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Worship Leader/Pastor

New Temple Baptist Church

New Temple Baptist Church is seeking God’s leadership in discovering our Worship Pastor/Leader who supports our core values, mission statement, vision and various ministries.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

· The Worship Pastor/Leader is a spiritual and organizational leader who oversees the worship ministries of New Temple Baptist Church (NTBC)

· Ensure each worship service is led in such a way that the congregation has an opportunity to an authentic encounter with God’s presence.

· This full-time position is responsible for developing, assisting and leading all programs of the church related to worship (music, drama, technology and the arts).

· Fully support the mission, vision and worship philosophy of the Senior Pastor and NTBC.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Building the necessary teams to carry out the worship areas of NTBC.

· Plan the corporate worship services of NTBC in consultation with the Senior Pastor and worship teams.

· Direct all weekly activities and rehearsals as necessary.

· Introduce our worship teams to worship training and spiritual growth provided by other ministries, books, Bible studies and conferences.

· Set annual goals/budget for the worship ministry that are in line with our vision.

· Lead in some form of spiritual formation at every rehearsal.

· Work closely with the church’s staff to develop their worship programming experiences.

· Assist in the planning and implementation of new worship experiences with contemporary and traditional styles of worship music and formats.

· Be open to change and the shifting responsibilities as growth and ministry develop.

· Ability to read and direct sheet music (for choirs and orchestra) as well as lead a praise band and praise team.

· Ability to work with chord charts.

· Must have strong vocal skills.

· Experience in leading worship that transcends modern, contemporary and traditional genres.

· Minimum of 5 years of worship leader experience.

OUTREACH AND INREACH

· Plan, coordinate and conduct music related to outreach events of the community.

· Minister to music ministry volunteers who are sick, hospitalized, or in crisis.

· Provide counsel, comfort and encouragement to those who are encountering hardship.

· Participate in the general pastoral care of the congregation as called upon by the Senior Pastor.

· Provide, as needed, music for church funerals and weddings.

· Consult with primarily the Senior Pastor (supervisor) concerning activities, policies, scheduling and procedures that relate to his area of responsibility.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

· Recruit, train and oversee individuals with spiritual maturity, gifts and talents to serve in the church’s music and drama ministries.

ADMINISTRATION

· Develop and manage the annual budget for the worship/music ministry.

· Be responsible for the maintenance, care and addition of music, musical instruments, lighting, sound and all related equipment. Maintain the music library of the church.

· Ensure compliance with copyright laws as it relates to the worship ministries.

PERSONAL GROWTH

· Grow in your personal walk with the Lord. Faithfully practice the spiritual disciplines of Bible study, prayer, worship, stewardship, evangelism, fellowship, and service.

COMMUNICATIONS RESPONSIBILITIES

· Multi-media employees, volunteers, and equipment

· Recruit, screen, oversee and provide training for both qualified technicians and volunteers.

· Work with Sound and Tech Team to purchase, inventory, store, control, and repair all church multimedia equipment.

· Oversee and schedule a highly trained team of technicians who will:

o Develop presentation materials for the worship services

o Operate the sound, video and lighting systems during the service or event.

o Record the worship services (and other events, as appropriate.)

o Assist church ministries, as time allows, with multimedia presentation and publications.

o Produce CDs, videos, and computer presentations, as needed

Submit your information below for this opportunity.

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