Pastor Openings

Pastor openings are listed in order of publication on the website, with the most recent publication at the top.  Listings are named by the location of the opening (city & state), title of the position and name of the listing organization.  The announcements are published exactly as they are received and we are not responsible for any information contained in the announcements. 

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Joliet, IL - Youth Pastor - Mt. Zion Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: January 19, 2017
Mt. Zion Baptist Church is a spirit-filled, evangelical, dynamic, relationship-building church who is looking for a energetic Youth Pastor that will provide leadership and creativity to our youth that promote discipleship through spirit filled learning and worship. Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.

Philadelphia, PA - Pastor - Vine Memorial Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: January 19, 2017
The pastor is the spiritual leader of the Vine Memorial Baptist Church who is accountable to God, the Board of Deacons and the congregation. The role of the pastor includes shepherding the congregation so that the church body is edified and equipped to do the work of Jesus Christ. The pastor, with the Board of Deacons and the ministerial staff shall be responsible for establishing the overall direction that God has for the Vine Memorial Baptist Church and communicating that vision to the congregation...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement and application.

Omaha, NE – Baptist Pastor – St. Mark Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: January 12, 2017
The St. Mark Baptist Church, Omaha, Nebraska is prayerfully seeking to fill the position of full‑time Baptist Pastor to serve under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the church body and to lead the church body in functioning as a New Testament Church.  Interested candidates should have extensive knowledge of theology, the Bible, and Baptist worship methodology and a strong focus on teaching, evangelism and counseling.

St. Mark Baptist Church was established in 1926 and has been led by five pastors through the years.  The current interim pastor is the Reverend, Alvin P. McCruel.  St. Mark is a long-time member and participant of the New Era Baptist State Convention of Nebraska, Inc., and the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.

Please see the job posting for details and instructions.  Résumés and other requested materials must be postmarked by March 10, 2017.
 
Website:  http://stmarkbaptistomaha.org
 

Vicksburg, MS - Pastor - Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: January 10, 2017
The members of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church are actively searching for a full time pastor that God has chosen to lead his people into the future. We are actively looking for a pastor who is gifted in teaching and preaching God’s Word and is enthusiastic about helping us grow both spiritually and physically. Cedar Grove is a multi-generational congregation with a strong foundation. Our loving, motivated, and compassionate congregation needs a spirit filled visionary person of God to lead us. Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church is trusting God to fulfill the prophetic promise expressed in Jeremiah 3:15, “And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.” Click the link to the left to view the full announcement. Applications should be submitted by January 31, 2017.

Philadelphia, PA – Senior Pastor – Bright Hope Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: January 9, 2017
Bright Hope Baptist Church, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor called by God to serve as the spiritual leader of the congregation. The Pastor’s responsibilities include preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, teaching the Bible, providing leadership in Christian education, evangelism, outreach and missions. The Senior Pastor is also available for pastoral care of the congregation and the overall leadership of the day-to-day operation of the church...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Application date extended to March 31, 2017.

First published 11/4/2016; revised 11/16/2016; revised 12/20/2016; revised 1/9/2017

Little Rock, AR - Youth/College Director or Pastor - New Hope Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: January 6, 2017

New Hope Baptist Church of Little Rock, AR is seeking a Youth and College Director or Youth and College Pastor. Responsibilities include (among others): Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism, as well as ministry and mission opportunities; Recruit, train and shepherd volunteer youth staff with diverse gifts and personalities; Provide counseling and spiritual direction to youth on an individual basis...Click the link to the left to download the full announcement. Send resumes and letters of inquiry to the address listed on the announcement.

Revised 1/4/2017

Columbus, OH - Pastor - Oakley Full Gospel Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: January 6, 2017
The Pastor is responsible to the church for proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ (scripture), using skills in administrative leadership, providing spiritual instruction and strategic leadership to the members, staff, and ministries of the church, as well as engaging in pastoral care ministries to meet the needs of persons in the church and in the community...The Pastor serves under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the church body and receives direct counsel from the Deacon Board, who serves the congregation...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement. Applications are due by February 28, 2017.

Newark, NJ - Senior Pastor - Clear View Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: December 30, 2016
In response to the recent relocation of our senior pastor of 22 years, CVBC is prayerfully seeking an ordained, licensed Baptist pastor who will be the congregation’s spiritual leader. Clear View Baptist Church was founded and organized in 1967. The membership consists of approximately 800 members. The Pastoral Search Committee is seeking the mind and will of God as we continue our inheritance. Our new pastor must be responsible for the biblical and spiritual obligations unto God as outlined in Luke 4:16-21, 1 Peter 5:1-4, Proverbs 29:18, and 1 Timothy 3:1-7. Located in Newark, New Jersey, we are a service oriented congregation, seeking to grow spiritually and numerically...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement and application.  Closing Date: February 20, 2017.

