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First Baptist Church

Associate Pastor

First Baptist Church
Spring Lake, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 03/21/2013
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

1. Worship

    Develops, Plans and leads worship ministry in conjunction with Senior Pastor:

                   .  Plans and leads worship/praise component of weekly worship service.

                   .  Selects, trains and rehearses worship team(s) members.

                   .  Responsible for all administrative, management and logistics of worship.

                   .  Responsible for audio/visual and technologies related to worship.

                   .  Promotes worship as integral component of all church ministries:children, youth and adult.

                   .  Provides worship support for church events as required.

                   .  Attends training and continuing educational opportunities. 


2. Preaching / Spiritual Development.

                   . Preach Sunday mornings (5-10 times per year)

                   . Leads and speaks at prayer services and special events as assigned by Senior Pastor.

                   . Other duties as assigned by Senior Pastor.

                   . Chairman of Spiritual Development Committee.

                   . Promotion and management of small group ministry.

                   . Provides personal discipleship, mentoring and counseling to members of congregation as       required.

                   . Provides guidance and support to members to assimilate them into Church body life.


3. Administrative.

                   . Assists Senior Pastor with the management and oversight of church staff and ministries.

                   . Assists Senior Pastor with congregational care.

                   . Represents Senior Pastor ( and church) 0n area wide committees and special community events as assigned.

                   . Responsible for update and maintenance of church website. 



  • Commitment to the Word of God and agreement with FBC Doctrinal Statement.
  • Demonstrated worship leadership experience in:                                                                 congregational worship, planning and developing worship services,                                       directing worship teams and application of worship technologies.
  • Vocal and instrumental ability in leading worship teams.
  • Basic understanding and application of worship technologies.
  • Ability to recruit and develop musical / worship talent.
  • Demonstrated skills in team building,. communication and passion for communicating spiritual truths through worship.
  • Ability to share and teach the Word of God.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal relational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated passion for personal evangelism.
  • Self starter that can motivate others.
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Masters degree in church ministry discipline desired but not mandatory.