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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. 

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

  • Lincoln Park Baptist Church is searching for a part-time Choir Director. Resumes may be submitted by mail to Lincoln Park Baptist Church, 830 Chicamauga Ave Knoxville, TN 37917 or email

  • Lincoln Park Baptist Church is searching for a part-time Administrative Assistant. Resumes may be submitted by mail to Lincoln Park Baptist Church, 830 Chicamauga Ave Knoxville, TN 37917 or email

  • Buffat Heights Baptist Church is now accepting resumes for a part-time children’s minister/director. All inquires and resumes should be sent to

  • Valley Grove Baptist Church requires a Receptionist with Administrative Assistant duties to perform a wide variety of clerical work in support of Valley Grove Baptist Church and its pastoral staff. This is a full-time, hourly position. Click here for more info.

  • Meridian Baptist Church is seeking a Full-time Senior Pastor. Please send resumes or inquiries to 6513 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920 or email:, attention: pastor search committee. 

  • 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.

  • Galilee Church in Knoxville, TN is searching for a part-time Children's Ministry Director.The Children’s Ministry Director is responsible for the oversight of the children’s ministry and the children’s ministry volunteers. If interested, please send your resume to

  • 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

  • Central Baptist Church of Fountain City is seeking to hire an assistant to the Church Administrator to help with financial management and day-to-day operations of the church, child care center, after-school program, etc.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, accounts receivable and payable, maintaining ledgers, and HR-related tasks.  Computer proficiency and familiarity with accounting systems/processes is required, with a strong background in Word and Excel preferred.  The schedule will consist of 20-25 hours weekly and will be based on candidate's availability during normal business hours, with some flexibility possible.  Please submit resumes and any additional documentation to

  • Roseberry Baptist Church in Mascot, TN is seeking an interim/part-time worship leader . The church's worship style would be described as a blended style-contemporary and traditional mix. If you are interested in this position, please contact

  • First Baptist Church Seymour is looking for a ministry assistant. Find more info here:

  • 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

  • Valley Grove Baptist Church in Knoxville is seeking a part-time worship pastor. Candidates should have experience working with choirs and in leading music during worship services. For more information or to submit a resume, email Pastor Keith Vaughan at

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

  • Graveston Baptist Church in Corryton, TN is seeking a part time worship leader to serve and lead our church at our Sunday and Wednesday services. We believe in the power of worship and reaching people to Christ through praise. We currently use a blended style of worship, singing both hymns and contemporary songs. If interested, please submit your resume to

  • 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. 

  • Rocky Hill Baptist Church is looking for a part-time Music Minister who will lead us in worship. Our blended worship service incorporates modern hymns, worship songs, traditional hymns, and older praise choruses. We are looking for someone with a desire to minister to this congregation through worship leading, prayer, and scripture reading. Please contact Pastor Scott Whaley (865)691-7685

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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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