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Classified ads on baptistnews.com are $1.20 per word for 30 days, $2.00 per word for 60 days and $2.00 per word for 30 days on the web and one issue of the Herald magazine. To place a classified, contact Barbara Francis at 800.340.6626, ext. 8 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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PASTOR. Starling Avenue Baptist Church, Martinsville, Va., is seeking a pastor who will lead our congregation as we continue a heritage of faith, stewardship, equality, and missions.  The new pastor should: Be Spirit-led. Articulately convey the relevance of scripture to daily life. Be relational. Be collaborative, willing to work ecumenically, and open to marginalized people. Bring an innovative approach to a traditional worship style. Hold an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college and a Master of Divinity or equivalent degree from a seminary accredited by the American Association of Theological Schools. Be personally and innovatively involved in missions. Be willing to accept the challenges of growing the church, bringing a better age balance to the congregation, and re-engaging inactive members. SABC affirms the priesthood of believers and servant leadership. We are affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. There are 325 resident members with average attendance of 110 in two worship services. More information is available at http://www.starlingavenue.org. Resumes may be submitted electronically at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to: SABC Search Committee, c/o Merle Prince, 23 Pine Forest Drive, Spencer, VA 24165, postmarked by April 15. (Posted 02.17.15)

SENIOR PASTOR. First Baptist Church (FBC) in South Boston, Va., is seeking a full-time senior pastor. We are committed to being an innovative and inclusive Christian fellowship united in our desire to engage in meaningful worship, witness, education, ministry and service. We need a pastor who is a strong spiritual leader, missions minded and a good administrator. We seek candidates who are called to ministry with a seminary degree, at least 5 years of pastoral experience and a strong work ethic. FBC is associated with BGAV and CBF. Please send résumés to Pastor Search Committee, First Baptist Church, 815 N. Main St., South Boston, VA 24592 or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Posted 01.29.15)

SENIOR PASTOR.  Mill Creek Baptist Church in Fincastle, Va., is prayerfully seeking a senior pastor.  We are a Southern Baptist church with an average attendance of 211 in worship services and an average of 140 in Sunday school.  We are looking for a pastor who is biblically grounded and a seminary graduate.  Please send resume with cover letter and personal references to: Pastor Search Committee, c/o Mill Creek Baptist Church, 11475 Lee Highway, Fincastle, VA, 24090-4481 or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Resumes will be accepted until March 31, 2015. (Posted 01.22.15)

 

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MINISTER OF MUSIC. First Baptist Church, Hillsville, VA. Lead choir, oversee music ministry, recruit and train members for singing and music.  Part-time. 20 hr/wk.  Pay negotiable.  Send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Call 276-728-7801.  Please respond by March 20, 2015. (Posted 02.26.15)

FULL-TIME ASSOCIATE PASTOR FOR MUSIC AND CHILDREN. First Baptist Church, Elkin, NC seeks a full-time associate pastor for music and children.  A beautifully diverse congregation, FBC is aligned exclusively with the CBF.  The ideal candidate has a graduate seminary degree, a passion for music/worship and children, as well as five or more years of local church experience in music ministry.  For a complete job description and contact information, visit www.elkinfbc.com/candidate. Deadline for receiving resumes is April 15. (Posted 02.26.15)

MINISTER OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. First Baptist Church Jefferson, Ga., located between Athens and Gainesville off Hwy. 129, three miles off I-85, is actively seeking a Minister of Children and Families. FBC is dually aligned with the CBF and the SBC and adheres to the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message.   Our church has both traditional and contemporary services of worship. The ideal candidate will be a seminary graduate or have a degree related to Christian Education of children and families, and have some ministry experience. This candidate should be called to ministry as a Christian vocation, to children’s and family ministry as a primary calling, and be able to affirm FBC’s mission, vision, and values. Resumes should be sent to FBC Jefferson, 81 Institute Street, Jefferson, GA, 30549 to the attention of Personnel Committee Chairman Fred Gurley.   Resume deadline is April 30. A job description is posted on the FBC website at www.fbcjefferson.org. (Posted 02.16.15)

MINISTER/DIRECTOR OF MUSIC. May Memorial Church in Powhatan, Va., is seeking a part-time Minister/Director of Music.  Primary responsibility includes worship planning/leadership and conducting active adult, handbell and children’s choirs.  May Memorial is a traditional congregation that seeks to include new and fresh music within the traditional worship style. Resumes and inquiries may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Posted 02.10.15)

FULL-TIME STUDENT PASTOR. Second Baptist Church, Liberty, Mo., is seeking a full-time Student Pastor to oversee and expand its ministry with middle and high school-aged students.  The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal, organizational and outreach skills, as well as have completed or be in process of completing a seminary degree. Previous youth ministry experience is preferred. This pastor will coordinate youth ministry leaders and volunteers.  Founded in 1843, Second Baptist Church (www.2bcliberty.org) is affiliated with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and has a deep commitment to missions.  The Student Pastor will serve on a pastoral team of seven and a congregation of 600. Resumes due by March 1, 2015 and should be sent attn.: Student Pastor Search Committee via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Student Pastor Search Committee, Second Baptist Church, c/o Linda Jones, 300 East Kansas, Liberty, MO 64068. (Posted 01.26.15)

FULL-TIME MINISTER TO FAMILIES.  Memorial Baptist Church, Staunton, Va. Congregation with average church attendance of 450-500 is seeking a Minister to Families.  Position mostly youth ministry, but includes children, special needs and encouraging parents.  Please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . (Posted 01.22.15)

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CONTROLLER. The American Baptist Home Mission Societies is looking for a Controller to oversee the preparation of financial statements, financial analyses, budgets and cost accounting. The Controller supervises employees performing accounting, billing, accounts receivable and payroll functions. The Controller also serves as the business manager for Judson Press, the denominational publishing house, and advises management on financial objectives, policies, and actions.  For details on the position and to apply, visit http://www.abhms.org/job opportunities.cfm. (Posted 02.09.15)

DEAN OF McAFEE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY. Mercer University invites applications and nominations for the Dean of McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia. The successful candidate will begin July 2015. This leadership position provides an exceptional opportunity for an experienced academic administrator to guide this independent theology school in its commitment to preparing men and women to serve in Christian ministry globally. Review the search profile for full information at: http://www.myersmcrae.com/skins/userfiles/file/McAfee-Dean.pdf or www.myersmcrae.com/currentopportunities.da  Mercer seeks a theology leader who will continue to advance the School to its fullest potential in accomplishing its mission. The next dean will have a heart for preparing men and women for ministry while embracing diversity, collaboration, collegiality, and a global vision. A Ph.D. or Th.D. from an accredited institution and at least five years of distinguished teaching experience that includes at least three years of administrative experience are preferred. A demonstrated history of academic leadership, budget accountability, student recruitment, and a commitment to fundraising are also preferred. Candidates must have the ability to manage people well while articulating a strategic vision for the future.  While being a member of a Baptist church is not required, the successful candidate must have a deep understanding of and appreciation for the Baptist tradition and be fully committed to the founding principles of the School. (See Search Profile.) Nominations and Applications: Nominations are invited. Applications require a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; a curriculum vitae; a statement of leadership vision, and five professional references. Submit nominations and/or applications to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For best consideration, materials should be submitted by March 13, 2015. Emily Parker Myers, President and CEO of Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting, is assisting with this search. (Posted 12.31.14)

 

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PASSENGER BUS. Church in Richmond, VA, looking for 15 and/or 29 passenger bus (preferably gas), great condition, a/c required. Call Tammy or Kristin at 804-360-2801. (Posted 02.04.15)

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