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First Baptist Church

Director of Student Ministries & Worship

First Baptist Church
Independence, Kansas, United States

Date Posted: 04/16/2008
Categories: Combo Positions
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Early in Israel’s history God established a group of people whose purpose was to lead the nation in worship and usher them into His presence. The New Testament continues this theme by defining roles for those who prepare God's people for service to build the body of Christ. This need for worship and ministry leaders will continue until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature in Christ (Ephesians 4:11-13).
Job Description - Director of Student Ministries & Worship
1. Evangelize and disciple students
2. Plan worship services in coordination with the Senior Pastor
3. Create an atmosphere for worship in the church body
4. Provide resources for parents and families in developing positive Christian homes
5. Recruit, train and motivate volunteers and leaders for student ministries, music and worship
6. Oversee the church budget for Student, Worship and Music Ministries and make recommendations to the Stewardship Committee concerning the budget.
1. Personally experiencing the saving grace of God through Jesus Christ
2. Meets the leadership qualifications found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; 1 Peter 5:1-4
3. A passion for ministering to students and their families, including a desire to evangelize, disciple and teach
4. Endorsement and support of the vision, mission statement, statement of faith and membership of First Baptist Church, Independence, KS
5. Bachelor's degree preferred
6. Experience in student ministries/music & worship ministry, including volunteer positions, part-time positions, and internships
7. Organizational, management and interpersonal skills to recruit, develop, and work with ministry volunteers
8. Must be a visionary self-starter
9. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook also an asset
10. Flexibility towards possible adaptations in this job description
11. Compliance with a background check, which insures there are no criminal convictions in compliance with First Baptist’s Children and Youth Workers’ Policy Manual