Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Position:  Senior Pastor; Full-Time

First Baptist Church of China Grove, North Carolina, a Southern Baptist Church with traditional values, seeks to fill the position of Senior Pastor.  With a population of around 4,000 and a median age of 40, China Grove is located 50 miles south of Winston-Salem and 35 miles north of Charlotte.  China Grove First Baptist Church is located within 1 block of downtown China Grove.  Within a 3 mile radius of the church are 2 Elementary Schools, 2 Middle Schools and 2 Senior High Schools.  China Grove First Baptist Church is a congregation with an average worship attendance of 120, an average Sunday School/Bible Study attendance of 90 and an average attender age of 49.  We are seeking a Senior Pastor that will help disciple the congregation into becoming the on-mission body of believers Christ commanded His church to be.

Core Requirements:

  • Redeemed by the finished work of Christ on the cross
  • Proclaim the Gospel with the goal of reaching persons for Christ
  • Disciple and serve as mentor to the ministerial staff, encouraging both spiritual and academic growth
  • Love and affirm persons and families within the fellowship without bias or prejudice
  • Lead the congregation by fostering spiritual, academic, emotional and social growth

It is strongly recommended that candidates for our Senior Pastor Position will have obtained a seminary degree from a Southern Baptist Seminary as well as have 5 years of pastoral experience or 10 years of ministerial staff experience.


Chad Lewis
Pastor Search Committee Chairman