Stetson Baptist Church

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Denomination - Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance - 525

Location - DeLand, Florida

Position - Worship Minister

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About the Church:

Stetson Baptist Church is “A Place Where God’s Love is Alive.” That means we give glory to God as He leads us to love each other and love the world around us. Being part of Stetson Baptist means that you’re part of a church family that cares for and supports each other in the daily struggles (and joys) of life.

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About the Position:
 

The Worship Pastor will be responsible for leadership, development, and organization of a comprehensive worship ministry at Stetson Baptist Church. This position is a ministry of the church, and the person in this position will be extending the ministry of SBC to our employees, our members, and the surrounding community.

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Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with the pastoral staff of Stetson Baptist Church to plan, organize, lead, and execute worship for all worship services that will best minister to the membership of Stetson Baptist Church

  • Be accountable for the planning and leadership of all worship groups (i.e. choir, praise team, orchestra, praise band, etc...)

  • Arrange, select, and direct special singing or instrumental groups and soloists

  • Plan, promote, and direct special emphasis presentations and creative worship elements as needed

  • Develop and facilitate a multi-generational worship ministry

  • Supervise all musicians, tech, and streaming personnel and volunteers

  • Pastorally care for the participants of the worship ministry

  • Recruit and develop a volunteer base to fulfill the requirements (musical and technical) of the worship ministry

Requirements:

  • A committed Christian, able to share personal testimony of conversion, call to ministry, and current spiritual walk

  • Able to work with others in a team-oriented setting

  • Agrees with Stetson Baptist Church’s Statement of Faith (BF&M 2000)

  • Good organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and be flexible, and the ability to work on multiple programs/projects at the same time

  • Good leadership skills including the ability to lead all aspects and communicate a vision of the worship ministry of Stetson Baptist Church

  • A strong desire to see people meet with God through public worship

  • A sensitivity and understanding of the unique role of worship in the church

  • The ability to present oneself professionally, maintain confidentiality, and to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Seminary Master’s Degree preferred

  • More than 3 years of Worship Ministry experience preferred

A little bit about DeLand, FL

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​DeLand is in a fast-growing area of Central Florida. More and more Orlando and Daytona Beach commuters are moving to DeLand. Multiple new neighborhoods are opening around the community. DeLand is home to Stetson University which, among other benefits, has a very strong school of music and arts. DeLand is also a city that has a vibrant arts and music culture. The community is very close and loves to come together for city-wide celebrations most noted by the many parades and down-town festivals. The primary attractions near to DeLand are the attractions of Orlando (Disney, Universal, Sea World, etc.) and the East Coast Beaches (Daytona and New Smyrna). Central Florida is a melting pot of international influences and transfers from different parts of the country. Stetson Baptist Church strategically partners with Volusia County Schools even receiving a Volusia Partner of the Year award for our work with the closest elementary school to our church. We love our teachers and public schools and see them as a great opportunity to serve our community and invite people into a relationship with Jesus. In addition, as an employee of Stetson Baptist Church, there is a tuition benefit for an employee’s child to attend Stetson Baptist Christian School. All in all, this is a GREAT place to live and raise a family. DeLand is a small town compared to some of the large metropolitan areas nearby. The proximity to large cities means one can enjoy the small-town life including a quaint downtown area or the amenities of the large city and attractions