Worship Leader | McGregor Baptist Church

Rukes Search Group | Fort Myers, Florida
Job Description

Job Description

The Worship Leader reports to the Minister of Music and is responsible for developing worship services in a worship band format that reflects the biblical, theological, and historical principles of worship embraced by McGregor Baptist Church. This position oversees the worship for the 3rd service on Sunday mornings, which is the band-led service.


Specific Duties

• Design and lead worship services in a worship band format

• Execute and support the vision for the worship ministry as laid out and communicated by

the Minister of Music

• Rehearse with the musicians who will lead the worship services

• Communicate effectively with musicians and technical teams

• Schedule musicians on PCO

• Meet regularly with the Minister of Music and Music Ministry Team

• Meet weekly with his direct report, our Tech Director

• Support the youth worship ministry under the direction of the Minister to Students

(McGregor Student Ministry) with oversight from the Minister of Music

• Participate in seasonal and occasional events as needed

• Run Worship Ministry Social Media accounts

• Assist as needed with running the MBC Social Media accounts

• Graphic Development for Worship Ministry consumption

• Prep for and lead in the development of “Worship at McGregor” song videos

• Lead all recording efforts (for mastering and music video needs)

• Supervise our full time Tech Director. Help cast vision and direction for “in service”

visuals, and the Digital Media components of the Worship Ministry

• Hospital Visitation


Other Qualifications

• The Worship Leader must demonstrate the fruits of the Holy Spirit as stated in Galatians 5:22.

This person must be respectful of his/her co-workers, gentle not violent or quarrelsome. He

should exhibit teachable, temperate, and compassionate behavior to all co-workers, members,

and contacts. Must maintain the highest level of confidentially.

• The Worship Leader must be a disciple of Jesus Christ whose daily life reflects a desire to grow in

faith and live in fellowship with God's people. Only if he is in step, will he be able to effectively

and properly supervise other Worship Ministry employees.

• The Worship Leader must be a member of McGregor Baptist Church and fully supportive of

the church Covenant and Confession of Faith.

• The Music Ministry Staff at MBC is a learning environment; the Worship Leader must be

committed to participating with others in an ongoing study of worship and the application of

sound biblical and theological principles to the corporate worship of the church. In addition, the

WL should be prepared to positively critique all aspects of the worship ministry and receive

critique from others.

• The Worship Leader must be a competent musician and able to develop the skills of amateur

vocalists and instrumentalists to build teams of worship musicians.

• The Worship Leader must demonstrate personal integrity and maturity in their dealings with

each other. They should be willing to participate in pastoral care to members of their teams.

• The Worship Leader must stay up to date on current social media practices and maintain

working knowledge of graphic design software and resources. A working knowledge of song

editing, mixing, and mastering software is preferred.


THE FIVE C’s OF A GREAT FIT


Character

• Mature Christian exhibiting the fruits of the Spirit as stated in Galatians 5:22. Exhibits

teachable, temperate, and compassionate behavior.


Calling

• Passionate about the local church, obeying God’s Word as the final authority, and

leading people closer to Jesus through biblical, theological, and historical principles of

worship.


Credentials

• Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in music or related field from four-year college or university; or

one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of

education and experience.


Competencies

• Competent musician and able to develop the skills of amateur vocalists and

instrumentalists to build teams of worship musicians.

• Knowledge of social media practices and graphic design software.

• Skills in song editing, mixing and mastering is preferred.


Culture

• As a staff member at McGregor, you will:

o Keep the unity of the Spirit with peace

o Walk in a manner worthy of the Gospel

o Participate in the worship, ordinances, discipline, and doctrines of the church

o Affirm the Word of God as the final supreme authority for your life

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Fort Myers, Florida
Denomination
Baptist: SBC
Church Size
2,000-3,000