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Grace Baptist Church

Worship Director

Grace Baptist Church
Troy, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 02/21/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:


The Worship Director at Grace is someone with a deep love for Jesus Christ and His people.  They should have a passion for music and the role it plays in congregational worship.  They must be able to thrive in a team environment.  They should have a strong commitment to knowing God through His word and to helping others in their understanding of God.



Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead a contemporary style worship service on Sunday mornings.
  • Schedule and lead weekly worship team rehearsals.
  • Facilitate the congregation’s participation in authentic and vibrant worship.
  • Work with the Senior Pastor to plan the worship service.
  • Schedule worship team members for all worship services.
  • Recruit, schedule, develop, and mentor instrumentalists, and vocalists.
  • Schedule special music when appropriate.
  • Plan major seasonal and/or outreach musicals/dramas two to three times per year (i.e Christmas and Easter).  Find and plan other ways to use music and drama to reach out to the community evangelistically.
  • Plan and provide oversight for special community events.
  • Develop an annual ministry plan and budget for Worship Ministry.
  • Participate in all scheduled staff meetings and staff development time.
  • Recruit and oversee an Audio/Visual Team.
  • Update pre-service slides as needed.
  • Work with the Youth Pastor to develop and maintain a teen praise team.
  • Assist with church website/social media maintenance.
  • Assist is producing church videos for baptisms, special events, etc.
  • Lead a growth group (growth group may come from the worship team).
  • Set annual goals for the worship ministry that are in line with our mission and then evaluate how those goals were attained or modified during the year.
  • Participate in all aspects of congregational life including but not limited to growth groups, fellowship events, and evangelism/outreach opportunities.
  • Be available for preaching, teaching, visitation, discipleship, counseling, etc. when needed.


  • Able to lead and thrive in a team-based environment.
  • Professional quality keyboardist or guitarist and vocalist.
  • Teachable, responsive, and respectful of authority.
  • Understand worship that is broader than music.
  • Professional presence on the platform, with an ability to engage the heart of the people through music and words.
  • Able to create and sustain a strong volunteer culture.
  • Able to effectively communicate God’s word in various settings.



  • Character and lifestyle that is consistent with 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9.
  • A mature, growing follower of Christ with a clear understanding of the Gospel, along with the ability to clearly communicate it.
  • Must have a growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Understands the importance and necessity of confidentiality.
  • Committed to spiritual integrity and artistic excellence.
  • Self-starter and self-motivated.
  • In agreement with the doctrine, mission, and values of Grace.



  • Salary is determined based on experience and qualifications.