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Sandy Plains Baptist Church

Worship Associate

Sandy Plains Baptist Church
Gastonia, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 05/30/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:


Sandy Plains Baptist Church in Gastonia, NC is seeking a part-time Worship Associate to help lead worship under the direction of the Minister of Music. This position will provide primary instrumentation for the praise team (either keyboard or acoustic guitar), as well as provide vocal leadership on a rotating basis.  This position is open to those with the required skills and calling who are still seeking experience, as well as seasoned candidates looking to fulfill God’s call in a part-time position.

The Worship Associate’s duties include:

  • Play keyboard or acoustic guitar for Sunday morning worship services

  • Provide vocals, both lead and backup, as directed by the Minister of Music for the Sunday morning worship service

  • Practice at home in preparation for Sunday morning worship

  • Attend weekly praise team rehearsals and soundchecks

  • Participate in Sunday Evening worship as directed by the Minister of Music

  • Participate in Choir rehearsals as directed by the Minister of Music

  • Lead worship in both Sunday morning and sunday evening services as scheduled

  • Direct choir in the absence of the Minister of Music

  • Light administrative duties as assigned by the Minister of Music


Who We’re Looking For

The qualified candidate will bring an energetic attitude to this role, coupled with a servant’s heart, and will feel a calling to lead congregational worship. He or she should be in agreement with the Baptist Faith & Message 2000, Sandy Plain’s Statement of Faith.



  • Ability to play contemporary worship music on either keyboard or acoustic guitar with chord charts

  • Confident vocalist capable of leading modern worship services

  • Proficient ability to read vocal/choral sheet music

  • Growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ


  • Ability to play choir parts on piano

  • Ability to play hymns out of a hymnal on piano

  • Understanding of sound and lighting in a contemporary church setting

  • Previous experience leading contemporary worship

  • Previous choral experience

About Sandy Plains

Sandy Plains is a medium-sized church serving Gastonia and many nearby cities such as Clover, Belmont, Cramerton and Lowell.  We seek to offer hope without compromise.  Our goal is to be Biblical and Relevant.  We’re  a church with a heart for local, regional and international missions, as well as reaching our community for Christ. For more information, please visit

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume along with links of any sample videos or recordings to Candidates with video samples will be given priority attention.