Spotswood Baptist Church


Denomination - Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - 1,700

Location - Fredericksburg, VA

Position - Worship Pastor 

Our Mission:

We exist to be a community of light in a dark world by making disciples who love God and love their neighbor through transformational teaching, biblical community and missional living.

About the Position:

The Worship Pastor will have a passionate relationship with Jesus Christ and be able to appropriately lead others to express their personal relationship with Jesus in worship. The means by which this will be done will be through contemporary and traditional Christian music at both Sunday morning contemporary services, traditional Sunday Service.

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1. Act as primary worship leader providing a consistent pastoral presence to both contemporary and traditional Sunday services while providing rehearsals for worship teams and choir during the week


2. Direct the planning, coordination, operation, evaluation of a comprehensive church music program to include:

  • Choirs

  • Orchestra

  • Vocal/instrumental ensembles

  • Contemporary band


3. Oversight of all contemporary and traditional worship leadership including our high school and middle school worship teams


4. Oversight for all media needed to augment the worship experience


5. Plan and coordinate contemporary and traditional services consistent with the Senior Pastor’s direction


6. Vision casting for future contemporary and traditional worship services


7. Recruiting and developing worship team musicians and choir members


8. Serve as the leader for the contemporary and traditional Sunday service, giving direction to the congregational singing


9. Direct adult choir, worship band and ensembles as needed


10. Coordinate the work of paid music support staff and volunteers


11. Conduct necessary meetings for the purpose of evaluation and planning


12. Keep the Senior Pastor and other staff members informed concerning the music ministry and the music ministry’s impact on the total church program


13. Keep informed on current music methods, materials, promotional ideas and administrative techniques


14. Work with the music ministry team in determining music ministry goals, organization, leadership, facilities, finances and administrative process


15. Be responsible for enlisting and training leaders for the music ministry


16. Supervise maintenance of and additions to music library and equipment; provide music materials, supplies, instruments, and other music equipment for use in the church’s program


17. Work under the Senior Pastor and at his direction

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1. 5 years’ experience in a similar role, serving in a church with 500+ in attendance


2. Musical training and abilities; skilled in singing and preferably guitar


3. Education and degree from a school of music and/or seminary is preferred

A little bit about Fredericksburg, Virginia

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With the population nearing 29,000, Fredericksburg, Virginia is located on the Rappahannock River. The city is known for its Civil War history and is home to the four battlefields of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House. The city is also home to the second largest mall on the East Coast. Whether you’re a history buff, enjoy shopping, or a sports fan, Fredericksburg has something for you. As Fredericksburg will also be opening a brand-new baseball stadium in April 2020! This small city carries a big town feel and has been named one of the TOP cities for quality of life.

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