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Employment Opportunities

Senior Pastor

Grassfield Baptist Church,  is seeking a Senior Pastor to serve as a spiritual and pastoral leader of the Church.  The Pastor has control of the pulpit ministry and administering the ordinances.  The Pastor proclaims the Gospel, teaches God’s truths, and shepherds the congregation.  The Pastor exercises general oversight of the church, pointing it towards fulfillment of the Great Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.    Carry out the vision, purpose, and ministries of Grassfield Baptist Church.

2.    Conduct religious services on stated and special occasions.  Prepare and deliver sermons, lead the ordinances, and oversee planning of worship services.

3.    Direct the staff and guide the lay leaders in caring for the sick, shut-ins, elderly and bereaved.

4.    Initiate visitation of church members and prospects, especially members in hospitals, home bound, and nursing homes.

5.    Keep predictable office hours and be available on a reasonable basis.

6.    Develop a close working relationship with the Deacons, Sunday School workers, committee leaders, officers, and staff.

7.    Encourage stewardship and missions support.

8.    Be the administrative head of the Church.  Direct the church offices and supervise church employees in accordance with Church policies

9.    Attend Business Meetings, Church Council, and Deacons Meetings.  The Pastor is an ex-officio member of all committees, offering advice and expertise as needed.  A bi-vocational Pastor is not expected to attend every committee meeting.

10.  Be a part of the Youth program.

11.  Provide opportunities for believers and non-believers to respond to Christ, equipping them to grow in their relationship and service to God.

12.  Interview and Baptize persons professing faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

13.  Perform weddings, funerals, and counseling as needed and within Church guidelines

14.  Coordinate attendance at Association, State, or other denominational meetings as necessary as a Church representative.

15.  Provide for pulpit supply when absent and arrange for workers to assist in revival meetings and special services.

16.  Maintain personal free time for self and his family.

17.  Perform other duties in accordance with the calling, ordination, and Holy Scriptures.

18.  Adhere to the Constitution and Bylaws of Grassfield Baptist Church.

Skills/Qualifications Required:

Graduate of an accredited theological seminary with Master of Divinity (M. Div).  Exemplify a mature Christ-like character with integrity, sensitivity, compassion, and individual discipleship.  Be able to deal effectively and diplomatically with a wide variety of individuals.  Possess good time management, communications, and planning skills.   Have strong attention to details and the ability to follow through, while shifting rapidly between numerous unrelated tasks.  Be able to initiate action and deliver results.  Energy, judgment, confidentiality, and pleasant personality are essential.

Please review the requirements for this position and submit a cover letter and resume to Grassfield Baptist Church, Attn:  Senior Pastor Search Ministry Team, 1772 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA   23323 by until filled.  Email:

Compensation: negotiable based on experience and commitment

Iron Horse Fellowship,  is seeking a Senior Pastor. 

Mission Statement: The Iron Horse Fellowship is a church of bikers, friends, and family who are committed to worshipping God, making disciples and serving Christ through relationships, outreach, and community service.  We exist to glorify God by making disciples of Jesus Christ who go and make disciples.  "I have been given all authority in heaven and on earth. Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit." Matthew 28: 18-19. A disciple is a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ who is committed to bringing others to Christ. Words used in the New Testament addressing the followers of Jesus Christ.

Pastor Role:  The Pastor is clergy with a license to practice who has been called by God and elected by the Board of Elders and Deacons. (Core Team) to be responsible for the duties of teacher, preacher, and spiritual leader until such time that the relationship is terminated.  The Pastor shall also fulfill such other roles and responsibilities as are slate in the Iron Horse Fellowship (IHF) Bylaws and the polices of the church.

Qualifications:  The qualifications for this position come directly from Scripture:

1. 1 Timothy 3: 1-7

2. Titus 1:6-9

3. Preferred higher education required from an accredited institution

4. Preferred one or more years of pastoral experience

Responsibilities:  The Pastor shall have authority for:

1. Ordering all worship services of the church.

2. Determining when other worship services will be held, subject to the approval of The Board of Elders and Deacons. (Core Team)

3. Appointing compensated and uncompensated church staff, subject to the approval of The Board of Elders and Deacons (Core Team).

4. Determining compensation, vacation periods, and titles of office of the church staff, subject to the approval of The Board of Elders and Deacons (Core Team).

5. The Pastor shall serve as a voting member of The Board of Elders and Deacons.

6. Moderator of the Board of Elders and Deacons, and of Congregational meetings.

7. Personnel Director, and as

8. The primary spokesperson of the church to the community.

9, The Pastor may delegate such duties as seem wise.

Job Type: Part-Time (approximately 20 hours per week)

Salary Range: $15,000-$24,000

Submit Resume's: To the PSC Chairperson, Scott DeVost at

Resume Submission Deadine:  March 31, 2024

Mineral Baptist Church is seeking a Senior Pastor. 

Primary duties and responsibilities:

• The Senior Pastor is the spiritual leader of the church and is responsible for leading the Church to function as a New Testament Church, aligning with church vision, mission and strategic plan. He will lead the Church to function as a fellowship of believers involved in worship, prayer, proclamation, religious education, ministry, discipleship training and application of spiritual truths to daily life.

