Music Minister

First Chinese Baptist Church, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 90012-1725

Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Worship Leader

Posted on: July 14, 2020

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Provide spiritual leadership, plan, organize, direct, execute, train, develop and evaluate the music ministry for the entire church.

1. Teach spiritual principles/perspectives for music ministry.
2. Develop and oversee a spiritual and relevant music ministry at FCBCLA.
3. Support the Senior Pastor and collaborate with other pastoral staff members to promote the vision and ministry direction of the church.
4. Assist Pastors/Ministers in planning Sunday worship services, church wide celebrations, seasonal programs and events; be responsible for the selection of worship music and personnel.
5. Shepherd, oversee, recruit, train and deploy Music Ministry personnel.
6. Be a spiritual model to those who serve in music ministry.
7. Lead the Music Ministry Team to determine the goal, direction, organization, programs, and annual budget of the Music Ministry.
8. Train and assign worship/song leaders, worship teams, song leaders, pianists, organists for worship services, church wide gatherings, church prayer meetings and provide assistance to other ministries as appropriate (e.g., church retreats).
9. Responsible for music ministry administration, copyright of songs, purchase and maintenance of music, music literature, musical instruments, equipment, choir robes, and other supplies.
10. Oversee, coordinate/direct all church choirs, musical groups, and orchestra.
11. Oversee and supervise paid music personnel (if applicable) and volunteers.
12. Attend pastoral staff, deacons', members', and prayer meetings.
13. Maintain regular working hours; be compliant with church policies and procedures.
14. Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

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Job Qualifications:

Master's degree in Church Music from a seminary or equivalent experience; must have completed a total of 15 seminary credit hours on Bible, theology, worship and spiritual formation. MUST BE PROFICIENT IN ENGLISH (written and verbal) AND CHINESE (written and verbal; preferably Cantonese; ability to speak Mandarin a plus. Minimum 2 yrs. experience as music minister. 1. Proficient in keyboard, vocal skills 2. Able to recruit and train music personnel 3. Well organized; good communication skills 4. Practices and models good people skills as a shepherd a. Works with individuals and groups as a team player b. Handles problems and conflicts with sound discernment c. Proactive in resolving issues and conflicts d. Teachable, personable, approachable, available e. Compassionate and caring for believers/non-believers f. Encouraging, supportive 5. Leads effectively a. Communicates/acts with integrity b. Initiates, organizes, leads, delegates 6. Familiar with digital technology, electronic media 

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Music Minister
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Full Time
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Church Size:
1000 - 1500

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May Lew
942 Yale Street
Los Angeles
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