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The Church Relations area at North Greenville University strives to connect the North Greenville University community with local churches and ministries. We seek to accomplish this goal by providing a variety of ministry outreach opportunities for students, faculty, and staff. These ministry opportunities include Joyful Sound, Act II, BSU Impact Teams, NGU Campus Band, L.I.G.H.T. Teams, and Church Planting and Revitalization

The Office of Church Relations is responsible for overseeing each of the areas listed above. These ministries travel throughout America and around the world, reaching multitudes of individuals each semester. If you are interested in more information about any ministry area or desire to schedule a ministry team, please click on the appropriate ministry tab and find out more information. 

In addition to sending out various ministry teams, Church Relations also assists alumni and current students seeking ministry employment opportunities. Churches may submit job requests to the Office of Church Relations that may be posted to our website. If you are in the process of filling church positions or internships and would like to submit a request, please contact us at Meredith Lewellen.

The Bridge Church - Upstate


Pastor Tim Porter

Phone Number - (864) 650-4224

Contact Address - 690 Hester Store Rd, Easley, S.C., 29640

Email Address - pastortim@thebridgechurchupstate.com

Position - Worship Leader

Job Description - To lead the congregation in worship will include; traditional, contemporary, melody, harmony, and a blended worship style. Also, if you have keyboard and piano skills, it will add a great addition to the worship service.

Hours Needed - Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Sunday’s

Compensation - Negotiable (PT)
Deadline to submit application- 9/15/2016


The Bridge Church - Upstate


Pastor Tim Porter

Phone Number - (864) 650-4224

Contact Address - 690 Hester Store Rd, Easley, S.C., 29640

Email Address - pastortim@thebridgechurchupstate.com

Position - Media/Sound Engineer

Job Description - Produce High Tech Media which will include but not limited to worship screens, videos, manage social, sound, and lights.

Hours Needed - Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Sunday’s

Compensation - Negotiable (PT)
Deadline to submit application- 9/15/2016


The Bridge Church - Upstate


Pastor Tim Porter

Phone Number - (864) 650-4224

Contact Address - 690 Hester Store Rd, Easley, S.C., 29640

Email Address - pastortim@thebridgechurchupstate.com

Position - Student Leader/Pastor

Job Description - For someone to lead, grow, and love the students as the main goal.  Help take the crossover student ministry to the next level by planning events, services, and teaching God’s word.

Hours Needed - Wednesday evenings 6-8 p.m. and Sunday’s

Compensation - Negotiable (PT)
Deadline to submit application- 9/15/2016


Look Up Lodge


Abby Friend        

Phone Number - (864) 836-6392

Contact Address - 100 Look Up Lodge Rd., Travelers Rest, S.C. 29690

Email - abby@lookuplodge.com

Position -  part-time camp activity staff

Job Description - Look Up Lodge, a Christian camp located just a few minutes from NGU, is looking for college students willing to work weekday afternoons during the fall semester.  Responsibilities include manning the giant swing, climbing tower, zip line, paddle boats, canoes, water slide and camp store. No experience necessary.  Contact Abby Friend at 864-836-6392 or abby@lookuplodge.com for more information.

Hours needed - some weekdays, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Compensation - minimum wage


Marathon Church


Contact Name -  Jeff Mousa

Phone Number - 864-220-0632 ext. 1104

Contact Address - 315 Roe Road, Greenville, SC, 29611

Email Address - jeffmousa@marathonchurch.org or jobs@marathonchurch.org

Position - Children’s Minister

Job Description - visit www.marathonchurch.org/jobs for details of the job

Preferred Major -  Education, Christian Studies

Hours Needed - Full Time

Compensation - TBD



First Baptist Church - Spartanburg, SC


Contact Name -  Martha Blackstone

Phone Number - 864-699-4244

Email Address - mblackstone@fbs.org

Position - Associate Preschool Director

Job Description - Assist the Preschool Director in a variety of duties including: Supervising and

Recruiting volunteers, assisting with special events CVBS, Christmas, Summer Camps, and other duties as assigned

