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Effort Baptist Church

Worship Arts Minister

Effort Baptist Church
Palmyra, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 08/27/2013
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Effort Baptist Church (, a growing congregation in Palmyra, just outside of Charlottesville, Va is searching for a transformational leader to join our staff team and lead our Worship Arts Ministry.

The Worship Arts Minister will lead Effort teams that facilitate the worship of God by the people of God.  These teams include:  Contemporary Worship Team, Choir, Audio/Media Team, and the various teams that the church to use the arts on mission to our community.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary worship leader for the contemporary worship service.
  • Plan Worship for the contemporary service in concert with the Senior Pastor.
  • Support the planning of the blended/traditional service in concert with Senior Pastor and Choir Director.
  • Oversee, recruit, train and develop the Contemporary Service worship bands.
  • Represent the Worship Arts team at EBC staff meetings.
  • Coordinate worship, leadership for special worship events thoughout  the year    (Thanksgiving,Christmas Eve, etc.)   
  • Develop, launch and lead creative arts ministry initiatives.
  • Coordinate Audio/Media teams for both services.
  • Cultivate an environment in which people embrace a lifestyle of worship.
  • Assist in budget development and oversees areas related to ministry responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

Position Qualifications:


  • Be a committed follower of Jesus Christ and become a member of EBC.
  • Possess a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in music or equivalent experience. A graduate   degree in a ministry related field is preferred.
  • Possess a track record of leadership and growth in a local church setting.
  • Be a person of godly character and spiritual maturity.
  • Support the theological framework, mission and vision of EBC

 Please send resume, cover letter, worship sample video or audio of at least two songs to:


Effort Baptist Church

Attention: Worship Pastor Search

7820 Thomas Jefferson Parkway

Palmyra, Va. 22963


Email  Personnel Chair  Wanda Kidd at