Worship Minister

Location: Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church, Wilkesboro NC

About: Situated between Winston-Salem and Boone, NC, Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church, Wilkesboro, is currently seeking a Worship Minister. FCABC is a church of many talents and God-loving individuals. The Worship Minister will be a significant presence in the FCABC family. He or she will provide a specific focus on worship in the lives of the FCABC family through leading worship, assisting in the planning and execution of worship services, and cultivating a sense of unity within the music programs.

This person must be a strong believer in Jesus Christ who is biblically sound and grounded in the Christian faith.

Degree Level: No degree required, but some formal training may offer increased employment opportunities
Degree Field: Religious studies, theology, divinity, worship ministry
Experience: Prior experience working in a worship leader role
Salary: To be determined
Schedule/Hours of Work: 10-19 hours per week (includes weekends and some holidays)
 
Duties:
  • Alongside the Senior Pastor, spiritually discern and lead worship services
  • Work with the Senior Pastor to fully develop, plan and execute the worship, praise and instrumental programs of the church
  • Identify, develop, empower and pastorally care for people within the Worship ministry
  • Oversee all music and singers, Choir, Praise Team, Praise Band, Congregational Worship, and Sound Team
  • Work with and support video production, lighting and media
  • Oversee scheduling of all worship teams for Worship services
  • Encourage high standards of spiritual commitment and musical excellence for those involved with the music program
  • Recruit and encourage persons with musical skills as needed for the church, including prospective volunteers
  • Determine equipment needs for buildings and venues, coordinating repair and replacement of broken equipment
  • Identify and order music and supplies needed for the worship teams/congregation
  • Hold scheduled practice each week
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Other duties as they arise. Candidate must remain flexible and willing to work with the congregation, church staff and its ministries

Skills:
  • A heart for evangelism
  • Openness, receptivity and responsiveness to the Holy Spirit
  • Passion for worship
  • Commitment to learn and develop
  • Pastoral compassion for people, particularly those under your leadership
  • Dependable
  • People-oriented, enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Innovative. Can work in unconventional ways or take on tasks that require creativity
  • Demonstrates Spiritual energy, excitement and enthusiasm with the unique ability to transfer it to other people
  • Flexibility
  • Adequate skill in singing. Skill with at least one lead instrument a plus
  • Ability to recruit and train others
  • Ability to prioritize, exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Clear communication (spoken, email, text, etc.)
  • A general knowledge of instruments used in worship
  • Familiarity with or ability to learn Microsoft PowerPoint and Subsplash software
  • Experience with audio and video production a plus

Inquiries and/or resumes should be directed to Shannon Lowe at secretary@fishingcreekarbor.org or (336) 984-4155.

Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church
2446 Fishing Creek Arbor Road
Wilkesboro NC 28697

Student/Youth Minister

Location: Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church, Wilkesboro NC

About: Situated between Winston-Salem and Boone, NC, Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church, Wilkesboro, is currently seeking a Student/Youth Minister, who will come with passion and vision for how to impact the lives of students and grow the ministry. Areas of focus include group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach. The Student/Youth Minister will serve FCABC children and youth as an engaging spiritual leader and role model with a strong biblical background.

This person must be a strong believer in Jesus Christ who is biblically sound and grounded in the Christian faith.

Degree Level: No degree required, but Bachelor’s Degree a plus
Experience: Prior experience working in a youth leader/counselor role strongly preferred. Must be able to work positively with children, teenagers, youth adults and diverse groups
Other Requirements: Regular and reliable attendance.
Salary: To be determined
Schedule/Hours of Work: 15-25 hours per week (includes weekends and some holidays)

Duties:
  • Create and execute a long-term discipling culture and learning system focused on the next generation middle and high school youth and their parents with a focus on a strong Sunday morning and Wednesday evening learning and worship experience
  • Working with other church leaders, research, lead and organize effective student programs implementing worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, evangelism, small groups, and fellowship as well as ministry and mission opportunities for students
  • Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteers to partner in teaching and developing students
  • Invest relationally with students and build relationships and partnerships with local schools, sports teams, and other youth organizations to help engage and support youth
  • Plan youth emphasis events to involve youth in areas of church leadership and evangelism
  • Organize and execute multi-day/overnight youth/children enrichment activities such as camps, mission trips, etc.
  • Counsel youth and work with their family and friends to help resolve issues related to their spiritual well-being
  • Lead regular youth leadership meetings
  • Periodically serve as a member of the church council
  • Analyze financial needs of the youth ministry and submit an annual budget to the Finance Committee
  • Serve as an advocate for the youth, educating the congregation about the hopes, concerns, and needs of the youth
  • Pursue and participate in continuing education events and training opportunities within youth ministry
  • Ensure adequate volunteer support and adult-to-youth ratios
  • Maintain accurate records of youth participation
  • Regularly and timely communicate with church leadership, staff, parents, and congregation utilizing efficient available resources (text, email, website, newsletter, calendar, etc.)
  • Maintain a flexible schedule that allows for approved and scheduled visits with youth in a variety of ways/venues (attendance at extracurricular activities, times of crisis, etc.)
  • Provide direct oversight and supervision to youth volunteers
  • Work alongside VBS Director to promote and ensure a successful VBS
  • Work alongside the Missions Director to promote and ensure a successful children and youth Missions program
  • Perform other ministry tasks assigned by the Senior Pastor

Other Skills:
  • Must be a strong and vibrant Christian who is biblically sound and grounded in the faith
  • Demonstrated skill in training, teaching and mentoring
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Have a genuine love for people and a desire to serve them
  • Be capable of and available for counseling
  • Computer skills a plus
  • Good organization and business skills
  • Ability to organize volunteer efforts
  • Good communications and public relations skills
  • Excellent planner

Inquiries and/or resumes should be directed to Shannon Lowe at secretary@fishingcreekarbor.org or (336) 984-4155.

Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church
2446 Fishing Creek Arbor Road
Wilkesboro NC 28697