First Baptist Church Brandon 

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Denomination - Southern Baptist

Location - Brandon, Florida

Position - Worship Pastor

About the Church:
 

The Vision of the church:

First Baptist Church of Brandon exists to glorify God by reaching Brandon and the world for Jesus Christ. We believe the Great Commission (Acts 1:8; Matthew 28:18-20) and practice discipleship, worship, fellowship, evangelism, and mission.

About the Position:

 

The role of the Worship Pastor is to oversee all elements of worship as it relates to music and technology (audio/visual). This position is responsible for developing, maintaining, and growing a comprehensive music program that will lead First Baptist Church of Brandon (FBC) in worship.

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Responsibilities:

  • This is a full time positions including 32 office hours per week, Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, special events, and availability on Sunday evenings

  • Have competency in FBC Ministry Cycle: planning, recruiting, communicating, training, promoting, executing, follow-up, assimilating, celebrating, and evaluating

  • Embody the spirit and biblical example of servanthood

  • Recruit, equip, empower, organize, and oversee volunteers

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and leading all aspects of the musical worship service, including special events and programs 

  • Responsible for management of the music staff including paid and volunteers, instrumentalists, and lay leadership 

  • Oversee all age group choirs and orchestra ministries through pastoring, leading, and discipling 

  • Work with the Senior Pastor to plan worship services and lead the congregational singing for all services

  • Responsible for the oversight of the audio/visual ministry team and developing plans to further the creative use of technology during corporate worship services and special events

  • Plan, coordinate and oversee a comprehensive budget for the worship ministry

  • Create musical opportunities for worship/service for those in our congregation with musical abilities

  • Plan and execute music training, rehearsals and practice for the worship team services and special events 

  • Work in cooperation with all churchwide ministries to expand the outreach of FBC including working with the office administrative staff to contact guests for follow up and connection

  • Execute special assignments from Senior Pastor

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Qualifications:

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Be ordained with a clear calling to worship ministry

  • Support the leadership of a pastor led, deacon served, staff equipped, committee supported and congregationally affirmed church

  • Confirm the Baptist Faith and Message 2000 as statement of belief

  • Uphold the unity of the church in the bonds of peace (Ephesians 4:3)

  • Be able to share the Gospel

  • Possess effective communication and organization skills

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (Masters preferred)

  • Have 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar church setting

  • Skilled in vocal and some instrumental

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A little bit about Brandon, FL

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This is an awesome place to live! Brandon is one of the most desirable communities in all of America; excellent year round weather, vacation destination, professional sports, active outdoor life, and a very pleasant place to raise a family.  Brandon is an unincorporated community in Hillsborough County, Florida. It is part of the Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater metroplex with over 3 million people in population. The immediate area was 114,626 at the 2020 census, up from 103,483 at the 2010 census.

 

The average household income in Brandon is $74,472. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,271 per month, and the median house value is $187,000. The median age in Brandon is 37.1 years, 35.5 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Racial composition: Caucasian, Hispanic/Latino, African American, Asian

 

Tourist Attractions:

 

Brandon:
* Parks/Biking trails * Shopping

* Dining

 

Tampa/St. Pete:
* Busch Gardens
* Florida Aquarium * Lowry Park Zoo
* Beaches