First Baptist Church
The Worship Pastor is to:
• Pursue Christ honoring excellence both on and off the platform.
• Pursue steady growth as a follower of Christ who shepherds and develops other leaders,
disciples them, and releases them in ministry.
• Coordinate, enlist, and train leadership for choirs of all ages, instrumental organizations,
and related ensembles.
• Coordinate and supervise the music staff.
• Coordinate and participate in the scheduling, planning, direction and execution of the
• Coordinate the enlistment of accompanists for all events and services.
• Prepare and administer an annual music budget in cooperation with the appropriate
committees and Administrator.
• Recruit participants to the music ministries of the church, including all praise bands,
choirs, instrumentalist positions, etc.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the pastor.
The Worship Pastor will be uniquely responsible to oversee the music and arts ministries;
collaboratively plan and participate in our traditional and contemporary services as well as other
worship events; and coordinate the creative elements including media presence, video
production, and technical needs.
The Worship Pastor is a vital and supportive part of the FBC Staff assisting the pastor and other
staff members where possible in weekly staff meetings, hospital visitation as assigned, and crisis
ministry as requested. They are to possess and model a warm, humble, engaging, approachable,
and friendly nature; enjoy the camaraderie of a close team of ministers; and be able to consider
the whole of the church in ministry.
The Worship Pastor demonstrates the attitude of a servant; exercises spiritual disciplines
including Bible study, prayer, faith, tithing and testimony sharing with both believers and nonbelievers
within and outside of the church; and has a strong ability to communicate vision.
A bachelor’s degree in music is required with an advanced degree in a relevant field preferred.
A competitive salary is accompanied with medical insurance for minister, spouse, and children.