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Bethany Baptist Church

Worship Pastor

Bethany Baptist Church
Moline, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/27/2011
Categories: Church Staff - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Bethany Baptist Church (Converge) is looking for a part-time, paid worship pastor to lead worship ministry on Sunday mornings and other venues. We are looking for someone with a pastor's heart and strong musical leadership skills. Administrative skills are also desired. Our worship style is blended, leaning toward contemporary. This is a 24 hour per week position. Please send letter of interest and resume to

Worship pastor

Reports to:
Senior Pastor

In a part-time staff position, work with the senior pastor in overseeing the planning, preparation and leading of corporate worship in various venues.

Strengths & Qualifications:
• Effective in planning and vocally leading corporate worship
• Evident gifts in music and leadership are a must. Experience in leading blended worship services and knowledge of sound systems is desired
• Possesses the experience and the ability to lead instrumental and vocal ensembles
• Is able to work effectively with the congregation, staff, and Elder Board
• A Kingdom vision that values partnerships with other congregations and parachurch organizations
• Understands the scriptural and theological basis of worship
• Possesses and models a dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ and is passionate about the Lord
• Have a working knowledge and an appreciation of various styles and traditions in church music. Is willing to champion a blended worship service of both traditional and contemporary music

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Intentionally and consistently nurture a dynamic, personal relationship with God
• Self-leadership, personal accountability and absolute integrity
• Devote priority time to family, personal Bible study, prayer and worship

Worship Ministries
• Lead the congregation in becoming a spiritually dynamic body through encountering God’s presence in worship at various venues.
• Shepherding and overseeing the Praise Team and Music, Video, and Drama (MVD) team spiritually first and musically second.
• Planning and attending worship services and special events.
• Working with the Youth Leaders to lead and develop youth worship team.
• Teaching on worship/life in the Spirit.
• Overseeing lay-led worship arts ministries and encouraging congregational development of other worship arts.
• Set and meet ministry goals under supervision of Senior Pastor

Pastoral Ministries
• Participate in pastoral staff responsibilities
• Enter into the life of the church by attending Growth Groups, special events and activities
• Build pastoral relationships with the body and with visitors.