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Position:  Worship Leader
Employer:  First Baptist Church Greenwood, MS
Immediate Supervisor: Senior Pastor
Principle Function: The full-time Worship Leader will apply the church’s vision of creating a family of worshippers to the Sunday service. This person will be tasked with building a culture of worship for our church family.
  • Create a worship environment for the Sunday morning service
    • This will be accomplished by rehearsing with the musical talent, directing the audio and video team, working with the Senior Pastor to plan services, and leading a time of worship that encourages and expects congregational participation.
    • Incorporate media elements into our service, such as video testimonies, graphics, slides, and other visuals such as lighting. Tell the story of FBC Greenwood.
  • Recruit and develop musical/technical talent
    • This will involve developing musical talent within the current church membership as well as recruiting outside talent to supplement various needs.
  • Communicate with Pastor, staff, and church
    • Participate in planning sessions with the pastor for sermon series as needed.
    • Attend weekly staff meetings, including a weekly ministry report and spiritual guidance (light readings, prayer, check-ins).
    • Manage various items of the church budget (such as music and music supplies) and recommend purchases of new music equipment.
    • Maintain necessary involvement with church leadership (committees, etc.)
  • Equip all ages to engage in a culture of worship
    • This will involve heavy involvement in our Wednesday night programs, including youth, children, and adult activities.
    • Regular involvement in the life of the church, including outreach events, family groups/SS, and intentional relationships with church members.
    • Prepare and develop worship leaders in different ministries.
  • Plan and lead at least 1 or 2 major events a year
    • This will involve working with adult choir, children’s ministry, youth ministry, and audio/video team.
  • Lead the Communications Team
    • Work with the team to create a list of goals and responsibilities at the beginning of the church year.
    • Ensure that the team has adequate funding and resources to meet those goals.
    • Ensure that the quality and maintenance of our sound system is up-to-date.

Desired Attributes:

  • Passion to see people worship Jesus Christ
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Positive, inspiring attitude
  • Ability to embrace the vision of FBC Greenwood
  • Natural leadership and interpersonal skills
  • A heart of humility and servanthood
  • Strong vocal talent and musical ability

Please send resumé, references, and any available audio/video/links of you leading worship or singing to