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Minister of Music and Youth star

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First Baptist Church of Jonesboro

IL, Illinois, United States

Date Posted:
04/30/2008
Categories:
Missions
Job Type:
Full-Time
First Baptist Church of Jonesboro
Job Description:
Music Minister (.5 FTE) and Youth Ministry Director (.5 FTE) - combined as one full time position

Music Minister (.5 FTE)
Principal Function: The Minister of Music is responsible to the Pastor for the development and promotion of the music program of the church.

Responsibilities as the Music Minister:

1. Maintain an authentic and growing walk with Jesus Christ through the ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, Biblical Stewardship, evangelism, and fellowship.

2. Under the leadership of the Holy Spirit and in coordination with the pastor, lead the church in a meaningful music worship experience while recognizing the true Audience is our Lord Jesus Christ and God, His Father.

3. Direct the planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating of a comprehensive music program including Adult, PreK, Children, and Youth Choirs, vocal, and/or instrumental ensemble.

4. Participate in planning, conducting and evaluating Vacation Bible School.

5. Cooperate with the church Nominating Committee to enlist, train, and direct leaders and/or assistants for the church music ministry, song leaders, sound technicians and accompanists.

6. Be responsible for formulating a church calendar for music activities that takes into consideration conflicts, duplications, and overlapping with other activities and organizations.

7. Serve as a member of the Church Council representing the music ministry.

8. Prepare a monthly music report to be presented at regular Business Meetings.

9. Assist the Pastor in planning all services of worship, special events, and revivals.

10. Maintain music library, materials, supplies, musical instruments, sound system and other equipment.

11. Keep informed on music methods, materials, promotions, and administration.

12. Prepare an annual budget proposal for approval; administer the approved budget.

13. Keep regular office hours as agreed upon by the Personnel Committee, being available for planning and consultation with others involved in music ministry.

14. Cooperate with community, associational, state, and Southern Baptist Church leaders in promoting activities of mutual interest.

15. Participate in weekly visitation program.

16. Assist in the pastoral ministries of visitation and counseling as the need is known.

17. Attend and joyfully participate in the total church program.


Youth Ministry Director (.5 FTE)
Principal Function: The Youth Ministry Director is responsible to the Pastor for the development and promotion of the youth program of the church.

Responsibilities of the Youth Ministry Director:

1. Maintain an authentic & growing walk with Jesus Christ through the ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, Biblical Stewardship, evangelism, and fellowship.

2. Direct the planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating of a comprehensive youth program including, but not limited to, such activities as: Youth Week, drama, retreats, conferences, camps, fellowships, mission trips and other activities.

3. Coordinate various quarterly activities.

4. Coordinate and conduct weekly Bible Study (preferably Wednesday night).

5. Work closely with the Childrens Ministry Director, to make and maintain relationships with children through interaction and participation when possible in programs, as part of the preparation over the long term, in transitioning the children into the youth ministry when that time comes.

6. Guide in determining plans and policies that shape the total lifestyle of youth through personal assistance, encouragement, and personal example.

7. Be responsible for formulating a church calendar for youth activities that takes into consideration conflicts, duplications, and overlapping with other activities and organizations.

8. Serve as a member of the Church Council representing the youth ministry.

9. Prepare monthly youth ministry reports to be presented at monthly business meeting.

10. Guide in the selection, enlistment, training, and supervision of youth worker volunteers.

11. Keep regular office hours as agreed upon by the Personnel Committee, being available for planning and consultation with others involved in youth ministry.

12. Cooperate with the Minister of Music in coordinating youth led services (camp reports, holidays, student Sundays, Youth Sunday, etc.)

13. Prepare an annual budget proposal for approval; administer the approved budget.

14. Cooperate with community, associational, state, and Southern Baptist Church leaders in promoting activities of mutual interest.

15. Participate in weekly visitation program.

16. Assist in the pastoral ministries of visitation and counseling as the need is known.

17. Attend and joyfully participate in the total church program.

Competitive Pay Package - commensurate with education and experience.

Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. Send your resume to:
infofbcj@yahoo.com or Search Committee, First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 32, Jonesboro, IL 62952.

Applicant must be of Southern Baptist Faith and and adhere to the Baptist Faith and Message. Years of experience and degree are not necessarily required as long as the applicant can demonstrate qualifications to perform the responsibilites above. Applicant must be male and must either be single and never married before, a widower, or married (not previously divorced).
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First Baptist Church of Jonesboro

FBC Jonesboro has a rich Southern Baptist heritage, dating back to 1818. We have a resident membership of 574 and average 200 for Sunday morning worship. Joe Aldridge has served as senior pastor since 1998. Music plays a vital role in the life of our church. We are also committed to expanding our ministry to children and youth. We are excited about what God wants to accomplish here in Jonesboro! First Baptist Church of Jonesboro is located in the beautiful rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest, situated between Giant City State Par More...