CURRENT JOB POSTINGS

Churches, ministries, schools, and colleges often reach out to BST looking for alumni with the skills and talents to fill a wide range of positions.  The job postings below are regularly updated with new postings as they come in.

If you have a job posting that you would like to have listed here, please email info@bst.edu and include your job description and contact info.

Senior Pastor - Pilgrim Christian Church - Castro Valley, CA

Senior Pastor Duties: (from the Church Bylaws) The Senior Pastor shall provide leadership and have charge of the welfare and oversight of the Church. He/She shall be ex-officio member of all ministries. He/She shall conduct religious services on stated and special occasions, administer the ordinances, minister to members of the Church community, and perform other duties that usually pertain to that office. He/She shall have a special charge of the pulpit ministry of the Church, provide for pulpit duties when he/she is absent, and arrange for help to assist in revivals and other special services.

Other Key Duties:

Prayer, Counseling and Encouraging            Staff Development and Supervision

Strategic Planning and Growth                     Community Outreach

Church Business Administration

Desired Minimum Qualifications (See 1 Tim. 3:1—7; Titus 1:6--9):

  • Ordained
  • College Degree and/or Seminary Training. Advanced degree desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively preach and teach God’s Word
  • Min. 3—5 years’ experience as Pastor, Associate or Assistant Pastor at a Church
  • Familiarity with PCC, its history and ministries. SF Bay Area Church ministries
  • Integrity
  • Servant Leader’s Heart and Mindset (Mark 10:45)

HOW TO APPLY:

If interested in this opportunity, please provide a Cover Letter, Resume and a Brief (1-page) Statement of your Ministry Leadership philosophy and how you would apply it to Pilgrim Christian Church

Submit as email plus attachments to: pilgrimcctc@gmail.com  Voicemail messages, if needed, can be left at (510) 516-4495

Job Posted 11/29/22

Associate Pastor - West Shore Baptist Church - Camp Hill, PA

Position Responsibilities

  1. “Belonging” Ministries.  The Associate Pastor will be responsible to provide oversight to our ministries designed to cultivate Gospel-centered connections among members & regular attenders at WSBC.  Currently this is accomplished through community groups and life groups.
    1. The Associate Pastor will work in partnership with the Christian Education Board to develop leadership pipelines, enhance pathways that move more people from “pews to groups,” and ensure that facilitators have coaching and adequate resources.
    2. He or she will oversee and resource a youth & children’s ministry by organizing a weekly youth group for upper-middle & high school students and a “junior youth group” for upper-elementary & lower-middle school students.
    3. As he or she grows into this position, the Associate Pastor will be responsible to provide oversight for developing systems & resources to move people from ‘groups’ to intentional mentoring opportunities.
  2. “Bridging” Ministries.  The Associate Pastor will work in partnership with the Mission Board & Senior Pastor to create more opportunities for Gospel-centered connections with our not-yet-believing neighbors.
    1. This may look like utilizing life groups as “neutral spaces” to connect with not-yet-believers, promoting relational evangelism as a way of life, building connections with mission organizations already on the ground in our wider community, facilitating local & global mission trips, etc.
  3. “Believing” Ministries.  Under the supervision of the Senior Pastor, the Associate Pastor will aid in leading the worshiping life of WSBC.  This includes:
    1. Joining with the Senior Pastor, Music Director, and others appointed to design the liturgy, including selecting music, for corporate worship gatherings.
    2. Preaching as directed by the Senior Pastor.
    3. Facilitating the liturgy (welcome, pastoral prayer, etc) on rotation & co-officiating communion with the Senior Pastor.
  4. Pastoral Roles.  Under the supervision and coaching of the Senior Pastor, the Associate Pastor will be responsible to provide some pastoral counseling, provide Gospel-centered teaching & preaching, and leadership of assigned teams.
    1. As the Associate Pastor acclimates to the position and based on his or her goals, he or she may also be invited to grow in other pastoral skill areas under the Senior Pastor’s coaching.  Examples include hospital & home visitation, baptisms, weddings, funerals, etc.
  5. Other Duties.
    1. Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly Advisory Council, Deacon Board & Christian Education meetings.
    2. Upon direction from the Senior Pastor, participate in other pastoral activities, as assigned.

Qualifications

Skills:

  1. The ability to articulate a deep and abiding relationship with Jesus Christ and a sense of calling to pastoral ministry.
  2. Commitment to WSBC’s vision of making disciples who believe, belong, bridge & become.
  3. Possess strong interpersonal skills, i.e. self-awareness; communication (verbal, written, and online); ability to self-differentiate in the presence of conflict or difficult situations; a sense of humor; relationally oriented; and an ability to interact with others from a foundation of theological and biblical integrity.
  4. Ability to build healthy relationships and teams.

