First Baptist Church Arlington
Posted on: July 15, 2014
Worship Ministry Overview
The primary purpose of the First Baptist Church of Arlington Worship Ministry is to glorify God by proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and leading people into the presence of Jesus. It is about calling believers to spiritual renewal and inspiring them to continue their worship beyond Sunday morning.
This ministry touches every age and season of life in our congregation, enhancing spiritual maturity and providing mission and ministry opportunities. The Associate Pastor of Music and Worship will work under the supervision of the Senior Pastor and will coordinate with other ministers to ensure consistency between programs thereby maintaining alignment with the overall goals and visions of our church.
Education and Experience
College degree: required
Post-Graduate degree: preferred
Experience leading multiple expressions of worship
Excellent verbal and written_noemailmunication skills
Specific Responsibilities and Duties
Team with the Senior Pastor to plan corporate worship by choosing music, Scripture and other creative elements that will help facilitate spiritually engaging and God-exalting worship
Lead in congregational worship through music, media, drama and special programming and events
Develop and oversee multiple expressions of corporate worship that support and enhance the overall mission of the church
Provide overall direction and leadership in various ministry areas including preschool, children, youth, adult and senior adult choirs, orchestra, drama, media and other related worship ministries, utilizing worship ministry staff and volunteers as appropriate
Effectively and passionately lead worship through proper preparation and planning during the week
Hire, train, develop and supervise Music and Worship Ministry staff
Invite, encourage, and equip individuals to use their gifts to participate in the worship ministry
Work as a teammate and supporter of all areas of the church
Develop and coordinate budgets for the Music and Worship Ministry
Serve on Executive Leadership Team with the Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor of Education, Associate Pastor of Administration, and Executive Pastor
When called upon, employee should willingly perform such tasks, which might not be considered part of the normal position description.
Job Qualification and Requirements
Demonstrate an evident calling, quality training, and sincere passion to minister to the church through Spirit-led worship
Exhibit a passion for worship that grows from seeking God through His Word and a vibrant prayer life
Embrace and live out the Core Values and Beliefs of First Baptist Church of Arlington (Core Values and Core Beliefs)
Exhibit spiritual maturity in actions and decisions
Inspire and equip those who enlist as volunteers to work efficiently and effectively in the Music and Worship Ministry
Display proven skills in time management,_noemailmunication, and teamwork
Establish effective working relationships with others, demonstrating genuine love and concern
Embrace and utilize multiple genres and styles of worship
Understand, explain and teach musical theory as it applies to worship environments
Demonstrate proficiency with voice and instrument(s)
Identify theological quality and accuracy of lyrics
Shepherding and Leading
The position is a pastoral position and therefore requires that the individual be able to serve as a shepherd of the hearts and spirits of all who serve in the worship ministries and the church as a whole.
The Associate Pastor of Music and Worship will lead the worship ministry teams to recognize that the motivation and purpose of worship is to glorify God.
This role will require a constant pursuit of excellence both on and off stage and constant growth as a child of God, minister to people, and a musician/worship leader.
The Associate Pastor of Music and Worship will serve as a pastoral partner with the church leadership, participating in overall ministry planning as well as other tasks in keeping with their gifts and passions.
The Associate Pastor of Music and Worship will demonstrate personal integrity and self-motivation in the fulfillment of ministry.