Job Opportunities

Below are specific job listings, including positions at Duke Divinity School, that have been submitted to the school.

June 12, 2015
Church, Ministry
Associate Pastor
First Baptist Church of Butner
Full time
Butner, NC USA

This person will be responsible for planning, coordinating, directing and evaluating the activities of the children and youth of the church. The associate will preach at least once every two months in addition to when the pastor is away.  This person will maintain a regular schedule in the office, being available during the pastor’s scheduled time off, and will also help provide pastoral care. This person will be a professing Christian, called to full-time Christian service who has chosen the Baptist denomination, and one who will fit within the theological ideologies (1963 BF&M, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship) of the membership and the pastor.  A Master of Divinity degree is preferred, though a Divinity School student will be considered.  To apply for, or to request a copy of job description, email the Personnel Committee at  If applying, please send a complete resumé by email or mail to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 44, Butner, NC 27509.  Resumés must be received by 4:00 p.m. July 20, 2015.

Charlie Bryan

June 12, 2015
Church, Administration
Administrative Assistant
Durham Memorial Baptist Church
Part time
Durham, NC USA

Durham Memorial Baptist Church is seeking an energetic and spiritually mature individual to serve our church family as Administrative Assistant.  


This person will perform administrative and secretarial duties of a complex and confidential nature in support of the Pastor and other staff members and maintain efficient and effective church office operations.  Accuracy and attention to details are foundational for this position.  Strong skills in spelling, grammar and syntax are expected.  Office hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00-2:00, Friday 9:00-1:00.


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.
For more information or to submit a resume contact the Personnel Committee, Durham Memorial Baptist Church, 133 Robbins Road, Durham, NC 27703; or e-mail

Ed Denton

June 12, 2015
Church, Ministry
Senior Pastor
University Baptist Church
Full time
Baltimore, MD USA

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Senior Pastor provides spiritual, pastoral, outreach, administrative, and servant leadership to the congregation of University Baptist Church so the congregation might ful-fill its mission as a light of Christ in the City of Baltimore.  The Senior Pastor relates to and connects with multiple generations and a diverse congregation within an urban environment.  In addition, the pastor represents the congregation in denominational or community organizations and activities to learn new ways that the church can support and engage with the surrounding area.  Recognizing the importance of spiritual health and one’s personal relationship with God, the Senior Pastor takes time for regular prayer, Bible study, rest, and recreation.  Lastly, the Senior Pastor extends God’s grace to others and leads by example as one who is relational, authentic, transparent, and humble.
Applications (Resume and Cover Letter) must be submitted both via email to AND via mail to University Baptist Church
Attention Pastor Search Committee 3501 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218.

Sharon Smith

June 12, 2015
Church, Administration, Church, Ministry, Counseling, Missions
Pee Dee Union Baptist Church, Inc.
Full time
Cheraw, SC United States

Pastoral Vacancy Announcement
Pee Dee Union Baptist Church
92 Chestnut Street; P.O. Box 1002; Cheraw, SC 29520
The Pastoral Search Committee, representing the membership of Pee Dee Union Baptist Church (PDUBC) is seeking a fulltime Pastor called by God to serve as the spiritual leader of the congregation. For more than one hundred forty-eight (148) years, the Pee Dee Union Baptist Church has stood as a pillar and refuge of a source of strength in Cheraw, SC. The membership consists of approximately four hundred (400) active members and eighteen (18) auxiliaries. Pastoral candidates interested in this position must successfully demonstrate the following:
Be a born-again baptized believer in Jesus Christ who has been licensed and ordained to preach in accordance with the Baptist Doctrine

Be seminary trained with an earned accredited degree (minimum Bachelor’s/preferably Master of Divinity or Doctorate) and a minimum of five (5) years of Pastoral experience

Along with Godly character inside and outside the church and strong family values, the candidate must be Holy ghost filled and responsible for the Biblical and spiritual principles set forth in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.

Be an effective communicator and demonstrate the ability to prepare and deliver spirit-filled with Bible-based sermons

Have strong interpersonal skills as that visionary and counselor, who reaches ALL members of the congregation.

Have a proven track record as a skilled administrator and manager of church staff and programs

Having proficiency in the use of technology is needed.

Have a commitment to Christian Education and a zeal for missions and evangelism

Pastoral applicants interested in this position should visit to see Pastoral Vacancy Announcement and download the application. All applicants interested should submit all information between June 1- July 31, 2015.

James N. Sweeney

June 08, 2015
Student U Middle School Teacher
Student U
Full time
Durham , North Carolina United States

Student U is a year-long commitment. Student U teachers work full-time in the summer, creating lesson plans, teaching their own classes, and working collaboratively with other teachers to engage and inspire students to gain academic skills and take ownership over their own education. During the academic school year, we ask Student U teachers to commit to tutoring once a week in our daily after-school program.  Teachers are compensated for their work, and they're also partnered with mentor teachers who provide them with plenty of support throughout the summer. The final deadline to apply to be a Middle School Summer Teacher is January 30, 2015. Applications are available on our website.

Jessica Cagle

June 04, 2015
Church, Ministry
Associate Minister in Student Ministries
First Baptist Church
Full time
Aiken, SC USA

As a member of our pastoral staff team, our Student Minister will have responsibility for all middle school, high school, and college-age group ministries.

Randy Duckett

June 04, 2015
Church, Ministry
Director of Youth Ministries
Belmont United Methodist
Full time
Nashville, Tennessee USA

Belmont United Methodist Church ( in Nashville, Tennessee, is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries. Belmont United Methodist Church is a community of Christ-followers growing in love of God and neighbor. This is what we at Belmont UMC believe Christian discipleship is, what we are to be, and what Jesus meant when he sent his followers to “make disciples." Belmont United Methodist has two worship services with an average of 600 attendees.