Education:

  1. Master of Divinity or equivalent from an ATS accredited institution, preferred.
  2. Bachelor's degree and relevant ministry experience may also be considered.

Affiliation:

  1. Ordained in the American Baptist Churches, USA, preferred
  2. If not ABC-USA affiliated, candidate must agree to:
    1. Sign the ABC-USA Minister’s Council code of ethics
    2. Submit to the process of having his or her ordination recognized by ABC-USA, if ordained
    3. Pursue ordination within ABC-USA, if not yet ordained

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested persons should submit a cover letter, in the form of an email, along with the

following as attachments (Word or PDF format) to pastorkdl@gmail.com:

  1. A brief statement of faith, including sense of calling to this position;
  2. A current résumé and, if ABCUSA affiliated, an updated American Baptist Personnel Services (ABPS) profile;
  3. Signed ABCUSA Code of Ethics.

A signed authorization form for a background check will be required of final candidates.

Please do not include audio-visual materials. The Search Team will request additional supporting items as the process moves forward.

Job Posted 1/12/23

Senior Pastor - North Hills Community Baptist Church - Pittsburgh, PA

North Hills Community Baptist Church (NHCBC) is in search of an inspirational leader to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of its long-time Senior Pastor. It is a multi-generational, multi-cultural church located about eight miles north of downtown Pittsburgh. NHCBC is a very mission minded congregation with a blended morning worship service. The engaged congregation desires to increase its outreach to the community in new and greater ways than in the past. NHCBC is known for its pastoral stability and pastoral support. The church is actively involved in Baptist and ecumenical groups on a local, regional, national, and international basis.

Education Needed: Master’s Degree (Educational, not a prof. degree)

Is this a Full-Time or Part-Time Position? Full-time

Professional Specialties Needed:

  • Pastoral Care
  • Interpreting the Faith
  • Counseling
  • Community Assessment/Involvement/Organizer
  • Church Growth

Contact: Mark Mendicino, Chair-Search Committee North Hills Community Baptist Church

Email: markjmendicino@gmail.com

Mobile: (724) 612-3244

Job Posted 11/9/22

Senior Pastor - First Baptist Church - Lewisburg PA

First Baptist Church of Lewisburg PA seeks a full-time pastor who shares the congregation’s progressive outlook and commitment to accepting and supporting people from all backgrounds throughout their lives. An American Baptist church, First Baptist is a multi-generational, multi-culture congregation with a traditional worship service and strong music program. Its rich history includes strong ties to Bucknell University, community outreach, and cooperative ecumenical ministry.

Those interested in the position may contact Todd Stanford, Chair of the Pastoral Search Committee - t2b5@verizon.net

Further information about First Baptist Church appears on our website: fbclbg.org

Job Posted 11/9/22

Senior Pastor - Pilgrim Christian Church - Castro Valley, CA

The Senior Pastor shall provide leadership and have charge of the welfare and oversight of the Church. He/She shall be ex-officio member of all ministries. He/She shall conduct religious services on stated and special occasions, administer the ordinances, minister to members of the Church community, and perform other duties that usually pertain to that office. He/She shall have a special charge of the pulpit ministry of the Church, provide for pulpit duties when he/she is absent, and arrange for help to assist in revivals and other special services.

Desired Minimum Qualifications (See 1 Tim. 3:1—7; Titus 1:6--9):

  • Ordained
  • College Degree and/or Seminary Training. Advanced degree desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively preach and teach God’s Word
  • Min. 3—5 years’ experience as Pastor, Associate or Assistant Pastor at a Church
  • Familiarity with PCC, its history and ministries. SF Bay Area Church ministries
  • Integrity
  • Servant Leader’s Heart and Mindset (Mark 10:45)

HOW TO APPLY:

If interested in this opportunity, please provide a Cover Letter, Resume and a Brief (1-page) Statement of your Ministry Leadership philosophy and how you would apply it to Pilgrim Christian Church

Submit as email plus attachments to: pilgrimctc@gmail.com  Voicemail messages, if needed, can be left at (510) 516-4495

Job Posted 11/9/22

Part-time Chaplain - SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors - Santa Clara and South San Mateo County, CA

SpiritCare is looking for a part-time chaplain who can lead monthly worship services with communion at assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities for adults. Chaplaincy brings the hope and compassion of Jesus beyond the walls of a care community to enrich residents’ lives, as well as those of the staff and caregivers. The ministry serves all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, language, gender, religion, culture, country of origin and economic status.

