candidate should possess good leadership and organizational skills and an appreciation for both traditional and current music styles. A solid scriptural understanding of worship is necessary. A college degree, preferably in music, is required; seminary and/or graduate study is preferred. Experience of 3 to 5 years in directing a choir or musical group is needed.
  • Send resumé to
  • Posting Deadline: July 1, 2014


Saluda Baptist Church, Saluda, VA

Position: Pastor (Part-Time)

  • Saluda Baptist Church in rural Middlesex County, Va, is seeking a pastor. Saluda is located approximately 60 miles from Richmond and 45 miles from Williamsburg. Saluda Baptist Church is affiliated with the CBF and SBC. Ordained women have served alongside men as deacons for many years. Average worship attendance is 50. A 3 bedroom/2 bath brick parsonage rests alongside the church property.
  • Please submit resume to John M. Bareford, PO Box 432, Saluda, VA 23149
  • Posting Deadline: July 31, 2014

Fitzgerald Memorial Baptist Church, Cumberland, VA

Position: Pastor (Full Time)

  • Full time position. Rural, Cumberland Courthouse church (35 miles west of 288). 130 members, 75 average attendance. New fellowship hall (no mortgage). Local mission mindset. CBF, VBMB and James River Baptist associations. 1963 Baptist Faith and Message. Currently have 2 paid lay leaders for youth. Active adult choir and WMU. Awanas program.
  • Send Resume to:
  • Posting Deadline: July 15, 2014

Boiling Springs Baptist Church, Boiling Springs, NC

Position: Pastor (Full Time)

  • Boiling Springs Baptist Church, Boiling Springs, NC, is seeking a full time pastor. The church, located in a small university town, is affiliated with SBC and CBF, has a diverse congregation, and values men and women in leadership roles. Average attendance is 200+ weekly. Minimum education is a master’s degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school. The church seeks a candidate who possesses excellent communication skills, can foster relationships with all ages, is a visionary, is gifted in preaching, teaching, pastoral care, visiting and ministering to the sick, bereaved, and the lost. We prefer an individual with five years’ experience and strong leadership skills. The selected candidate will be required to lead our staff.
  • Send letter of interest and resume to Boiling Springs Baptist Church, Attn: Pastor Search Committee, PO Box 917, Boiling Springs, NC 28017, or by email to
  • Letters and resumes must be received by June 15, 2014. For further information, visit our website,
  • Posting Deadline: June 15, 2014

Central Baptist Church, Church Road, VA

Position: Youth Leader (Part Time)

  • At Central Baptist Church in Church Road, VA, we are committed to creating a place where people matter and are empowered to engage their world for Christ. We are a small, rural congregation on the cusp of breaking out to have a huge impact on our community and beyond. Part of this impact is taking shape in our youth department. We are looking for a part-time youth leader for a growing group of youth with whom the opportunity for impact is vast. Candidates interested in taking our vision and unleashing it in our youth program should email their résumés to
  • Posting Deadline: December 31, 2014

First Baptist Church, Ashland, VA

Position: Senior Pastor (Full Time)

  • Senior Pastor (FT) First Baptist Church Ashland is located in a small college town minutes north of Richmond, VA. Average attendance over two services:300. We just completed the intentional interim process and desire to expand young adult, youth, and children’s ministries. Candidates should exemplify strong spiritual leadership, be devoted to pastoral care and the Great Commission, and preach the inspired Word of God. Prefer seminary degree and 6+ years senior pastor or equivalent experience.
  • Resumes: P.O. Box 928 Ashland, VA 23005 or
  • Posting Deadline: June 15, 2014

CentrePointe Counseling, Inc., Ashton, MD

Position: Pastoral Counselor (Part Time)

  • CentrePointe Counseling, Inc. offers counseling jobs to those seeking employment as a Christian counselor / pastoral counselor. If you are a Master’s or Ph.D. level clinician (LCPC, LCSW-C, LCADC, LCMFT, etc) who is interested in working for CentrePointe.
  • To Apply, please go to: Please indicate your level of licensure in your resume & cover letter.
  • We currently have space available at many of our site locations to add additional counseling coverage. Visit our website for a complete listing of office locations throughout the state of Maryland.
  • Benefits include: health/disability/life insurance, retirement plans, independent flexible schedules, competitive compensation (up to 65%), status as a W-2 employee, professional development/CEU’s offered, electronic health record and related equipment provided, supervision provided (no employee cost), supportive board of directors, and collaborative atmosphere of like-minded professionals
  • Posting Deadline: January 1, 2015

Westhampton UMC, Richmond, VA

Position:Director of Children and Youth Ministries (Part Time)

  • Westhampton UMC (Richmond, VA) announces an opening for a Director of Children’s & Youth Ministries to help build young disciples for Christ. Presently, Westhampton UMC is a small, intergenerational congregation with a dynamic group of volunteers committed to faithfully nurturing our children and youth. This position is 15 hrs/wk, including Sundays. Responsibilities include providing oversight and implementation of all programming for children and youth. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Candidates must be a team player and have a passion for working with children and youth. The ability to connect with persons of all ages and communicate effectively with them is essential. Strong planning and organizational skills, including the ability to create and manage online sign-ups as well as recruit and coordinate volunteers, are required. A mature and well-articulated relationship with Jesus Christ is essential, along with a commitm ent to practicing Christian discipline and embracing United Methodist doctrine and theology. A thorough background check is required.
  • Please email a cover letter, résumé, and 3 references to Or mail to: Westhampton UMC, Attn: SPRC; 6100 Patterson Ave. Richmond, VA 23226.