Worship Pastor

Fellowship Baptist Church
Columbus, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 06/12/2018
Categories: Associate Pastor - Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Fellowship Baptist Church is praying for capable, spiritual leadership for the worship ministry. We are looking for a dynamic person who has the musical ability, leadership skills, and heart of a pastor that can be a part of our team. The ideal candidate will possess a great work ethic, have a clear calling of God for the ministry, and have the competence to lead effectively.
This position is not meant for someone looking for a simple ministry job. We want someone that desires to be part of a church where God is at work. We work together as a team with no big shots. Fellowship Baptist Church is passionately working to make disciples and God is changing lives in this place. 
Fellowship Baptist Church
4701 Winchester Pike
Columbus, OH 43232
The Worship Pastor position at Fellowship Baptist Church requires that you function in many general pastoral roles with a main emphasis on the worship.
General pastoral responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Hospital Visits
  • Participation and leadership of church-wide special events
  • Teaching/preaching for Sunday services (when needed)
  • Provide oversight of our benevolence ministry.
Worship Ministry Responsibilities:
The Worship Pastor will have the primary role of directing all music related ministries and providing spiritual leadership to its teams. At Fellowship, the Sunday morning worship service is the main event. We love to keep the atmosphere worshipful, uplifting, and spirit-filled. Our music style is a blended style of new worship songs and hymns. The worship pastor's responsibility includes detailed planning, coordination, and preparation. We use Planning Center Services to plan ahead for excellent, creative, and engaging worship services. The worship pastor must utilize great communication skills in order to effectively lead this ministry.
  • Work with Lead Pastor to craft worship service plans.
  • Use Planning Center Services to plan ahead and coordinate all services.
  • Lead the Choir
    • Lead weekly practices that currently begin at 4:45pm on Sundays
    • Develop a yearly choir practice calendar
    • Develop and implement choir policies and procedures
    • Provide spiritual leadership to the choir at each practice
    • Recruit new people and grow the choir
  • Special Singers
    • Develop calendar of when specials will be performed
    • Strategically plan and assemble special groups for new songs
  • Orchestra & Band
    • Hold weekly practices
    • Develop and grow the ministry
  • Worship Teams
    • Hold weekly practices
    • Develop and grow the ministry
  • Responsibly Handle Copyright Reporting
    • This includes choir songs, worship songs, specials, etc. Any song performed during service. (This includes: teens, college, auditorium, etc)
  • Manage the worship budget
  • An undergraduate degree in a ministry related area is required.
  • Formal music training and/or professional experience is required.
  • Strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a commitment to serve Him
  • Has a marriage/family life that sets a great example of a Christian home
  • Has a spiritual gift mix including administration and exhortation.
  • Proven ability to successfully recruit volunteer leadership to partner with paid staff in the ministry
  • A demonstrated team player; understands the importance of communication throughout the organization as a valuable tool in creating unity
  • Excellent relational skills 
  • Willingness to receive coaching, outside training, and on-the-job training
  • Self-directed with strong communication, organization, and time-management skills
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