Ideally, our church is looking for one person to lead all of our worship ministries. We recognize, however, that the difference in skill sets as well as time constraints might require different individuals.  When you apply, please make sure to let us know clearly for which position you are applying on the application form itself (a drop down menu is provided).  Thank you!

Position #1  Click here to view the requirements for the Worship Director position

Position #2  View the requirements for the Director of Worship Ministries position below

Director of Worship Ministries:

The Karl Road Baptist Church is seeking a salaried part-time Director of Worship Ministries. The position requires an experienced, gifted leader who enjoys involving the congregation in worship. It includes preparing, coordinating, and directing all elements of the church's corporate worship except the message.

Note: This individual must be able to clearly articulate a faith relationship with Jesus Christ and to subscribe personally to the church's Affirmation of Faith and Mission & Vision Statement. He or she will also be expected to become a member of our church and meet the requirements for KRBC's Program Staff found in our Constitution.

Experience and Education Required

  • A bachelor degree with music emphasis preferred
  • A history of leading a congregation in participative worship
  • Extensive involvement in directing choirs, ensembles (vocal and instrumental) and individuals in contemporary, blended, and traditional styles.
  • General knowledge of the theory, history, and practice of various worship elements.

Skill Sets Expected

  • Able to project godly passion as well as warmth and welcome to the congregation from the platform and in personal interaction.
  • Confident in leading worship vocally and instrumentally (strongly prefer piano/keyboard and/or guitar skills)
  • Able to lead a collaborative, team-driven effort with all who participate in the worship ministry (i.e., Choir, Praise Team, sound and audio-visual volunteers, etc.)
  • Able to create a worship service that supports the weekly message topic.
  • Management skills: A working knowledge of Planning Center Online and ProPresenter desired as well as experience in budgeting and overall communication.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and lead inspirational worship on Sunday mornings.
  • Develop and incorporate various elements of worship into the weekly worship service.
  • Conduct weekly rehearsals of the Worship Choir and Praise Team in preparation for Sunday worship and seasonal observances.
  • Recruit new members to the Worship Choir and Praise Team.
  • Coordinate congregational and guest vocal/instrumental soloists/ensembles.
  • Plan and implement seasonal music and worship programs, including guest musicians, for the Christmas season, Holy Week, and Easter.
  • Pursue continuing education and professional development opportunities.
  • Oversee maintenance and upkeep of musical instruments and equipment.
  • Prepare an annual budget for approval and manage the music area within it.
  • Maintain and improve the scope and quality of the music library.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor.

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