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Worship Pastor

Seagrove Baptist Church


Full-Time Ministry Position


Southern Baptist


Position Title: Worship Pastor

Status: Full Time

*Bi-vocational and Part-Time candidates may apply, but please make sure to list in a cover letter that this is your preferred status.

Position Summary:

The Worship Pastor is responsible for leadership, development, and organization of a comprehensive worship ministry at Seagrove Baptist Church. Our ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for lost souls and leading others to worship. The worship pastor is also able to use their spiritual gifts to minister to our church members and guests whenever an opportunity presents itself. In addition, the candidate is able to lead a band and choir, develop and prepare media, and administer music programs and events.

Church Description:

Seagrove Baptist Church has a desire to make much of Jesus to His Glory. We seek to follow the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20) and to fulfill the vision established of “Love God, Love Others, & Make Disciples.” Our congregation is welcoming and friendly and has grown steadily over the last several years, becoming a vibrant and truly multi-generational family of God. For the first time, we sense God’s leading to call a full-time worship pastor to join our current pastoral staff team.

Situated among the turquoise waters of the breathtaking Gulf of Mexico and the sparkling white, sandy, quartz beaches of Northwest Florida, Seagrove Baptist Church serves as a beacon welcoming many vacationing guests and members alike. Visitors from a vast array of locales enjoy unforgettable experiences due to the scenic beauty, the charm of our area, and the high quality of life available. Come join a community that will welcome you as family.

Qualifications (Spiritual):

  • Profess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Called by God to lead and care for the congregation in fulfilling the mission of the Church
  • Adheres to the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 doctrinally
  • Is an active member of our church
  • Works well in a team environment

Qualifications (Education/Experience):

  • University or Seminary Degree preferred
  • A minimum 1 to 5 years of worship ministry experience preferred
  • Must demonstrate a passion and proficiency in various worship styles within a multi-generational congregation
  • Expert vocalist with an ability to lead other vocals
  • Skilled in a musical instrument (guitar and/or keyboard abilities are beneficial)
  • Proficiency in basic choral conducting
  • Ability to lead a praise band
  • Experience in media and worship technology

Principal Function:

The Worship Pastor reports to the Executive Pastor and is responsible to lead and oversee the church’s worship programs and teams, churchwide communication, and media. Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, lead, and organize worship services in coordination with the Lead Pastor
  • Prepare the congregation for the message through music
  • Contact, engage, and organize singers, musicians, and AV staff for rehearsals and services
  • Organize and distribute music for all services
  • Provide supervision and oversight of audio/visual for live/online worship events
  • Lead and organize age specific music programs
  • Prepare and monitor annual budgets relating to both music and media
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and bi-monthly Church Council meetings
  • Serve with humility and remain teachable through God’s leading
  • Serve as liaison to any church committee as assigned by the Executive and Lead Pastors
  • Participate in pastoral care as needed. (Funerals, weddings, hospital visitations, and Biblical counseling)
  • Communicate with guest pastors and special speakers concerning themes, scripture, message titles, technology capabilities, and assist them in using those capabilities
  • Oversee the maintenance of all instruments owned by the church
  • Maintain the heart of Ministry (Proverbs 4:4) by diligently seeking the Lord and His Word
  • Support and lead by example financially (Malachi 3:10) and in the overall ministry of the Church

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March 15, 2023


Mike Thornton
174 Watercolor Way, Suite #103 PMB#288