Worship and Discipleship Pastor Full Time

@ Palestine Baptist Church
  • Huddleston, Virginia View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Music & Worship Ministries
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2021
  • Application closes: 8 July 2021
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    Job Description

    The primary responsibilities of the full-time worship and discipleship Pastor are to lead the music ministry and small group/discipleship ministry at PBC. This person is directly accountable to the Senior Pastor.


    • Continue to grow and mature in Christ as a Godly person of integrity.
    • Demonstrate leadership in being able to disciple those in your sphere of influence while enabling the worship and discipleship ministry to grow.
    • Provide leadership, vision, and passion for PBC in the area of music and discipleship ministries.
    • Coordinate with the Senior Pastor to create and lead engaging worship services. This includes leading the music ministry, recruiting and developing a worship team, and scheduling vocalists. Responsibilities include preparation for and leading rehearsals, as well as consulting with the Senior Pastor to coordinate the music for the services.
    • Proficiency in leading worship with a strong vocal ability. Capable of leading with a musical instrument preferred, but not required.
    • Lead and or participate in the planning and implementation of church programs.
    • Provide discipleship and fellowship opportunities to all who serve on the worship team.
    • Evaluate AV quality for both in-person and live stream services and communicate regularly with the audio and video technicians.
    • Develop worship gifts from within the church body, the local community, and local Universities.
    • Regularly promote, recruit, and audition new members for the music ministry.
    • For seasonal occasions, direct an adult choir, drama team, praise team, and praise band.
    • Oversee and coordinate the small group / discipleship ministry within the church.
    • Identify, develop, and disciple small group leaders from within the church congregation.
    • Work with the Senior Pastor to identify and respond to discipleship needs.
    • Ensure the small group ministry is promoted within the church and community.
    • Work with the Senior Pastor to develop small group study material weekly based on the sermon theme.
    • Develop, build, and grow a small group ministry that allows the church members and the community to grow closer to each other and deeper in their faith.
    • Either currently a member of PBC, or willing and qualified to join the membership of PBC upon hiring in full agreement of our statement of faith.
    • Develop and administer an annual budget for the worship and discipleship ministries and providing regular updates.
    • The Worship and Discipleship Pastor will be an active member of church leadership team.
    • The duties associated with this position will take no less than 40 – 45 hours per week.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.


    • Strong sense of calling and identity in Christ, seeking the guidance of the Holy Spirit in all things.
    • A person of integrity within his family, church and community.
    • Stable, maturing Christian that will demonstrate God’s love to all.
    • Strong leadership, administrative, and organizational skills.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills.
    • Dependable & consistent in performing their duties and assignments.


    • Please submit your resume in PDF form, including 3 references, to the email address.
    • Please use “Attention Worship Leader Search Committee” as the subject line of your email.
    • Also, please include links to any social media platforms to which you post, blog, or post photos.
    Application closes: July 8, 2021

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