Worship Leader

Berean Baptost

Job Description

Full-Time Worship Minister or Leader  

Livonia, MI 


Berean Baptist Church is seeking a man to lead God’s people in proclaiming the glory of God through the beauty and creativity of musical expression during corporate worship. This worship leader will employ his God-given artistic gifts to encourage our 380-member body to cultivate and use their musical talents and gifts as a reflection of, and a response to, the glory of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.


We are an independent Calvinistic Baptist church that is congregationally governed and elder led. We strive to make disciples of Jesus Christ who love God and love people. The church seeks to hire a full-time worship leader who shares our mission and is personally motivated to see the gospel of Jesus Christ exalted among our local body and proclaimed throughout Livonia, Michigan and its surrounding communities. 


Full-Time Worship Minister or Leader Required Personal Qualifications: 

•        Maturity of faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord 

•       Dedication to personal spiritual growth, integrity, and excellence 

•       Motivation to order the structure and content of corporate worship according to scriptural principles 

•       Devotion to the reading/study of Scripture coupled with the ability to teach 

•       Faithful prayer life and commitment to pray for the musical ministry and its participants

•       Eagerness to lead or help grow one or more additional critical ministries of Berean  

•       Agreement with the doctrine, mission, and values of Berean Baptist Church 


Full-Time Worship Minister or Leader Required Professional Qualifications: 

•        Bachelor’s degree with formal training in music or worship, or equivalent vocational experience 

•       Experience leading worship corporate worship in the local church  

•       A comfortable “stage presence” displaying both confidence and humility  

•       Discernment to ensure music ministry content aligns with sound biblical doctrine and a Christ-centered hermeneutic 

•       Ability to comfortably and competently sing and lead music across a wide range of styles including Christian classics (hymns) and contemporary music 

•       Skilled at cultivating musical excellence from among the talents and gifts of a local body 

•       Strong leadership skills, administrative abilities, self-motivation, and dependability

•       Demonstrated competence and discernment in communicating via traditional and modern modes (written, oral, social media, texting) 

•       Familiarity with sound technology including sound mixing and audio-visual presentation systems   

•       Capability in composing, arranging, writing, and sequencing music 

•       Skilled at playing musical instruments (beyond voice) 

•       Creativity to expand the impact of music across all ministries of the church  

•       Aptitude for selecting and introducing new worship music 


Full-Time Worship Minister or Leader Position Description: 

•        Music ministry effort is to take approximately 15 to 25 hours per week. Remainder of work week will be filled with other leadership responsibilities to be determined in collaboration.

with elder board 

•       Administer all aspects of worship services in collaboration with the Worship Service Council, elders, deacons, and other service participants  

•       Schedule and communicate with all service participants, budget for ministry operations, oversee choir ministry, coordinate with audio-visual and lighting technology personne

annual reporting  

•       Lead music for regular Sunday worship services and all special services such as Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Missions Conferences 

•       Disciple and train potential worship leaders and worship team participants

•       Salary commensurate with experience, education, and credentials, including generous benefit package 

About Berean Baptost

At Berean, we are a family of people just like yourself that God has called to salvation through faith in Jesus Christ as revealed in scripture. We gather together out of thanksgiving and joy to worship the one true God, to immerse ourselves in His word, and to encourage one another in the faith. We strive to live out our salvation by loving God and loving people, while desiring to become more like Christ each day.Berean is an independent Calvinistic Baptist church founded in 1940.

Experience Required
6 – 10 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Livonia, Michigan


Church Size
350-500 people

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