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First Baptist Church of Downers Grove

Part-time Worship Director / Pastor

First Baptist Church of Downers Grove
Downers Grove, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 11/16/2017
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Title: Part-Time Music Director/Worship Leader
Hours: Part-Time

Weekly Schedule:

- Meeting with senior pastor
- Vocal-Band/Instrumental Rehearsal
- Sunday worship leading—AM services and special services when scheduled




Sunday Worship Planning:
- Coordinate services with senior pastor’s preaching schedule
- Schedule “special music” (solos/vocal and instrumental ensembles, etc.)
- Supplement music with other forms of worship such as drama, videos, dramatic readings, etc. to broaden the reach of the worship experience
- Coordinate technical needs of service (sound/lights/power point, etc.)
- Coordinate any necessary rehearsals in preparation of services


Seasonal Programs
- Plan and implement video, creative arts: Thanksgiving Eve, Children’s Christmas program, Christmas Eve, Christmas Sunday special, Good Friday, Easter Sunday special
- Prepare all musicians (vocal and instrumental)
- Long-range planning and preparation for Christmas and Easter programs


General Music
- Train all musicians to strive for excellence in what we are offering to the Lord in worship
- Regularly introduce new music for the growth and edification of our church family


Technical Responsibilities
- Oversee video, sound and light board and the technicians
- Develop and expand the audio visual ministries
- Maintain and oversee musical instruments and equipment


Personal Responsibilities
- Be willing to be a contributing partner in the unity of our leadership team
- Live a lifestyle marked by integrity and passion for God (Titus, Timothy)
- Seek to promote godliness in the lives of our musicians
- Strive to continue growing in your spiritual life and setting an example of a godly follower of Jesus Christ