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Student Worship Director

Highland Park Baptist Church
Southfield, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 10/11/2017
Categories: Music Ministry - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

 Highland Park Baptist Church is a Multi-Cultural, Multi-Generational Church that is committed to worshiping God, growing disciples, and being a part of seeing the gospel transform the world. WORSHIP-GROW-GO.


HPBC esteems the word of God as the final authority for truth and foundation for all ministries. We love and worship Jesus above everything.


We are seeking to add a full-time Student Worship Director to our team!

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To bring glory to God and to edify the church through ministry of music; primarily in youth, but also in corporate worship ministry. To mentor Middle School and High School students for the purpose of worship leading and discipleship. To effectively equip HS & MS students for leading in worship instrumentally, vocally, and sound/lighting/media tech.


We are seeking an individual who;

  • Loves Jesus
  • Loves students and is relational 
  • Leads worship with excellence
  • Equips students for leading in worship (spiritually and technically)
  • Works well in a team environment as a self-starter
  • Is able to play at least guitar and/or piano.
  • Is comfortable and relatable in a multi-cultural environment
  • Adept in various musical styles that are culturally relevant    


DOCTRINAL STATEMENT - Be in agreement with the doctrinal stance of Highland Park Baptist Church. What we believe biblically can be found here:


If you would like to apply please email Adam Holcomb at Please include a resume with references and a video of you leading worship.

No phone calls please.


More details about the position can be found below.    


 General Position Responsibilities:


  • Lead worship for HS and MS on Wednesday evenings


  • Rehearse with HS and MS bands on a weekly basis in preparation for worship leading


  • Disciple, Recruit, and Empower HS and MS students both spiritually and musically to lead


  • Work with the Worship Tech Director to train HS & MS students for sound and media


-       Maintain and set up MS and HS stage (coordinate with Worship Tech Director)


  • Lead worship for youth retreats


  • Lead Worship for Southfield Christian School Chapel Services (SCS - a private college prep K-12 school at Highland Park Baptist Church)


  • Be involved in the HPBC worship ministry


-       Attend Weekly creative team meetings

-       Play and help lead periodically

-       Meet weekly with Director of Worship Ministries

-       Help HS students transition to leading on Sunday mornings in corporate worship



  • Provide ministry assistance and support as required by the primary and secondary reports noted above


  • Actively pursue excellence in honing your musical craft


Personal Responsibilities: (all employees)

  • Maintain a vital and growing walk with the Lord through committed Bible study, prayer, meditation and fellowship.
  • Maintain proper spiritual priorities.
  • Develop personal evangelism opportunities within and outside the church.
  • Faithfully support the ministries of the church through stewardship of spiritual gifts, finances and time.
  • Maintain a vital and growing walk with the Lord through committed personal Bible study and prayer.
  • Maintain proper spiritual priorities
  • Develop personal evangelism opportunities within and outside the church
  • Faithfull support the ministries of the church through the stewardship of spiritual gifts, finances and free time
  • Participate in the overall life of the church, setting an example of servant leadership that spreads beyond your areas of ministry responsibility to the broader body of the church