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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.

Dry Ponds Baptist Church


Contact Address: 5235 Union Church Road, Granite Falls, NC 28630

Position:  Youth/Children and Music Minister

Dry Ponds Baptist Church is seeking a Youth/Children and Music Minister.  Applicant must have a degree in Christian ministry.  Some job responsibilities are but are not limited to:  Oversee Children’s Chat, Oversee and assist Youth and Children’s leaders in teaching Sunday School, Oversee and assist different committees in the planning of all Youth and Children’s activities, Plan and participate in mission trips and retreats.  Plan and provide music events, Create and plan children, youth, and adult choral opportunities to serve in the community of Dry Ponds Baptist, and Work with and oversee the sound system committee.

Will take applications and resumes until April 30.


Church 247


1398 Boiling Springs Hwy, Spartanburg, SC


Contact Name:  Hope Houchins (Pastor’s Wife)

Contact Address:  425 Maplecroft Street, Spartanburg, SC, 29303

Contact Email Address:  hope@church247.net

Type of Job:  Worship Leader

Job Description:  Plan worship music for Sunday morning services; coordinate with Pastor Clayton Houchins for possible music that lines up with the upcoming sermons; Practice with praise band on Wednesdays from 8:15pm-9:30pm.  The genre of music isn’t the important aspect, the heart in which the music leads us to worship is.

Hours Needed:  Sundays 9am-11:30am; Wednesdays 8:15pm-9:30pm

Compensation:  Negotiable to include weekly salary and mileage reimbursement

Deadline to submit application:  May 1, 2017


Morningside Baptist Church


Contact Name: John Rogers (Member of Search Committee)

Contact Phone Number: 864-415-8851

Contact Address: 879 South Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC, 29302

Type of Position: Part-Time Worship and Music Director

Job Description: Facilitate/oversee senior adult choir and traditional choir; work closely with the pastor in selecting music for worship services.

Compensation: Flexible

For more information, contact John Rogers.



New River Church


Contact Name:  Morgan Ivan

Contact Phone Number: 803-831-8800

Contact Address: 133 Carroll Cove, Lake Wylie, SC, 29710

Contact Email Address: morgan@newriver.church

Type of Position: Family and Student Pastor

Job Description: Oversee development, implementation, leadership and all aspects of birth-12th grade students and their families at New River Church.  This includes overseeing volunteers, family ministries paid staff (students and children’s ministry), events, curriculum, budget, and vision casting for Family Ministries.

Qualifications Needed: 3-5 years student/children ministry experience

Compensation: TBD

Deadline to submit application: May 1, 2017



Westgate Baptist Church


Contact Name: Rev. Kevin Smith

Contact Phone Number: 864-256-5298

Contact Address: PO Box 219, Arcadia, SC 29120

Contact Email Addresss: preacherkevin@gmail.com

Position: Worship Leader/Choir Director

Job Description: Lead Worship for 3 services a week.  Handle choosing music for choir and congregation

Hours Needed: 10-20 hours

Compensation: Negotiable



Cornerstone Baptist Church

Contact Name: Darrell Engle

Contact Phone Number: 803-634-9574

Contact Address: 100 Cornerstone Drive

Contact Email Address: tnorris89@hotmail.com

Type of Job: Associate Pastor/Music Minister

This is a full-time position in which the Associate Minister has dual responsibilities

  • The Associate Minister will be responsible for developing and growing Cornerstone's family ministry particularly with respect to its children's ministry
  • The Associate Minister will be responsible for leading Cornerstone's music ministry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a family ministry program that will grow Cornerstone's membership with respect to families with children (K-12 grade levels).  These responsibilities include providing leadership for all church children's activities as well as relationship building with families and individuals.
  • Be responsible for Cornerstone music ministry.  The Associate Minister will:
    • Select the music to be used during Sunday service (coordinate with Senior Pastor).
    • Oversee an adult choir through recruitment and weekly rehearsals (Wednesday evenings).  
    • Lead the choir and the congregation during the music portions of Sunday and Wednesday services.
    • Be responsible for special programs (e.g. Christmas and Easter services) as well as weddings/funerals/ and other church related activities as requested by the Senior Pastor.
  • Be responsible for development and management of the budgets for the family ministry and music ministry.  This is done in collaboration with the Church Stewardship Committee.
  • Participate fully in the life and activities of Cornerstone Baptist Church including abiding by the tenets of the Southern Baptist Convention.

 Note that the Associate Minister may also be asked to provide some pastoral care support including hospital and home visits, phone calls, counseling, and other means of member support in consultation with the Senior Pastor and as time allows.