• He will facilitate up to two or more Sunday services each week, as well as Bible study on Wednesdays.

• He will be a faithful student of the Bible and as a preacher/teacher to present well organized, Bible-based sermons and lessons that edify, challenge and encourage the church, as well as promote the passionate worship of God.

• The Senior Pastor will be responsible for general supervision of staff and office personnel; he will be an ex-officio member of all teams and the deacon body; he will provide guidance and oversight in a manner that encourages all committees, ministry leaders and staff to develop wisdom in decision making, and to grow in independence, leadership and discipleship.

• The Senior Pastor will arrange for, or designate, pulpit supply and Church leadership when away, utilizing the talents of ministry staff when appropriate.

• The Senior Pastor will work with the deacon committee, ministry leaders, staff and designated congregation members to assess vision and develop and implement an annual strategic plan, anticipating future needs and growth.

• The Senior Pastor will administer the believer’s baptism, communion, funerals, weddings, and child dedications; provide pastoral care, counseling, homebound, and hospital visits.

• The Senior Pastor will work with church members and attendees to help them identify how they can utilize their gifts to serve the Lord within the church and in missions and ministry.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Theology in alignment with the inerrant and uncompromised Word of God. • A male Southern Baptist Minister, in good standing.

• Master’s Degree from an accredited seminary or divinity school – Southern Baptist preferred.

• Minimum requirement of 7 years of experience as a full-time ministry leader; 10+ years preferred.

Core Competencies

• Effective preaching/teaching

• Leadership - development of healthy church culture, delegation, change management, conflict management, project management

• Mentoring and discipleship training

• Relationship building within church and community

• Evangelism, to include local and foreign missions

• Strategy development, to include vision, financial management and strategic planning

• Pastoral care, counseling, visitation

Interested candidates please forward resume and cover letter for consideration to

Youth/Student/Young Adults and Children's Minister

Cheriton Baptist Church, 21291 North Bayside Road, Cheriton, is seeking a young married couple to minister to Youth and Children. This is a volunteer position. Please contact Pastor Charlie Peterson, 757-678-3272.

Part-Time Worship Leader

Discover Church is looking for a Part-Time Worship Leader with a passion for Christ, a love for people, and a heart for worship.
•    Sunday mornings from about 9am - noon
•    One week night rehearsal (currently on Wednesdays)
We are a church with a contemporary worship style. There are usually four songs each week. Currently, there is one worship service at 11 am on Sundays, which normally ends at noon. Compensation is $250 per week. Contact Rob Vincent at 757-421-3626.


Christian Academy and Preschool Positions

[OV] Christian Academy and Preschool have several open positions.  They are located at 9504 Selby Place, Norfolk, VA 23503, and their phone number is 757-583-1808. They are hiring for:

  • Infant and Pre-K Teachers

  • After School Aide

  • CDL Driver

  • Summer Camp

  • Counselors

For more information on the Academy, visit their website:  

To apply visit: 

Thalia Lynn Baptist Church's Weekday Learning Preschool (in the heart of Virginia Beach's Town Center) is hiring its' next Weekday Preschool Director.  We have a great team of dedicated and enthusiastic staff and super kids and families in our 4 day (M-Th) Preschool for children ages 2 to 5.  Join a wonderful Christian work environment with every Friday off.  Our school calendar follows the Virginia Beach Public School calendar.  Operation hours for the preschool are 9:00am-2pm with classroom hours 9:30am-1:30pm. We offer a competitive salary commiserate with experience. Click here to see Job description. To apply, please email the Executive Pastor of Ministries at with a copy of your resume. Resumes will be accepted until December 31, 2023 and we hope to fill the position in early January.

Ebenezer Baptist Church Ministry Position Opportunities

The Ebenezer Baptist Church of Portsmouth, Virginia, a well-established historical African American congregation, composed of baptized believers who share a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord for over 158 years, is seeking well-qualified, energetic, and passionate ministry candidates to join our leadership team, as we are entering a new era of kingdom ministry. It is our vision to be a Christ-centered, biblically based church, preaching, teaching, and reaching people of all ages and multicultural backgrounds through the gospel in the power of the Holy Spirit. As a redemptive body in Christ, growing toward spiritual maturity through worship, discipleship, fellowship, stewardship, evangelism, ministry, and prayer, we are committed to proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ to the whole world and applying spiritual principles for transformation to humanity and society that God's kingdom purposes may be achieved on earth as in heaven.


Positions - (Minimum of 3 years experience and bachelor's degree, master’s degree preferred for pastor’s position):

Director of Worship and Arts

Assistant Director of Music and Worship

Pastor of Youth and Young Adult Evangelism

Pastor of Discipleship and Family


Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send a 300-word or less cover letter along with a recent copy of your resume, a copy of a passport-sized photograph, (2) video copies of recent ministry work, any published print works, and photocopies of academic degrees no later than December 1, 2023.


Personnel Team – Attention Dr. LeRoy Hill, Jr.

Ebenezer Baptist Church

Portsmouth, Virginia

Phone: (757) 535-2429

Email: and


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted either by email or telephone for an interview.


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