Services are provided to assist ministers and churches. There are no fees for the services, as they are funded through the Cooperative Program.

Church Staff Positions

A resume service for ministers seeking a church. Complete the online resume form, and your biographical information will be sent out to churches.

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Churches Seeking Staff

Sumit your biographical information, which will be available to be sent out to churches.

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A Guide to the Pastor Search Process

A user-friendly resource guide, specifically prepared for Tennessee Baptist churches.

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SBC Pastoral Care Line

844-PASTOR1

Pastors, need prayer or counseling?
A free, confidential, dedicated help line for pastors.
Trained, professional counselors are available every day from 8am-10pm (ET).

Relocating Services

  • We accept biographical information from ministers and staff personnel who choose to use this service.
  • We provide Church Information Sheets.
  • We share information with Pulpit and Personnel Committees (without offering a recommendation).
  • We visit churches at their invitation to talk with Pulpit and Personnel Committees about procedures and principles for calling pastors and other staff persons.
  • We visit the Southern Baptist Theological Seminaries periodically to interview and offer support and assistance to students who may wish to serve in Tennessee after graduation.

Counseling Services

  • We will assist churches in securing supply speakers, interim pastors, and other staff personnel upon request.
  • Pastors and staff members willing to serve in an interim capacity may leave their name in our office to be called when the need arises.
  • We maintain an open door policy. We are here to serve Tennessee Baptists and their churches. While it is preferable to call for an appointment you are warmly invited to visit and use the services of this team anytime.

Emergency Services

  • In the event of forced termination of a staff person, our office will offer limited financial assistance by application.
  • Insurance (hospitalization) will also be paid on behalf of the terminated minister for up to three (3) months. Requests must be made monthly.

Other Related Services

  • We will assist churches in securing supply speakers, interim pastors, and other staff personnel upon request.
  • Pastors and staff members willing to serve in an interim capacity may leave their name in our office to be called when the need arises.
  • We maintain an open door policy. We are here to serve Tennessee Baptists and their churches. While it is preferable to call for an appointment you are warmly invited to visit and use the services of this team anytime.

When you need assistance contact: