Northstar Church Network

Open Ministry Positions

seeking an executive director/minister 
District of Columbia Baptist Convention

This position serves as chief staff officer of the District of Columbia Baptist Convention administering all funds, programs, and ministries of the Convention under the direction of the Board of Directors and the Executive Team. The applicant must be an ordained minister with a degree from an accredited seminary; by education, skill, and experience is capable of being an executive director/minister of a multicultural, urban-suburban convention; able to relate to pastors with effective listening and coaching skills, has proven administrative, organizational and leadership skills, knows how to bring diverse people together for ministry and mission, and able to work with all Convention affiliations and partners. Please visit the website for more information. Inquiries, cover letters with statement of faith and call to ministry, and resumes may be sent to Rev. James Tiefel, Chair, Search Committee, D.C. Baptist Convention, at 1628 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20009, via fax through 202.667.8258, or via email with "Executive Director/Minister Applicant" indicated as the subject line. The Search Committee will begin consideration of applications on July 15, 2014. The deadline for application is August 15, 2014.


position for a full-time pastor
First Baptist Church of West Point

First Baptist Church is a small town church located in eastern Virginia between Richmond and Williamsburg. They are affiliated with the SBC, the BGAV, and the Dover Association. Master of Divinity and experience is preferred. For more information, instructions and an application (required) can be found on their website


part-time bookkeeper needed
Groveton Baptist Church
Maintain accounts receivable, accounts payable, prepare checks weekly, prepare bi-weekly payroll and payroll taxes, reconcile bank statements and prepare monthly reports. Contact Jerry Frazier via email or call 703.768.9084. 

part-time ministry assistant needed
Lake Ridge Baptist Church

This part-time (24 hours weekly) Ministry Assistant position would need basic knowledge of MS office and especially MS Publisher. Any skill in working in databases is very helpful. Send resumes to Associate Pastor, Neil Newcomb, via email or call 703.494.8413. 

full-time ministry assistant position available
Plymouth Haven Baptist Church
The ministry assistant manages the church office, greets visitors and answers phones, uses desktop publishing software to prepare worship bulletins/newsletters/prayer lists, maintains the master event calendar, prepares annual reports, maintains databases and files, orders office supplies, and performs related duties. Send resumes or direct questions to Susie Gillett, Personnel Committee Chair, via email

seeking a full time ministry associate for adult discipleship/communications
Columbia Baptist Church

This Ministry Associate will report to both the Pastor for Adult Discipleship and the Communications Coordinator, for performing administrative and leadership tasks supporting Columbia's Adult Discipleship ministries and overall Columbia Communications initiatives. More Information


open position for a church pianist
United Baptist Church 
Duties include Wednesday night rehearsals from 7:30 to 9:30 pm and Sunday morning service at 11:00 am. Music style is traditional. Expectation is a mastery of church hymns, accompaniment for choir, small ensembles, soloists, as well as accompaniment for wind or string musicians. The pianist works with the organist to provide music for weekly services and plays occasional piano solos and organ/piano duets. Interested individuals should send a resume to Phil Carpenter, Minister of Music, via email or call 703.867.0857.

looking for a sunday morning pianist
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church
Rehearsals are Saturdays. Requirements are a mastery of hymns, gospels, and worship/praise music. Interested individuals should send their resume via email. For more information, call Pastor Feemster at 703.727.3752. 

seeking a suzuki violin instructor
Columbia Institute of Fine Arts
The desirable candidate will have, at least, a Bachelor's degree in music, and at minimum, completed courses in Suzuki Books 1-4. Experience with teaching both private and group classes is required. Advanced degrees and additional Suzuki training will be considered extremely valuable. Please submit a resume to Linda Cook, Director, via email if you are interested in applying for this position. 


part-time summer youth ministry internship
Westwood Baptist Church / Springfield, VA
This person will work as an assistant to the Director of Youth Ministries. This position shall last for ten weeks and require approximately 20 hours of work per week, including some nights/weekends. The ideal candidate is someone with experience working with youth or a desire to explore youth ministry work. Please click here or send an email for a complete job description.


seeking a preschool music teacher
Calvary Hill Baptist Preschool

This position for the coming school year requires a basic musical ability and experience working with preschool-age children. Working hours would be Tuesday through Friday 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Interested persons should contact Lola Hollenbeck, Director, via email or call 703.323.4711. 

hiring a lead teacher for the half day program
Columbia Baptist Child Development Center

This is a part time position in a Tuesday/Thursday class. The ideal candidate enjoys learning with children in a Christian environment. Experience is helpful and a degree in a related field is desirable. Please submit a resume to Sheri Fry, Morning Program Director, via email

seeking a part-time ministry associate 
Columbia Baptist Church Child Development Center

This position is 30 hours a week and year round. The ideal candidate would have an associates degree or higher in Business Administration or a related degree. Two years experience in an office setting or school is preferred. Must be able to work in a busy environment and communicate effectively with children, parents, and CDC staff. Please submit a resume to Melissa Armstrong, Director of Operations, via email.

looking for a children's spanish teacher
Columbia Baptist Church Child Development Center

This is a part time position with some flexibility. The desirable candidate will be fluent in Spanish and English with experience in working with young children. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Amy Brereton, Minister to Preschoolers, via email if you are interested in applying for this position. 

If your church has an open ministry position you would like to see posted here, please contact Caitlin Schall with details. Posted July 3, 2014