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Hilltown Baptist Church

Chalfont, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted:
Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
Hilltown Baptist Church
Job Description:

Director of Worship Ministry for Hilltown Baptist Church

Principle Function: The Director of Worship Ministry seeks to provide godly leadership in Christ-exalting worship for the congregation of Hilltown Baptist Church.

Job Classification: Part-time Ministry Director

Working Relationships: • Will report  directly to the Senior Pastor • Will work alongside the pastors and staff  as part of the Leadership Team • Will maintain oversight of all Worship Ministry Volunteers

Goals and Expectations: • Maintain  a vibrant  love for Jesus and articulate it in a way that invites others toward the same. • Craft gospel-centered services that draw hearts to respond to the goodness of God in Jesus Christ. • Create  an environment where  God is glorified by the passionate worship of His people. • Jump right into the existing staff  and church family, helping  create a culture of transformational relationships. • Go through the membership process and maintain healthy membership status. • Apply skills and experience to maintain excellence in the worship arts. • Have an ear and appetite for both theologically-rich contemporary songs and hymns. • Multiply leadership by identifying, recruiting,  and training  other  musicians to use  their skills.

Primary Responsibilities: • Provide  leadership and oversight for the Sunday morning worship service and special corporate gatherings (Christmas, Good Friday, Easter,  etc.). • Meet weekly with the Senior Pastor to craft the focus and direction of each worship service. • Meet weekly with the pastoral staff  to evaluate and improve  our Sunday morning gatherings. • Oversee the selection, preparation, and development of all worship ministry  participants (worship leaders, vocalists, instrumentalists, audio  and video technicians, etc.). • Lead, or work with volunteers who can lead ensembles, choirs,  orchestra, etc. • Fulfill other  HBC leadership duties: a. Work with the staff  when appropriate in the organization and leadership of special church-wide events (seminars, retreats, etc.) b. Loving participation in congregational  life. c. Helpful contribution to staff  meetings. d. Support for Hilltown's vision and leadership.

Key Performance  Indicators: • Increased participation of volunteers and leaders in the Sunday morning service. • A growing  team that volunteers love to be a part of. • Increased congregational singing. • Services that flow smoothly from one element to the next, so as not to distract from the gospel.   • Song and Scripture selection that sets up the passage and focus for the week.

Personal  Characteristics: • You love the Lord and His Church • You embody the Core Values  of HBC (www.hilltownbaptist.org/corevalues) • You are a leader • You are teachable, humble, and can take constructive criticism well • You are an organizer and planner • You are a self-starter and initiator • You have a get-it-done attitude • You strive for improvement • You are a teacher and equipper • You have formal music training • You have formal Bible training • You have great  references • You have been  leading worship in various contexts for at least 3-5 years. • If you are married,  you are a good spouse. If you have kids, you are a good parent.

Schedule (part-time, flexible 25 hours per week): Sunday Worship Rehearsal and Service  5 hours Mid-Week Rehearsal 2 hours Preparation and Planning for Worship  8 hours Weekly Leadership Evaluation Meeting  1 hour Weekly Meeting  with Senior Pastor 1 hour Weekly Staff and Planning Meetings  3 hours Administrative Duties  5 hours Average Weekly Total Hours  25 hours

Salary: $30,000  a year, health benefits available 10 working days  and/or 4 Sundays paid vacation, as detailed in the Employee Handbook

Helpful Information: Hilltown Baptist Church  is a growing  congregation with a weekly attendance of 350-400  and a desire to grow in our appreciation and integration of the arts. We enjoy a blended worship selection of theologically-rich contemporary music and hyms  (ie: Getty Music, Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, etc.). We enjoying  using  choirs,  ensembles, and an orchestra for various services throughout the year, and while experience conducting may be helpful, it is not necessary if you are good  at working with capable volunteers.

Our vision is to create disciples of Christ.  The way we do that and how we define  that is Loving God, Loving People, and Helping Others Do the Same.  We are working to create a relational ministry  where  transformational relationships are part of the ethos of our church family.  Our desire is that the Director of Worship shares that passion and is capable of helping  pursue and protect that vision.

Updated April 12, 2015

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Hilltown Baptist Church

At Hilltown Baptist Church, our goal is to be a Christ-centered and culturally-relevant community, consistently seeking to apply the timeless truths of God’s Word to everyday life. Our worship is a joy-filled, Bible-informed, Christ-centered expression of our love for God. Our Mission is to glorify God by leading individuals to faith in Jesus Christ and training them to become passionate disciples of His.The way we accomplish that is by focusing our time and our ministries on three principles: Love God. Love People. Help Oth More...