The Director of Youth Ministries will work as a part of the overall ministry team in helping to bring the vision of Belmont into reality. The Youth Director will engage youth 7-12th in spiritual formation and fellowship by designing relevant programming and developing relationships with youth, involve parents in education, and connect the youth with the Belmont congregation, the city and the United Methodist Church.
Qualifications include:
•    Preferred three years of experience in leading a youth ministry program
•    Bachelor’s degree
•    Ability to serve as a spiritual role model by demonstrating a commitment to Christian spiritual practices and by articulating a personal faith journey
•    Ability to lead a team with a positive spirit that supports the mission and core values of Belmont United Methodist
•    Alignment with the beliefs and practices of the United Methodist Church

For more detailed information and to submit a resume, please contact Brooxie   at


June 04, 2015
Church, Ministry
Youth Director/Minister
Saint Luke's United Methodist
Full time
Yorktown, VA USA

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Yorktown, VA , a growing and very active 1900+ member church, is seeking a fulltime Minister/Director of Youth.  This is a salaried position with benefits.  Deacon’s Orders in the United Methodist Church are preferred, while passion for youth ministry and knowledge of the United Methodist Church are a must.  Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, the planning and implementation of Bible study and program for middle school and high school groups, servant recruitment for Sunday school and guidance for mission/service opportunities.  Creativity is desired.  Applicants must have a deep love for God as it’s manifested in love for youth and their families.  Applicants must also be a team player yet have the ability to be productive with minimal supervision.  Please send resume and references to Rev. Doug Gestwick, senior pastor at Resumes only, NO phone calls please.

Rev. Doug Gestwick

June 04, 2015
Church, Ministry
Jersey Baptist Church
Full time
Lexington, North Carolina United States

Jersey Baptist Church is seeking a candidate that would be; a skilled and gifted communicator in the pulpit and beyond, attentive to pastoral care, understands the importance of building relationships, and is a collaborative leader.  We value worship and bible study, unity, generosity, a welcoming spirit, and supporting our community and each other. Our top five priorities in ministry are: worship and bible study, community ministry and missions, pastoral care, ministry with and to families, and informal social discipleship.  Jersey Baptist, established in 1755, has had a vibrant history and looks forward to a promising future.

Andria Smith
336-357-2721/ 336-240-7987

June 04, 2015
Church, Ministry
Stowe Community Church
Full time
Stowe, VT USA

Stowe Community Church
137 Main Street
Stowe, Vermont, 05672 USA
Date posted: June 1, 2015
Position: Pastor
Denomination: Non-denominational, Protestant community church
Church Size: 100 - 150
Job Type: Full-time
Stowe Community Church, a congregation of around 145 members, is seeking its next Pastor to
shepherd our congregation. The current Pastor is retiring after serving over 28 years.
Stowe has a population of 4,300 and is located in the Green Mountains of northern Vermont,
about 43 miles from Burlington, VT. Stowe is known as the Ski Capital of the East and is a
major four season tourist destination. Our beautiful white steepled New England style church
building is the focus of community. The current church was organized in 1920 by the union of
three churches: Congregational, Methodists, and Universalist. Today, our congregation consists
of a diverse group of Protestant believers united in our understanding of personal salvation by
grace through faith in Jesus Christ, our risen Lord and Savior. We strive to welcome people
from all walks of life and introduce them to a loving God.
Our Purpose is:
• To experience the grace of Jesus Christ;
• To share, serve and grow in God’s love;
• To worship God and enjoy the fellowship of His community.
The Pastor serves as the spiritual leader of this local church and will provide vision, leadership
and strategic direction to reinvigorate and improve the effectiveness of this church in meeting its
purpose as well as our Christian outreach and ministry to the Stowe community and beyond.
• Demonstrates a passion for effectively preaching the Word, proclaiming the Gospel and for
leading the congregation in worship that is glorifying and pleasing to God.
• Shows care and compassion for the congregation through visitation, encouragement and
- Makes pastoral calls on people in hospitals, nursing homes, those confined to home
and those in need.
- Ministers effectively to people in crisis situations.
- Builds relationships and gets to know the members of the congregation.
• Works regularly to bring in new members, to disciple them and to get them involved and
active in the life and work of the church.
- Puts a special focus on identifying, implementing and leading the changes necessary
to increase the membership, discipleship and participation of younger adults and
youth in our church.
• Helps people to grow and develop their spiritual life.
- Able to capably relate biblical themes to how we relate to the world around us.
- Encourages people to relate their faith to their daily lives.
- Encourages and equips members to develop and use their spiritual gifts.
• Is accepting of people with diverse backgrounds and works to build and maintain unity
among the congregation.
• Works effectively with the Board and various Committees to build a shared vision, to create
strategic plans, and to implement actions necessary to reinvigorate this church and ministry.
Education: M.Div or Th.M is preferred. At a minimum, a BA from an accredited Bible college
or seminary is required.
Experience: An ordained minister. Experience in pastoral ministry is preferred.
• Must be personally committed to faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
• Must be called by God and committed to the ministry of the Gospel
• Must demonstrate a high degree of personal spiritual maturity, reflecting the character of
Christ in both his/her private and public life.
• He or she must be characterized by the qualities described in 1 Timothy 3:2-7 and Titus
• Must maintain a vital and growing personal relationship with the Lord through bible study,
prayer and meditation.
• Must be able to preach an interesting sermon “that clearly fires a biblical bullet at the life of
the listener”!
• Must be a caring shepherd with a passion to minister to those in need.
• Must be a servant leader, and able to lead both spiritually and organizationally.
• Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with all age groups, and especially with
younger adults (20’s and 30’s).
• Should know how to manage change in an organization.

Pastor Search Committee