Worship Arts Minister

First Baptist Church Venice, Florida

Venice, FL 34285

Denomination: Baptist - SBC

Category: Worship Leader

Posted on: October 21, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

First Baptist Church Venice, Florida

Worship Arts Minister

Purpose of Position: To lead and grow a worship and production team to guide First Baptist Church Venice in worship for services, and to lead the congregation to encounter the greatness of Jesus Christ through musical worship.

Responsible for: Strengthening FBC Venice by providing leadership, support, and oversight to worship ministries, audio/visual ministries, and communications/media ministries.

· Worship Arts Ministries
· Audio and Visual Teams
· Communications and Website
· Media Marketing

Reports to: Church Administrator

Peers with: Family Pastor, Youth Pastor, Operational Staff

Primary Character/Chemistry/Competency Required:

· Elder qualified as per I Tim 3 and Titus 1
· Vital growing relationship with Christ
· Shows love for all people of the church and community

· Biblical philosophy of ministry in sync with the “know grow go” model of the church. Able to function well with Senior Pastor and Staff.

Competence Required

· A growing and committed Christian who is an effective proponent for spiritual growth
· Must have beliefs consistent with the Southern Baptist Faith and Message
· Visionary - able to develop a multi-year plan with measurable goals
· Musical skills- able to lead the congregation effectively in worship by voice and instrument
· Must be able to effectively communicate with multiple audiences using a variety of formats.
· Ability to use technology in worship as well as the use of sound, lights, computers, and video production.
• Ability to work with chord charts and sheet music.
• Proficiency with music software.
· Ability to arrange and compose music for the worship team, choir, orchestra.
· Proficiency with digital audio workstations.
· Strong grasp of music theory
· Ability to conduct musical ensemble’s
· Ability to incorporate additional art forms into the worship service
· Demonstrated administrative skills, including personal time management, volunteer care and management, budgeting, event planning, and attention to detail
· Proven disciple/spiritual mentor of others
· Lifelong learner
· Member of FBC Venice’s connection class or small groups
· Able to cast vision, recruit, equip volunteer workers and leaders (a leader of leaders)
· Ability to develop musical groups for children, students, adults.
· Provide afterschool music ministry outreach.

Communicated Desire
· Must sense a call by God to the position.
· Have a desire and passion to fulfill its requirements.

Approximate Time Required by the Position
· 55 hours: Exempt

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Oversees All Aspects of Worship Ministry
• Sunday morning services
o Song selection - working closely with Senior Pastor
o Flow
o Advance Scheduling
o Responsible for the setup, design, and upkeep of the front and stage area.
• Other and special services
o Work closely with the church staff in planning special events
o Develop a balance of paid verses volunteer team members
o Be the point of contact for worship ministry volunteers
• Weekly Tasks
o Production preparation includes setup and service order
o Music preparation includes worship team rehearsal, choir rehearsals, board chart preparation, sheet music preparation, and creating musical arrangements as needed
o Oversee installations, repairs, and purchase of any technology and equipment for the campuses
o Work with Family Pastor to lead regular worship services and sessions with the Family Ministry
o Manage Youth stage and production booth for safety, security, and presentation
o Work with Pastor of Student Ministries and Young Adults to develop multiple Youth ensembles
• Be open to change and shifting of responsibilities and growth and ministry develops
2. Oversee all Aspects of Communications and Media Ministries
• Service Media Production Team
o Work with sanctuary sound board operator and live stream sound board operator to ensure that services are produced on all forms of medium.
o Provide leadership to camera operators to include enhancing the visual aspects of services.
• Oversee editing of broadcast as necessary
o Ensure uploads to varies medium plays as planned
• Oversee and schedule media volunteers
• Congregation Communication
o Oversee appropriate and up-to-date graphics that will assist announcements for events to be used in both electronic and print bulletins, worship service announcements, and website
o Keep electronic medium up to date
o Ensure front page of website is current, including removing out dated messages
o Ensure church information is correct
o Follow ministry leaders to ensure all ministry pages are current.
o Develop consistent phone messages for all phone extensions.

3. Be a Contributing Member of FBC Venice’s Leadership Team:
• Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
• Incorporate church ministry themes and programs into area of ministry
• Be involved in discipling and fellowship with a specific group (e.g., small group leader, student ministry, young adults)
• Communicate appropriate and needed facility management and maintenance requirements to Director of Property Management
• Remain current on trends, teaching methods, materials, promotional ideas, administrative methods, and other techniques
• Implement new ideas as appropriate
• Assist with other church activities as needed
4. Pastor of the Day
• Along with other pastors, ensure there is a pastor present during work week, work hours. Minimum two days a week


About First Baptist Church Venice, Florida:

First Baptist Venice is growing with a new campus located in the center of a high growth area. With over 21 acres this new facility will be equipped to reach multigenerational communities which surround the magnificent property. Currently a contemporary praise band leads the worship. Our main campus, located in the center of town offers a blended service, often with choir, praise band, and orchestra. Come join this exciting place to share your gifts with us. We are:
In the mists of exciting times with a debt free, multi-campus church offering great heritage
Link to website www.fbcvenice.org  

Job Qualifications:

Weekly Tasks
. Production preparation includes setup and service order.
. Music preparation includes worship team rehearsal, choir rehearsals, board chart preparation, sheet music preparation, creating musical arrangements using notation software when needed, writing worship songs, studying and preparing to conduct musical scores for choral rehearsals. This will be. Key component the assigned rollin growing the music and worship ministries at FBC Venice.
. Oversee installations, repairs, and purchase of any technology and equipment for the campuses
. Work with Family Pastor to lead regular worship services and sessions with the Family Ministry.
. Manage Youth stage and production booth for safety, security, and presentation.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Worship Arts Minister
Time Type:
Full Time
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Church Size:
500 - 750

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Contact Name:
Bob Knight
312 Miami Avenue W.
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