This is an ideal position for a church pastor who wants a second job, a recent divinity graduate who is making a career change after working in another field, an experienced hospice or hospital chaplain, or a newly retired pastor.

The chaplain will be a self-starter who reports to the SpiritCare Board chairperson or executive director.

For further questions, email jobs@spiritcareministry.org or text/call Angela Hey at (650) 483-8328.

For information about SpiritCare Ministry to Seniors see their website spiritcareministry.org.

Job Posted 9/6/22

Associate Pastor - West Shore Baptist Church - Camp Hill, PA

West Shore Baptist Church exists to make disciples who believe our God and live out His word, belong to one another in community, bridge the Gospel to those who do not yet know Christ, and become more like Jesus through one-on-one mentoring relationships.  We are seeking an Associate Pastor to embrace our vision of making disciples and help to lead our congregation in building stronger Gospel-centered relationships both within our church community and beyond. He or she will largely be responsible for creating ministry avenues for ‘connections’ to take place both between believers, that they might grow in Christ and Christian community, and with not-yet-believers, that we might grow in bridging the Gospel through relational evangelism and missional engagement.

You may download the full job posting, including ministry responsibilities, qualifications, compensation & application instructions, by visiting www.wsbc.org/job.

Job Posted 8/12/22

Director of Children's Ministry - Centreville Presbyterian Church - Centreville, VA

We aren’t just looking for someone to run a Children’s program. We are looking for another member of our team and a leader in our church family. We are looking for someone whose gifts, faith, and friendship influence our lives and all of the ministries at CPC. You’ll be joining a team of enjoyable and talented followers of Jesus. You don’t need to be presbyterian to come on board, but we do have a few distinctives that we think you may find refreshing. God is moving at CPC! We are in a period of growth and change as new generations of family are coming.

The Director of Children's Ministry is a vital part of the Children's Ministry Leadership Team. The Director will provide oversight, plan, develop, organize, administer and evaluate the CPC Children's Ministries. As they serve and lead children from birth through grade five, the person in this position should view the role as part of the overall formation of the church family.

The Director of Children's Ministry's Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop a vision for CPCKids Ministry with Centreville's overall mission and vision.
  • Oversee organization, administration, and supervision of all aspects of CPCKids (e.g., early childhood, children's worship, Sunday school, Baptism and Communion classes, and kids-to-parent faith milestones).
  • Maintain communication with the congregation, other CPC ministries, and in our community.
  • Responsible for innovating new ways to reach kids with strong, Biblical age-appropriate teaching.
  • Oversee the CPCKids budget.
  • Oversee recruitment, training, and support of CPCKids volunteers.

Applicants will apply through the following link: https://www.vanderbloemen.com/job/centreville-presbyterian-church-director-of-childrens-ministry

Job Posted 8/10/22

Senior Pastor - First Baptist Church - Springfield, OR

Their most recent pastor was with them for 33 years before his retirement in 2020. FBCS welcomes all who desire to follow Christ and is seeking a pastor who will preach the word of God with an emphasis on loving God and our neighbors, who will continue to support our on-campus ministry partners, and who has a vision for church growth, reaching others, and training a new generation of church leaders. FBCS actively supports and/or partners with a local Hispanic congregation, a housing advocacy co-operative, Alcoholics Anonymous/Al-Anon, Young Life, an after-school program for elementary school children, and an organization dedicated to placing pets of those in hospice. FBCS seeks to be the hands and feet of Christ in the community and desires a pastor with a similar vision and calling. 

Contact Rev. Steve Bils (402) 578-9995 / sbils@abccpc.org for more information.

Job Posted 6/30/22

Interim Director of Family Ministries - New Life Christian Fellowship - Castro Valley, CA

 New Life Christian Fellowship, an American Baptist church, is looking for an Interim Director of Family Ministries. New Life is located in Castro Valley, and its members come from the Greater Bay Area. It is a smaller multicultural, international, and intergenerational church congregation. Presently, the worship service is hybrid to meet the needs of those who are able to join in person and those who prefer to meet on Zoom. 

The Interim Director of Family Ministries would be working primarily with families, coordinating Sunday School classes, activities, outreach, and pastoral care. Preaching opportunities are available if interested. 

This is designed as a ¼ time position. Salary, hours, and responsibilities are all negotiable. Seminarians are welcome to apply, and the position could be a summer internship. 

