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Pastor and Staff Search Committee Resources

If you are part of a Pastor Search Committee, see below for resources that could help with your search. If you would like a list of current resumes that the Association has on file, please email to be granted access to that list. 

Available Pastor and Staff Positions

Churches in the Knox County Association of Baptists are seeking the following positions.
If your church has a job opening that you would like to have posted here, please email Click on the link below to find the full list of Churches without a Pastor. 

  • Mount Harmony Baptist Church is hiring a Communications and Ministry Assistant. The job description can be found here. Email Rhonda Bailey at if interested.

  • City View Baptist Church is looking for a part-time Youth Minister who is God-honoring and Christ-following. This mature leader should be teachable in attitude and relational with both middle and high school aged students plus parents. We are looking for a person who can encourage and lead our youth ministry team to connect with and teach students and their families in a semi-inner-city community. Our hope and mission is to develop Christ-following, love-showing, and disciple-making families for God's glory. If after praying, this seems like the effort in which God might want you to be engaged, then please send your resume, references, and statement of faith to or Youth Minister Search, City View Baptist Church, 2311 Fine Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917. 

  • Thorn Grove Baptist Church in Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, is seeking a part time Keyboardist/Pianist for Sunday Morning Service and Wednesday Night Choir Practice.  This is a paid position and the weekly time requirement is no more than 6 hours. Resumes may be submitted by mail to 10200 Thorn Grove Pike Strawberry Plains, TN or by email Audition required.

  • Oakwood Baptist Church is looking for a Bi-Vocational pastor. All resumes should be sent to Kelly Redwine at or

  • Union Baptist Church of Halls is looking for a qualified man to be their next worship pastor. Seeking someone who can craft weekly worship services in line with their values: congregational involvement, God-exalting, biblically regulated, emotionally vibrant, intentionally ordered, and spiritually formative. Please send resumes to

  • Gillespie Avenue Baptist Church is looking for a Bi-Vocational pastor. All resumes should be sent to Greg Warwick at

  • Island Home Baptist Church is looking for a Worship Ministry Resident. Click here for more information.

  • First Baptist Knoxville is looking for a full-time Director of Hospitality, This includes: planning and serving meals for lunch on Wednesday noon and evening and noon on Thursdays.  Other meals as needed throughout the month, planning menus and ordering food and supplies, and presenting a friendly and welcoming face to First Baptist members and guests.  Contact for more information or to apply.

  • Chapel Hill Baptist Church, established in 1846 and located between Milan and Medina, Tennessee, is seeking a full-time lead pastor. The membership consists of all ages—from children to senior adults—who are actively engaged in serving not only within our church but also in the community. Chapel Hill Baptist Church has an average attendance of 270 in Sunday morning worship and affirms the Holy Bible as the Inspired Word of God and the basis for our beliefs. We voluntarily band ourselves together as a body of baptized believers in Jesus Christ and are personally committed to sharing the good news of salvation to lost mankind. The ordinances of the church are believer’s baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Chapel Hill Baptist Church is in good standing with the Southern Baptist Convention and the Gibson County Baptist Association. If you believe God may be calling you to serve at a church like ours, please submit a resume and short cover letter explaining why you believe God is calling you to apply by July 31, 2023 to

  • Union Baptist Church is seeking a Student Ministry Director. Click here for the job description.

  • First Baptist Church of Knoxville is currently seeking to hire qualified individuals to work in our Preschool area on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and during other church-wide events. Experience with young children is preferable. Individuals should be dependable, on time, physically able to sit on the floor, interact with the children, and have a desire to  share God's love with our preschoolers. Please send resumes, references, and questions to Susan Tatum, Minister with Children and Families at

  • Clear Springs Baptist Church located at 3709 Clear Springs Road, Mascot, TN  37806 is seeking a part-time Minister of Music.  Our church is serious about providing meaningful opportunities to worship, Reaching people for Christ and discipling believers to maturity in Christ.  We utilize a blended worship style which incorporates a Worship Choir, Praise Ensemble and Praise Band.  This position will provide leadership to the complete Music Ministry of the church.  If you are interested, please submit your resume at

  • Tennessee Baptist Adult Homes is hiring! Click here for more info.

  • Ridgedale Baptist Church is looking for a part-time Student Minister. For more information on these jobs, please contact Dawn Robbins at dawnrobbins@ridgedale.or

  • Beaverdale Baptist Church is seeking applicants who are interested in a part-time bi-vocational ministry or internship opportunity. This position will provide ministry and discipleship training to youth in middle and high school while also growing the new youth program. For a full description, click here. 

  • Roseberry Baptist Church in Mascot is seeking an interim/part-time Worship Leader to lead our choir and praise team in Sunday morning worship. This person should have a great desire to worship the Lord and exhibit an excitement in worshiping him in songs of praise and adoration. If you think you are this person and feel that God is leading you in this direction, please contact or send a resume to

  • Ebenezer Baptist Church is looking for a church secretary. This will be an hourly position, Monday-Thursday, 24 hours a week. For more information, please click here or email

  • Beaver Dam Baptist Church is currently searching for a full-time Worship Pastor.  You can see the job description posted on our website at  Please submit resumes to

  • Fountain City Church is seeking a full-time Kid's Pastor to shepherd babies through 5th graders and their families to follow Christ Completely. Applicants can email their resume to A job description for the position can be viewed HERE.

  • Thorn Grove Baptist Church is seeking a Children's Director. The Children’s Director will be a person who is called by God to serve alongside the pastor, staff, and lay leaders of Thorn Grove Baptist Church. They will be a champion of the children, which in the context of Thorn Grove, includes children (grades 1-5) and young families (parents) by helping them to connect with Christ and His Church, grow in their faith, serve with purpose, and multiply through disciple-making so that they may mature into future leaders of the church (Proverbs 22:6; Colossians 1:28). Potential time commitment: 15-20 hours per week, including Sundays and Wednesday nights. A more detailed job description is available upon request.

  • Glenwood Baptist Church, a vibrant community church located in the heart of Powell, TN, seeks a part-time dedicated Piano Accompanist/Church Pianist to join our music ministry. The Pianist supports a variety of styles, methods, ages, and ensemble constructs to accompany our congregation in their highest praise for God. The ideal candidate is committed to the mission and values of Glenwood and desires to share their musical gifts with a loving congregation.  Contact Kip Rhines at with interest, questions, or your resume!

  • Shepherd of the Hills Baptist Church has a paid part-time Student Ministry position available.  The ideal candidate will lead Sunday and Wednesday Bible studies, lead and plan youth events and retreats, and be faithful to church services. Qualifications include: being called to ministry, being committed to Christ and a growing disciple, having a call to work with students, and being Baptist. For more information, or to apply, please contact Rev. Lee Lyon at (865) 964-3504. 

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JobCenter Resources

Click here to download the Birmingham Metro Baptist Association Pastor Search Committee Workbook. This is an incredibly detailed workbook that could be a helpful resource for you.

The BMBA also has some helpful articles regarding resume help that you can find here

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