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Lewis Lane Baptist Church

Worship and Youth Pastor

Lewis Lane Baptist Church
Owensboro, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 05/18/2014
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:




Position Title:           Worship and Youth Pastor         Reports To:                Senior Pastor

Job Status:                  Fulltime                                         Date Prepared:        April 2014     

Bibical Reference:  Ephesians 4:11-16



  • ·              Education - Bachelor’s degree in music ministry or related field is preferred.  Related work          experience may be considered while completing degree.
  • ·              Experience: - Leading worship and youth ministry in a multi-staff setting is preferred.    Experience should include leading congregational worship with praise teams,                  bands/orchestra and choirs.  Experience also preferred includes leading youth Bible      studies, conferences, fellowships and mission trips. Presently has a CDL license or is willing      to obtain a CDL license
  • ·              Skills - Passion and calling for leading Worship and Youth Ministry that will ensure growth in     scope and excellence in both areas.  The ability to recruit, equip and lead volunteers;           excellent administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  Gifted vocalist and ability             to play instrument/instruments considered a plus. 
  • ·              Technology - Excellent computer skills.  Ability to utilize various software programs and             media resources (sound, lighting, and video).
  • ·              Personal  - Can bear testimony as a born again, baptized believer and is a mature, growing            disciple of Jesus Christ, who demonstrates a consistent love for God and others.  The desire              to build strong relationships with other pastors and support staff is a priority.  Financially   supports the ministries of the church by faithfully giving a tithe and maintains wise       stewardship over personal finances.   Maintains strict confidentiality to protect others.

                Has the heart of a pastor and the ability to multi-task.  Is an inspirational leader,              tenacious/resourceful doer, and a team player.

  • ·              Doctrinal - Affirmation of the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.  History of faithful service to        local Southern Baptist Church and serving within the philosophy of ministry as set forth in                 the local church Bylaws, Policies and Procedures Manual, and the Personnel Manual.


Essential Responsibilities


  • Cares for their own family while pursuing and modeling Christ-like character traits and                 priorities at all times.
  • Must be outgoing and enjoy being around people and be accessible to the membership in             general, while serving and sharing the gospel with others.
  • ·              Provides general pastoral care to church members.



  • ·              Designs and implements plans by providing direction and leadership for all worship                 services (Contemporary & Traditional), including order of worship, music selections,    worship teams/choirs/bands, technology, social media, drama and other creative design    aspects.
  • ·              Coordinates, oversees, directs, and evaluates a comprehensive youth ministry.
  • ·              Manages and schedules effective Worship rehearsal times (Praise/Choir) and Youth Bible            Study and Events.
  • Enlists, trains, and supervises volunteers for support in Worship (assessments, auditions,          interviews) and Youth Ministry.  Oversees the technical and media resources used by the       church with attention given to the identification and training of volunteer technical             personnel for audio, lighting and media.
  • ·              Leads in planning, directing, and evaluating Worship and Youth programs along with senior pastor and appropriate committees.  Plans and organizes Worship and Youth social activities along with assistance of appropriate committees and leaders.
  • ·              Plans and conducts fundraising activities for Worship and/or Youth non-budgeted expenses.
  • ·              Develops and implements strategies to reach unchurched adults and youth.



  • ·              Submits detailed budget to Budget Finance Committee for each area of responsibility (Music       and Youth).  Administers and manages budget for Worship and Youth as well as accurately                 accounting for expenditures/receipt of all funds.
  • ·              Stays abreast of current trends, issues, etc., which is important in all areas of    responsibility through ongoing education and networking.
  • ·              Attends weekly staff meetings and other meetings that relate to areas of responsibility or              those deemed of importance by Senior Pastor.
  • ·              Performs other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor and be willing and available to   support all ministries of the church.