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First Baptist Church

Student Ministry Worship Leader

First Baptist Church
Justin, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 08/31/2015
Categories: Other - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

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 ( and Shawn Finney, Lead Student Pastor (  Links to video or audio of you leading worship would be extremely helpful, as would be references.