Bible Baptist Church

Pastor of Youth and Worship

Bible Baptist Church
Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania, United States


Date Posted: 03/23/2017
Categories: Associate Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

 

 

TITLE: Pastor of Youth and Worship

ORGANIZATION: Bible Baptist Church

LOCATION: Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania

WEBSITE: www.bbcpa.org

 

 

MISSION

The mission of Bible Baptist Church is to grow disciples who go make disciples (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 6:7; Ephesians 4:11-24). Our mission clarifies our task and focuses our effort.

 

CADENCE

A cadence is the flow, sequence, or pattern of events or experiences. Our ministry cadence puts our mission to work by instructing and equipping every person to invest and engage with our mission. A disciples of Jesus Christ is converted by the Word of God and committed to the work of God. We believe there are four characteristics of a converted and committed follower of Jesus Christ (Ephesians 4:11-12).

  1. A disciple gathers to celebrate the Gospel as a True Worshipper.
  2. A disciples grows by applying the Gospel as an Obedient Learner.
  3. A disciples gives to display the Gospel as a Humble Servant.
  4. A disciples goes to employ the Gospel as a Bold Witness.

 

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

REPORTS TO: Lead Pastor

SUPERVISES: All Youth Ministry and Worship Ministry volunteers

RELATES TO: The Staff and Congregation of Bible Baptist Church

 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The person in this position will work with the Lead Pastor to develop and coordinate all aspects of the Youth Ministry and Worship Ministry. In particular, the Pastor of Worship will focus on preparing a God-centered, Bible-based, Gospel-declaring, Church-building service each Sunday morning and work with teams of volunteers to produce the creative elements, transitions, and song choices that fit the particular theme of the service. The Youth Pastor will provide spiritual leadership and oversight to the Youth Ministry.

This person must be able to recruit, administrate, and lead teams. They must be capable of managing a variety of responsibilities with flexibility and attention to detail.

 

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The following describes many of the characteristic of the ideal candidate for the Pastor of Youth and Worship:

 

Education

 

Must have at least an undergraduate degree in Bible or related field.

 

Expectations

  • Have a clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a growing relationship with Him.
  • Wholeheartedly embrace the doctrine, mission, and worship philosophy of BBC.
  • Be in agreement with the Constitution and By-Laws of BBC.
  • Be in agreement with and function within the church governance model.
  • Become a member of BBC.
  • Meet the qualifications of an Elder as outlined in Acts 20:17-35; 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 6:10-12; 2 Timothy 4:1-5; Titus 1:5-9; 1 Peter 5:1-3.
  • Exhibit high view of role as ministry over a job.

 

Personal Characteristics

  • Be a man of integrity, above reproach in all areas both public and private.
  • Be a role model and an example in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, and in purity (1 Timothy 4:12).
  • Be self-motivated and disciplined, take initiative, and stay focused with limited oversight.
  • Be mature and responsible.
  • Be a proven leader who exercises positive influence.
  • Be financially responsible.
  • Be teachable, humble, and willing to be held accountable.

 

Family

  • Be married with neither he nor his wife having been divorced.
  • Have a healthy marriage with a loving and supportive wife.
  • Demonstrate respect, faithfulness, and loyalty his wife and children.

 

Experience & Skills

  • Effective public speaker; able to communicate God’s Word with depth and application.
  • Have experience leading worship in a church setting.
  • Ability to lead worship with an acoustic guitar.
  • Possess vocal and musical ability to lead contemporary worship bands.
  • Proficient Bible knowledge, utilizing Scripture in the worship service.
  • Familiarity with ProPresenter and PlanningCenter.
  • Manage and works well with teams.
  • Receive criticism humbly and handle confrontation wisely.
  • Understand youth culture.

 

Time Investment

  • Youth Ministry: 25-35 hours each week.
  • Worship Ministry: 5-15 hours each week.

 

 

GOALS AND EXPECTATIONS OF THE YOUTH PASTOR

The effective Youth Pastor will achieve the following goals:

 

Leadership

  • Work to integrate the mission of BBC into the Youth Ministry.
  • Oversee the curriculum development and teaching schedule.
  • Teach 75% of the time.
  • Develop a consistent calendar of events and cycle of activities.
  • Oversee the planning, promotion, and execution of activities and events.
  • Provide leadership and training to all Youth Ministry volunteers and Student Leaders.


Discipleship

  • Provide spiritual leadership and accountability in an effort to inspire and facilitate spiritual growth.
  • Build healthy and appropriate relationships with students and their families.
  • Equip students to be spiritually mature.
  • Develop and delegate leadership opportunities.

 

Continued Education

  • Regularly read books, blogs or articles related to youth ministry.
  • Attend at least one conference each year related to youth ministry.

 

Administrative

  • Develop an annual Youth Ministry budget and remain in step with it.
  • Regularly communicate with students and parents.
  • Organize and promote events and activities effectively and thoroughly.
  • Maintain contact information database and Medical Release Form catalog.
  • Purposefully plan and carefully evaluate the Youth Ministry and your leadership.
  • Utilize and delegate to office administrative staff.

 

 

GOALS AND EXPECTATIONS OF PASTOR OF WORSHIP

The effective Pastor of Worship will achieve the following goals:

 

Leadership

  • Work well with the Lead Pastor to organize and arrange all components of the Sunday Morning Worship Service.
  • Lead worship 42-48 weeks a year.
  • Select, arrange, and format all music for worship service use.
  • Lead weekly rehearsal with worship band, vocalists, and tech teams.
  • Oversee and/or lead special services (i.e. holidays, etc.) and worship related events.
  • Develop goals and objectives for the Worship Ministry in line with Bible Baptist Church’s mission, vision, and Philosophy of Worship.

 

Discipleship

  • Provide spiritual leadership and accountability to the Worship Ministry volunteers in an effort to inspire and facilitate spiritual growth.
  • Train all Worship Ministry volunteers in the Bible Baptist Church Philosophy of Worship.

 

Continued Education

  • Regularly read books, blogs or articles related to worship leadership and worship ministry.
  • Attend at least one conference each year related to worship leadership and ministry.

 

Administrative

  • Develop an annual Worship Ministry budget and remain in step with it.
  • Maintain CCLI Copyright License and reporting.
  • Maintain music data bases (i.e. PraiseCharts, SongSelect, MusicNotes, etc.)
  • Schedule volunteers and post service orders to PlanningCenter.
  • Renew annual subscriptions to SongSelect and PraiseCharts.
  • Purposefully plan and carefully evaluate the worship service and your worship leadership.

 

If interested, please send Cover Letter and Resume to Kelly Stevens, Senior Church Administrator at kelly@bbcpa.org.

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