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Wilson First Baptist Church

Youth and Worship Pastor

Wilson First Baptist Church
Wilson, New York, United States

Date Posted: 08/16/2014
Categories: Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Gifts & Abilities:


Gifted to lead a variety of ages in engaging and relevant worship with voice, keyboard and/or guitar. 

Passionate about relating to and pastoring middle and high school students. 

Ability to love students and adults unconditionally and authentically.



Worship Leader Responsibilities


  • Supervise worship for all services
  • Be available to lead worship at Sunday services and special events, funerals, weddings, field days, worship nights, prayer nights, etc.
  • Coordinate elements of worship with Teaching/Outreach Pastor
  • Organize songs for each week including, order, slides, introducing new songs
  • Schedule and lead practices for worship team including separate rehearsal times for those who can’t make regular rehearsal
  • Secure and train volunteers for worship team
  • Provide spiritual mentoring and accountability for worship team
  • Be ever looking for new ways to grow personally and corporately in the leading of the body, both in music style and song choices.
  • Supervise volunteers to assist with the Sound Board and Video Recording
  • Train volunteers, identify a leader and work side by side with them to coordinate the rest of the volunteers
  • Care and maintenance of all equipment:
  • Run through and make sure everything is clean, operating normally, troubleshoot and fix if needed
  • Have a working knowledge of entire system
  • Purchase new equipment if needed
  • Set up and tear down when services are outdoors or other locations and youth events when service is transferred to the fellowship hall and then back again



Youth Pastor Responsibilities


  • Provide and actively participate in High School and Middle School Ministry and related small groups/studies
  • Prepare and deliver Bible message and program activities to high school and middle school students at weekly meetings
  • Secure, train and supervise enough volunteers to assist with all youth programming
  • Work with Teaching/Outreach Pastor to involve youth in special events
  • Supervise all Youth budget financial activities


General Responsibilities

  • Attend elder meetings for youth and worship team
  • Attend all-staff meetings and functions
  • Be available to fill the pulpit in the absence or as requested by Teaching/Outreach Pastor
  • Other duties as assigned