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First Baptist Church

Worship Minister

First Baptist Church
Eufaula, Alabama, United States


Date Posted: 02/23/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

 This position is responsible for the daily leadership and development of the music ministry for all ages at First Baptist Church Eufaula. He should have a passion for leading our church family in worship utilizing new and traditional music with the goal of touching the heart of God. Our church music opportunities range from pre-school choirs to senior adults. Candidates for this position should love God and love leading people to worship Him.

 

General Qualifications:

  • Clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing relationship with Him.
  • Commitment to moral purity
  • Degree in music, worship, or a related field. Previous experience in leading worship is preferred.
  • Agreement with The Baptist Faith and Message
  • Heart for God and leading others to worship Him
  • Ability to develop, communicate and implement a vision to support the mission of the church through various worship arts ministries
  • Ability to lead worship to a large congregation, 30+ voice choir, praise team, praise band, and musicians in various musical styles.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify theological quality and accuracy of lyrics
  • Multigenerational leadership: ability to work effectively with all ages (preschool – senior adult)
  • Ability to work with and coach others in the music ministries of the church
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Positive attitude and  strong work ethic
  • Heart for people - good listener, encourager, team player, recruiter
  • Member of the whole ministry team, not just focused on music
  • Possess excellent computer skills using Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; able to use audio editing software and be involved in website managing/editing

                                                  

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and conduct  our blended worship  services for Sunday mornings/nights and other special worship services as required ( e.g. mid- week services, revivals, Christmas, Christmas Eve, Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving,  VBS, youth events, church outings, etc.)
  • Directly supervise all staff and volunteers in the Worship and Music Ministry.
  • Build, lead, and direct the choirs, praise teams and bands, soloists, ensembles, etc. (adult choir, youth choir, senior adult choir, adult praise team and band, youth praise team and band)
  • Plan, organize, and conduct youth choir throughout the school year in preparation for a youth choir mission week tour.
  • Plan and organize events for the senior adult choir
  • Create an inviting, worshipful atmosphere, where people can encounter God
  • Oversee the technical aspects of worship (sound, lights, media, and staging)
  • Work closely with other pastors to design and develop a worship plan that supports sermon series, seasonal events, promotional activities, and other events.
  • Attract an increasing pool of gifted musicians who desire to be involved in worship at First Baptist Church
  • Prepare and manage an annual music ministry budget
  • Maintain music library, materials, supplies, and equipment
  • Participate in staff meetings and fulfill other responsibilities as assigned by the senior pastor

 

This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to eufaulafbcstaff@gmail.com