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Associate Pastor of Worship & Families

Job type: Full-time

Category: Worship Ministry

Location: Elizabethton, TN Post Date: November 27, 2017


Oak Street Baptist Church in Elizabethton, TN is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Worship & Families to lead our music and youth ministries and provide additional oversight to our children's ministries.

The Associate Pastor of Worship & Families is expected to 1) be a committed follower of Jesus Christ; 2) be in agreement with the OSBC's beliefs and values; 3) be a model of servant leadership for the church; 4) be a good team player with strong interpersonal skills; 5) demonstrate a love for students and their families; 6) be able to lead a blended worship service.

While not necessary, experience in ministry and formal theological education are advantages.



Worship Ministry (40%)1) Plan, in conjunction with the Pastor, weekly worship services and lead the corporate worship of the church2) Direct the vocalists and musicians of the church by conducting regular rehearsals and leading them during worship services3) Lead & train the members of OSBC's tech team to ensure that audio & visual elements of corporate worship services are functioning properly4) Plan and direct special/seasonal musical events in conjunction with the Pastor5) Identify and develop members to serve as vocalists, musicians, and tech team members

Family Ministry (40%)1) Oversee the student ministry of the church including Sunday School, Wednesday nights, and special events2) Recruit and lead a team of student ministry volunteers3) Lead the Wednesday night student gatherings4) Communicate regularly with parents regarding updates and announcements for the student ministry5) Plan periodic special events for the students (retreats, conferences, camps, etc.)6) Provide direction and leadership to our children's ministry by recruiting workers/teachers and working alongside volunteer leaders (Nursery Director, AWANA Director, Children's Church Director, VBS Director). 7) Implement and/or review child protection policies and procedures and train our volunteers as needed8) Provide parenting and family worship resources for families in the church

General Pastoral Ministry (20%)1) Preach occasionally on Sundays2) Visitation and counseling 3) Meet weekly with other church staff4) Perform other duties as directed by the Pastor

How to apply

Email resumes to Pastor Chris Shumate - [email protected]