Job Description

Worship Pastor Job Description:


To develop and promote the music ministry of the church and to lead the congregation in worship of our Lord Jesus Christ.


Maintain Personal Spiritual Walk 

*Provide church members and community with an example of authentic discipleship.

*Maintain a consistent program of self-improvement.

*Maintain personal purity. 

Oversee The Administrative Needs Of The Music Ministry:

*Prepare an annual music budget reflecting the needs of the entire music program.

*Listen to and evaluate music used (Including its message, musicality, theology etc).

*Oversee the purchase and maintenance of the music library, materials, supplies, musical 

instruments, and other equipment useful in the music ministry.

*Communicate upcoming events, rehearsals, etc. with members (which may include articles in 

the newsletters, emails, texts, etc. as needed).

*Manage all worship software, subscriptions and licensing (ProPresenter, CCLI and others).

*Input worship lyrics and announcement slides each week for worship.

Oversee The Music Ministry Of The Church:

*Direct the organization and implementation of a comprehensive church music program 

including choir, vocal and/or instrumental ensembles etc..

*Plan congregational worship services in coordination with the pastor and other staff.  

*Lead Worship at the Morning and Evening worship services.

*Lead Sanctuary Choir and Praise Band Rehearsals.

*Work with elected choir officers on an activities calendar which may include banquets, trips, 

and various activities that help promote choir unity and fellowship.

*Assist with music planning and volunteers for special services, such as weddings, funerals, 

and other church gatherings and projects.

*Be a resource, recruiter and support for other choirs and ensembles in the church (Including 

children’s and youth choirs, praise teams etc.) 

*Oversee all aspects of our sounds, video, lighting, tech crews and equipment.

*Work with the pastor to plan and promote special concerts, conferences and revivals.

*Oversee Greeter Ministry and Welcome Desk (including guest bag supplies etc.)

*Act as Care Pastor to those involved in the music program (visit sick, attend funerals etc).

Support The Overall Purpose And Work Of The Church:

*Work with church staff to carry out the programs and mission of the church.

*Assist the pastor in services, office work and visitation when appropriate.

*Follow up with those who have visited our church and turned in a connect card.

*Visit and encourage those who are sick and recovering in our congregation.

*Other duties as assigned by the pastor

About First Baptist Church Madisonville

Church Info:

First Baptist Church Madisonville, TN is a friendly Southern Baptist Church with an average attendance of 325, located in Monroe County, TN. We have a blended worship style with traditional hymns and contemporary praise songs, sanctuary choir, worship band and praise team.

We are a rural church situated between Knoxville and Chattanooga, 15 miles from interstate 75. We are surrounded by lakes, rivers and the Great Smoky Mountains.  FBC Madisonville offers a small town church environment, while providing engaging programs and activities for all ages.  We have outstanding children and youth programs each with great leaders and newly renovated space. In 2021 we opened our 5,000 square foot state of the art children's space "The Attic." In 2022 we purchased and renovated a nearby 100 year old warehouse to use as our youth space which we call "The Tribe". The next big thing on our capital improvements list is a major sanctuary renovation. God has been moving in our church in many areas and we look forward to what He will do in and through our music ministry and worship services with the right leadership in place.

Our purpose at FBC Madisonville is to Make Disciples Who Love God, Love People and Follow Jesus. We do that by helping people Connect to God and each other, Learn Jesus’ teachings and way of life, Worship God on Sunday and every day, and Serve others by meeting their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

We have a wonderful staff that includes: a full-time Pastor, Administrative Assistant, Children’s Pastor, Youth Pastor, Child Care Director and Custodian. We also have a part-time Associate Pastor. This position is for a full-time Worship Pastor (Music Minister) who will be directly responsible for leading our blended worship services at FBCM including choirs, worship band and praise team. 

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
High School Diploma

Date Posted
2 weeks ago
Madisonville, Tennessee

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
300-500 people

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