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First Baptist Church

Worship Pastor

First Baptist Church
Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Date Posted: 04/09/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Worship Pastor

First Baptist Church

Jonesboro, Arkansas


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

worship services.

• 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.