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Worship Pastor

Johns Creek Baptist Church
Greater Atlanta Area
Full-Time; Up to $125,000
Closing date
Nov 3, 2021

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Focus Areas
Religion / Faith-based
Job Function
Executive / Senior Management
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Worship Pastor

Status: Full-time

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Supervises: Admin. Assistant, Organist, Pianist, Dir. of Children’s Music Ministries

Responsibility: Oversee and lead Traditional Worship Ministries

Education/Experience: Master’s level or greater (Music and/or Theological degree preferred). Minimum five years leading worship (Experience in Baptist life preferred). 

Essential Duties:                                                                                                                                     

  • Responsible for attending regular Pastoral Staff Meetings.
  • Responsible for planning worship services, in collaboration with Senior Pastor and Contemporary Worship Pastor, regarding theme, scripture, and teaching focus.
  • Coordinate and lead all participants in Traditional worship service.
  • Responsible for selecting all music for choir, orchestra, soloists and congregation, and for conducting regular rehearsal of music groups (choir, orchestra, ensembles, etc.).
  • Responsible for empowering members of all ages to participate in current and new opportunities for the music ministry (choirs, orchestra, ensembles, solos, etc.) 
  • Responsible for organizing and leading special concerts and musical events.
  • Responsible for leading funeral/memorial services in collaboration with other pastors.
  • Responsible for regular and reliable communication between all worship ministry areas.
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting request for annual Worship Ministries Budget.
  • Responsible for overseeing and managing annual Worship Ministries Budget.
  • Responsible for regular maintenance on all worship related instruments, tools and equipment, including (but not limited to): piano, organ, audio-visual equipment, and technology (in collaboration with Worship Production Manager), and theater props.
  • Responsible for casting a clear vision for worship and for advancing the larger vision of JCBC within the Worship Ministry.

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrates humility and a sincere call to serve Christ’s church.
  • Demonstrates both spiritual and relational warmth, as well as a genuine love for people.
  • Demonstrates a keen and intuitive understanding of the dynamics of congregational life.
  • Demonstrates a passion for leading the church in worship, with a visible comfort and strength in “platform presence.” 
  • Demonstrates capacity to understand and nurture the needs of a wide variety of worshipers, from diverse backgrounds and expectations.
  • Demonstrates evidence of spiritual and theological maturity, with a capacity to lead choir and orchestra to grow spiritually and theologically, as worship leaders of the church.
  • Demonstrates capacity to inspire and lead choir and orchestra to pursue excellence in the development of their musical skill (both vocally and instrumentally).
  • Demonstrates ability to draw other talented members into ministry.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to change.
  • Demonstrates ability to be a team player, with capacity to work cooperatively with gifted and competent colleagues toward a common goal. 
  • Demonstrates good decision-making abilities, able to make the tough call, while maintaining healthy relationships with peers as well as those being supervised.
  • Demonstrates commitment to protect confidential information.


Johns Creek Baptist Church is a large member congregation affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  Throughout our rich history, we have consistently upheld the classical values and beliefs of Baptists. We also recognize certain distinctives that we hold as central to our faith and practices.  We seek to be a free and faithful voice of the Gospel, witnessing with integrity to Jesus Christ and the mission of the Church. The church believes in and dedicates itself to preserving and practicing historic Baptist principles, Freedoms, and traditions. We value excellence in worship, theological depth and diversity, authentic Christian community, deliberate church growth, congregational courage, responsible Christian stewardship, and a missional consciousness where every member is mobilized to serve.

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6910 McGinnis Ferry Road
United States
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