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Worship Ministry

Worship Leader

Ellaville Baptist Church
Posted: 04/19/2023
Salary/Range: TBD
Ellaville, Georgia

Ellaville Baptist Church

Director of Worship Ministries/Worship Leader

Position Description


SUPERVISOR: Reports to the Senior Pastor



Ellaville Baptist Church is a small Southern Baptist congregation in the small rural town of Ellaville, GA. This church aims to fulfill the Great Commission in our community and beyond and sees corporate worship as critical to the building up of the body towards Christ-like maturity and for equipping for ministry. The Director of Worship Ministries will arrange music, lead the choir, schedule volunteers, and lead congregational worship music on a weekly basis. Our church enjoys a blended music style including old and modern hymns, traditional and contemporary music styles, including music from artists such as The Gettys, Sovereign Grace, Gaither, City Alight, and more. This position will report to the Senior Pastor and may also work with other staff/volunteers in planning the musical services.



Meets the hiring and evaluation criteria of ministerial leadership at Ellaville Baptist Church
Character – gives evidence of the character and conduct expected of a follower of Jesus
Competence – competence in matters pertaining to church and worship ministry.
Chemistry – possesses the ability to work well with staff, volunteers, church members.
A clear testimony of faith in Christ and growing relationship with Him.
Commitment to moral purity with a humble, teachable spirit
Commitment to the mission, vision, and worship philosophy of Ellaville Baptist Church
Wholeheartedly affirms the EBC statement of faith, The Baptist Faith and Message, 2000
Either currently is a member of, or willing and qualified to join the membership of Ellaville Baptist Church upon hiring.



Recruits and interviews potential new music volunteers for music proficiency
Integrates new music volunteers into worship services
Coordinates the rotations and schedules for volunteer musicians and singers
Provides and receives timely feedback and evaluation for the worship services



Arrange music/lyrics/chord sheets for choir and musicians and other vocalists
In coordination with the Senior Pastor, plan services with prayer, conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and select song arrangements and music keys that are congregational friendly
Coordinate with staff or volunteers to ensure lyric slides are uploaded on ProPresenter
Lead the congregation in singing worship music for Sunday services
Plan and direct choir in rehearsals and in worship services
Coordinate with tech team to ensure quality audio mixing and production
Create and maintain an annual budget for the ministry
Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor



Excellent vocal and musical skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong supervisory and leadership skills
Working knowledge of choral direction, music theory, and arrangement techniques
Working knowledge of traditional and contemporary music styles in a blended service
Working knowledge of hymns (old and modern), contemporary songs, and southern gospel that are congregationally friendly, robust in doctrine, Christ-centered, and gospel saturated.
Working knowledge of audio production in live music settings



Basic musical education (lessons or self-taught) required
Ability to lead worship from either keyboard or guitar while singing is preferred



Specific hours, compensation, and other additional expectations and requirements are commensurate with experience and education and will be determined after interviewing and upon hiring



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To Apply: 229-937-2100