First Baptist Church Brunswick
Denomination - Southern Baptist
Weekly Attendance - > 600
Location - Brunswick, Georgia
Position - Minister of Music & Worship
What We Believe
Leading people from where they are to where God wants them to be.
Our mission is to reach people with the gospel, in the excellence of Christ-- no matter what it takes--in obedience to the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ. “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” ~ Matthew 28:19-20
We humbly desire to follow God’s Will with integrity and trustworthiness while striving for excellence to carry out the great commission (Matthew 28:18-20) and God’s greatest commandment (Matthew 22:37-38).
To be a body of believers unified in faith and worship of God, encouraging one another and discipling believers to impact our community and world by sharing the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.
About the Position:
The Minister of Music & Worship works with the Senior Pastor to provide worship opportunities that are meant to be inspirational, authentic, passionate, and theologically sound. He leads worship for the Blended/Traditional service, evening services as needed, and directs and/or oversees all aspects of a comprehensive music program for adults, youth, and children, including choirs, orchestra, worship teams/band, ensembles, and other groups as interest dictates. The Minister of Music will oversee sound/light technology staff and will work with the Contemporary Service worship leader for occasional combined worship services.
A passion for God and His Kingdom’s work
Affirmation of the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message
A call and commitment to serving as an ordained minister
Ability to lead a large choir and orchestra and to direct or oversee other music groups
Strong vocal ability and competence in playing one or more instruments
A desire to be creative and innovative and to inspire authentic, passionate, and theologically sound worship
Competency and experience in utilizing modern, blended and traditional music for worship
Ability to arrange various elements of worship to complement the pastor’s message
Excellent demonstrated organizational skills
Strong leadership skills
Ability to interact well with all ages
Be supportive of the Senior Pastor’s vision and be able to work cooperatively with staff
Education & Experience:
Bachelors degree in Music
Five or more years related experience
A seminary degree from an accredited, evangelical seminary is preferred.
A little bit about Brunswick, Georgia
Population < 17,000
Cost of living is cheaper than the national average in Brunswick.
Located an hour from both; Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida, Brunswick is also surrounded by St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little Simons Island, and Jekyll Island.
The city provides easy access to a variety of parks and trails; such as, Earth Day Nature Trail, Blythe Island Regional Park, Cannon's Point Preserve, and Jekyll Island Trail System.
Brunswick is also known for their golf history, as PGA Tour's best compete in The RSM Classic held at the Sea Island Golf Course.
Things to do:
St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum & A.W. Jones Heritage Center
World War II Home Front Museum
Georgia Sea Turtle Center
Mosaic, The Jekyll Island Museum