Associate Pastor of Worship

Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church

Job Description

Creative Planning & Programing

  • Lead and design musical/creative content for weekend worship that is suitable to the multi-generational congregation.
  • Be an advocate for the use of a variety of styles of worship while theologically grounded in God’s word.
  • Coordinate with other pastors to support the message, preaching and philosophy of ministry at Lincoln Avenue.
  • Create, plan, and/or facilitate additional opportunities in various arts such as drama, visual art, etc. for all age groups such as Children’s Ministry, small groups, retreats, Bible study groups, community choirs, etc.
  • Work closely with the production team and other creative team leads and members.
  • Coordinate service logistics including recruitment and direction of participants.

Musical Direction

  • Create and lead Sunday morning and special event worship music as the primary worship leader.
  • Lead and develop the worship team(s) and their spiritual growth as well as their technical musical abilities.
  • Lead and direct our choir and band, instrumentally and vocally doing what you do for the glory of God and the good of others.
  • Stay current and maintain a high level of knowledge of new practices and art forms that could better lead people in worship.

Other Expectations/Working Relationships

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills that reflect the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other staff in an effort to foster a spirit of unity.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Recognizes one’s own strengths and weaknesses and is resourceful in supplementing with others those areas where additional skills are required.
  • Technical experience may include but not be limited to digital audio workstations, synthesizers, composing software, Planning Center Online, and Mac computers.

Education & Experience

  • Demonstration of a clear calling to worship ministry is required.
  • Requires knowledge, skill, and maturity equivalent to completion of a bachelor's degree.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a related degree.
  • 3+ years of worship leading experience is preferred.
  • Must adhere to the Baptist Faith and Message 2000

Personal characteristics and qualifications must meet the standards listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1: 5-9; 1 Peter 5:1-4.

About Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church

Lincoln Avenue is an SBC church located in Jacksonville, Illinois. The church averages around 300 every Sunday morning and are currently looking for their next Associate Pastor of Worship.

Our Beliefs

As you have seen, our past is important and informative in our present. Beyond what we have already discussed, we think it would be good for you to see a more developed set of doctrinal beliefs. On the pages that follow, you can read a few of our beliefs fleshed out. There are two main sections that follow. The first will introduce you to those beliefs that connect us to the historic Baptist movement. These are distinctive that each Baptist congregation will affirm. The second section will help flesh out a few of the doctrines we hold. For more information about these doctrinal convictions, you can find the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 online.

Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Some college

Date Posted
1 year ago
Jacksonville, Illinois

Baptist: SBC

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