Middletown, OH - Pastor - Tried Stone Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: December 20, 2016
Giving Honor to God, and with the power of prayer, we, the Pulpit Search Committee of Tried Stone Baptist Church, are in search of candidates for the position of Pastor.

The successful candidate we are searching for must be Saved, God-fearing, Holy Ghost filled. Meet the qualifications as described in 1 Timothy, 3:1-7.. Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  All interested and qualified persons must submit the required information by the deadline date of March 31, 2017.

Wiesbaden, Germany - Pastor - New Hope Missionary Baptist Church 

resource type: file     uploaded: December 19, 2016
The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Germany, is seeking candidates who are interested in serving as our full time Pastor. We desire candidates who will accept the responsibility to direct and supervise spiritual instructions to the membership (collectively and individually); administer the ordinances as are applicable to the missionary Baptist doctrine; and provide overall leadership and administration.

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church has a rich history that includes doctrinally sound preaching, teaching, evangelism and mission support. New Hope MBC, has served this community at this location since 2014. We are blessed to be under the current Interim Pastorate of Rev. Gabi Schmidt-Jansen. We are a missionary Baptist church who is affiliated with the East Alabama Missionary Baptist Association...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement and application.  Applications are due by January 31, 2017.

Montmorenci, SC - Pastor - Mt. Hill Fellowship Community Church

resource type: file     uploaded: December 13, 2016
Mt. Hill Fellowship Community Church, with a progressive history of 135 years serving the African-American community in Montmorenci, SC (Aiken County), is prayerfully seeking a full-time, spirit-led Pastor who is committed to reaching souls through effective Bible-based preaching and teaching.  The Pastor should be a visionary leader with the passion and ability to minister to the full needs of the congregation...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.
 

East Chicago, IN - Senior Pastor - Friendship Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: December 12, 2016
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Inc. of East Chicago, Indiana is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor called by God to serve as the Spiritual leader of our congregation.  The pastor's responsibilities are to include preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, teaching the bible, providing leadership in Christian education, evangelism, must be able to work with the Deacon Board, auxiliary boards, outreach and missions and must portray a lifestyle of moral integrity and demonstrate at all times a love for our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ...Click on the link to the left to view the full announcement.

​Cleveland, OH - Pastor - Avon Avenue Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: November 21, 2016
The Avon Avenue Baptist Church of Cleveland, Ohio is seeking a full-time Pastor, called by God to be the spiritual leader of our congregation.  The ideal candidate exemplifies a Godly character, is compassionate in recognizing and meeting the needs of others and demonstrates a high level of competence.  The Pastor will be called by the Holy Spirit and meet the qualities and characteristics set forth in I Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9...  Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Applications are due by December 31, 2016.

​Marion, SC - Pastor - Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: November 21, 2016
Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church is seeking a full-time pastor, called by God who will be the spiritual leader of the congregation.  The qualified candidate is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the Bible, to provide Christian leadership in all areas of the church and to engage in pastoral care for the congregation.  Click the link to the left to view the full announcement and application.  NEW:  APPLICATION DUE DATE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 17, 2017.

Flint, MI - Pastor - Christ Fellowhsip Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: November 19, 2016
Christ Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church located in Flint, Michigan (Genesee County) organized in 1958, is seeking a Full Time Pastor, who is called by God and dedicated to the ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ.  The Pastor shall be guided by the principles set forth in First Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.  The Pastor shall instruct the congregation in religious truth and guide the church to internal order.  All candidates must be licensed and ordained in the Baptist Church and seeking to lead the congregation as a visionary of God to further grow the church.  Click on the link to the left to view the full announcement and application.  The deadline for submission is March 1, 2017.

Kensington, MD - Pastor - First Baptist Church of Ken-Gar

resource type: file     uploaded: November 16, 2016
First Baptist Church of Ken-Gar was founded in 1920 and is prayerfully seeking a Bi-Vocational Pastor called by God who will be the spiritual leader of the congregation.  The qualified candidate is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to teach the Holy Bible, to provide Christian leadership in all areas of the church and to engage in pastoral care for the congregation. Click the link to the left to view the full announcement. First posted on October 28, 2016; Revised November 16, 2016.  Closing date for applications is November 30, 2016.

