Summary of Position:
Lawrence Drive Baptist Church is actively seeking a part time worship leader to serve our congregation and community. The chosen candidate will be tasked with the responsibility of biblical worship as leader of the music program of our church. Lawrence Drive is a mission minded Southern Baptist Church whose body is passionate about serving Jesus and becoming more like Him. We strive to model the ordinances, teachings and doctrines set forth in the New Testament for the local church. Our desire is to nurture members through Christian education, fellowship, service and discipleship. We are looking for someone to build our members up in their faith, love and worship through music and worship. Established in 1968 we currently have an average attendance in our Sunday morning worship service of approximately 200. If you are an excited, called and gifted worship leader then this position may be for you. If you are a spiritual leader who can infuse and excite young adults through the preached gospel and dynamic, powerful, sincere and insightful studies then this position may be for you.
*Please review complete Job Requirements below.
· High School Diploma or equivalent.
· Formal musical training preferred.
Experience and Knowledge Required:
· A vibrant and true Christian salvation and testimony.
· A true calling and giftedness in the areas of music and worship.
· A minimum of 2 years’ experience as Worship Leader or Minister of Music at a similar sized church is desired.
· Solid theological understanding and grounding.
· Positive attitude and a positive approach to problem solving.
· Strong organizational and time management skills and a pursuit of excellence through attention to detail.
· Ability to communicate the Gospel through word, musical and vocal worship to various ages in our congregation.
· Proven ability to lead and serve on teams.
· Ability to contribute to the vision of Lawrence Drive Baptist Church which can be summarized by Ephesians 4:12-13.
· Ability to lead and feed our team of musicians and vocalists.
· Ability to lead a spirit empowered and filled worship service.
· Ability to lead a choir if necessary.
· Ability to produce musical productions at special times like Easter and Christmas.
· Ability to interact and work with a variety of people through superior interpersonal skills.
· Ability to resolve conflict in a Biblical manner.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
· Develop and oversee the praise and worship service, coordinating with the Senior Pastor of Lawrence Drive Baptist Church.
· Assist the Senior Pastor in the planning and conduction of Sunday morning and potentially evening worship services along with Wednesday prayer meeting and/ or bible studies.
· Work closely with ministry leaders at Lawrence Drive Baptist Church.
· Consistent communication with key leaders and committees.
Lawrence Drive exists to win people to Jesus, disciple believers and love God with everything we have. Through Pastoral leadership we are to be equipped to do the works of the ministry. Each one of us has been given power through the indwelling of The Holy Spirit. Each of us has a spiritual gift through which we are able to do the good works that we were created for. God’s mission and the mission of His Church are inseparably linked. If God’s mission is to be glorified through the redemption and reconciliation of a people, the Church’s mission must align with those very same things.
The mission of the Church is highlighted in Matthew 28:17-20. We exist to remove all doubt in our worship of Jesus believing that He has given us the authority to live for Him and become more and more like Him. We are called to make disciples of all nations and to baptize converts in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
At Lawrence Drive, this mission is best displayed in our daily lives, as we live out the Gospel to those around us teaching people to obey all the commands Jesus gave to us. In all of this Jesus has promised that He would be with us even to the end of the age.
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