For questions, please contact Pastor Karen Yee: karen.tina@usa.net, 510-461-8664

Job Posted 6/20/22

National Coordinator for Mission Response - American Baptist Home Missions Society - King of Prussia, PA

The essential purpose of the National Coordinator for Mission Response is to advance the ABHMS missional goals & strategic priorities of the Healing & Transforming Communities (H&TC) unit in a variety of areas.  As a member of the H&TC unit, the National Coordinator for Mission Response must be committed to ministries of social uplift, healing and justice that positively and significantly impact communities in the United States and Puerto Rico. Some key areas of focus in this position include crisis and disaster response, mobilization of a national network of passionaries, raising awareness of advocacy issues, cultivating mission partnerships, and promoting diverse resources among our partners to be agents of healing and transformation in the communities where they serve.

Requirements:

  • To be successful in this role, the individual must understand the organization’s mission and values and work diligently to make a positive impact on advancing that mission.
  • Evidence of a sense of call to Christian mission in the United States of America & Puerto Rico, with a passion and interest in impacting human communities for the better.
  • Demonstrate congruence with the mission and vision of ABHMS particularly with respect to caring ministries, leadership development and public witness & advocacy.
  • Commitment to ongoing spiritual formation, personal growth, professional development, and self-care.
  • Ability to identify, nurture and build a network of Passionaries -ordinary people doing extraordinary things that change lives in the name of Jesus Christ.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the humanities, such as religion, sociology, political science, social work, communications, or relevant field.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; skilled communicator and presenter.
  • Experience working with religious or other non-profit groups in community organizing, advocacy, education, or relief work.
  • Self-motivated leader with the capacity to work both independently and collaboratively, while balancing work on multiple or parallel causes.
  • Experience in planning, following through on tasks, organizing and executing activities, including logistics. Project management experience a plus.
  • Competent working in a large faith-based setting where cultural and gender diversity are greatly valued.
  • Strong people skills and willingness to communicate with clients, colleagues, and management
  • Eagerness and ability to share with ABHMS colleagues what is learned in the field, is attuned to the landscape and is able to discern and interpret trends in that landscape.
  • Strong time management skills, including prioritizing, scheduling, and adapting, as necessary.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Capacity to learn quickly, grasp the significance of diverse issues, and interpret complex issues clearly.

To Apply: Send Current Resumé and Cover Letter to LMiraz@abhms.org 

Job Posted 6/9/22

Chaplain - Oakland, CA

Vivo HealthStaff is searching for a Chaplain for a healthcare organization in Oakland, California.
The primary responsibility of the chaplain is to offer spiritual, emotional, and psychological support to residents, their families, and staff members who care for them. The chaplain also plans liturgical and sacramental celebrations and provides a variety of educational and supportive activities for residents.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with advanced studies in areas of spirituality, theology, or counseling
  • Training and experience in counseling and group facilitation.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in chaplaincy or a related field. Certification or Certification eligible: NACC or ACPE. Comparable professional certification paths considered.
  • Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education preferred
  • Working knowledge of Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 8.
  • Working knowledge of theological/bio-ethical issues, gerontology, and various religious traditions and beliefs.

For more information, or to apply visit www.vivohealthstaff.com

Job Posted 6/1/22

Interim Senior Minister - Congregational Church of San Mateo - San Mateo, CA

The Interim Senior Minister is responsible for providing a sense of continuity, stability, community and programmatic evaluation during the time of transition. The Interim Senior Minister will:

• Design and deliver hybrid worship services on Sundays in partnership with the Associate Ministers & Music Staff and support the Wednesday evening services in Spanish, both of which offer inspired, scholarly, competent messages that foster the spiritual life of the community and equip them to live as Progressive Christians.

• Ensure good organizational functioning of the church as the leader of the church staff. • Analyze the church’s goals, evaluate its various ministries, and offer strategic input for post Pandemic restructuring and/or rebuilding of programs that have not fully revived.

• Participate in the pastoral care team, serve as a resource for church committees and ministries, and be available to officiate at baptisms, communions, weddings, and memorials upon request.

• Participate in Board of Directors meetings and engage with all church leaders, volunteers, members and staff to connect, inspire and encourage positive momentum for CCSM.

Please send a letter of interest and a resume to the Moderator at julielenden@gmail.com.

Job Posted 5/9/22

Spiritual Care Director - Piedmont Gardens - Oakland, CA

Provide Spiritual support, guidance and counseling to residents and families in keeping with the resident and families beliefs and spiritual preferences.

Provides worship services, including celebration of sacraments by conducting services directly or in collaborates with an appropriate spiritual leader where necessary. Services should include therapeutic elements for residents who are mentally impaired, have dementia or are low cognition functioning.

Offers education and fosters conversations and clarification on a range of topics that allow for residents to express and explore a range of spiritual practices including but not limited to meditation, bible study, book studies, and labyrinths.

If interested, please apply by using this link:   Spiritual Care Director | Careers (ultipro.com)

Job Posted 5/4/22