Indianapolis, IN - Pastor - Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: November 4, 2016
The Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church of Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking a Senior Pastor that is an ordained Baptist Minister.  The candidate must be born again and called by God.  The candidate must also be a baptized believer in the Holy Trinity and the Gospel of Jesus Christ and a current member of a Baptist Church...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.

​Savannah, GA - Pastor - Second African Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: October 28, 2016
The Historic Second African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia is seeking a pastor to lead the congregation in the next chapter in our history.  The candidates must be a spiritual leader and is expected to preach and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  The candidate should have a passion for the youth, possess a heart for the people, and lead with sound biblical doctrine according to 1Timothy 3:17 and Titus 1:6-9. Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Applications are due by December 1, 2016.

St. Petersburg, FL - Pastor - Bethel Community Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: October 19, 2016
Bethel Community Baptist Church, was founded in 1923 and is seeking a full-time pastor, called by God who will be the spiritual leader of the congregation. The qualified candidate is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the Bible, to provide Christian leadership in all areas of the church and to engage in pastoral care for the congregation...Qualifications include:  
  • A minimum BA in Theology or Religion and Master of Divinity from an accredited college or university
  • Must be a licensed and ordained Baptist minister and duly ordained in accordance with the Baptist Church...
Click the link on the left to view the full announcement.  Applications are due by December 31, 2016.

Ventura, CA - Pastor - Olivet Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: October 17, 2016
The Olivet Baptist Church of Ventura, California is seeking a licensed and ordained Baptist minister to lead and administer to the congregation of traditional dedicated Christians.

The Pastor must be responsible for the biblical and spiritual obligations as outlined in I Timothy 3:1-7 Titus 1:5-9, I Peter, Luke 15:4-7 and Proverb 29:18... We are seeking an individual with strong leadership skills who preaches the Gospel of Jesus Christ and is sound in the Baptist Doctrine and direct Christian growth... Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  The position will remain open until filled.

​Kansas City, KS - Pastor - Calvary Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: October 7, 2016
The Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Kansas City, KS is seeking a pastor.  Qualifications include being a born again, baptized believer of Jesus Christ; Licensed/Ordained Baptist Minister; a strong, solid member of his resident church in good standing...At least (3) three years as a Pastor or active assistant/associate Pastor whose role has a direct input and impact in the spiritual growth of the Christian Education ministry in a traditional African American Baptist church located in a socially urban area...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  

​Winston-Salem, NC - Senior Pastor - First Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: September 30, 2016
First Baptist Church of Winston-Salem, North Carolina is prayerfully seeking a spirit-led Senior Pastor who is committed to reaching souls through effective Bible-based preaching and teaching. The pastor should be a visionary leader with the passion and ability to minister to the full needs of the flock...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Application deadline is December 31, 2016.

​Jamaica, NY - Pastor - Shiloh Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: September 30, 2016
Shiloh is seeking a Pastor that will provide a vision and a direction that is made clear through his/her preaching, teaching and overall leadership. The Pastor has the ability to grow the congregation spiritually and reach those that are disconnected to the body of Christ...The Pastoral candidate must have sound biblical doctrine as listed in 2 Corinthians 6:1-10, 1Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:6-9...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Applications are due by December 31, 2016.

​ Alton, IL - Senior Pastor - Greater St. James Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: September 21, 2016
Greater St James Baptist Church, with a progressive history of 89 years serving the African American community of Alton, Illinois, is searching for an ordained minister of the gospel to assume the role of senior pastor...Greater St. James Baptist Church is seeking a mature, energetic, spirit-filled church leader who has a proven track record of building coalitions and growing the congregation... Click the link to the left to view the full announcement. Closing date for applications is September 30, 2016.

Denver, CO - Senior Pastor - True Light Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: September 16, 2016
True Light Baptist Church is seeking a Senior Pastor who shall serve as its chief spiritual leader and Christ led shepherd.  The primary role shall be to feed, nurture, and train, teach, and develop the congregation as followers of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Founded in March of 1988, True Light is among the most progressive churches in the greater Denver area, one that has continuously striven to be a voice for Jesus Christ in the church, community and throughout the world.

Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Closing date: 12/15/2016 

​Odessa, TX - Senior Pastor - Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: September 12, 2016
The Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a GOD-Fearing Candidate to serve as Senior Pastor of her Congregation.  Click the link on the left to view the full announcement.  Applications are due by October 5, 2016.

