Job type: Part-time
Category: Worship Ministry
Location: Lakeland (a suburb of Memphis), TN Post Date: April 03, 2017
The Worship Leader will work closely with the Senior Pastor and Administrative Director to develop and lead a Christ-centered, Spirit-filled worship service using old and new songs to help the people of Lakeland First Baptist Church sing to the Lord with undistracted excellence. He will also help to bring clear communication to the congregation and participate in providing support for children's events.
Primary Areas of ResponsibilityThe Worship Leader will work closely with the Senior Pastor and Administrative Director to develop and lead a Christ-centered, Spirit-filled worship service using old and new songs to help the people of Lakeland First Baptist Church sing to the Lord with undistracted excellence. He will also help to bring clear communication to the congregation and participate in providing support for children's events.
Worship Music• Plan and select weekly worship music that promotes the gospel and passionate praise• Lead Wednesday night practices and Sunday morning worship• Stay current on worship and related issues in the church, both theological and practical• Develop, train and lovingly lead the vocalists and instrumentalists to help them play and sing skillfully to the glory of God• Oversee the sound and lighting, and other tech issues for worship and church events such as weddings and funerals• Help to organize and lead special services like Christmas Eve and EasterCommunications• Establish and maintain healthy systems of communication between the leadership, ministry boards/teams, and the congregation• See to it that all media outlets including bulletin, website, social media, welcome center, advertising, etc. are aesthetically pleasing and clear• Bring clarity to the details and objectives of various programming efforts• Provide leadership for Wednesday night children's music ministry• Work with the Children Ministry Director to lead children's Christmas Program, VBS, and other special children's eventsGeneral Ministry Responsibilities• Share in general ministry and administrative duties of the Ministry Team Leaders and Staff
Qualifications• Displays the character and calling of the position (1 Timothy 3, Titus 1)• Life evidence of being a servant leader who is humble and willing to learn• The ability to be a self-starter combined with skills in delegation and supervision of others• Strong administrative gifts and people skills• Ability to lead and communicate effectively up front• A desire to help people progress in their faith journey with an attitude of grace• Strong interpersonal communication skills in large and small group settings• The ability to meet new people and make them feel comfortable• Theology and beliefs compatible with Lakeland First Baptist Church• A commitment to the leadership, vision, and mission of Lakeland First Baptist• The skills and gifts that will help him minister to people of all ages
Position Requirements• A seminary degree and/or degree in music education would be preferred but not required• Experience in leading worship• Experience in enlisting, equipping and empowering volunteers
Working Relationships• Accountable to the Senior Pastor and will establish a good working relationship with him, assisting him when necessary• Ability to be a positive team member and committed to working cooperatively with volunteers• Maintains a working relationship with Administrative Director and Senior Leadership Team• Communicates with other church ministries in the congregation
SpecificationsPart-Time: 15-20 hours per week
How to apply
Send resume and cover letter to Jim Avery, Executive Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before June 1, 2017.