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Belle Aire Baptist Church

Worship Pastor

Belle Aire Baptist Church
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States

Date Posted: 03/08/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Belle Aire Baptist Church seeks a Worship Pastor to lead Sunday worship gatherings and oversee all aspects of the church’s worship ministry. Belle Aire’s desire is to find an experienced leader with a creative spirit and a pastor’s heart.


The ideal candidate will speak modern worship as his native tongue but must also exhibit the heart and ability to speak the language of traditional worship preferences. An appreciation of music from every era is an important part of Belle Aire’s culture and will be an integral part of the continuing growth and development of Belle Aire’s Worship Ministry.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit all materials electronically to the following email address: Submitted materials should include current resume, letters of recommendation (3), and three or more video examples of recent worship gatherings you have led. Video submissions may be Youtube or Vimeo links.


Worship Pastor

Principal Function: The Worship Pastor develops, plans, administers and leads the worship ministries of the church to ensure that worship continues to grow in scope and excellence to the glory of God and in harmony with the church’s mission statement.
Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Discipleship

    1. Oversee the worship/music programs of the church (preschool – adult). Make sure the programs support the mission statement of Belle Aire Baptist Church and grow members and visitors in their worship of God.

    2. Plan the music content of all worship services and other special services in partnership with the Lead Pastor.

    3. Rehearse and lead the Sunday worship team.

    4. Lead the congregation in worship that glorifies God.

    5. Develop creative worship content that exalts Christ and aids in the discipleship mission of the


    6. Minister to worship ministry volunteers who are sick, hospitalized, or in crisis. Provide

      counsel, comfort and encouragement as appropriate. Participate in the general pastoral care of

      the congregation as called upon by the Lead Pastor.

  2. Outreach

    1. Plan, coordinate, and conduct music related outreach events for the community.

    2. Personally witness to the lost at every opportunity.

  3. Leadership Development

    1. Recruit spiritually mature and gifted members to staff the church’s music ministries, oversee them, and provide them with guidance and resources (including but not limited to preschool- adult choirs, praise bands and orchestra).

    2. Develop and mentor worship leaders for the various age-group ministries.

  4. Administration

    1. Attend church staff meetings as required.

    2. Lead staff meetings for worship ministries team.

    3. Oversee audio tech and video tech staff.

    4. Oversee the setup, lighting, and creative stage design for the worship center.

    5. Submit and manage the worship ministry budgets.

    6. Be responsible for the maintenance and care of music, musical instruments, lighting, sound

      and related equipment. Maintain the music library of the church.

    7. Secure music related materials and other media resources for worship ministry.

    8. Ensure compliance with copyright laws as it relates to worship ministries.

  5. Personal Growth

    1. Cultivate a growing personal walk with the Lord, faithfully practicing the spiritual disciplines of Bible study, prayer, worship, stewardship, evangelism, fellowship, fasting, and service.

    2. Pursue opportunities for professional growth.


  1. A born-again believer in Jesus Christ.

  2. Demonstrates a vital and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

  3. Adheres to the Belle Aire Baptist Church Statement of Faith.

  4. Meets the requirements of 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9, and 1 Peter 5:1-3.

  5. Has a minimum of five years experience as a worship pastor (or equivalent experience) with a

    demonstrated proficiency in leading from either guitar or piano.

  6. Bachelor’s degree required. Music/Seminary degree preferred.

Status: Full-time, salaried, exempt 
Supervises: Worship Ministry Secretary, Choir Coordinator, Belle Aire Academy Director, Worship Ministry Volunteers
Reports To: Lead Pastor