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Music and Worship Pastor

First Baptist Church

Murray, KY

Category: Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor

Posted on: November 11, 2013

Job Description:

PASTORAL TEAM TITLE: Pastor of Music and Worship
Staff Team Function: To enable the members of First Baptist Church, Murray to carry out the purpose of the church (leading people to a life-changing and growing relationship with Jesus Christ), and to equip the church to perform the five functions which make up the mission of the church: evangelism, discipleship, ministry, fellowship and worship, with a priority on worship.
Pastoral Function: Plan, coordinate and lead the total music and worship ministry of the church with cooperation with the senior pastor, appropriate_noemailmittees, and church council.
The Pastor of Music and Worship will:
Serve as a spiritual leader of the congregation.
Be part of the church leadership team, cooperating with the pastor and other staff in fulfilling church objectives at all times.
Lead and aid in all aspects of planning and implementing music and worship opportunities for the church.
Develop a master plan for the music and worship ministry of the church in cooperation with the pastor and other designated church leadership.
The Pastor of Music and Worship will:
Provide leadership, direction and oversight for church music and worship ministry, including choir robes, instruments, electronics, music, materials and supplies, etc.
Coordinate and lead music programs for preschool, children, youth, adults, senior adults, and instrumental and vocal ensembles.
Plan and prepare for special music and worship programs and events throughout the year.
Coordinate and lead the creative arts, media and technology teams including responsibility for all equipment and fixtures.
Communicate and consult with the senior pastor frequently about the direction and plans of the music and worship ministry.
Prepare a proposed annual budget and, prior to submission to the BF&S_noemailmittee, present it to the pastoral team and the music and worship_noemailmittees for review, improvement and endorsement.
Administer budget allocations effectively and efficiently with a cooperative and conscientious spirit.
Be a member of the Church Council.

Pastoral Ministry
The Pastor of Music and Worship will:
Use his spiritual gifts to edify and build the First Baptist Church body of believers.
Provide appropriate pastoral care to members of the church and the_noemailmunity, not limited to those who participate actively in the music ministry of the church.

The Pastor of Music and Worship will:
Provide music and worship opportunities that support and undergird the preaching and teaching of the Bible as the inspired word of God.
Utilize all available resources (for example, the Manna, bulletin inserts, monthly business meetings, appropriate_noemailmittees) to inform the church family and_noemailmunity about the music and worship ministry.
Prepare a quarterly activity report to be presented at church business meetings informing the church about worship and music ministry progress, successes, and plans.

The Pastor of Music and Worship will:
Be a servant leader.
Live an exemplary life of integrity, at all times modeling the call, character, and_noemailpetencies of a growing minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Promote a positive awareness of the church in the_noemailmunity.
Set the example through tithing and encouragement of Christian stewardship.
Participate in planning, conducting, and evaluating the congregational worship experience and the observance of church ordinances.
Be accessible to the congregation.
Participate in weddings, funeral services, and counseling services as requested.
Actively support and participate in the church outreach program and contacting prospects.
Consult with the pastor, relevant_noemailmittees and the church, as appropriate, on the selection of all musical staff (pianists and_noemailanists, for example) and on determining their duties, responsibilities and_noemailpensation.
Cooperate with Baptist and other religious leaders in matters of mutual interest and concern, keeping the church informed of denominational developments and opportunities to cooperatively reach others with the gospel.
Represent the church in religious and civic matters, as requested.
Consulting with the pastor beforehand, arrange for substitute leadership for worship services and rehearsals when out of town, on vacation, etc., and be responsible for Sunday soloists, guest musicians and musical programs.
Faithfully attend regularly scheduled church services and activities.

The Pastor of Music and Worship will:

As a member of the pastoral team, set an example as a grace-empowered leader.
Establish relationships that will k 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Music and Worship Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Worship Leader, Music Minister, Worship Pastor
60,000 -70,000
Organization Type:
Baptist - SBC
Worship Style:
Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
First Baptist Church
Contact Name:
Jill Asher
203 S 4th St
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