First Baptist Stephenville

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Denomination- Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - 500-700

Location - Stephenville, TX

The Position - Music and Worship Pastor



Our Mission:


At FBC Stephenville, our mission and goal is to connect ordinary people to an extraordinary life in Jesus Christ. We try to do this with every interaction we have - whether it be Sunday mornings at our services, or at any of our many ministries and outreaches.  We’re all about doing life together in community, being intentional about our growth as people, and serving one another and our broader community along the way.


About Us:


First Baptist Church holds to the beliefs most clearly expressed in the Baptist Faith and Message. It contains the essentials of our Christian beliefs, our actions in faith, and our desires to walk according to scripture and the Word of God. Please know that we have good relationships with many of our Christian brothers and sisters in other denominations who express their faith with slightly different terminology. But the following is what we believe to be the core of Biblical Christianity.


About the Position:


The Worship and Music Pastor shall seek to fulfill the Biblical mandate in Ephesians 4:11-12 for equipping the saints for the work of service through worship and music to the building up of the body of Christ.




  • Coordinate and Contribute to the Pastoral Leadership as a Team player

    • Provide Unity with Pastoral Staff

    • Participate in all facets of church life as needed

    • Work with Media/Tech Director

  • Develop a Culture of Worship among the Fellowship on campus, off-campus, and online

    • Provide sensitivity to the multicultural makeup of the church

    • Blend worship to meet the needs of the congregation and community

    • Challenge church to grow in relationship with God

  • Create a pipeline to make disciples who use their musical gifts and talents to grow the body by developing leaders who follow God’s Call

    • Develop, recruit, train, and facilitate growth in all ages

    • Provide opportunities for musically gifted members to use talents

  • Strategic Planning of Services, Activities, Ministries, and Schedules that fulfill the vision of the church in loving God, loving people, and making disciples

  • Develop ministries that grow believers on campus and off-campus in using their musical gifts and talents

    • Coordinate with other Pastoral Staff to provide appropriate ministries to Senior Adults, Adults, College, Youth, Children, etc., as needed

    • Challenge the church to expand opportunities to grow believers and reach those outside the church

  • Fulfill administrative responsibilities in relation to facilities, budgets, risk management, special events, and security in Music and Worship areas


** This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility that will be required of an employee in this position. Therefore, additional duties may be assigned.


Ideal Candidate:


  • Model Christian character and Biblical values to the fellowship

  • Team player and people person including energy and grace

  • Spiritual attitude in ministry and strong Biblical focus and foundation

  • Commitment to ongoing spiritual and professional growth

  • Passion and support for growing other believers as disciples who make disciples, the vision of First Baptist Church

  • Skill and knowledge of vocal techniques, current trends, and varied styles in music

  • Ability to play at least one musical instrument and to teach others

  • Ability to lead choral music and train leaders preferred

  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Exceptional speaking skills and ability to speak confidently before groups

  • Knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and correspondence forms

  • Regular, timely attendance during stated or negotiated hours

  • Excellent leadership, administrative, organizational, and time management skills

  • Advanced knowledge and ability with computer and technology

  • Degree from an accredited college or university; music degree and seminary experience preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in music and worship ministry in a local church preferred

  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined, and a strong work ethic

  • Physical ability to perform duties associated with this position

  • Discretion and confidentiality in all matters related to church members and church business

A little bit about Stephenville, Texas


FBC Stephenville is a multi-generational church in the heart of Stephenville, Texas, a university town that is active and growing. School districts include Stephenville School District as well as many smaller school districts nearby. Stephenville has lots of shopping, a regular farmer’s market, and other community activities. There are lots of fun small towns nearby including Hico and Dublin, and DFW is only 1.5-2 hours away.

To be considered for this position, please upload your resume here