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First Baptist Church

Justin, Texas, United States

Date Posted:
Other - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Baptist --SBC
Church Size:
351 to 500
Job Type:
First Baptist Church
Job Description:


DESCRIPTION: The Student Ministry Worship Leader will provide leadership for the First Baptist Church Student Praise Band that plays for The Gathering (student worship & Bible study) on Wednesday nights, both in developing leaders and musicians, and in leading vocally and instrumentally.

RANGE OF DATES: This position is for September 2015 through December 2015, with the possibility of extension through May 2016.


DUTIES: The primary duties of the Student Ministry Worship Leader are as follows (but are not limited to) –

  • Selecting songs for worship based, as much as possible, around the theme of the current series and/or the main idea and passage of the upcoming sermon/Bible Study
  • Leading the Student Band’s instrumentalists and vocalists in preparation for the night’s worship set at worship rehearsal (generally held at 4:30pm on Wednesday afternoons, while worship service is from 6:30-7:30, and FBCJ will provide dinner).
  • Being lead vocalist and instrumentalist for Student Band
  • Determine if extra practices are needed and hold such practices as necessary.
  • Identify potential new instrumentalists/vocalists and enlist them into band participation
  • Coordinate with FBCJ Worship Pastor and Student Pastor regularly to determine and collaborate on ideas for worship/creative elements
  • Be a positive spiritual influence on all FBCJ teenagers

QUALIFICATIONS: We hold strongly to the belief that the teenagers God has entrusted to us are a tremendous blessing and responsibility, and, as such, it is our duty to partner with their parents to provide them the best spiritual growth opportunities possible. We have a lot of fun, but we also take the word of God very seriously. As such, we are looking for a man or woman who meets the following criteria –

  • Ever-growing love for Jesus and willingness to share about Him openly.
  • High view of Scripture as the infallible Word of God.
  • Enjoys the ups and downs of working with teenagers!
  • Can lead a band of both vocalists and instrumentalists in both a rehearsal and worship service setting.
  • Has knowledge of or is willing to learn Planning Center Online.
  • Can play lead, acoustic, and/or electric guitar or piano/keyboard.
  • Great sense of humor who loves to laugh.
  • Willing to submit to a background check.
  • Has reliable transportation to and from FBC Justin.
  • Likes a “team” environment where collaboration is the norm.
  • Has no problem affirming the Baptist Faith & Message, 2000 edition.
  • Is humble, teachable, and a natural leader.

If you feel like the above position profile is a good fit for your passions, callings, and beliefs, please submit a resume and cover letter to Scottlan Stewart, Interim Worship Pastor (Scottlan@fbcjustin.org) and Shawn Finney, Lead Student Pastor (shawn@fbcjustin.org).  Links to video or audio of you leading worship would be extremely helpful, as would be references.

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First Baptist Church

We are a gathering of believers in and disciples of Jesus Christ. We believe that people are sinners with no relationship to God, BUT that Jesus' perfect sacrifice on our behalf made a way for us to be right with God if we believe in Christ and surrender our lives to Him! Jesus said, "For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life." (John 3:16)