Worship And DIScipleship Pastor [Job Description]

Position Title: Worship and Discipleship Pastor

Supervisor: Senior Pastor

Principal Function:  To model, serve, and lead the church in worship and discipleship. 

Worship Leadership:

• Serve as a leader in the worship services, giving direction to the congregational singing, praise team vocalists, musicians, and audio/visual team.

• Plan church services in consultation with the senior pastor.

• Select music that aligns with the theme and purpose of each service.

• Oversee song lyrics in presentation software. Ensure lyrics are scripturally accurate.

• Prepare for and conduct weekly rehearsals.

• Prepare and lead the adult choir for seasonal/special emphasis presentations.

• Responsible for church-owned musical instruments, audio/visual equipment, and broadcast/production systems used for church services.

• Supervise the work of paid music staff, volunteers, and guest musicians.

• Schedule and oversee vocalists, instrumentalists, and audio/visual team.

• Maintain timely communication with ministerial staff, vocalists, musicians, audio/visual team, etc. regarding upcoming services and events.

• Coordinate the music program with the organizational calendar and emphasis of the church.

• Develop the annual worship ministry plan and budget.

• Coordinate and approve of music for worship, funerals, and weddings.

• Continuously develop musical and worship leading skills and knowledge. 

Discipleship Leadership:

• Commit to positive relationships and communication with the pastor, other ministry staff leaders, and church personnel.

• Foster positive relationships with elders, deacons, church lay leaders, and general church family. 

• Cultivate a discipleship vision for the future of our church family. 

• Organize, coordinate, implement, and evaluate total religious education. 

• Lead in planning and calendaring events and activities related to the educational ministry. 

• Submit the annual discipleship ministry plan and budget. 

• Enlist and equip servant leaders for the educational ministry. 

• Evaluate needs and opportunities for growth through starting new ministry units.

• Facilitate and implement curriculum selection policies for Sunday School and discipleship ministries. 

• Grow disciples through new member classes, outreach, and visitation. 

• Perform all other ministerial and educational functions as requested by the senior pastor. 

Required Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in music or Seminary Degree in Music preferred but not required. 

• Seminary degree in Theology, education or equivalent of 4 to 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


• Evidence of a mature and clear Christian walk characterized by Paul in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1. Personal wisdom and sufficiency are grounded in Christ with a life submitted to God’s authority in all things. Can effectively lead others in prayer. Gives regularly and generously to the work of the church. Readily applies scripture to personal and professional situations. Can articulate Baptist theological understandings on a range of issues in agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.

• An attitude and communication style that reflects understanding of servant leadership, with a teachable spirit. 

• Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries and maintain strict confidentiality.

• Excellent listening skills

• Musically gifted and trained:

          - Knowledge of music theory and ability to teach/train others. 

             (1 Timothy 3:2 & 2 Timothy 2:2)

          - Ability to arrange music to adjust to the talent, experience, and instrumentation of the participants. 

          - Ability to implement convergence worship (“blended” style): the coming together of historic and contemporary worship.

• Ability to work with vocalists and instrumentalists.

• Strong knowledge and understanding of audio/visual equipment and its operation. 

• Stage presence – ability to engage and involve everyone in worship. 

If you have a love and passion for worshipping and serving the Lord Jesus Christ while helping others grow closer to him, please consider sending a cover letter, resume with references, and links to your work to wynnbrookworship@gmail.com

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