Jacksonville, FL – Pastor - New Redeem Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: September 12, 2016
Pastor Vacancy Announcement

September 8, 2016
The New Redeem Missionary Baptist Church is currently accepting resumes for the position of pastor.  A pastor called by God who will be the spiritual leader through preaching and teaching God’s word for our congregation and community.
  • At least a Bachelor of Divinity Degree from a recognized seminary required;
  • Graduate degree in one or more of these related fields:  management, human relations, communications, non-profit management desired;
  • Minimum of 10 years pastoral experience in a Missionary Baptist church
Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Closing date October 8, 2016

Bessemer, AL - Pastor - New Zion Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: September 8, 2016
New Zion Missionary Baptist Church (NZMBC), was founded in 1902 and is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor, called by God who will be the spiritual leader of the congregation. The qualified candidate is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the Holy Bible, to provide Christian leadership in all areas of the church and to engage in pastoral care for the congregation. The candidate must be able to articulate a vision for the church that emphasizes spiritual growth and Christian Education and Development...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement and application package. Application closing date:  October 31, 2016.  

Chicago, IL - Pastor - Light House Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: September 2, 2016
The Light House Baptist Church is currently accepting resumes for the position of a full time pastor. The pastor will be the spiritual leader of our congregation. The Light House Baptist Church was founded in 1962 by Bishop Jerry D. Goodloe who served as the pastor and spiritual leader for 53 years...We are seeking a candidate who is a born again Christian who is an outstanding preacher of the Gospel and teacher of God’s word. The ideal candidate will be a spiritual leader with sound biblical doctrine. Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Closing date:  November 30, 2016.

​Tucson, AZ - Senior Pastor - Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: August 27, 2016
The Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (MCMBC) is seeking a Senior Pastor to provide spiritual, pastoral and administrative leadership to equip our church to fulfill its mission and purpose of spreading the gospel to all generations, raising disciples, and restoring God’s love to all, as we move into our 116th year of service.  Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.

Detroit, MI - Senior Pastor - Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: August 18, 2016
The Pastoral Search Committee, representing the membership of Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church, is seeking a new Senior Pastor who is an ordained Baptist Minister, a born-again, baptized believer in the Holy Trinity and the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and a current member of a Baptist Church.  The applicant must be a teacher and preacher led by the Holy Spirit, with the ability to develop and deliver biblically sound, Spirit filled sermons and teachings....Additional requirements include, but are not limited to the following... Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  Applications are due by September 26, 2016.

Little Rock, AR - Bi-vocational Pastor - Mount Zion Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: August 17, 2016
Mount Zion Baptist Church is seeking a pastor called by God to be the spiritual and administrative leader of the congregation.  The pastor is responsible to God and the Church to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to preach and teach the Bible, to provide Christian leadership and to engage in pastoral care of the congregation...We are seeking a bi-vocational pastor...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement. All documents must be postmarked by September 30, 2016.

Sioux City, IA - Pastor - Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: August 10, 2016
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church is seeking a full-time pastor called by God to be the spiritual and administrative leader of the congregation. The pastor is responsible to God and the church to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ, to live holy, preach and teach the Holy Bible, to provide Christian leadership, and to engage in pastoral care of the congregation...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.  All documents must be received by December 31, 2016.

​New York, NY - International Executive Director - Intersections

resource type: file     uploaded: August 8, 2016
...The Executive Director will assume primary responsibility for strategic vision, cultural leadership, fiscal sustainability, and operational oversight of Intersections International and all related programs and services. This person will be responsible for staff management, fundraising efforts, program development/management, constituent outreach and development, marketing and communications, and overall organizational development... Requirements include:  
  • A Master of Divinity Degree from a recognized seminary required;
  • Graduate degree in one or more of these related fields: public service, management, human relations, social justice, communications, non-profit management highly desired;
  • Minimum of 10 years in a senior leadership and/or management role, preferably in a successful nonprofit setting within a large urban community;...
Click the link to the left to view the full announcement.

Opa-Locka, FL - Pastor - St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church

resource type: file     uploaded: August 1, 2016
St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church of Opa- Locka, Florida is seeking a Pastor, called by God who will be the spiritual leader of the congregation. The qualified candidate will be responsible to God and the church to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to teach the Bible, to provide Christian leadership in all areas of the church and to engage in pastoral care for the congregation...Click the link to the left to view the full announcement. Applications should be submitted by August 20, 2016.