Calvary Baptist Church

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Denomination - Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - >500

Location - Dothan, Alabama

Position - Associate Pastor of Music & Worship

About the Position:
 

The Associate Pastor of Music & Worship will plan, administer, coordinate, supervise and evaluate a comprehensive and active Music and Worship Ministry of Calvary Baptist Church. The ministry of worship exists to magnify the Lord and to lead God’s people to “exalt His name together” (Psalm 34:3)

Specific Responsibilities:

Under the leadership of the Senior Pastor, provide for, plan, implement, equip, oversee, staff and lead all corporate worship experiences. 

This includes:

  • Choirs

  • Worship teams (vocalists and instrumentalists)

  • Technical teams – Sound, visual, lighting

 

Provide leadership, oversight, and equipping for special interest groups participating and leading in worship. Hands on leadership may be delegated to other staff or volunteers.

This includes:

  • Children’s Worship and choirs

  • Student Praise Band

  • Sonshine Choir – Senior adults

  • Calvary Ringers – Handbell choir

 

Provide leadership and equipping for annual events when music and corporate worship are included.

This includes:

  • Vacation Bible School

  • Christmas Season Events

  • Concerts

  • Non-Seasonal Worship Events

  • Mission Endeavors

 

Provide leadership, equipping and personal involvement in the community consistent with an everyday missionary lifestyle.

 

Provide pastoral care and staff support especially when there are music/worship needs.

This includes:

  • Funeral needs and support for families during times of grief

  • Wedding needs including music direction and officiating.  When officiating a wedding, ensuring there is appropriate premarital counseling.

 

Assist the Senior Pastor to fulfill his day-to-day operational duties when he is absent.

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Personal Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain a vital and growing personal walk with the Lord through personal Bible study and prayer and through discipleship with others.

  2. Maintain proper priorities in your home and be the spiritual leader to your spouse and children, if married.

  3. Pursue personal evangelism opportunities within and outside the church.

  4. Support the ministries of Calvary by faithfully using your time, spiritual gifts, and financial resources.

  5. Practice biblical stewardship.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Communicate with the church through tools like weekly bulletin articles, email, calendar of events, etc.

  2. Participate in and/or coordinate the search for support staff members directly related to this position.

  3. Give leadership and input to the overall direction of the ministries of the church through positive participation in administrative and ministerial staff meetings.

  4. Follow and adhere to the policies and procedures of Calvary Baptist Church.

  5. Perform duties as needed and assigned related to the pastoral care of this congregation.

  6. Prepare an annual budget for church budget line items directly managed by this position. Manage those budget line items throughout the church year.

  7. Assist the Senior Pastor in implementing his vision for the church.

  8. Supervise other staff positions as directed by the Senior Pastor and personnel committee.

  9. Coordinate with the Executive Pastor to perform annual performance reviews for employees who are directly supervised by this position.

  10. Serve as staff liaison for committees as directed by the Senior Pastor.

  11. Coordinate with the Executive Pastor to maintain the facilities used by the ministries under the leadership of this position.

  12. Keep the senior pastor informed of all administrative and ministry developments.

  13. Perform other duties as assigned by the senior pastor.

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A little bit about Dothan, AL

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Dothan is one of the region's most progressive cities. The community offers a mild winter climate, affordable housing, low property taxes and a wide variety of products and services that includes health care, education, shopping, and cultural entertainment. Located a few short miles from the state lines of Florida and Georgia, the area embraces the best that life has to offer, providing its residents not only modern conveniences and amenities of much larger cities but also retains the charm and friendliness of the South. More than just a place to build a better life, Dothan has built-in advantages that also make it better for business: strategic location, easy access, strong work ethic, trained workforce, sound, and diversified economy, first-rate educational institutions and a pro-business tax structure.