05/28/2018    Resumes are being received and examined;  prospects are being contacted;  continue to pray for our future pastor, for CrossRoads Baptist Church, and the Pastor Search Committee.  

CrossRoads Baptist Church, New Bern, NC is currently seeking a full-time pastor who God is calling to serve our church and community. We are a conservative, Southern Baptist family, community and mission-oriented church that was established in 1996 from the original church “National Ave” which was established in the 1954. We are traditional in our Sunday school and Worship services with average worship attendance of 90-110. The pastor will lead three services each week (Sunday morning worship, Sunday evening Bible studies, and Wednesday evening Prayer meeting and Bible study). He will work with leaders of our Missions, Student Ministry and Children Ministry, Director of Music and Director of Sunday school. He will also provide guidance to the Deacon Body through the Chairman of Deacons, including attending the Deacon meetings in an ex officio capacity. He will chair the Church council and attend any committee desired in an ex officio capacity. He will visit the sick and hospitalized members and families as appropriate. He will lead us toward our vision for the church’s future. Our pastor will be a man of the highest Godly character guided by 1 Timothy 3:1-7, with God- guided leadership and vision. He should preferably be between the ages of 30-50, Biblically knowledgeable with a minimum of 10 years church wide experience including 5 years pastoral experience. He must have a seminary degree (preferably Masters) from an accredited Southern Baptist college or seminary. He must preach and support the sanctity of life and marriage between one man and one woman in accordance with God’s Word, building strong families by encouraging everyone to put Christ first and centered in Christ. He should be focused on spiritual growth and be motivated by Love. After prayerful consideration, please submit resumes including details of your salvation experience and calling by God to be a pastor to: Pastor Search Committee, CrossRoads Baptist Church, 1802 hwy 70 E, New Bern, NC 28560. Resumes should be received by April 1, 2018. The church's website is