Turning Point at Mabel White Baptist Church

Denomination- Southern Baptist

Weekly Attendance- 450

Location- Macon, GA

The Position- Worship Leader

 

Our Mission:

Our mission is to provide a place where people can have a life-changing experience with Jesus. We are committed to helping people navigate through critical times by seeking Christ. At Turning Point, we are a diverse group of believers and our doors are always open to everyone. We have programs and ministries for people of all ages, from infants to senior adults. We are excited about what God is doing at Turning Point.

 

Our Core Values:

What are the core values that define us?

 

  • God’s word is our guide and authority for living.

  • People matter to God and therefore matter to us.

  • Every believer should grow to maturity which leads to a life of ministry.

  • Biblical life groups are a way of life and a way to grow.

About the Position:

 

The worship leader is responsible to the church, under the direction of the Lead Pastor to fulfill our mission and vision through leading worship. The worship leader will work collaboratively with the Senior Pastor, staff members, and music team to fulfill the goals of the church through music ministry.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain an authentic and growing walk with Jesus Christ through the ongoing spiritual disciplines of Bible reading, prayer, personal worship, fasting, confession, and fellowship. 

  • Spend time developing relationships with lost people to be personally effective in pursuing the Great Commission and helping the church to do the same.

  • Build the necessary teams to carry out the weekend experiences of Turning Point.

  • Plan the corporate worship services of Turning Point in consultation with the Senior Pastor and do so with conceptual forethought, theological accuracy, and musical appropriateness. 

  • Ensure that all the musical and technical aspects of the service advance the theme for the day.  

  • Oversee song and choral selection, media preparation and presentation, sound and lighting enhancements, and coordination of all instrumentalists, vocalists, and dramatists.

  • Serve as lead worshiper in all worship services.

  • Direct all weekly activities and rehearsals necessary to facilitate worship in services.

  • Provide pastoral care for the worship teams and choirs.

  • Introduce our worship teams and choirs to worship training provided by other ministries, books, and conferences.

  • Plan major seasonal and/or outreach musicals/dramas at least two times each year.  Find and plan other ways to use music and drama to reach out to the community evangelistically.

  • Oversee the worship department budget, organization, and volunteers.

  • Develop and oversee the Guest Services of the church.

  • Develop and oversee the church marketing plan. (social media footprint, and church website)

  • Build contacts and relationships with local musicians, studios, and clubs for both evangelistic and staffing purposes.

  • Set annual goals for the worship ministry that are in line with our vision and then evaluate how those goals were attained or modified during the year.

  • To enthusiastically perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor

 

Ideal Candidate:

 

  • A Pastor as well as a musician

  • A heart for the spiritual formation of those in the congregation and the worship ministry

  • Relational skills and an enthusiastic presence for leading a large church in worship

  • Skilled in choral, vocal, and instrumental direction

  • Skilled in organization, administration, and interpersonal relationships

  • Skilled in the use of technology in worship and in the use of sound, lighting, computers, Power Point, and video projection

  • Ability to incorporate other art forms as needed

  • Ability to build a team in order to provide an excellent weekend experience for all who attend

  • A self-starter

  • A team player with a positive attitude

A little bit about Macon, Georgia

With the population nearing 155,000, Macon is a mid-sized southern city located about 80 miles from Atlanta. The downtown area consists of a large riverfront park, also known for its southern style music and food, and the city has more entries on the National Register of Historic Places than any other city in Georgia. Macon, Georgia is an ideal city to raise a family with the low cost of living and high-quality healthcare.

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