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.


youth director position available
Luther Rice Memorial Baptist Church
801 University Boulevard West / Silver Spring, MD 20901
Luther Rice Memorial is seeking an emotionally and spiritually mature Christian leader/teacher to serve as their Youth Director. Candidate must love working with teens and young adults and be patient, compassionate, and a good listener. Also must be a team player who takes directions well from a pastoral supervisor. Work will include up to 10 hours per week including Sunday mornings and Tuesday evenings. $10,000 annual salary is provided, plus additional hours/compensation in July. Seminary training will be considered a plus. Send resume, cover letter, and references to Connie Stinson via email or post to the address below by April 1, 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

now hiring a lead pastor's secretary
Potomac Crest Baptist Church
The full-time permanent Secretary will provide secretarial services to the Lead and Youth Pastors. This position is 32 hours per week and requires utmost tact, diplomacy and patience in dealing with the many sensitive issues with which a pastor is faced. Candidates must have experience in secretarial duties, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and the ability to work well with others. Resumes will be accepted through July 18, 2014, and should be forwarded to Personnel Committee Chair, Melinda Darby, via email.


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. 


accepting applications for a paid summer intern
Western Fairfax Christian Ministries
WFCM is seeking an intern to coordinate the summer food drive program. This internship is for eight weeks from June to August 2014. Questions should be directed to WFCM Executive Director, Melissa Jansen after review of the job description. Applications must be submitted by April 7.

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

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