Key Qualifications:

  • Must have musical abilities necessary to lead a music ministry.
  • The ideal candidate will have completed a B.A. degree.
  • Be a committed follower of Christ.  Must be willing to comply with the tenets of the Southern Baptist Convention (through a signed agreement of The Baptist Faith and Message).

Salary: The starting salary/package of this full-time position is $36,000 per year paid biweekly, monthly or as agreed.



Lake Lure Baptist Church


Contact Name: Anton Roos

Contact Phone Number: 828-429-8825

Contact Address: 6837 U Hwy 64/74a Lake Lure NC, 28746

Position: Youth Program Director- Part- time

Job Description: Develop and coordinate youth program for middle and high scho9ol.  The church is located about 45 miles from campus in Lake Lure, NC.  There are approximately 10 regular youth members now with a great potential to grow.

Hours needed: Up to 20 hours per week

Compensation: Negotiable

Deadline to submit application:  Position is open until suitable candidate is found.


Calvary First Baptist Church


Position: Part time Minister of Music

Style: Blended

Important Details: 

  • Candidate must have clear testimony of salvation.
  • Affirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
  • Be able and willing to lead and coordinate music for 3 services per week. Plus, other special services such as Good Friday, revival meetings, etc.
  • Be able and willing to lead a choir and praise team.
  • Must be willing to follow the leadership of the pastor.

The compensation is yet to be determined.

If interested, please contact Chip Coleman at 864-508-6176.

Calvary First Baptist Church

11 Tampa

Greenville, SC 296O9


College Park Church


College Park Church in Greenville SC is looking for talented volunteer Keyboardist / Pianist. We are seeking people who have a love and a passion for music and Christ centered worship. We play a verity of contemporary and modern worship music and even dip back into the classics on occasion. Of course experience is required so if you are interested in learning more about our ministry and auditioning contact Chad at 864-448-0340 and/or www.collegeparkchurch.org

College Park Church is a casual setting with great people who serve an awesome God. To learn more about our Worship and Production Teams view: www.collegeparkchurch.org/worship


Velocity Church


Contact name: Caleb Kestner

Contact Phone Number: 864-979-5975

Contact Address: 1720 Reid School Rd

Contact Email Address: CalebKestner@VelocityChurchsc.org

Position: Internship-Children’s

Job Description: Sunday mornings and 5 hours a week.  Has to have a passion to serve in children’s ministry babies to 5th grade.

Hours Needed: 5 hours

Compensation: Volunteer


Velocity Church


Contact name: Caleb Kestner

Contact Phone Number: 864-979-5975

Contact Address: 1720 Reid School Rd

Contact Email Address: CalebKestner@VelocityChurchsc.org

Position: Internship-Production

Job Description: Sunday mornings and 5 hours a week.  Needs to have an understanding of MAC, Pro-presenter, planning center, and lighting software.  Needs to have a passion to work in church worship ministry

Hours Needed: 5 hours

Compensation: Volunteer  


Reidville First Baptist Church


Contact name: Patti DeYoung

Contact Phone Number: 864-431-3369

Contact Address: PO Box 190, Reidville, SC 29375

Contact Email Address: RFBC140@gmail.com

Position: Director of Music

Job Description: Seeking music director who has experience in a blend of church music- traditional, contemporary, as well as praise and worship.

Hours Needed: Sunday 11 a.m. service and 6 p.m. service


Davidson Street Baptist Church


Contact Name: Rev. Kenny Moore

Position:  Davidson Street Baptist Church is presently seeking resumes for Part-Time Student Minister, working with children and youth.  DSBC is also open to possibly having a Minister of Children and then a Minister of Youth if someone is interested in only serving with one or the other.  Please forward this information to anyone you know who may be interested.  Resumes should be sent:

400 Davidson Street

Clinton, SC 29325


Covenant Baptist Church in Lancaster, SC


MINISTER OF FAMILY & YOUTH: CBC is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual (age late 20’s to early 30’s) to fulfill a full time position of Minister of Family and Youth. Must be an ordained minister with a 4 year college degree and 2-4 years of ministry experience in family and youth. Preferably a masters or MDiv degree. 

Send resumes to CBCLancaster@comporium.net or to Covenant Baptist Church, Search Committee, PO Box 578, Lancaster, SC  29721.


Lee Road Baptist Church


Contact Name: Todd Stewart (Pastor)

Contact Phone Number: 864-325-6642

Contact Address: 1503 East Lee Road, Taylors, Sc< 29687

Contact Email Address: pastor@leeroad.com

Type of Job: Part-Time Minister of Music

Job Description: Part time leader of musical services at the church.  Must be able to blend and incorporate Praise and Worship songs.

Preferred Major: Not Required

Hours Needed: 12-15 Hours per week

Compensation: $300 a week

Deadline to submit application: until filled


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


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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