Job Description

In this full-time position, the Worship and Student Pastor is responsible for leading worship for various church gatherings, developing a vibrant student ministry, and volunteer recruitment and development in both ministries. More than that and in partnership with the Lead Pastor, he will be responsible for the spiritual health of all of those he leads, being sure to disciple them with scripture, prayer, and sound doctrine.

  1. Bachelor’s degree in biblical studies/theology/ministry/worship.
  2. Experience and passion for worship and student ministry.
  3. Proficiency in vocals and either guitar or piano.
  4. Good judgment.
  5. Experience in Biblical conflict resolution (Matthew 18 & Ephesians 4:15).
  6. Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality in accordance with South Bay policy.
  7. Ability to work well under short deadlines, juggle multiple priorities, recognize and respond to urgent requests, and quickly adjust to changing priorities.
  8. Self-motivated, self-starter, and able to take a task or project through to completion.
  9. Excellent communicator. Must be able to articulate clearly both in spoken and written form.
  10. Strong relationally with the ability to oversee and lead multiple teams consisting of both staff and volunteers and work well in cooperation in each team.
  11. Ability to research, produce answers, and give clear direction

 

Qualifications—The ideal candidate for this role is:

  • A committed and maturing follower of Christ as described in 1 Timothy 3:1-7.
  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: biblical studies/theology/ministry/worship.
  • Experience and passion for worship and student ministry.
  • Proficiency in vocals and either guitar or piano.
  • Good judgment.
  • Experience in Biblical conflict resolution (Matthew 18 & Ephesians 4:15).
  • Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality in accordance with the congregation’s policy.
  • Ability to work well under short deadlines, juggle multiple priorities, recognize and respond to urgent requests, and quickly adjust to changing priorities.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, and able to take a task or project through to completion.
  • Excellent communicator both in spoken and written form.
  • Able to oversee and lead multiple teams consisting of both staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to research, produce answers, and give clear direction.

Expectations:

  1. Christ-centered, God-honoring behavior always, i.e. treating people with love, dignity, respect, compassion, and integrity (all aspects of 1 Corinthians 13).
  2. For all grievances, follow Matthew 18 and Ephesians 4:15, and direct others to do the same.
  3. Successful completion of annual background check.
  4. Pleasant and professional in personality and in appearance.
  5. Attends and serves in all weekend worship services.
  6. Attends all mandatory meetings.
  7. Tithes 10% of his income to South Bay Bible Church.
  8. Signed acknowledgement and agreement with the South Bay Statement of Faith.
  9. Member of and lives according to the member covenant of South Bay.
  10. Stay Connected: Continuous student of God’s Word and personal spiritual growth.

Some Specific Responsibilities in the Worship Ministry:

  • Identify, recruit, and develop musicians, vocalists and leaders for worship, production, and other related ministries.
  • Maintain worship team schedules (including rehearsal).
  • Establish set-lists for all regular services and special events
  • Maintain compliance with music and video copyright laws and licensing
  • Write/Create/Produce songs for the local church (preferred, not required)
  • Assures the worship team is staying true to Biblical principles, church doctrine, and Biblical standards for peaceful relationships.

 Some Specific Responsibilities in Student Ministry:

  • Cultivate a vibrant student ministry at South Bay for 6th-12th grade students.
  • Organize regular meetings for building relationships, worship, and biblical teaching.
  • Provide wise counsel for students who need direction and encouragement.
  • Recruit and develop volunteers who will join alongside you in raising up young disciples of Christ.
  • Help students to set an example as defined in 1 Timothy 4:12.

 

THE 5 C’s OF A GREAT FIT

Character

  • Maturing Christ-follower who is biblically qualified to serve as an Elder and who displays the fruit of the Spirit in his personal and professional relationships
  • A student of God’s Word
  • Self-motivated self-starter able to bring a project to completion

Calling

  • Called to serve the local church
  • Called at this time in life to serve the worship and student ministries of the local church

Competencies

  • Strong singing and musical abilities
  • Leadership and team building abilities
  • Organization and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in one of the following: biblical studies, theology, ministry, or worship.
  • One to two years related experience and/or training.
  • Affirmation of the South Bay Statement of Faith

Culture

  • Owning Jesus’ mission by making growing disciples of Jesus.
  • Following Jesus whole-heartedly
  • Cherishing the scriptures
  • Love serving the local community
  • Have fun along the way

 

About South Bay Bible Church

South Bay Bible Church (originally South Bay Bible Fellowship) of East Moriches, NY was founded in 2006 by a group of approximately twenty families under the leadership of their pastor, Dr. Tim Conklin. The church plant was driven by a desire to spread the good news of Jesus Christ to the local community.


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Experience Required
1-5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
1 week ago
Location
East Moriches, New York

Denomination
Non-Denominational

Church Size
100-200 people people