Houston's First Baptist Church

The Loop Campus

Denomination - Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - 6,000

Location - Houston, TX

Position - Minister of Worship/Arts

About Us:

Houston's First Baptist is a thriving and diverse community of real people experiencing real life together. Sundays are a time where we gather together to grow and give of what we have, but our lives consist of much more than attending church on Sunday. We want to be the church every day of the week.

About the Position:

The Minister of Worship and Arts is responsible for the development and supervision of a comprehensive worship program and direct supervision of worship staff and volunteers. Supervision includes: the Adult Choir and Orchestra, Bands and Singers, Children’s and Student Choirs, and the School of Fine Arts.

The Minister of Worship and Arts will maintain an authentic and growing walk with Jesus Christ through demonstrated ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, fasting, confession and fellowship. The Minister will work closely with the Senior Pastor to develop a comprehensive approach to corporate worship and establish ministry goals and strategies that support the mission and vision of Houston's First Baptist Church.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all worship services at the Loop Campus, personally leading or ensuring capable leadership for all worship experiences

  • Select and/or approve music and other creative elements for all worship services

  • Recruit members, conduct rehearsals and provide pastoral care and leadership to the Adult Choir

  • Provide assistance and oversight for Orchestra, Bands and Singers, Elevate Student Worship, Children’s choirs, and the School of Fine Arts (led by other staff members)

  • Identify, equip, supervise and lead the ministerial and administrative staff members serving the Worship Ministry

  • Prepare and oversee the annual Worship ministry budgets

  • Develop and coordinate special worship events/productions as assigned

  • Plan and lead regular Worship Team meetings to develop and share Objectives and Key Results, prioritize programs, manage facilities and budget, delegate tasks and evaluate progress

  • Actively pursue spiritual and professional self-development

  • Attend monthly Strategy Team and Loop Leader Team meetings

 

**This job description is not all-inclusive and can be modified verbally and in writing by the position supervisor.

 

Ideal Candidate:

  • reasoning ability

  • administration skills 

               

  • desire to provide service to others     

                     

  • able to be a Teacher/Leader

  • possess good communication skills    

         

  • team builder   

                  

  • self-disciplined

  • servant leader       

                         

  • decision maker         

         

  • strong work ethic

  • attention to detail

Education and Experience:                    

  • Church Staff experience     

               

  • College graduate preferred 

  • Seminary Degree preferred

A little bit About Houston, Texas 

Houston is the most populated city in the state of Texas and the fourth most populated city in the United States. The population is nearing 2,400,000. The cost of living in Houston is one of the most reasonable, compared to other large metropolitans. Some of the most desirable suburbs throughout Houston are; the Woodlands, Sugar Land, Katy, Cypress, and the Bay Area. The job market is another attraction point for people that chose to move to Houston. It is rapidly expanding and with loose zoning laws, businesses have opportunities to open shops all over the city. Houston is also home to the largest medical center in the world. Houston Independent School District is the largest school district in the state of Texas, with 283 schools. Several universities are located nearby. Some of the most recognized are;  University of Texas, Texas A & M, University of Houston, and Texas Tech University. Houston offers an amazing variety of restaurants; from Tex Mex to Barbecue, Cajun Crawfish, Italian, and Thai.  Houston features the NASA Johnson Space Center, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Zoo, and Children's Museum. Houston is the home of NBA team; Houston Rockets, NFL team; Houston Texans, and MLB team; Houston Astros.

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