Compensation- Negotiable (PT)



Zoar Baptist Church


Contact Name: Alex Carroll

Phone Number - 704-466-4359

Email Address - arcarroll92@gmail.com

Position - Part-time Worship Leader/Minister of Music

Job Description - Zoar Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a part-time Worship Leader/ Minister of Music.  Our church is made up of various ages ranging from infants to senior citizens.  Musically, we participate in a blended style worship service (traditional and contemporary).  Candidates should be able to successfully blend the two elements into one worship service while maintaining Christ as the centered focus of the service.  The successful candidate would also be responsible for coordinating the various music programs of the church (i.e. children’s choir, praise team/band, senior adult choir, hand bells, etc).  Our vision is to “See our city transformed as we become more like Christ and lead others to him.”  A complete detailed job description can be obtained by emailing Alex Carroll, Worship Leader Search Committee Chairman

Hours Needed:  Sunday morning worship and Wednesday evening rehearsals are required.  Worship is at 10:00am and rehearsal is at 7:45pm (this time cold be adjusted if need be).  Other hours for special services and other rehearsals may be required.  Specific office hours are negotiable

Compensation - TBD-Based on experience and education
Deadline to submit application- Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Salem First Baptist Church


Contact Name: Pastor Krezdon

Phone Number - 864-903-4870

Email Address - pastor.wesleyan.church@gmail.com

Position - Youth Position (Part-time)

Job Description - Contact Pastor Krezdon for details of the position.  Housing may be possible since it is a long commute.

Compensation - Negotiable (PT)
Deadline to submit application- N/A


Hopewell Baptist Church- Seneca, SC


Contact Name: David Henderson

Phone Number - 864-710-7831

Email Address - hopewell29678@gmail.com

Position - Senior Pastor

Job Description - Lead the congregation of Hopewell Baptist Church.  Traditional Church- member of the Beaver Dam Association.  Call David Henderson for more information

Compensation - Negotiable (PT)
Deadline to submit application - 11/30/2016


Bethany Wesleyan Church


Contact Name: Raymond E. Ford Sr.

Phone Number - 864-590-1829

Email Address - pastor.wesleyan.church@gmail.com

Position - Music Director and Youth Leader

Job Description - Part-time position that will lead music practice Wednesday and Sunday evenings. Lead the Sunday AM, PM, and the Wednesday night services with the youth.

Compensation - Negotiable (PT)
Deadline to submit application- N/A


Financial assistance is available to South Carolina Baptist students who are pursuing a church-related vocation.

The South Carolina Baptist Convention annually expresses its support of students committed to a church-related vocation by offering financial assistance to South Carolina Baptist students enrolled in South Carolina colleges and universities and seminary students enrolled in one of the six Southern Baptist seminaries. 

Financial assistance is provided through the Cooperative Program and the Richard Furman Scholarship Fund and is administered by the Scholarships Committee of the Executive Board of the South Carolina Baptist Convention. 

  • An active resident member of a South Carolina Southern Baptist Church for at least nine (9) months prior to the beginning of an academic school year and approved by action of the church where they are an active member.
  • Applications will not be accepted without church recommendation. (Southern Baptist missionary dependents whose parent(s) list South Carolina as their home state will be eligible for the scholarship.)
  • Enrolled full time in a South Carolina college/university or seminary accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • Applications will not be accepted without your written description of your calling to a Church Related Vocation.
  • Student must be able to establish the need for financial aid and agree to participate in a ministry-related practical experience of a maximum of 3 hours per week under a designated supervisor.
  • Student must be classified as a full-time student and maintain a grade point average of "C" or its equivalent.
  • Student must attend a personal interview session held during April. These sessions are scheduled in three geographical areas of the state.

Applications may be completed online before March 15 at the link below. 

CRV and Richard Furman Scholarship Application


We aim to connect our students and community to their local South Carolina Baptist churches and associations. If you would like to view churches in your area please click on the link below for more information.  

South Carolina Baptist Convention Churches


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