Great Bridge Baptist Church


Denomination - Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - 900

Location - Chesapeake, Virginia

Position - Minister of Music & Worship

About the Position:

The Minister of Music and Worship is responsible for planning, conducting, and evaluating meaningful worship services in conjunction with the Music and Media Ministries.




  • Work closely with the Senior Pastor to discern and accomplish God’s direction of worship for the church


  • Along with the Senior Pastor, direct the planning, coordination, operation, and evaluation of each worship service


  • Cooperate with the Church nominating committee to enlist and train leaders for the church music ministry, including graded choir workers, song leaders, and accompanists for the Church organizations


  • Lead in the planning and promoting of a graded choir program, direct and or coordinate the work of lay choir workers and children’s choirs; direct adult, praise teams, ensembles, youth, and other choirs as needed; organize, conduct and coordinate various instrumental groups to include orchestra, handbells, and others

  • Utilize the music ministry in the outreach efforts of Great Bridge Baptist Church to our community

  • Utilize technology to minister to our congregation and community. Take advantage of digital opportunities to impact our community with the Gospel


  • Prepare the Order of Service


  • Lead congregational worship


  • Ensure that in all activities, copyright and trademark laws protecting intellectual property are obeyed as applied to all media whether stored, performed, or transmitted


  • Supervise and manage the audiovisual team in the areas of sound reinforcement for Praise and Worship, and productions offered by the music ministry and other vendors to include special programs, discipleship programs, and special events


  • Supervise the Drama Team when drama presentations are being planned


  • Supervise and manage the music department staff


  • Oversee the planning and direction of annual Christmas/Easter presentations, and other special worship service events planned by the Senior Pastor


  • Oversee all other aspects related to the music program


  • Work with Music Ministry Team for planning ministry calendar and budgeting


  • Assist Committee on Ministry Teams with recruitment of music ministry volunteers


  • Coordinate the music ministry with the organizational calendar and emphasis of the church


  • Supervise the maintenance of the music library, materials, supplies and instruments


  • Provide pastoral care for members of the music ministry

A little bit about Chesapeake, Virginia


Demographics of Chesapeake

  • Total Population of Chesapeake 246,912

  • Total Population of Community of Great Bridge  53,915

  • Average Household Income $70,176



  • Chesapeake Schools are a top ten district in the state of Virginia.

  • 41,000 students in grades PK, K-12.


Tourist Attractions

  • Colonial Williamsburg, several beaches within 30 minutes including Virginia Beach, Outer Banks of North Carolina (1 hour away), Norfolk Zoo and Botanical Gardens, The USS Wisconsin, Children’s Museum in Portsmouth, Busch Gardens, water parks, minor league baseball (Norfolk Tides).