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First Baptist Church of Dade City

Minister of Worship and Music

First Baptist Church of Dade City
Dade City, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 03/09/2011
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
First Baptist Church of Dade City, a Southern Baptist Church with approximately 1,000 active members located in the Tampa Bay area, seeks a full-time Minister of Worship and Music. We seek candidates who are called to ministry, who have requisite music and choral training and who have had a minimum of three years of comparable experience. Ideal candidates will have a passion for worship and the heart and sensitivity to lead others into various worship experiences. We seek a Pastor who understands the value of all styles of worship and who has the spiritual sensitivity to know which is most appropriate in relation to the worship experience being sought. We seek a Pastor with a shepherd's heart and who sees himself as a "pastor" and not a "director."

Practical elements of the ideal candidate include someone with the ability to:

Plan and led both traditional and contemporary worship experiences.
Introduce new music to the congregation
Plan and direct a range of multi-generational choirs, ensembles, and orchestras.
Ability to plan and implement special seasonal music programs and presentations.

The candidate should demonstrate:

An ability to train and lead other musicians in spiritual and musical growth.
Innovative and creative thinking including practical ideas to increase the number of participants (e.g. Choir, Praise Team, etc.) from all generational groups within the church.
Understanding and comfort with a team approach to planning worship gatherings and other experiences.
Exceptional time management and organizational skills.
A friendly disposition with excellent people skills.
Ability to handle direction and change.

Candidates should send resume with a DVD or VHS sample of leading a worship service to:

James Sartain
First Baptist Church of Dade City
37511 Church Avenue
Dade City, FL 33525

Note: Inquiry phone calls will not be accepted during the candidate recruitment process.