American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

Part-Time Music Minister
FBC Norristown

 

Part-Time Music Minister 

First Baptist church of Norristown is looking for a candidate to expand our existing music ministry, in order to enhance the overall mission of the church and lead a blended engaging worship service for a multi-generational church family. We are a church on a mission of shepherding broken and messy people on life’s journey with our Savior and Healer. We are an established suburban and growing American Baptist fellowship with average attendance of 75 people of all ages. We have a committed praise team, as well as audio visual ministry, a handbell choir that plays quarterly, and great singers available to start a choir. We have had a drama ministry and we look forward to expanding our worship experiences. We are praying for a musically gifted individual with a personal faith in Jesus who is anxious to join us on this journey with Christ through music. Our musical instruments include a 2-manual Allen Organ & Kohler/Campbell grand piano. To apply, please send your updated resume with references to fbcnorr@verizon.net or First Baptist Church of Norristown 445 Burnside Avenue Norristown, PA 19403

Qualifications 

  • Personal faith in Jesus Christ
  • Strong leadership skills and team player; willingness to seek counsel of others
  • Proficiency on organ and/or piano for various types of music
  • Proficiency in ProPresenter, Planning Center Online, and SongSelect preferred
  • Personal vocal skills preferred; ability to coach essential
  • Working knowledge of A/V and sound board 

Leadership 

  • Provide leadership in tandem with Pastor to enhance worship service and spiritual growth of congregation
  • Meet at least every other week with Pastor for worship planning, flow, content, and transitions, as well as long-term planning and special events
  • Serve on worship subgroup
  • Independently motivated
  • Invite and encourage individuals to use creative gifts and talents during worship 

Shepherding 

  • Participate in the life of the FBC community
  • Work at fostering and enhancing interaction with local churches and community groups 

Responsibilities 

  • Oversee maintenance of musical instruments and equipment (sound system, etc)
  • Provide music at all appropriate church functions (Sunday services, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week, Maundy Thursday, Christmas Eve, etc)
  • Direct, develop, and support variety of ensembles (i.e. adult, children, bell, praise team)
  • Maintain, expand existing song files and database; prepare weekly slides for worship service; upload sermons to YouTube and website
  • Develop and coordinate budgets for music ministry
  • Right of first refusal for wedding and funerals (to establish own fees) 

Accountability 

  • Position accountable to worship subgroup and Pastor for annual review
  • Salary commensurate with experience

 

445 Burnside Ave. Norristown, PA 19403 | 610-539-7075 | fbcnorr@verizon.net www.fbcnorristown.org