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Bible Baptist Church

Worship Director

Bible Baptist Church
Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 02/22/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:



TITLE: Director of Worship (Part Time)

ORGANIZATION: Bible Baptist Church

LOCATION: Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania




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.



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.



REPORTS TO: Lead Pastor

SUPERVISES: All Worship Ministry volunteers

RELATES TO: The Staff and Congregation of Bible Baptist Church





The person in this position will work with the Lead Pastor to develop and coordinate all aspects of the Worship Ministry. In particular, the Director 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.

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.




The effective Director of Worship will achieve the following goals:



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • 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.




The following describes many of the characteristic of the ideal candidate for the Director of Worship:




Although education is not a predetermining factor for the selection of the next Director of Worship, a bachelor’s degree in a related field would he highly preferred.



  • 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.
  • 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 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 self-motivated and disciplined, take initiative, and stay focused with limited oversight.
  • Be teachable, humble, and willing to be held accountable.


Experience & Skills

  • 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.
  • Effective public speaker.
  • Proficient Bible knowledge, utilizing Scripture in the worship service.
  • Familiarity with ProPresenter and PlanningCenter.
  • Works well in teams.
  • Receive criticism humbly and handle confrontation wisely.


Time Investment

  • 10-15 hours each week; including up to 5 hours on Sunday
If interested, please send Cover Letter and Resume to Kelly Stevens, Senior Church Administrator at